SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Other Solutions Considered

Steven Khan
Infrastructure Monitoring Engineer at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We evaluated Nagios and Nimsoft at the time. Nimsoft seemed similar to what we were previously using and didn’t want to repeat history. With Nagios, we found it to be highly customizable, but requiring us to build out everything. We were at a stage where we didn’t know the possible heights of monitoring we could reach, but knew there was more than what we had. SolarWinds fit the bill because it gave many possibilities in monitoring with a good amount of out of the box capabilities. View full review »
Availability & Production Mgr, IT at a retailer with 5,001-10,000 employees
We didn't really evaluate other options. By this point, we were committed to the “one monitoring tool” policy. Our goal was to reduce the number of dashboards to as few as possible. View full review »

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