ThousandEyes Competitors and Alternatives

The top ThousandEyes competitors are
  • Kentik
  • SolarWinds NPM
  • AppNeta
  • LiveAction LiveNX
  • Ixia Hawkeye
  • SolarWinds TraceView
Read reviews of ThousandEyes competitors and alternatives
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SolarWinds
Jez Marsh
Real User
Founder at a tech services company
Dec 29 2016

What is most valuable?

Pretty much all of it is valuable, really. You buy NPM if you want to monitor devices and interfaces on those devices.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Since NetPath came out, I use it to basically check that my internet is working as it should be by adding in, through... more»

What needs improvement?

It’s tough to find areas with room for improvement, because they are always improving on it. I guess making the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The way the SolarWinds does their licensing can be quite difficult, especially if you're a managed service provider and... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I personally did not previously use a different solution. A lot of my customers do use other stuff, such as Paessler’s... more»

What other advice do I have?

Join Thwack. The Thwack community that is free for anybody to join, whether they actually have a SolarWinds license or... more»
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AppNeta
Michael Reisinger
Real User
IT Networking at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 27 2016

What is most valuable?

The tool allows us to ensure the capacity/bandwidth/packet loss of our VPN based WAN within our thresholds and this is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For example, the tool helped in identifying unreliable ISPs or intermittent instability on WAN/VPN connections – both... more»

What needs improvement?

Fully Monitoring asymmetrical links is more costly and complex than symmetrical ones. But this is understandable by the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

When you add licenses – sync them with the existing ones in regards to runtime, otherwise billing becomes complex.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The tools we used before were intrusive and affected production users. This tool overcame that problem by creating... more»

What other advice do I have?

Get a test license and have a play. I rated it 8/10 because it works very well for what it’s intended but we have to... more»
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Kentik
Dan Kelly
Real User
Network Security Engineer at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 15 2017

What is most valuable?

* Dashboard visualization: I have come to rely on Kentik for a constantly refreshing view that I can quickly customize. There are a lot of graph... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have put it on half of our large monitoring screens. Sometimes, it is actually easier to identify and attack incoming traffic using Kentik,... more»

What needs improvement?

Kentik has been remarkable at anticipating the design requirements of their customers. They have provided everything that I might want already.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used SolarWinds in another company. You get a very simple, non-configurable type of view with green, yellow, red and ingress/egress... more»

What other advice do I have?

While I was not a part of the implementation, if you know how to set up NetFlow on your device, just point it at Kentik. They have another setup... more»

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