Jun 12 2019
What is most valuable?The most valuable thing about the Zabbix product is that it was easy to install and manage.
How has it helped my organization?We used this solution for monitoring our applications and our internal web applications, which we couldn't do with Icinga (the previous software we used). That product was very good but the application monitoring of it wasn't good at all… more»
What needs improvement?There are a lot of things that can use improvement which is why we are seeking a new solution. Network monitoring is a problem. It gives too many false positives. For example, it notifies us that a server is down while I'm using that server… more»
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We are actually looking for another solution that meets our needs better. That is not because Zabbix is necessarily a bad solution. Our needs changed and there are better solutions available. I previously used ManageEngine OpManager in… more»
What other advice do I have?I would rate this product a 7 out of 10. This is because it needs better flapping control and better infrastructure monitoring. Other products provide this already. I don't think I have much to say that isn't answered elsewhere. The… more»
Nov 04 2019
What is most valuable?The feature which I like the most would have to be the GUI. At first, I was put off, as I felt it was too complex or busy. Upon using it to setup devices, I found it was… more»
How has it helped my organization?Before we didn't really have a centrally managed monitoring solution, so adding this product has been a blessing as we are able to actively monitor and react accordingly… more»
What needs improvement?I wish it had more options for personalizing the product, such as being able to include your company's logo without editing text files. More templates for specific… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?It's open source, so no cost/licensing needed.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We used Cacti, which worked well for our uses. We moved because we needed a more updated solution that had support for a myriad of devices. The community is also active in… more»
What other advice do I have?Zabbix coupled with Grafana (there's a plugin for Zabbix, very easy to setup), is a great monitoring stack. Leveraging "Let's Encrypt for SSL" is also a must!
Which other solutions did I evaluate?Nagios, Prometheus, Check_MK, Adagios, Icinga 2, Zenoss, PRTG, and Cacti.
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Feb 02 2019
What is most valuable?Zabbix scripts is the most valuable feature because you can execute a custom script on devices to solve problems in seconds.
How has it helped my organization?Creating a trigger to get alarmed on it and take action to solve them (automatically), and get management info to improve performance.
What needs improvement?It is a little complex to config and implement so I'd like for them to make it easier to config, for example, a configuration for SNMPv3 or trap listener on it.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?This is definitely a free software (it's open source), and You just need to allocate some resources to launch it
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?Because zabbix is a open source NMS however it is very powerful and highly scalable.
What other advice do I have?When you learn how to work with it, you will love it. It is a complete network management system that will meet all your needs.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?Of course, we compared it with similar tools like Nagios, Zenoss, PRTG and OP Manager , and we chose it based on the benefits
Apr 02 2018
What is most valuable?The discovery functionality. Every new asset placed in the environment can be automatically detected, predicting human failures.
How has it helped my organization?* Assertive monitoring * Customized messages * Configurable screens * Division by teams * Customizable alerts * Automated call opening * Mobile connections
What needs improvement?The product is already great. Wanting something more could take the focus off the product. However, correlation of events would be a wonderful addition.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?It is worth every cent to pay or even study to do your own installation.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?I have already used Nagios. After using Zabbix, I did not try new tools. I adapted and believe it would be difficult to convert all the rules to another system.
What other advice do I have?I believe in the system's potential.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?I had a very good references to Zabbix, but I did have a look at Pandora FMS and Nagios.
Jul 31 2018
What is most valuable?The financial setting is the most valuable feature, since Zabbix can use old data to current data to set the threshold. We can use previous data to set the threshold.
How has it helped my organization?It has rich functions.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We switched from our previous solution because of cost.
What other advice do I have?I would rate this solution as a 10 out of 10. It is the best product. I really love Zabbix because it has a lot of functions and works well. My advice is to use Zabbix. When selecting a vendor, the… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?Our choices were Geneos, Nagios, Zabbix, Centreon, and Cacti. We chose Zabbix because we did a proof of concept, and Zabbix was the best. It had the richest functions, and it was free.
Sep 16 2019
Customizable network map and email alerts have made this product very useful. With Zabbix we have been able to design statefull map exactly similar to the real network architecture.
What do you think of Zabbix?
What is our primary use case?I use Zabbix to monitor IT infrastructures of a SCADA system for an electrical network, particularly in high voltage - low voltage transports stations.
How has it helped my organization?Zabbix has improved the quality of monitoring because it can be used by low-level network technicians.
What is most valuable?Customizable network map and email alerts or intuitive web interface had made Zabbix very useful.
What needs improvement?Open an SSH session from the web interface.
For how long have I used the solution?One to three years.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?i did not use previously a different solution
How was the initial setup?The initial setup is very simple, and for a simple network monitoring we…
Mar 14 2018
What do you think of Zabbix?
What is our primary use case?We use it to monitor Linux systems. It has performed well.
How has it helped my organization?We are able to do problem determination on runaway processes.
What is most valuable?Graphing processes. It can send messages to our ticketing system. It has good graphs of what is going on within the operating system.
What needs improvement?I would like to better be able to monitor Oracle processes.
What do I think about the stability of the solution?The stability is good.
What do I think about the scalability of the solution?The scalability is good.
How are customer service and technical support?I have not used technical support.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We did not previously use a different…
Oct 01 2019
What do you think of Zabbix?
What is our primary use case?We use this solution for enterprise-wide monitoring and alerting for Linux, Windows, Exadata, ODAs, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, and MySQL databases.
How has it helped my organization?We detect problems before the customer does and before it actually happens using the predictive functions in Zabbix.
What is most valuable?The most valuable features are the low-level discovery, auto registration, host discovery, integration with other tools, and the zbxdb plugin for database monitoring
What needs improvement?I would like to see a more flexible mobile client, and better HA out of the box.
For how long have I used the solution?I have been using this solution for five years.
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Zabbix is the ultimate enterprise-level software designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices. Zabbix is Open Source and comes at no cost.
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