Zabbix Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 16 2021

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Zabbix?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Jun 16 2021


We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 16 2021

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Zabbix.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Jun 16 2021

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 15 2021

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Zabbix, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

reviewer1195575Zabbix is a powerful, stable and broad-reaching efficient software solution for… more »
Network Monitoring Software Questions
Co-Founder at Xmartic
Jul 13 2021


I'm working at a Tech Services company and I would like to understand the competitive advantages of Nagios XI vs other Network Performance Monitoring
(NPM) tools.

Can you share your expertise on this topic?

Dario Leon Hi, Nagios is great because the tool has a lot of plugins, customizable.… more »
Henry SteinhauerThe biggest question is how much work do you want to do?  With Nagios you have… more »
Tjeerd SaijoenIn Nagios you have to build from templates so more development work and you need… more »
Platform and Cloud Architect at Department of Finance (ServiceNet)
May 25 2021

I'm working for an organization with ~1000 employees and I'm exploring the two monitoring solutions for cloud services: Azure Monitor and PRTG Network Monitor.

Please share your personal experience on the pros and the cons of each product. What would be your choice and why?


Bernd HarzogSo a couple of questions and considerations to help you make a good decision… more »
Sergiy UstenkoHi to all. On my view, the PRTG would be the better decisionт as external… more »
Vijay Karadi
User at Karadi
Jun 21 2021


I'm looking for alternatives to SolarWinds NPM as it is expensive for my budget and has poor performance.

Please share your suggestions and why you recommend choosing another solution.

User at MyBank
Feb 18 2021

Hi peers,

Can you share your recommended SW product to secure LAN? Specifically, how to secure user activities?

Henry Steinhauer
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 05 2021

With the security issues associated with SolarWinds - are people switching to other vendors?   Which ones are you switching to?

RobertUllmanThousand Eyes acquired by Cisco, interesting synergies with AppDynamics APM.
chamepicartWe’ve switched from Solarwinds to Centreon even before the issue occurred. It’s… more »
Darryl TheronHi Henry, Infosim, Stablenet is a very good alternative. Regards, Darryl… more »
Network security at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 04 2021

I am looking for a tool or device that can be used to measure upstream bandwidth utilization. Any recommendations?


Henry SteinhauerOne I am looking closely at is AppNeta. They have an appliance that can… more »
reviewer775476PRTG is a nice tool to monitor performances of a wide kind of network devices… more »
reviewer775476Only for bandwidth, you can use MRTG. You can also copy all the trafic to a… more »
IT Central Station

There are many network monitoring tools out there - some free, most paid. What software do you think is best for a large enterprise? 

reviewer775476It actually depends on the exact purpose or kind of devices (network devices… more »
Abhirup SarkarIt actually depends on the exact purpose or requirements. Some tools are better… more »
MauriceWhiteWe just did an assessment for our 47 datacenters around North America. The top… more »
IT Central Station

Why should businesses actively monitor network traffic?

What benefits are there to network monitoring?

Any suggestions for where to start with setting up effective network monitoring?

reviewer1122879Start with an open-source no-cost solution like Nagios for Network Monitoring to… more »
Raymond De RooijAs already said Network monitoring is just one type of monitoring, and you… more »
David CollierThese are the 3 fundamental questions all businesses should answer before… more »