Zenoss Service Dynamics Room for Improvement

Thyagarajan Moorthy
Principal Infra Developer at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
There is room for improvement with the administrative part. They introduced Control Center to manage things in Zenoss 5. The services that Zenoss provides remained the same, but the administrative part, since they introduced Docker, etc., has become a little complex. I know it's interesting to get new features, but it didn't add value to the customer. It made the administration task a little more complex but I have gotten used to it over the last year. Also, application performance monitoring is an area that Zenoss has not touched much. I would like to see them focus more on this area. There is a need for application monitoring and mobile Android monitoring. If they can develop those kinds of areas that would make our business more up to date and we could cover more customers. View full review »
Kalin Hadzhivelikov
Consulting Cloud Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Zenoss Service Dynamics is good at the moment. I don't see anything that needs to be improved. In terms of monitoring, they need some sort of customization options. It should be more intuitive. Zenoss Service Dynamics is quite complex, i.e. the number of required corrections, etc. There was a problem with Zenoss and storage monitoring. Either this was because of some specifics of the storage hardware or some specifics of the Zenoss software. Zenoss has virtually excluded storage integration from their support. Zenoss has built in a number of add-ons, some of them unique to their needs and some that can be customized for a particular product. Zenoss sometimes can be too complex. View full review »
Faycal Noushi
CEO/Founder at Zen Networks
I would like to see greater importance placed on the open-source version of this solution. This solution is complex for beginners so it takes some time to learn. The inclusion of a feature to show a graphical view of the network would be a helpful improvement. View full review »
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