Nagios Reviews

Real User
CIO at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 24 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the setup wizard. The wizard just asks you for simple details and automatically starts collecting logs. It will give you some hints to configure your login on remote… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides an easy and powerful solution to network monitoring so I can pay attention to other concerns.

What needs improvement?

For enterprise users, the product would be better if it came with dedicated plugins. It has an online store for plugins and additional features, but most of the plugins we have are mostly open source… more»

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

The license and support are very expensive. You pay separately for each and the licensing is a little complicated. With a company like Cisco which may be expensive, the support is included. This… more»

What other advice do I have?

The price of the licensing is very high, even for a big company. There are good open source products in the market that we could use for free and other companies I know are using them because of the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It is hard not to consider other solutions now because of the advice of other CIOs and their experience with open source products that save them a lot of money. It may not always save time because… more»

Nagios Projects

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Custom SNMP based memory utilization bash script for Nagios We identified a need to monitor memory on a remote server… more»

Nagios Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Aug 26 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Nagios Core vs Nagios XI. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Nagios Core and Nagios XI? Which of these two solutions would you recommend… more»
Ravi Kumar MurugesanUltimately NagiosXI is the better solution than Core but shortlisting NagiosXI… more»
William LinnI installed it in my AWS and Google cloud computing environments. Following the… more»