Centreon Questions

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 24 2022

Hi,

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 - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 24 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Centreon?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 24 2022

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

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

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 24 2022

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 - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Oct 24 2022

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

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

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Centreon?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

Hi,

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.

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

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

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

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

it_user434868 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

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

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

it_user810555 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user810555My advice is to make it simple. When I say that, it's in terms of templating… more »
Matan Moser - PeerSpot reviewer
Matan MoserTake what you have and challenge it. If you're using another system and you… more »
Tim Huerter - PeerSpot reviewer
Tim HuerterCentreon is definitely not a perfect or bug-free solution on the market. On the… more »
17 Answers
IT Infrastructure Monitoring Questions
Michael Stollery - PeerSpot reviewer
Michael Stollery
Enterprise Management/Monitoring and Automation/Orchestration Architect and Senior Systems Engineer at Wipro Limited
Hi community, Obviously, when moving from a "best-of-breed" solution to a single-vendor ecosystem, such as ServiceNow CMDB, ITOM, Automation/Orchestration, something will be lost.  However, assuming the threshold of success is 80% (of the best-of-breed enterprise management/monitoring and autom...
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Carlos_Gonzalez - PeerSpot reviewer
Carlos_Gonzalez
Co-Founder at Xmartic

Hello, 

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?
Thanks

Dario Leon - PeerSpot reviewer
Dario Leon Hi, Nagios is great because the tool has a lot of plugins, customizable.… more »
Henry-Steinhauer - PeerSpot reviewer
Henry-SteinhauerThe biggest question is how much work do you want to do?  With Nagios you have… more »
Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenIn Nagios you have to build from templates so more development work and you need… more »
4 Answers
Henry-Steinhauer - PeerSpot reviewer
Henry-Steinhauer
Systems Engineer at LifePoint Health
With the security issues associated with SolarWinds - are people switching to other vendors?   Which ones are you switching to and why?
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RobertUllman - PeerSpot reviewer
RobertUllmanThousand Eyes acquired by Cisco, interesting synergies with AppDynamics APM.
chamepicart - PeerSpot reviewer
chamepicartWe’ve switched from Solarwinds to Centreon even before the issue occurred. It’s… more »
Darryl Theron - PeerSpot reviewer
Darryl TheronHi Henry, Infosim, Stablenet is a very good alternative. Regards, Darryl… more »
11 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi.

There are many open-source IT Infrastructure Monitoring solutions on the market. However, large companies often invest in a paid solution. 

What do paid monitoring solutions offer that make them a better choice than open source?

Richard Treadway - PeerSpot reviewer
Richard TreadwayWhen you’re considering infrastructure monitoring, you certainly have plenty of… more »
Faustine Chisasa - PeerSpot reviewer
Faustine ChisasaThe main reason large companies invest in paid solutions is the advanced and… more »
Oan-Ali - PeerSpot reviewer
Oan-AliMost of modern open source Infrastructure monitoring tools can suffice the needs… more »
8 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community members,

I have some questions for you: 

What is ITOM? How does it differ from ITSM? 

Which products would you recommend to make up a fully defined ITOM suite?

Donald Bakels - PeerSpot reviewer
Donald BakelsIT operations management (ITOM) software is intended to represent all the tools… more »
Syed Abu Owais Bin Nasar - PeerSpot reviewer
Syed Abu Owais Bin NasarOne is that ITSM is focused on how services are delivered by IT teams, while… more »
Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenITOM is a range of products integrated together, it contains infrastructure… more »
6 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What tools do you recommend for SQL server monitoring for an enterprise-level business?

Donald Bakels - PeerSpot reviewer
Donald BakelsI highly recommend 2 products from the SolarWinds ITOM Suite; 1 Server… more »
Morne' O'Kennedy - PeerSpot reviewer
Morne' O'KennedyI personally believe in SCOM (Operations Manager) since it contains all the… more »
Usman Malik - PeerSpot reviewer
Usman MalikYou can use Solawind or BMC
10 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Help other users in the community to learn more about SNMP.

reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706SNMP polls are used to poll data from a system or application via SNMP get… more »
reviewer1348830 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1348830SNMP polls are queries sent from a monitoring application to a device using the… more »
Faycal Noushi - PeerSpot reviewer
Faycal NoushiSNMP polls are by default based on port 161 UDP. Though, both port and protocol… more »
5 Answers
Randall Hinds - PeerSpot reviewer
Randall Hinds
Program Manager - Enterprise Command Center at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Looking for any comparative details for Event & Incident Analysis engines, such as Moogsoft's solution. De-duplication of Event messages and automated isolation to upstream incidents/events seems promising.
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it_user178113 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user178113Try Operations Manager I (OMi) from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Differentiated… more »
Randall Hinds - PeerSpot reviewer
Randall Hinds** Altug, Your note is very helpful; Thanks very much! The outline of… more »
14 Answers
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot
If you haven't yet upgraded, what are your main concerns and considerations? What timeframe are you looking at for a full implementation?If you've already taken the plunge, was the experience smooth or problematic? Why?Microsoft claims 1.5m enterprise customers have already upgraded. I would be...
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Mark Kaplan - PeerSpot reviewer
Mark KaplanWe haven't upgraded yet and are still doing testing of the Enterprise version… more »
7 Answers
it_user238515 - PeerSpot reviewer
Incident and Problem Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees

Does anyone have an evaluation matrix about "best-of-both-worlds" between Zabbix, Groundwork and another IT Infrastructure Monitoring tools?

I'm looking for the following info:

  • Features
  • Requirements
  • Support
  • Other variables

Thanks!

it_user4329 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user4329I believe there is one on Wikipedia… more »
11 Answers
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
MichaelDelzer - PeerSpot reviewer
MichaelDelzerThe ability for the solution to correlate data from across the enterprise to… more »
Dmytro Kutetskyi - PeerSpot reviewer
Dmytro KutetskyiI think you need to look for: 1. Unifications. All aspects of the monitoring… more »
Stacy Leidwinger - PeerSpot reviewer
Stacy Leidwinger1) Ease of deployment and maintenance. The ideal solution will auto-discover… more »
10 Answers
Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)