AimBetter vs SolarWinds NPM comparison


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Ranking in IT Infrastructure Monitoring
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Server Monitoring (41st)
SolarWinds NPM
Ranking in IT Infrastructure Monitoring
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Network Monitoring Software (4th), Cloud Monitoring Software (6th)

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AbdulKader Mohandes - PeerSpot reviewer
May 31, 2023
It's a reasonably priced solution with excellent support
I use SolarWinds for monitoring. We have around 300 people at my company.  I like the NPM and SAM features.  The integration with video apps could be better. I have used SolarWinds NPM for one year.  SolarWinds NPM is stable. SolarWinds NPM is scalable. I rate SolarWinds support nine out…

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"The pricing is very expensive for SolarWinds. That's a huge disadvantage for it."
"SolarWinds NPM is very expensive, and we pay ten thousand yearly."
"The solution can become very expensive and commercially not viable in countries, such as India."
"It's expensive and there are costs in addition to the standard licensing."
"Excluding the costs of running VMs and physical blade servers, our licensing costs run around US$200,000/year for over 60 polling engines."
"The cost of the personal perpetual license for SolarWinds NPM is approximately $2,000."
"The pricing needs to be improved. It is too high. One full engine costs around $10 000, which is why we don't have high availability right now."
"There's standard licensing, and then it depends on the size of the customer."
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it_user174738 - PeerSpot reviewer
May 31, 2015
Nagios vs. Zabbix vs. PRTG vs. Spiceworks vs. Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor
I have researched a quite a few network monitoring tools which can be used for various monitoring purposes of not only the servers, but the intermediate routers as well. There are majorly three types of these softwares. Ones which are completely open-source, you can do almost anything you want…

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What is the best network monitoring software for large enterprises?
It actually depends on the exact purpose or kind of devices (network devices, servers, something else). Some tools are better for only network devices while others are better for a cloud monitoring...
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We are partners with SolarWinds and we sell a lot of Network management to large enterprises also because of scalability, products like Network Performance Monitor & Netflow Traffic Analyzer ar...


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