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2,778 views|2,536 comparisons
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We performed a comparison between Checkmk and Instana Infrastructure Monitoring based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two IT Infrastructure Monitoring solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Checkmk vs. Instana Infrastructure Monitoring Report (Updated: May 2024).
771,740 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The most valuable feature of the solution is that it has a lot of different pieces, and they all work together...It is a very scalable solution. Scalability-wise, I rate the solution a ten out of ten.""I really like the auto-discovery feature.""It's versatile, scalable, and easier to use compared to other solutions like Nagios and OMD.""We can monitor multiple sites using the product.""The initial setup of Checkmk was easy...It is a very stable solution.""The most valuable features of Checkmk are its resource monitoring, infra monitoring, and log factor configuration."

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"The product is easy to deploy.""The product's initial setup is easy."

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Cons
"It is easy for tech-savvy people, but newcomers might find it intimidating.""If an alert is generated for a specific pattern in the log, and if Checkmk catches that log, it will stay there even after the alert is resolved.""In Checkmk, the documentation can probably be improved a bit more.""I think that the integration and the exporting of the data collected are areas where Checkmk lacks but should try to improve the most.""The initial setup is a bit complex.""Sometimes we receive alerts, and it can become annoying when you acknowledge an alert. It is very clunky when you acknowledge the alert. The process is not very intuitive, and there are instances where it feels a bit cumbersome to acknowledge an alert."

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"Instana Infrastructure Monitoring needs to support monitoring of the .NET framework since it is one of the areas where the solution currently has shortcomings.""The product’s scalability is an area with certain limitations, making it an area where improvements are required."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The price of Checkmk is cheaper compared to other enterprise products."
  • "The product is affordable."
  • "Checkmk is a fairly reasonably priced solution."
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  • "The cost of the tool is around 130 USD per month."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of the solution is that it has a lot of different pieces, and they all work together...It is a very scalable solution. Scalability-wise, I rate the solution a ten out of ten.
    Top Answer:Checkmk has been constantly improving the tool. I am quite impressed that Checkmk has been keeping up with changes. It would be appropriate to say that I am fairly impressed with Checkmk. I am pretty… more »
    Top Answer:My company uses Checkmk to monitor our core servers, and we also use it for our network devices for more of a storing thing because the DNA part keeps about a week's worth of work, and that's about… more »
    Top Answer:The product's initial setup is easy.
    Top Answer:Instana Infrastructure Monitoring needs to support monitoring of the .NET framework since it is one of the areas where the solution currently has shortcomings.
    Top Answer:I use Instana Infrastructure Monitoring in my company for monitoring purposes.
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    Overview

    Quickly gain a complete view of your IT infrastructure, no matter how complex. Checkmk provides powerful monitoring of networks, servers, clouds, containers and applications. Fast. Effective.

    Instana ensures that your application delivery organization has the data, visibility and information they need to manage the performance of critical business applications across the DevOps lifecycle. Built to handle the dynamic nature of containerized, microservice architectures, Instana automates infrastructure and application monitoring helping you to ensure the performance and quality of custom applications and accelerate your CI/CD cycle.

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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    University6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Government8%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise54%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise67%
    Buyer's Guide
    Checkmk vs. Instana Infrastructure Monitoring
    May 2024
    Find out what your peers are saying about Checkmk vs. Instana Infrastructure Monitoring and other solutions. Updated: May 2024.
    771,740 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Checkmk is ranked 20th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 6 reviews while Instana Infrastructure Monitoring is ranked 44th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 2 reviews. Checkmk is rated 8.6, while Instana Infrastructure Monitoring is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Checkmk writes "A reasonably priced tool for system and application monitoring". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Instana Infrastructure Monitoring writes "Has the capability to automatically integrate with a large number of products". Checkmk is most compared with Zabbix, Icinga, Netdata, Centreon and PRTG Network Monitor, whereas Instana Infrastructure Monitoring is most compared with IBM SevOne Network Performance Management (NPM), Zabbix, Amazon CloudWatch, Opsview and PRTG Network Monitor. See our Checkmk vs. Instana Infrastructure Monitoring report.

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