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We performed a comparison between Dell CloudIQ and Zabbix 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 Dell CloudIQ vs. Zabbix Report (Updated: March 2024).
767,667 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"Fewer vulnerabilities have been observed in the four years we have used the solution.""Mobile application is the most valuable feature for us. We can monitor all the storages on our phones. It's really good.""The best thing about this solution is that you can check for the infrastructure and system updates that you might need to be compliant with the Cloud.""Has really nice roll-up dashboards.""The tool for forecasting capacity is valuable."

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"Zabbix helps to save time.""It has improved our server performance monitoring overall. We know right away when there are problems. It has built-in statistics, so we can go back and see if there's spiking. We can check what's happening every day around the same time and check the configuration to see if there's something that's running and needs to be fixed.""I really enjoy network traffic triggers that allow us to check traffic threshold from ISP.""The pricing of the product is reasonable.""It has good graphs of what is going on within the operating system.​""We use Zabbix to monitor our organization's IT infrastructure and workstations. We don't use Microsoft Intune since it's expensive. The tool's real-time alerting system has proved crucial for us, particularly when a new device joins a network that is not one of our own devices. It notifies us about the presence of this new device, allowing us to investigate further. Additionally, it alerts us about disk usage, memory usage, and the software installed on the machine.""It can send messages to our ticketing system.""Zabbix is quite stable once it is set up. We haven't had any post-setup issues."

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Cons
"In terms of improvement, they should enhance the product range.""Doesn't do well in terms of integrating with technologies other than Dell.""The reporting capabilities of this solution could be improved.""Supporting legacy systems is an area that can be improved.""PowerScale is the only file system offered and that is limiting."

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"Zabbix isn't very good at automation just yet.""I am having difficulties connecting it to Grafana, as well as some of the other plugins like Kibana.""There are not too much documentation or manuals. We found the tutorials very easy to understand but do not go deep enough in the use of Zabbix. We need more manuals, proper use, documentation, etc.""Outside of the normal standard monitoring, I would like to extend patching, importing patching, and supporting patching for Windows Servers.""The main problem with Zabbix is that you have to spend time writing templates for all of the products that you have.""The reports are not great and should be improved.""The product could be more secure and more stable.""There is a bit of a learning curve during installation."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The solution is more expensive than NetApp which offers file systems in various price ranges."
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  • "It’s free of cost."
  • "It is a true open-source solution, so there are no licensing costs."
  • "The product is an open source and free solution."
  • "It's free software released under the GNU/GPL license."
  • "There are no licenses."
  • "We’re using the free version, which covers all our current needs."
  • "It is free, which allows us to reduce costs."
  • "I was using the free, Community Edition."
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    Anonymous User
    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 using these, but they require quite some expertise before you can use them. Then there are the ones that are not open source, the enterprise softwares and cost you some money, but on the other hand, they are extremely easy to set-up and learn. You can have them up and running in a matter of minutes. And then there are those which are completely cloud based. They can be free of cost or charge some money depending on the software. The good thing about these is that you don’t have to install any extra software, and it can be managed completely online but then again these have limited features and you cannot exploit them to the full extent as you can do with the open-source and to some extent the enterprise software, so I won’t suggest you to use these, because these are generally not the complete solutions and require other support software to achieve the same. Below I have listed the outstanding pros and cons of the various Network analyzers that you can look into Nagios Pros: Nagios offers an extensive set of collector plug-ins that allows users to gather performance and availability data from a broad range of operating systems, including  Windows and Netware Nagios… Read more →
    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Fewer vulnerabilities have been observed in the four years we have used the solution.
    Top Answer:I observed that legacy systems are not supported. For example, the latest Dell EMC Unity series storage is supported, and the pioneer storage of Dell EMC, VNX unfortunately, is not supported on Dell… more »
    Top Answer:Dell EMC's storage came with a proprietary solution. I deployed it in-house with Dell CloudIQ and integrated it with the EMC ESRS. Through that, we indirectly reached the cloud solution of IQ. We use… more »
    Top Answer:In terms of customization and integration, we have more flexibility. We can automate configurations, define deletion rules, and customize based on the needs. The client interface allows for further… more »
    Top Answer:Zabbix itself is free, but professional support is paid. They have different pricing tiers based on the category and enterprise level. You can find the detailed pricing policy on their website.
    Top Answer:There are areas of improvement. The database grows really fast. So, when you install Zabbix, you have to deal with some issues, like the database. We become pretty big very fast. This leads to… more »
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    Overview

    CloudIQ is a no cost Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering that provides a simple monitoring interface for an unlimited number of Unity systems. CloudIQ accesses data in near real time to enable monitoring and troubleshooting for Unity systems.

    Zabbix is an open-source monitoring software that provides real-time monitoring and alerting for servers, networks, applications, and services. 

    It offers a wide range of features including data collection, visualization, and reporting. 

    With its user-friendly interface and customizable dashboards, Zabbix helps organizations ensure the availability and performance of their IT infrastructure.

    Sample Customers
    North Carolina State University
    1. IBM 2. Dell 3. Cisco 4. HP 5. Oracle 6. Microsoft 7. Amazon 8. Google 9. Facebook 10. Twitter 11. LinkedIn 12. Netflix 13. Adobe 14. VMware 15. Salesforce 16. SAP 17. Intel 18. AT&T 19. Verizon 20. T-Mobile 21. Vodafone 22. Ericsson 23. Nokia 24. Siemens 25. General Electric 26. Honeywell 27. Philips 28. Sony 29. Samsung 30. LG 31. Panasonic 32. Toshiba
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company15%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Legal Firm6%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Educational Organization33%
    Computer Software Company12%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise68%
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    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise31%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise42%
    Large Enterprise41%
    Buyer's Guide
    Dell CloudIQ vs. Zabbix
    March 2024
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dell CloudIQ vs. Zabbix and other solutions. Updated: March 2024.
    767,667 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Dell CloudIQ is ranked 41st in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 5 reviews while Zabbix is ranked 1st in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 98 reviews. Dell CloudIQ is rated 7.8, while Zabbix is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Dell CloudIQ writes "Easily visualize your environment's performance and forecast its capacity". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zabbix writes "Allows any number of customizations but lacks functionality for finding root causes". Dell CloudIQ is most compared with HPE OneView, Cisco Intersight, Moogsoft, Lenovo XClarity Orchestrator and Splunk Enterprise Security, whereas Zabbix is most compared with Centreon, Checkmk, SolarWinds NPM, Nagios XI and Nagios Core. See our Dell CloudIQ vs. Zabbix report.

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