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We performed a comparison between LogRhythm NetMon and Nagios XI based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Network Monitoring Software solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed LogRhythm NetMon vs. Nagios XI report (Updated: September 2022).
632,611 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"NetMon's best feature is traffic analysis."

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"The most valuable features of Nagios XI are you can customize it based on your use case and requirements. It is flexible and easy to integrate with our systems. You can customize the solution by adding additional features using code.""Nagios XI is stable.""Nagios allows us to configure any device so that we can send pager alerts when people don't have access to emails. It also allows us to schedule downtime and maintenance.""The installation is no problem. I've installed Nagios several times.""Nagios XI is a simple monitoring tool with performance management.""The dashboard allows you to see what's going on in the overall system.""It's great for monitoring IT services infrastructure.""It's a monitoring agent. It's designed to do one thing. Its most valuable feature is its monitoring."

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Cons
"Sometimes it's hard to find the network devices' self-audit logs."

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"I would like to be able to extend it to all of our data centers, whether they are in the cloud or not. It would be helpful if I could connect everywhere.""We often need to develop custom plugins to get Nagios to work the way we want it to work because the features we need are not always available in Nagios.""The technical support is variable - sometimes I get answers, but most of my tickets go unanswered.""The installation and monitoring need improvement.""The pricing has recently risen. I know they've changed what is covered under the license, however, it doesn't change the way we use it and adds nothing to our experience, and yet we now have to pay more.""Open-source software is usually not user-friendly.""We'd like to see more integration capabilities.""It can be quite difficult to know which drivers and agents to use when setting up."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "NetMon's licensing costs about $85k per year, with some extra costs for support."
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  • "Nagios Core does not have any payment, but Nagios XI requires payment for the license."
  • "For our country in North Africa, it's expensive and we could purchase another solution for that price. But it's a reasonable price if we're speaking in international terms."
  • "Nagios XI is open source."
  • "Licensing costs are reasonable."
  • "It is good to contact experts for advice about what is the best solution for your specific infrastructure and enterprise."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the log, which can be analyzed by our SIEM solution.
    Top Answer:The price of this solution is too high, so it should be made more practical and more valuable for the customer.
    Top Answer:The training for this product is not very good and needs to be improved. For example, the instructor came with a specific outline and does not like to go outside of the box. There should be… more »
    Top Answer:It's great for monitoring IT services infrastructure.
    Top Answer:I don't deal with the licensing aspect of the product.
    Top Answer:For some, it may be difficult to deploy. The process could be simplified. We'd like to see more integration capabilities. There's a bit of complexity in the product in general. It could be simplified… more »
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    Also Known As
    LogRhythm Network Monitor
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    Overview

    Identify Emerging Threats on Your Network in Real Time

    Transform your physical or virtual system into a network forensics sensor in a matter of minutes for free with LogRhythm's NetMon Freemium. Your investigations will come together effortlessly with extensive corresponding metadata, full packet capture, and customizable advanced correlation.. Detect network-based threats with real-time network monitoring and big data analytics

    Get the visibility you need with NetMon.

    Nagios XI provides monitoring of all mission-critical infrastructure components including applications, services, operating systems, network protocols, systems metrics, and network infrastructure. Hundreds of third-party addons provide for monitoring of virtually all in-house and external applications, services, and systems.

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    Sample Customers
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    Nagios has over one million users globally, including AOL, DHL, McAfee, MCI, MTV, Yahoo!, Universal, Toshiba, Sony, Siemens, and JPMorgan Chase.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Government10%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Healthcare Company6%
    REVIEWERS
    Comms Service Provider29%
    Manufacturing Company25%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Retailer8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise56%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business36%
    Midsize Enterprise30%
    Large Enterprise34%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
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    LogRhythm NetMon is ranked 58th in Network Monitoring Software with 1 review while Nagios XI is ranked 8th in Network Monitoring Software with 13 reviews. LogRhythm NetMon is rated 8.0, while Nagios XI is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of LogRhythm NetMon writes "Excellent traffic analysis". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nagios XI writes "Easy to use and deploy with helpful technical support". LogRhythm NetMon is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Meraki Dashboard and LogicMonitor, whereas Nagios XI is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor, Nagios Core, Centreon and SolarWinds NPM.

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