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We performed a comparison between LogRhythm NetMon and WhatsUp Gold 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. WhatsUp Gold report (Updated: September 2022).
632,539 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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"NetMon's best feature is traffic analysis."

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"The user interface is good enough.""NetFlow monitoring, real-time monitoring, and surveys have been the most valuable features for our business.""The most valuable feature of WhatsUp Gold is NetFlow and the virtualized maps.""Auto scanning is most valuable. It looks for rogue devices on your network.""WhatsUp Gold is very easy to deploy.""The most important features of WhatsUp Gold are the server health and uptime it provides. Additionally, WhatsUp Gold is a Windows-based solution which is a benefit."

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

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"The initial setup of WhatsUp Gold is a medium range of difficulty levels. However, if it is your first time it could be difficult.""We can never achieve or get a good picture of the network topology.""The point system is not clear and clarity around this would improve our understanding of the system.""You have to invest a few days to become an expert in this solution.""The new release cadence needs to be improved. It takes a while for them to add new features and functionality. There should be a quicker turnaround with new versions.""WhatsUp Gold should work on real-time monitoring and configuration management. If they succeed in doing this, the solution will cover all the network troubleshooting aspects and will be a benefit."

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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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  • "It is per device, per year. The pricing is very clear. If you have a service agreement, you get all of your major upgrades and minor upgrades. It was under $10,000 to go all-in with all of the different add-ons for it."
  • "The most valuable feature is the cost compared to other solutions."
  • "This is a well priced solution."
  • "The price of WhatsUp Gold is good."
  • "There is a license needed to use WhatsUp Gold."
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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:The most important features of WhatsUp Gold are the server health and uptime it provides. Additionally, WhatsUp Gold is a Windows-based solution which is a benefit.
    Top Answer:The point system is not clear and clarity around this would improve our understanding of the system. In a future release, we would like our SAP-related applications to be monitored under a single… more »
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    LogRhythm Network Monitor
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    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.

    Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold's a layer 2/3 discovery results in a detailed interactive map of your entire networked infrastructure. One affordable license lets you monitor any mix of networks, wireless controllers, servers, virtual machines, applications, traffic flows and configurations across Windows, LAMP and Java environments. It Manage networks, traffic, physical servers, VMs and applications with easy-to-use and customizable maps, dashboards and alerts. WhatsUp Gold streamlines workflows by letting you initiate management tasks directly from the interactive map. Additional Features include: Application Monitoring, Network Traffic Analysis, Configuration Management, Discovery & Network Monitoring, Cloud Monitoring, Virtual Environment Monitoring, Distributed Monitoring and Failover Manager.
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    Sample Customers
    Artoni Trasporti, Austin Independent School District, Banca Marche, Burke County North Carolina, Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine, Clayco, Community Integrated Care, Desca, Deutsche Bergbau, Flexi-Van, Gropper, Hamleys, Hammonds Furniture, Knowledge IT, Idras S.P.A., Sibeg, Swann Engineering, Trivium Lindenhof
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Healthcare Company6%
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Recruiting/Hr Firm6%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise56%
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise43%
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise61%
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    LogRhythm NetMon is ranked 58th in Network Monitoring Software with 1 review while WhatsUp Gold is ranked 21st in Network Monitoring Software with 6 reviews. LogRhythm NetMon is rated 8.0, while WhatsUp Gold is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of LogRhythm NetMon writes "Excellent traffic analysis". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhatsUp Gold writes "Feature-rich with a good user interface". LogRhythm NetMon is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Meraki Dashboard and Nagios XI, whereas WhatsUp Gold is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, PRTG Network Monitor, Zabbix, Nagios XI and Splunk.

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