Coming October 25: PeerSpot Awards will be announced! Learn more

NetFort LANGuardian vs PRTG Network Monitor comparison

Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Comparison Buyer's Guide
Executive Summary

We performed a comparison between NetFort LANGuardian and PRTG Network Monitor 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 NetFort LANGuardian vs. PRTG Network Monitor report (Updated: September 2022).
633,184 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Featured Review
Quotes From Members
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use.
Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Pricing and Cost Advice
Information Not Available
  • "It is expensive."
  • "It's an annual license that is based on the number of endpoints that we're tracking and using."
  • "All monitoring system is close to the same pricing scheme."
  • "The price is pretty comparable."
  • "The pricing is okay and it is cheaper than some competing products."
  • "We are using the basic PRTG that we can download for free. For now, we only need to monitor less than 100 devices. For more than 100 devices, we would need to buy a license. PRTG is much cheaper than SolarWinds."
  • "We have an unlimited license for this solution."
  • "I'm paying something like €1000 per year for the maintenance. I've got unlimited sensors."
  • More PRTG Network Monitor Pricing and Cost Advice →

    report
    Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Network Monitoring Software solutions are best for your needs.
    633,184 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Questions from the Community
    Ask a question

    Earn 20 points

    Top Answer:PRTG network monitor is one of the best tool i have ever used for the monitoring. It have auto discovery option. it avoid the configuring the device in PRTG. It automatically discover the device and… more »
    Top Answer:There was only one feature I liked about PRTG Network Monitor a lot, and that was bandwidth monitoring, though, in the newer versions of the tool, that feature is now a bit lacking. Pricing for… more »
    Top Answer:PRTG Network Monitor is not that expensive, so I like it cost-wise. There's no additional cost apart from the standard licensing fees. On a scale of one to five, with one being the cheapest and five… more »
    Ranking
    67th
    Views
    915
    Comparisons
    633
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
    0
    Rating
    N/A
    Views
    18,835
    Comparisons
    14,249
    Reviews
    29
    Average Words per Review
    490
    Rating
    8.0
    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    LANGuardian
    PRTG
    Learn More
    Overview
    NetFort LANGuardian is deep packet inspection software for investigating, monitoring, and reporting on network and user activity. It is a passive network traffic analyzer, not inline and cannot have an impact on network performance. Gain layer 7 visibility without the need for expensive appliances.

    PRTG Network Monitor runs on a Windows machine within your network, collecting various statistics from the machines, software, and devices which you designate. PRTG comes with an easy-to-use web interface with point-and-click configuration. You can easily share data from it with non-technical colleagues and customers, including via live graphs and custom reports. This will let you plan for network expansion, see what applications are using most of your connection, and make sure that no one is hogging the entire network just to torrent videos.

    To monitor a large IT environment, it's important to be able to scale PRTG up. Paessler PRTG Enterprise Monitor includes all the proven capabilities of PRTG Network Monitor, which are enhanced by exclusive ITOps Board for a service-oriented, central overview of multiple PRTG servers.

    Offer
    Learn more about NetFort LANGuardian
    Get ahead of IT infrastructure issues

    With PRTG Network Monitor you can identify and solve potential issues before it affects anyone. Download a free 30-day trial today and experience the benefits of 24-hour IT Infrastructure Monitoring.

    Sample Customers
    City of Armadale, NCG Group, King Faisal Hospital
    Jameson Bank, Sidnix, RungeICT, MedicalAnimal, Truck-lite, GamingGrids, The Covell Group, Forsythn County Schools, NetMass, Musgrove Park Hospital, Lanes Health, Columbia Southern University, Vodafone, Intrust Bank
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Government19%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Insurance Company7%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Manufacturing Company12%
    Construction Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government10%
    Educational Organization5%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise58%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business48%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise33%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Network Monitoring Software
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Zabbix, Datadog, SolarWinds and others in Network Monitoring Software. Updated: September 2022.
    633,184 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    NetFort LANGuardian is ranked 67th in Network Monitoring Software while PRTG Network Monitor is ranked 6th in Network Monitoring Software with 42 reviews. NetFort LANGuardian is rated 0.0, while PRTG Network Monitor is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of PRTG Network Monitor writes "Good even for beginners, and cost-wise, it isn't that expensive, but its sensors and web GUI need improvement". NetFort LANGuardian is most compared with TruView and ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations, whereas PRTG Network Monitor is most compared with Zabbix, Nagios XI, SolarWinds NPM, Centreon and SCOM.

    See our list of best Network Monitoring Software vendors.

    We monitor all Network Monitoring Software reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.