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"The most valuable features are monitoring and reporting.""There are alerting mechanisms in place to let us know, for example, if a device is not responding to a ping test and is probably not going to work."

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"The solution's design has recently changed and it is visually pleasing with more color, for example, there is blue, black, and white.""The most valuable feature is the support for monitoring Cisco switches.""The most valuable feature is network traffic monitoring.""They've already added extra features, such as noise-canceling and facial recognition, which is great.""It's a flexible solution.""The integration capabilities and APIs are the best part.""It has an intuitive UI with beautiful graphs and customizable maps.""Zabbix is very easy to implement."

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"Technical support could use some improvement.""I would like to see better integration with other products."

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"Implementation is always tailored to the customer and the kind of information we need from the client to carry it out can make them very uncomfortable. Sometimes the clients are not ready to share it.""When we have a problem, we have to do a lot of research to solve it.""The user interface could be better.""One of the things we don't like is that Zabbix has a license structure with a price that is high compared to the competition. It's very high, for example, compared to something like Microsoft Teams.""The reports are not great and should be improved.""The stability could be better.""Zabbix claims that there is an auto-discovery process but my team member was facing difficulty and was told that it's not really automatic, and there are some manual steps.""The performance reporting could be improved."

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  • "This price of this solution is reasonable."
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  • "I was using the free, Community Edition."
  • "We purchased Zabbix for a good price, including support"
  • "We are using the free, open-source version."
  • "It's an open-source solution that can be used free of charge."
  • "This solution is completely open-source, so it is quite affordable."
  • "Zabbix is free but if you use it in production then you have to pay for it."
  • "My manager is very happy because it doesn't cost anything."
  • "This is an open-source solution that can be used free of charge."
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    An area for improvement would be the ease of doing aggregation from the value or different devices.
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    SolarWinds® Pingdom® is a powerful and affordable SaaS-based web app performance monitoring solution. It’s one product providing comprehensive web app performance and user experience monitoring consisting of four major capabilities:

    1. Uptime monitoring for webpages and other critical components like APIs, CDNs, DNS, networks, email, and more.

    2. Page speed performance monitoring and page rankings.

    3. Synthetic transaction monitoring from the simplest to the most complex transactions. 

    4. Real user monitoring (RUM), enabling a deeper and wider understanding of the user’s digital experience, and web application availability and performance. 

    Zabbix is the ultimate enterprise-level software designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices. Zabbix is Open Source and comes at no cost.

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    Sample Customers
    Spotify, MailChimp, Slack, Twitter
    Bodybuilding.com, LLC., ITtelligent Consulting Services,Eltele AS, Total Server Solutions, LLC., ChinaNetCloud
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company36%
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Healthcare Company6%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Small Business49%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise29%
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise50%
    Large Enterprise36%
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    SolarWinds Pingdom is ranked 36th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews while Zabbix is ranked 1st in Network Monitoring Software with 44 reviews. SolarWinds Pingdom is rated 8.0, while Zabbix is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SolarWinds Pingdom writes "Good network monitoring and alerting to potential problems". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zabbix writes "Very mature, easy to scale, and free to use". SolarWinds Pingdom is most compared with Azure Monitor, Splunk, New Relic APM and ServiceNow Discovery, whereas Zabbix is most compared with Nagios XI, Centreon, Splunk, Nagios Core and SolarWinds NPM. See our SolarWinds Pingdom vs. Zabbix report.

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