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HelpSystems Intermapper Questions

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about HelpSystems Intermapper?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with HelpSystems Intermapper.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering HelpSystems Intermapper, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about HelpSystems Intermapper?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with HelpSystems Intermapper.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering HelpSystems Intermapper, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Network Monitoring Software Questions
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu Babuchandran
Regional Manager/ Service Delivery at ASPL Info Services
May 12 2022

Hi community,

I work as the Regional Manager at a Tech Services company.

Currently, I'm exploring open-source Network Analyzer and Network Configuration managers. 

Which one would you recommend and why?

Faycal Noushi - PeerSpot reviewer
Faycal NoushiHello,  For Network Analyzer, you can use Elastiflow. It's pretty complete… more »
Robert Vergeer - PeerSpot reviewer
Robert VergeerFor the network configuration manager, I would take a look at Auvik. It is free… more »
3 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Feb 01 2022

Hi SOC analysts and other infosec professionals,

Which standard/custom method do you use to decide about the alert severity in your SOC? 

Is it possible to avoid being too subjective? How do you fight the "alert fatigue"?

Robert Cheruiyot - PeerSpot reviewer
Robert CheruiyotHi @Evgeny Belenky, I think as long as you do this thing manually, you will… more »
Luis Apodaca - PeerSpot reviewer
Luis ApodacaI think first of all you need to establish what resources you want to handle in… more »
reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706It depends on the information in your current alerts. E.g if the alert has the… more »
6 Answers
Christian Marchesseau - PeerSpot reviewer
Christian Marchesseau
Industrial IT Project Manager at NTN Europe
Jan 27 2022
Hi community, In our automotive industry, we are using an Open Platform Communications (OPC) server along with other industrial devices (as OPC servers) and we would like to monitor them.  Are you aware and can recommend a network monitoring Software with an OPC client plugin? Thanks, Best re...
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Faycal Noushi - PeerSpot reviewer
Faycal NoushiHi there! We've had a similar need to this for a SIEMENS-based industrial… more »
3 Answers
BaijuShah - PeerSpot reviewer
BaijuShah
CEO at eBiashara Ltd
Feb 01 2022

Hello peers,

We would like to monitor users' machines. Which monitoring solution would you recommend for an enterprise and why? 

I appreciate the help.

reviewer1195575 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1195575Well, I suppose it really depends on the reason you ask the question. Is it… more »
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranHi @BaijuShah , Basically, you can decide the tool based on the below… more »
Mike Kazemian - PeerSpot reviewer
Mike KazemianAdrem Software product called NetCrunch.  It is very powerful, does not need… more »
8 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi infosec professionals,

Which deployment model should an enterprise organization choose and in which case?

Thank you!

reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706There are many variations for a Security Operations Centre. depending on the… more »
Jairo Willian Pereira - PeerSpot reviewer
Jairo Willian PereiraI´m not sure about the answer, but I'll try... Insourcing or outsourcing,… more »
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu BabuchandranWe can have multiple SOC models depending on the requirement and budget… more »
3 Answers
Satish Singh - PeerSpot reviewer
Satish Singh
Cloud Security Architect at Kyndryl
Hi community members, I'm working as a Cloud Security Architect at a Tech Services Company with 10000+ employees. I'm looking for a security solution to detect and prevent APT attacks.  Can anyone suggest a good and cost-effective solution? Please explain why would you choose this particular t...
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BobenGeorge - PeerSpot reviewer
BobenGeorgeWhen you are considering cost-effectiveness Hardening perimeter defenses… more »
Eric Rise - PeerSpot reviewer
Eric Rise@Satish Singh, Thank you for your question it's one that requires deeper… more »
reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706APT attacks are tough. And as already mentioned, there is no single solution for… more »
5 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi peers,

What insider threat detection tool/s do you recommend to a company with a modest budget?  

What makes this tool better than others? 

Thank you.

Stuart Berman - PeerSpot reviewer
Stuart BermanCan you be more specific? If you search this site for 'threat detection' you get… more »
William Linn - PeerSpot reviewer
William LinnOff the cuff, I would suggest Nagios.   Unfortunately, the OSE doesn't provide… more »
3 Answers
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu Babuchandran
Regional Manager/ Service Delivery at ASPL Info Services

Hi community professionals,

In your opinion, what would be the key attributes and capabilities of the Network Operation Center in the future?

David Collier - PeerSpot reviewer
David CollierThe past 18 months have taught us that the ongoing operation of business… more »
Abdulla Pathan - PeerSpot reviewer
Abdulla PathanIn the Future, Network Operation Center ( NOC) will work toward unifying IT… more »
3 Answers
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu Babuchandran
Regional Manager/ Service Delivery at ASPL Info Services

Hi peers,

Which application integration do you expect to have with Zabbix to help you effectively monitor your infrastructure and receive alerts?

Thanks for your inputs!

Faustine Chisasa - PeerSpot reviewer
Faustine ChisasaPersonally, I have new requirements day by day.  Started with Grafana for… more »
2 Answers
Carlos_Gonzalez - PeerSpot reviewer
Carlos_Gonzalez
Co-Founder at Xmartic

Hello, 

I'm working at a Tech Services company and I would like to understand the competitive advantages of Nagios XI vs other Network Performance Monitoring
(NPM) tools.

Can you share your expertise on this topic?
Thanks

Dario Leon - PeerSpot reviewer
Dario Leon Hi, Nagios is great because the tool has a lot of plugins, customizable.… more »
systemse738 - PeerSpot reviewer
systemse738The biggest question is how much work do you want to do?  With Nagios you have… more »
Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenIn Nagios you have to build from templates so more development work and you need… more »
4 Answers
SanjeetKumar2 - PeerSpot reviewer
SanjeetKumar2
Platform and Cloud Architect at Department of Finance (ServiceNet)
I'm working for an organization with ~1000 employees and I'm exploring the two monitoring solutions for cloud services: Azure Monitor and PRTG Network Monitor. Please share your personal experience on the pros and the cons of each product. What would be your choice and why? Thanks!
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Bernd Harzog - PeerSpot reviewer
Bernd HarzogSo a couple of questions and considerations to help you make a good decision… more »
Sergiy Ustenko - PeerSpot reviewer
Sergiy UstenkoHi to all. On my view, the PRTG would be the better decisionт as external… more »
5 Answers
Vijay  Karadi - PeerSpot reviewer
Vijay Karadi
User at Karadi

Hello, 

I'm looking for alternatives to SolarWinds NPM as it is expensive for my budget and has poor performance.

Please share your suggestions and why you recommend choosing another solution.

Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Shibu Babuchandran H5 has developed a solution that provides to the network administrators a… more »
4 Answers
AbdulkadirAli - PeerSpot reviewer
AbdulkadirAli
User at MyBank
Jan 12 2022

Hi peers,

Can you share your recommended SW product to secure LAN? Specifically, how would you recommend securing user activities?

systemse738 - PeerSpot reviewer
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

With the security issues associated with SolarWinds - are people switching to other vendors?   Which ones are you switching to and why?


RobertUllman - PeerSpot reviewer
RobertUllmanThousand Eyes acquired by Cisco, interesting synergies with AppDynamics APM.
chamepicart - PeerSpot reviewer
chamepicartWe’ve switched from Solarwinds to Centreon even before the issue occurred. It’s… more »
Darryl Theron - PeerSpot reviewer
Darryl TheronHi Henry, Infosim, Stablenet is a very good alternative. Regards, Darryl… more »
11 Answers
reviewer1407621 - PeerSpot reviewer
Network security at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

I am looking for a tool or device that can be used to measure upstream bandwidth utilization. Any recommendations?

Thanks.

systemse738 - PeerSpot reviewer
systemse738One I am looking closely at is AppNeta. They have an appliance that can… more »
reviewer775476 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer775476PRTG is a nice tool to monitor performances of a wide kind of network devices… more »
reviewer775476 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer775476Only for bandwidth, you can use MRTG. You can also copy all the trafic to a… more »
5 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

There are many network monitoring tools out there - some free, most paid. What software do you think is best for a large enterprise? Why?

reviewer775476 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer775476It actually depends on the exact purpose or kind of devices (network devices… more »
MauriceWhite - PeerSpot reviewer
MauriceWhiteWe just did an assessment for our 47 datacenters around North America. The top… more »
Abhirup Sarkar - PeerSpot reviewer
Abhirup SarkarIt actually depends on the exact purpose or requirements. Some tools are better… more »
18 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Why should businesses actively monitor network traffic?

What benefits are there to network monitoring?

Any suggestions for where to start with setting up effective network monitoring?

reviewer1122879 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1122879Start with an open-source no-cost solution like Nagios for Network Monitoring to… more »
reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706As already said Network monitoring is just one type of monitoring, and you… more »
David Collier - PeerSpot reviewer
David CollierThese are the 3 fundamental questions all businesses should answer before… more »
8 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What tools do you recommend for SQL server monitoring for an enterprise-level business?

reviewer277275 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer277275I highly recommend 2 products from the SolarWinds ITOM Suite; 1 Server… more »
Morne' O'Kennedy - PeerSpot reviewer
Morne' O'KennedyI personally believe in SCOM (Operations Manager) since it contains all the… more »
Usman Malik - PeerSpot reviewer
Usman MalikYou can use Solawind or BMC
10 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What tools are best to use to monitor the quality of VoIP network for a mid-sized enterprise?

Brian Philips - PeerSpot reviewer
Brian PhilipsThis has evolved over time as unified communications has evolved. To really be… more »
PavanKumar7 - PeerSpot reviewer
PavanKumar7I kindly suggest Manage Engine Opsmanager.
Mohamed Y Ahmed - PeerSpot reviewer
Mohamed Y AhmedPRTG is the best that I have used ever, Check its sensors and If you didn't find… more »
9 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

What problems can a WiFi monitoring tool help to troubleshoot? What software do you recommend using as a WiFi monitor?

Tjeerd Saijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Tjeerd SaijoenWifi monitoring is important depending on if you are in an office building… more »
Sunil Willie - PeerSpot reviewer
Sunil WillieThis depends on the brand of WIFI you have. More information can be obtained if… more »
Stuart Berman - PeerSpot reviewer
Stuart BermanIt depends on your environment - how large is it, what type of APs and.or… more »
6 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

What questions should one ask before purchasing a network monitoring tool?

Help your peers ask the right questions so that they'll make a better decision.

reviewer459630 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer459630Network monitoring is a broad topic with many different sub-topics that may or… more »
reviewer1195575 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1195575Monitoring means data collection, so identifying the alerts metrics and their… more »
William Linn - PeerSpot reviewer
William Linn- How scalable is it - Does it integrate with other tools to provide a full… more »
17 Answers
Omar  Pena - PeerSpot reviewer
Omar Pena
Technical Lead with 1,001-5,000 employees
Hi  Currently we handle around 4000 devices on-prem UIM and we´re thinking about increasing the amount of discovered servers by installing a secondary SaaS hub to cover the different cloud installed servers over the internet. Has anybody done this? How complex is it? Do you recommend another sol...
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it_user705054 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user705054Hi, when you say cloud servers are these AWS or Azure instances? There is a… more »
it_user198360 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user198360Currently it is not possible to mix UIM on premise with DXI IM (aka UIM SaaS)… more »
12 Answers
it_user258720 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

Is there a top 10 Network discovery product list?

it_user562566 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees

Which is recommended for enhancing IoT Device management on an IoT Platform --

CA UIM or Zabbix?


it_user342402 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Specialist at a comms service provider with 51-200 employees
This is my 1st question on this site, so looking forward to some of the responses. I'm looking for something that can monitor and notify on resource availability, and resource performance (mainly disk space, CPU, memory). We're an R&D company and have approx 40-50 VMs that we'd like to monito...
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at IT Central Station

What is the best Monitoring and Alerting Tool for applications hosted in cloud?

it_user127767 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
All -- I'm looking for a consultant or vendor who can emulate a typical Fortune 500 network and test network traffic under two scenarios: a) endpoints are running ad blocking software; b) endpoints are not running ad blocking software.We want to test specifically Adblock Plus, which works in the ...
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at IT Central Station

it_user111630 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user111630Take a look at TruView by Fluke Networks if you're looking at a network… more »
9 Answers
it_user102387 - PeerSpot reviewer
Owner with 51-200 employees

We are about to make a choice for a Networking Monitor and the finalists are PRTG and Nagios.

Do you have a comparison chart to help us to make a final decision?

Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
it_user1157307 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user1157307Expectation setting and network segment focus are two of the most important… more »
it_user342129 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user3421291. able to monitor the CPU, Memory, Response Time, latency, packet loss… more »
it_user236772 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user236772Cost, how many feature supported by the tools and complexity to maintain
48 Answers
it_user86892 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Administrator at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees

I'm looking to implement a solution to monitor over 100 systems including servers. What are the best network monitoring tools?