Zabbix Valuable Features
The monitoring capabilities of the product are excellent.
The solution is quite mature and very stable.
The solution is very easy to scale.
The product is open-source, meaning there aren't any licensing costs associated with it.
- Action Log
- Agentless Monitoring
- Anomaly Detection
- Automated Actions
- Availability Reports
- Built-in Java Application Server Monitoring
- Capacity Planning
- Custom Scripts
- Custom Templates
- Data Retrieval
- Distributed Monitoring
- Drill-Down Reports
- Event Correlation
- Hardware Monitoring
- History Data Analysis
- Issue Management
- Log Monitoring
- Metric Collection
- Mobile Apps
- Multiple Authentication Methods
- Multiple Severity Levels
- Native WMI Support for Windows Agent
- Network Discovery
- Optimized for High Performance
- Proactive Monitoring
- Real-Time Monitoring
- Root Cause Analysis
- Scaling to Large Environments
- Template management
- Trend Prediction
- True Open source
- User Permissions
- Virtual Marchine Monitoring
- WMI Support
- Web Services
- Widget-based Dashboards
I like being able to use proxy servers for different locations. The agents are pretty cool. They're easy to roll out.
The standard out-of-the-box templates are also pretty easy to use. The integration with other learning products is also good. I have, in the past, used Slack, but we've integrated it with Microsoft Teams. We also use it for SMS with a service called Redcoat. It is very flexible.
It does what I need it to do, and my manager is very happy because it doesn't cost anything. We are nearing 4,000 hosts inside Zabbix, and we've got another 6,000 access points to add to it. We've thrown everything at it, and it has managed to keep going. I am very impressed with the tool, and I'd shake their hand very hard if I got to say the compliments to the Zabbix team. They keep improving it and doing refreshes, which is one good thing about it. There is also online information as well as books that you can purchase if you're willing to read enough. There is a lot to pick up, but it is a pretty complete solution.View full review »
Its overall flexibility is most valuable. When our customers have some custom applications that are not necessarily covered by the community or a standard monitoring tool, we use Zabbix to build our own modules with our own templates. This feature has been useful in using Zabbix for infrastructure and IT monitoring. It has also been useful for industrial equipment monitoring.
Zabbix is very lightweight. It is efficient in terms of performance because it doesn't use a lot of resources.View full review »
Zabbix is highly customizable and flexible, which makes it easy to have all our monitoring needs accommodated. Many elements like auto-discovery, dashboards, templates, graphs, maps, metrics, SLA's can easily be customized to fit specific needs
Zabbix has a powerful API that support integration with third party software, automation and creating new applications. It can be easily integrated with other tools as a data ingest, processing or visualization platform. The API allows for utilizing better software in specific areas that Zabbix may be lacking like Grafana which allows for more customizable dashboards.
Auto Discovery and Custom Actions are greatly helpful in doing mass discovery, the grouping of hosts, and templates association. The flexibility in setting discovery rules and actions is really helpful for complicated use cases.
Multi-tenancy support which a result of granular use roles, automatic actions, tags, and host grouping. User permissions can be limited to specific sections, services, applications, device groups, access level etc. This has proven to be very helpful for our customer's services monitoring instance.
Out-of-box templates that are customizable, can be changed or modified to suit specific use cases. Additional items can be added to these templates and more filtering or pre-processing rules can be specified in these templates
It has an intuitive UI with beautiful graphs and customizable maps. Although more powerful solutions can be used, Zabbix caters for all our needs in that area as it provides the flexibility we need.
Zabbix provides regular updates and a clear and timed roadmap. Very helpful as our c company can see whether expectations will be taken care in coming releases of the software.
The ability to take data from multiple sources. The Zabbix agent is probably the most lightweight monitoring agent available. The agent itself is extensible providing simple expansion capabilities to support new use cases. Alongside the built-in agentless monitoring via SNMP, SSH, WMI and others, this means we have a solution that has no limits as to the data that can be ingested and alerted on.
Managing Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
The most valuable aspect of this solution is the fact that it is enterprise-level, scalable, and free.
Just being free isn't enough, obviously. You have to be able to respond to a considerable number of enterprise requirements and be secure. Security is part of the enterprise requirements. The fact that Zabbix can offer those things, and it's free, is why our customers choose it.View full review »
Because Zabbix is an open-source tool, it makes it much easier for us to provide the customizations that customers want nowadays. The best thing about Zabbix is the integration and the speed of the included APIs, that's the beauty of this product. It's an enterprise-level tool that allows you to monitor it with a number of devices and hosts. The integration capabilities and APIs are the best part.View full review »
The most valuable features are the low-level discovery, auto registration, host discovery, integration with other tools, and the zbxdb plugin for database monitoring
Very good templatesView full review »
We have found that Zabbix is more easy to use than other applications.View full review »
The most valuable aspect is it's very robust. It has a lot of features and it also integrates with a lot of the Cisco hardware around it, such as Smartboards, video conferencing units, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. It's a really robust and complete solution.
The initial setup is easy.
It's a stable solution.
We find the product scalable.
The use is very straightforward. It's actually pretty much ready to go out of the box. It's very easy to start using it, to be honest.
You can also integrate it without Microsoft Office 365 and put it in the agenda of Outlook for instance, for meetings.
They've already added extra features, such as noise-canceling and facial recognition, which is great.View full review »
The feature that i find most valuable is the statefull map. In fact Zabbix map designing tools permit to made a monitoring statefull map with topologies similar to the reals IT networks mapsView full review »
The solution is open-source.
The infrastructure monitoring is great. Then, Zabbix being open-source, and with the whole platform, we have good network monitoring there. You have these ping monitors, synthetic monitors, that are really helpful.
The solution can scale well.
Technical support is great.
The pricing of the product is reasonable.
For internal monitoring and network monitoring the solution is really good.View full review »
I am still exploring all of the features that this solution offers. At this time, I have only downloaded the system log and scripts.
During my testing, the features that I like the most are that it can be integrated with my system, and it provides me with reports of all of my servers. This allows me to know what is going on with my servers.
Also, I can create a script to download all of my configurations.View full review »
Network Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
I have found that the reporting feature in Zabbix is most valuable. Additionally, the solution has given us bandwidth options, we are able to see where problems are. For example, we noticed a problem that occurred because of a bad interface going in the wireless VLAN.View full review »
Founder at a non-profit with 1-10 employees
It is a great product. The SNMP protocol tracking feature is good. I really like how it tracks SNMP. The alerts are also great.View full review »
Management Information System Officer at Kenmare Resources Mauritius
We are able to monitor our virtual infrastructure, virtual machines, windows servers, databases, and the network using a simple network management protocol. We are able to pull almost all the metrics that we want, receive notifications, and have them integrate with telegrams for certain devices that are critical, such as UPSs.View full review »
Infrastructure Manager and Security at ITG
The most valuable features in Zabbix are those that help us overcome bottlenecks in CPU usage, as well as reduce memory delay. I know that we have only reached the tip of the iceberg of what Zabbix's features can do for us, and we have not used all of them yet.View full review »
IT Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The ability to connect with monitoring is very useful for us. It's great that we can monitor different applications. We can even monitor remotely.
I recently tested the solution's ability to hold up to rebooting machines remotely and we were able to do so with ease.
There are lots of great features and functionality within the solution.
So far, we've found the solution to be quite stable.
The product has a large community and therefore has lots of documentation around various aspects of the product.View full review »
SOC Expert at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It works well for my business. It meets my organizational needs. It's pretty easy to use.
It's very stable. It's got good reliability.
The pricing is okay.
For us, the support has been fine.
We have found the initial installation not that difficult.View full review »
Senior Contractor at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is the trigger dependencies.
The documentation is good.
Zabbix has a roadmap and they are continuously and frequently adding new features. Most of the features are good.View full review »
System Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Like other common Linux distributions, some of the most valuable features of this solution are the ease of use and deployment. It's simple and has a lot of packages and a lot of software.View full review »
Software Specialist at NTT Thailand
The overall functionality of Zabbix is very good. The monitoring of bank applications that Zabbix provides is great. The information is displayed on a dashboard that is easily viewed.
The customization of Zabbix is easier than with other solutions, such as DX Spectrum. We need to send requirements to the vendor for DX Spectrum to do the customization for us. In Zabbix, we can create a template by ourselves, and we do not need to send any information to the vendor This is a large advantage of using this solution.View full review »
The solution's design has recently changed and it is visually pleasing with more color, for example, there is blue, black, and white. If you are a new user it is very simple, you do not need to be highly technical to use it. You can rapidly learn how to use this solution.View full review »
Windows Server Technology Team Lead at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
As we are still in the test phase, we have not yet explored all of the features offered in this product.
It's a flexible solution.View full review »
The most valuable feature is service assurance.
The interface is pretty straightforward. As long as the agent is running on another instance and Zabbix is able to connect to the agent, we haven't seen any issues.View full review »
IT Administrator at a aerospace/defense firm with 501-1,000 employees
It's very easy to use and manage.
The solution is stable.
You can scale the product well.
There is a free open-source version of the solution.View full review »
Responsible Infrastructure and Production at Oasis SmartSim
Zabbix is very easy to implement.
The interface is customizable, so we can create the dashboard that we need.View full review »
There is a problems page that shows us every warning or problem that occurs on our VMs globally. The map screen is also really useful because this is something that was missing. I don't know every other tool in the market. So, I don't know if this is a good point of only Zabbix, or other tools are also doing it, but from my point of view, this is the most useful page that I use, along with the problems page that efficiently lists the problem, recovery time, ending hours, starting hours, and so on.View full review »
The product is very stable.
It is a scalable tool.
The solution is open source also. There's no cost for the license.
Technical support is very good.View full review »
Customizable network map and email alerts or intuitive web interface had made Zabbix very useful. In another way i really enjoy network traffic triggers that permit to check traffic thresold from ISPView full review »
It is not hard to integrate.View full review »
The discovery functionality. Every new asset placed in the environment can be automatically detected, predicting human failures.View full review »
Deputy Manager - Infrastructure at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is monitoring.View full review »
Information Technology Infrastructure Manager at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Most of the out-of-the-box features are valuable.View full review »
System Consultant, Team Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
SNMP monitoring, source discovery, and alert triggering are most valuable.
It is a very easy product. Its dashboards are good and interactive. There is very good information.
We are able to use the Zabbix API for integration. We could integrate System Center Operations Manager and Zabbix with APIs to create a new product or alerting system.View full review »
The performance and bandwidth are valuable features.View full review »
CEO at a marketing services firm with 11-50 employees
The integration with third-party tools and the alerts are most valuable.View full review »
Lead at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
The solution is open-source, easy to manage, and user-friendly making it easy for anyone to use.
Zabbix is always improving by adding more features and they have monthly announcements explaining the upcoming new features and functionality.View full review »
Operations Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature is network traffic monitoring.View full review »
Senior Project Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable feature is the protocol to manage anything.View full review »
The most valuable feature is the monitoring of virtual machines.View full review »