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Nagios vs SolarWinds

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Nagios
Based on 93 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 265 reviews.
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Overview
Nagios, an open-source computer-software application, monitors systems, networks and infrastructure. Nagios offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications and services. It alerts users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved. Ethan Galstad and a group of developers originally wrote Nagios as NetSaint. As of 2015 "Agios" also transliterates the Greek word, which means "saint".
SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
Nagios XI
Nagios has over one million users globally, including AOL, DHL, McAfee, MCI, MTV, Yahoo!, Universal, Toshiba, Sony, Siemens, and JPMorgan Chase.
Nagios Core
Airbnb, Cisco, PayPal, FanDuel
Nagios Fusion
NuBlue, St.Elisabeth Hospital, Akamit Systems, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, ValueClick, Sunrise Banks
Nagios Log Server
IBM, impulse, wipro, comteco
Nagios Network Analyzer
NuBlue, St.Elisabeth Hospital, Akamit Systems, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, ValueClick, Sunrise Banks
SolarWinds NPM
Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor
Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds AppOptics
TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer
Oceaneering International, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, 335th Signal Command, Immofori
Solarwinds Papertrail
Product Hunt
Loggly
Lenovo, Pizza Hut, Care.com, USGA, Citrix, Neustar, Lucidchart, Samsung, Sendgrid, AKQU, Ebates, EA
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server
Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor
Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
30%
Computer Software Company
17%
Government
8%
Financial Services Firm
5%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Computer Software Company
18%
Government
10%
Financial Services Firm
6%
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