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15 Ratings

Auvik

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Score 8.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Network Performance Monitoring

    7.6

    Auvik

    76%

    DX Spectrum

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Auvik ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Automated network device discovery

    8.1
    81%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network monitoring

    8.3
    83%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Baseline threshold calculation

    7.5
    75%
    66 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Alerts

    7.9
    79%
    82 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network capacity planning

    7.2
    72%
    67 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Packet capture analysis

    7.1
    71%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network mapping

    8.0
    80%
    81 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizable reports

    6.7
    67%
    60 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Wireless infrastructure monitoring

    7.4
    74%
    67 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Hardware health monitoring

    7.6
    76%
    77 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Auvik is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Auvik

    90%
    96 Ratings
    8.0

    DX Spectrum

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Auvik

    96%
    2 Ratings

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    7.3

    Auvik

    73%
    1 Rating

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    9.1

    Auvik

    91%
    1 Rating

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.2

    Auvik

    82%
    1 Rating

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.4

    Auvik

    94%
    4 Ratings

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    9.1

    Auvik

    91%
    1 Rating

    DX Spectrum

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Auvik

    We find Auvik is well suited for smaller networks. Larger networks tend to get cluttered in the dashboard. You can zoom in but the 64,000 foot view can look overwhelming. The ability to filer network segments was eyeopening in the presentation and will be something we will likely start following up on
    Tim Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    As I said before, not only for Spectrum, but for any monitoring tool, you need to know what is critical in your environment and think about how exactly you should monitor and treat it. If you have done that, everything will work just fine.
    • Well Suited - Networking Monitoring
    • Less Appropriate - When you need to customize some monitoring and to update the version
    Leandro Daniel Pacheco | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Auvik

    • Auvik is the big pic tool of choice for network diagramming, helps layout of our network infrastructure, and we'll know immediately the status of the devices that are successfully communicating, and those that may have, for example, credentials issues.
    • Auvik's "Traffic Insights" are key accelerators for intuitively isolating and resolving traffic-related issues quickly and easily, and the historical information makes it simpler to deduce what aspects may need replacement, capacity improvement, or possibly even re-architecture.
    • Auvik integration tools are excellent solution enhancers - that are of particular interest to our company, as we make use of MS Teams and Connectwise products; we would like to see some features to integrate to ServiceNow as well.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    • Polling and traps can be configured to take heartbeats at specified intervals and notify on an event in real-time, respectively.
    • Topology of devices gives a high-level overview of network architecture.
    • Discovery of devices is simple and secure with the use of community strings.
    • Details can be added per device or alarm type for actions to be taken to make troubleshooting easier.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Auvik

    • Feature request platform needs more management, I see lots of duplicates.
    • Pressing enter after typing my password should move to the 2FA screen, seems like an easy fix but still not.
    • Deploy on an RPi! Making sub-100$ Auvik appliances would be great instead of relying on workstations or containers.
    Marc-André Largie | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    • NOC
    • Data Center/Telecom
    Leandro Daniel Pacheco | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Auvik

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    DX Spectrum

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.6
    Based on 2 answers
    Because it's an amazing product.
    Matt Kopp | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Auvik

    Auvik 7.3
    Based on 1 answer
    The program can be a bit unwieldy at times, however the majority of information is displayed in a readable and friendly way. The maps and popup information box from the bottom can be harder to use on a smaller screen but on a 1080p+ display tends to work fine.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Reliability and Availability

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    We have never had a major outage or impact that was noticeable.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Auvik

    Auvik 8.2
    Based on 1 answer
    Pages can be slow to load on larger sites but tends to be fine for most clients.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.4
    Based on 4 answers
    Fast response and knowledgeable. If the technician does not know, they will look for the information and get back to you.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Auvik

    Coding your own network monitors won't scale up without a team. I would rather do less work for more time aka money. What's more to say here, Auvik is a GUI, Monitor, Reporting system, Remote access tool, Password storage, mass tool, and more all in one, well worth the price tag.
    Sean Grossnicklaus | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    Other tools I have used are more server/application-centric. CA Spectrum seems to work effectively and efficiently for network devices. Notification delays can be set to grant grace periods in case of network blips or false positives, which occur ALL the time. Other monitoring tools send event notifications immediately and would clear instantly, which while on-call can wake a technician for no reason.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    Auvik has worked on sites with 15+ offices connected with VPN's and we have not encountered any issues with the monitoring.On larger sites the map can be a bit cumbersome to read however it can be cleaned up easily with device filters.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Auvik

    • the ROI for Auvik comes from the time it saves in updating documentation and onboarding, new clients. We no longer have to spend a day investigating a network and documenting it, this is life and up to date so you always have true information for reporting and troubleshooting.
    Brad Kiehne | TrustRadius Reviewer

    DX Spectrum

    • Proactive monitoring for networking
    • To many times to plan an update
    Leandro Daniel Pacheco | TrustRadius Reviewer

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