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Score 8.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Network Performance Monitoring

    7.6

    Auvik

    76%

    Nagios Core

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

    Automated network device discovery

    8.1
    81%
    82 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network monitoring

    8.3
    83%
    82 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Baseline threshold calculation

    7.5
    75%
    65 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Alerts

    7.9
    79%
    81 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network capacity planning

    7.2
    72%
    67 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Packet capture analysis

    7.1
    71%
    50 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network mapping

    8.0
    80%
    80 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizable reports

    6.8
    68%
    59 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Wireless infrastructure monitoring

    7.3
    73%
    66 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Hardware health monitoring

    7.6
    76%
    76 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Auvik is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating
    • Nagios Core is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.7

    Auvik

    87%
    95 Ratings
    7.6

    Nagios Core

    76%
    42 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Auvik

    91%
    1 Rating
    9.9

    Nagios Core

    99%
    3 Ratings

    Usability

    7.3

    Auvik

    73%
    1 Rating
    4.0

    Nagios Core

    40%
    1 Rating

    Availability

    9.1

    Auvik

    91%
    1 Rating

    Nagios Core

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.2

    Auvik

    82%
    1 Rating

    Nagios Core

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.2

    Auvik

    92%
    3 Ratings
    7.7

    Nagios Core

    77%
    18 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    9.1

    Auvik

    91%
    1 Rating

    Nagios Core

    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

    Nagios Core

    Nagios monitoring is well suited for any mission critical application that requires per/second (or minute) monitoring. This would probably include even a shuttle launch. As Nagios was built around Linux, most (85%) plugins are Linux based, therefore its more suitable for a Linux environment.
    As Nagios (and dependent components) requires complex configurations & compilations, an experienced Linux engineer would be needed to install all relevant components.
    Any company that has hundreds (or thousands) of servers & services to monitor would require a stable monitoring solution like Nagios. I have seen Nagios used in extremely mediocre ways, but the core power lies when its fully configured with all remaining open-source components (i.e. MySQL, Grafana, NRDP etc). Nagios in the hands of an experienced Linux engineer can transform the organizations monitoring by taking preventative measures before a disaster strikes.
    Shawn Brito | 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

    Nagios Core

    • Monitoring of services is one of the biggest benefits for our company. Being able to respond in a timely fashion keeps business smooth.
    • Hardware and device monitoring are easy to set up with proper parameters.
    • Notification to key staff to be able to respond quickly makes issues go away faster.
    Eric Krueger | 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

    Nagios Core

    • Nagios could use core improvements in HA, though, Nagios itself recommends monitoring itself with just another Nagios installation, which has worked fine for us. Given its stability, and this work-around, a minor need.
    • Nagios could also use improvements, feature wise, to the web gui. There is a lot in Nagios XI which I felt were almost excluded intentionally from the core project. Given the core functionality, a minor need. We have moved admin facing alerts to appear as though they originate from a different service to make interacting with alerts more practical.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Auvik

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Auvik Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Nagios Core

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0

    Nagios Core Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Single LicenseFree
    1. none
    SaaS Edition
    Single LicenseFree
    1. none
    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    Because it's an amazing product.
    Matt Kopp | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Nagios Core

    Nagios Core 9.9
    Based on 3 answers
    We're currently looking to combine a bunch of our network montioring solutions into a single platform. Running multiple unique solutions for monitoring, data collection, compliance reporting etc has become a lot to manage.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Nagios Core

    Nagios Core 4.0
    Based on 1 answer
    The Nagios UI is in need of a complete overhaul. Nice graphics and trendy fonts are easy on the eyes, but the menu system is dated, the lack of built in graphing support is confusing, and the learning curve for a new user is too steep.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Nagios Core

    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

    Nagios Core

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Auvik

    Auvik 9.2
    Based on 3 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

    Nagios Core

    Nagios Core 7.7
    Based on 18 answers
    I haven't had to use support very often, but when I have, it has been effective in helping to accomplish our goals. Since Nagios has been very popular for a long time, there is also a very large user base from which to learn from and help you get your questions answered.
    Chris Saenz | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Nagios Core

    Because we get all we required in Nagios [Core] and for npm, we have to do lots of configuration as it is not as easy as Comair to Nagios [Core]. On npm UI, there is lots of data, so we are not able to track exact data for analysis, which is why we use Nagios [Core].
    Pavan Mehare | 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

    Nagios Core

    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

    Nagios Core

    • With it being a free tool, there is no cost associated with it, so it's very valuable to an organization to get something that is so great and widely used for free.
    • You can set up as many alerts as you want without incurring any fees.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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