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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Score 10 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Freshping

Freshing is well suited for user-facing systems, the systems they directly use. It also serves as nice eye-candy for them to look at. It does not monitor internal IT systems as well as we had hoped, so we use other tools to monitor those systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

If you are in IT consulting or manage any fleet of computers, both Mac and PC (and yes Linux) - you should have this installed. It will be able to provide you the information needed to repair computers and avoid productivity loss by users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Monitoring Tasks

Freshping
4.8
Watchman Monitoring
9.7
Remote monitoring
Freshping
7.5
Watchman Monitoring
10.0
Network device monitoring
Freshping
2.0
Watchman Monitoring
Multiple Server Monitoring
Freshping
4.5
Watchman Monitoring
Multi-device monitoring
Freshping
2.0
Watchman Monitoring
10.0
Automated alerts and notifications
Freshping
8.0
Watchman Monitoring
9.0

Management Tasks

Freshping
8.0
Watchman Monitoring
7.0
Policy-based automation
Freshping
8.0
Watchman Monitoring
Software and hardware inventory
Freshping
Watchman Monitoring
7.0

Reporting

Freshping
6.2
Watchman Monitoring
7.5
Performance data reports
Freshping
8.0
Watchman Monitoring
Customizable reporting
Freshping
4.0
Watchman Monitoring
7.0
Data visualization
Freshping
6.5
Watchman Monitoring
Risk analysis
Freshping
Watchman Monitoring
8.0

Pros

Freshping

  • The UI is neat. It's very easy to use, and with lots of information.
  • It's very easy to set up.
  • The "badge" feature is interesting for showing up on institutional website.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

  • Super easy to deploy.
  • Integrates well with ZenDesk and YourComputerInventory.com.
  • Website is very clear and email to manage.
  • Support is awesome.
  • Super lightweight package.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Freshping

  • Better integration with Freshservice to generate tickets
  • Monitor internal systems
  • Better ability to customize
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

  • Would like to see non-computer deployment agent - such as Synology.
  • Since it's mainly reporting, this isn't necessary improvement, but it would be good if it can receive data - so in case we can't ping a machine, maybe use Watchman as a backdoor - but that would go against it's main principles.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Freshping

Freshping 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It's perfectly easy and straightforward to use. There's no need to read documentation, you just register and will surely be able to configure whatever monitor you want to set up. It's also very easy to use other features like the status page, reporting, alerts, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Freshping

Freshping 10.0
Based on 3 answers
To date we have had no need of support from Freshping, it has just been that easy to use. It is highly intuitive and self-explanatory.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Freshping

We use Uptime Robot, and also some internal health checks, which report directly to our emails and chat applications. They all work "pretty fine," but unfortunately all of them have had some false positives or missed some minor downtime, so as for us, it doesn't add too much overhead, and we prefer to use several. I would say all the ones mentioned are good for the job.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Freshping

  • Good visual for end users
  • Adds another check to verify uptime/outages
  • Cost for us was free, so we had nothing to lose by adding it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Watchman Monitoring

  • I've been using it since the day it came out - there have so many times where a machine has had an error reported by Watchman that we've been able to save the client before something terrible happened.
  • The ROI is there - you can easily resell this product to your clients, or wrap it into your product offering.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Freshping

General

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

Freshping Editions & Modules

Edition
SproutFree1
Blossom - 60 checks (can add more checks)$11.002
Garden - 80 checks (can add more checks)$36.002
  1. 50 checks (none additional)
  2. per month, billed annually
Additional Pricing Details
Every additional 10 checks - $8/month billed annually

Watchman Monitoring

General

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

Watchman Monitoring Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Watchman Monitoring$79.001
Watchman Monitoring$199.002
Watchman Monitoring$299.003
  1. Up to 25 Devices
  2. Up to 1500 Devices
  3. Over 1500 Devices
SaaS Edition
Watchman Monitoring$79.001
Watchman Monitoring$199.002
Watchman Monitoring$299.003
  1. Up to 25 Devices
  2. Up to 1500 Devices
  3. Over 1500 Devices
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Freshping
7.5
Watchman Monitoring
10.0

Usability

Freshping
9.0
Watchman Monitoring

Support Rating

Freshping
10.0
Watchman Monitoring

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