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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor is well suited in situation where customer do not wants to hold the responsibility of underlying monitoring infrastructure management such as Servers, Database, website and their high availability. And of course when you need Network, Servers, Services fault and performance monitoring. When you have specialized network monitoring requirement such as Configuration backup, netflow traffic analysis then this is not the right tool.
Rekha Yadav | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

We've found WPM to be a fit for every web application that we wanted to monitor. If you have a web app that you'd like monitoring/alerting for then WPM may work for you. So far our only struggles have been when after logging in the app launches a new tab.
John Predmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Network Performance Monitoring

SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.2
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
Automated network device discovery
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.5
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
Network monitoring
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.9
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
Alerts
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.5
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
Network mapping
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.1
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
Customizable reports
SolarWinds ipMonitor
7.2
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

Monitoring Tasks

SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Remote monitoring
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Multiple Server Monitoring
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Automated alerts and notifications
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0

Reporting

SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Performance data reports
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Customizable reporting
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Data visualization
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0

Security

SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0
Adinistraor access control
SolarWinds ipMonitor
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0

Pros

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • ipMonitor is well suited to use SNMP sources to monitor up states and usage such as network interfaces
  • ipMonitor does a great job of measuring bandwidth usage and delivering a long term 'picture' of usage
  • ipMonitor has an exceptional interface that is easy to use and simple to navigate
Mike Maner | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

  • Testing web applications
  • Ability to log in to secure sections of websites in order to test user authentication
  • Provides a detailed history of steps taken and provides print screens of each step. If an error occurs you can see the web page to better diagnose issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • SolarWinds ipMonitor tool is good for small to medium-size applications but it has some drawbacks for large and busy applications on busy servers.
  • [It] may not able to provide accurate results for applications or servers which work on high loads and busy environments.
  • In our Organization it has been observed on the Clustered environment with always-on technology, and iPMonitor cannot pinpoint the network traffic and performance which servers were switched between the servers. While switching between Active node to passive node in a clustered environment, it cannot pinpoint application web servers issues.
Srinivas Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

  • The recorder is clunky and must be run on a local machine.
  • It does not support frames.
Scott Reese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.2
Based on 1 answer
I have very few pieces of software, that are specific to IT and IT services, that just work. Honestly, I don't need the support as it never breaks, but I believe in rewarding vendors that make valuable products
Mike Maner | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.1
Based on 8 answers
SolarWinds ipMonitor is a perfectly decent network mapper and performance metric gatherer, but it is held back by the UI, which can be hard to navigate once you have more than a couple dozen assets in there. It is fairly priced, but it also sometimes takes a really long time before results come in.
Dylan Eikelenboom | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.6
Based on 10 answers
Although I had not much support ticket with ipMonitor support team but I can share my overall experience with SolarWinds products and support team. I am working with SolarWinds support team since last 7 years and in last 2-3 years I have seen a significant improvement in knowledge documentation which is helping end users to troubleshoot problems by themselves. Apart from this SolarWinds phone call based support is very nice as tickets and emails might take some time but a direct phone call can get your job done quickly comparatively.
Nikhil Kumar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Solarwinds support is top-notch, and while we rarely have to call them, they are always very helpful when we do.
Scott Reese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SolarWinds ipMonitor

We have run Zabbix in the past and while it is a great and very flexible tool (much more than SolarWinds), it is also an Open Source tool that depends heavily on the community. When it comes to more complex environments and global implementations with business critical applications, we could not rely on the community to support us.SolarWinds is a leader on monitoring industry and has a great support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

At the time we purchased WPM we were not aware of alternatives and therefore did not compare them.
John Predmore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • We currently use an outside service to monitor critical network nodes. We will do away with that service shortly.
  • We no longer have to wait to hear from our users if there is a network device down. We will be proactively alerted and we can begin to remediate immediately helping to limit downtime.
  • After initial setup and some tweaking, it requires little to no time to maintain.
Paul Cheng | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

  • Better reporting of down states to allow for SLA reporting
  • Better alerting during certain failure conditions which allows the IT org to respond faster
  • More thorough history to review past errors and see screenshots of the errors.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

Pricing Details

SolarWinds ipMonitor

General

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor Editions & Modules

Edition
ipMonitor -2500 Monitors$57701
ipMonitor - 1000 Monitors$26201
ipMonitor - 500 Monitors$15701
  1. installation
Additional Pricing Details

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.0
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.2
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

Usability

SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.1
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)

Support Rating

SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.6
SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
10.0

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