ManageEngine OpManager vs. Zabbix

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ManageEngine OpManager
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
ManageEngine's OpManager is network performance monitoring software.
$245
for 10 devices
Zabbix
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Zabbix is an open-source network performance monitoring software. It includes prebuilt official and community-developed templates for integrating with networks, applications, and endpoints, and can automate some monitoring processes.N/A
Pricing
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Editions & Modules
Standard Edition
$245
for 10 devices
Professional Edition
$345
for 10 devices
Enterprise Edition
11,545
for 250 devices
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$245 per installationNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Considered Both Products
ManageEngine OpManager
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
Before implementing ME OpManager, I used the Nagios Core monitoring system. When choosing OpManager, we also considered other options. One option was to stay with Nagios. Other monitoring systems we considered were Zabbix and OP5 Monitor. The advantage of Opmanager was based on …
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
OpManager, compared to other platforms, is much cheaper, compared to performance and performance, it has the same characteristics as other tools and is quite fast compared to its market competitors. The sensors it has are useful at the level of network equipment, although it …
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
We found ManageEngine OpManager easier to plan, implement, and train our team.
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
OpManager teams' technical support was excellent. They helped us throughout the implementation - from the initial discovery phase. It is also very easy to use. Our Infrastructure team was able to use it with minimal training.
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
more accurate with great GUI + it agentless
Chose ManageEngine OpManager
Main reason to select ManageEngine was price/performance ratio. Another reason was great coverage of monitoring of different technologies and modules: network devices of various vendors, network modules like NCM, NFA, support for monitoring of vmware virtualisation , citrix …
Zabbix
Chose Zabbix
As I have mentioned before, its free, open source, very customizable and easy to use.
I think anybody with minimum networking or computer knowledge can watch tutorials and implement this solution easily.
Also it has great community support and forums
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Network Performance Monitoring
Comparison of Network Performance Monitoring features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine OpManager
8.8
38 Ratings
5% above category average
Zabbix
-
Ratings
Automated network device discovery8.737 Ratings00 Ratings
Network monitoring9.235 Ratings00 Ratings
Baseline threshold calculation8.934 Ratings00 Ratings
Alerts9.538 Ratings00 Ratings
Network capacity planning8.928 Ratings00 Ratings
Packet capture analysis8.323 Ratings00 Ratings
Network mapping8.028 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable reports8.436 Ratings00 Ratings
Wireless infrastructure monitoring8.425 Ratings00 Ratings
Hardware health monitoring9.338 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(38 ratings)
9.0
(25 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.5
(3 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Usability
8.9
(5 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(6 ratings)
5.0
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
ManageEngine OpManagerZabbix
Likelihood to Recommend
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
OpManager offers a set of advantages that allow it to adapt to the needs of the company, guaranteeing effective monitoring of the application networks used in our organization. It has an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. The initial setup went smoothly and in a decent amount of time.
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Zabbix
Zabbix is very well suited for infrastructure monitoring i.e. the underlying host servers, basically, compute nodes. However, it has limited FM & PM capabilities for the workloads, i.e., the virtual machines (VMs). Zabbix has an easy-to-use GUI which can be explored easily & provides good filtering of the data.
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Pros
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • 3D NOC Dashboard gives granular visibility on Port in error, which saves Technician time prior to Onsite troubleshooting.
  • Separate modules such as Network Bandwidth, IPAM/SPM, APM, Server Monitoring can be opt-out Individually, huge cost saving for clients.
  • MSP version gives flexibility for Service providers, to offer Uninterrupted Infrastructure services across to their wide clientele.
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Zabbix
  • Collecting hardware data - CPU, Memory, Network, and Disk Metrics are collected and reported on.
  • Flexible design - It is very easy to build out even very large environments via the templating system. You can also start where you are - network monitoring, server monitoring, etc. and then build it out from there as time and resources permit.
  • Provides a "plugin architecture" (via XML templates) to allow end users to extend it to monitor all kinds of equipment, software, or other metrics that are not already added into the software already.
  • Very complete documentation. Almost every aspect of Zabbix has been documented and reported on.
  • Cost - Zabbix is FOSS software and always free. Support is reasonably priced and readily available.
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Cons
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • Adding devices to existing groups and applying a group-wide parameter.
  • Email alerts can be a bit challenging depending on how email is managed within a company, sometimes adding ManageEngine OpManager to the allowed relay list for Exchange is necessary to receive any alerts
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Zabbix
  • In a busy Zabbix environment, it can easily overwhelm the underlying database. Plan on having SSDs and a significant server infrastructure to keep up with more than a hundred hosts.
  • Building out Zabbix metrics that suit your environment can be very time consuming. When choosing a monitoring platform like Zabbix, expect a steep learning curve and to invest significant resources to make the tool valuable.
  • This is less important than it has been in the past, but current versions of Zabbix still do not handle IPMI checks of hardware very well. We needed to write our own wrapper for IPMI checks rather than using the built in IPMI poller.
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Likelihood to Renew
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
This product works very well for our organization, and it would be hard to not have a tool like this going forward
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Zabbix
It is free. It didn't cost anything to implement (other than my time and the cost incurred for it) and it is filling a badly needed gap in our IT infrastructure. Support is available if we have issues and can be done annually or paid for on a per incident basis as needed. Expansion, updates, and all other future lifecycle activities are likewise free of cost, so as long as someone is able to implement/maintain the software (and the OSS project is maintained) then I imagine the company will never leave it.
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Usability
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
We are extremely pleased with the network discovery feature of ManageEngine OpManager. It greatly streamlines the process of discovering our network. Additionally, the bandwidth utilization feature is crucial. The detailed bandwidth and traffic reports aid in monitoring traffic at various levels.
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Zabbix
If you go deeper than the dashboards, the user friendliness goes away quickly
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Support Rating
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
At first, we were not able to add our Avaya switches to the configuration backup module, our partner tried to help, but they did not find the solution, we had one remote session with tech support of ME and they solve the problem.
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Zabbix
The setup is the most time-consuming portion of using zabbix. It takes a lot of effort to shape it into a usable format and even then it can get very messy. It's not exactly intuitive and as mentioned the UI seems a bit antiquated. If I was to roll out a monitoring solution from scratch, I'd probably look for alternatives which are easier to use and maintain.
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Implementation Rating
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
No answers on this topic
Zabbix
We are a mainly Windows environment, so it would be useful if we could have used Active Directory to deploy agents. As of version 4.2, Zabbix has announced a new agent MSI file to allow exactly that. Unfortunately, we didn't have that option. Also, for Linux and MAC deployments, there is no simple way to deploy that. Using remote scripts you may be able to create something, but most places will opt for either SNMP (agentless) or manual installation of agents to add to Zabbix. A way of deploying agents via discovery would go a long way to helping in the adoption of the tool.
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Alternatives Considered
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ManageEngine OPManager has already made its place in the market as compared to other tools available due to following reasons - 1. Monitoring capabilities for almost every infrastructure types such as Network, Servers, Virtualization etc 2. Medium Licensing Cost and not that aggressively increasing every year. 3. Good Support and steady pace of growth and marketing.
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Zabbix
We're using the Solarwinds suite as our global monitoring standard, but it is very complex and its licensing model makes it difficult to monitor a wide range of technologies. So, we're using Zabbix as a complement on our monitoring process. Zabbix is a way more flexible and has free integrations to a wide range of technologies. It is also more 'user friendly' and easy to manage.
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Return on Investment
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • Better visibility of the network
  • Better visibility of server performance which helps us to take calls on increasing or exact utilization of server
  • Report of ISP link helps us to calculate the exact bandwidth used by location which helps to take a call on fixing the requirements of each site
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Zabbix
  • Zabbix simply makes it easier to identify, and subsequently resolve problems quickly
  • Zabbix gives one web page to look at to see a list of all on-going issue in a single place
  • Zabbix can automate response to alerts. For example, Zabbix allows you the customization to take a monitored server out of production rotation if it is identified as unhealthy
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ScreenShots

ManageEngine OpManager Screenshots

Screenshot of OpManager's DashboardScreenshot of OpManager's realtime graphsScreenshot of Device snapshot page in OpManagerScreenshot of Alarms in OpManager