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Score 7.7 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Monitis

Monitis does extremely well at monitoring external connections in a simple and intuitive way. However, it doesn't provide deeper insights into why those services may have gone offline. There isn't an integrated trace route or net path type capability for individual uptime monitors. Great for alerting, not so much for investigation. It is a fantastic tool for alerting you to outages.
Bryant Lee | 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

Feature Rating Comparison

Monitoring Tasks

Monitis
6.8
Nagios Core
Remote monitoring
Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Network device monitoring
Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Multiple Server Monitoring
Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Multi-device monitoring
Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Automated alerts and notifications
Monitis
6.0
Nagios Core

Reporting

Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Performance data reports
Monitis
8.0
Nagios Core
Customizable reporting
Monitis
5.0
Nagios Core
Data visualization
Monitis
8.0
Nagios Core

Security

Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core
Adinistraor access control
Monitis
7.0
Nagios Core

Pros

Monitis

  • Monitis is very strong in networks
  • Monitis is valuable in all the monitoring procedures relating to telephony and general control of lines.
  • The administration of networks in the servers allows an adequate and centralized control.
Jose Raul Faria | 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

Monitis

  • User experience
  • URL sharing
Tomasz Sikora | 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

Likelihood to Renew

Monitis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Monitis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Support Rating

Monitis

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nagios Core

Nagios Core 8.0
Based on 9 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

Monitis

Monitis isn't a true RMM system in that it really lacks the second "M". This product does fantastic at remotely monitoring a large variety of endpoint types without an agent and is capable of getting even more in-depth with its agent-based monitoring. However, it is definitely not a replacement for a full RMM product like SolarWinds, Kaseya, or ConnectWise. It can be a great product to augment your existing tools but isn't likely a replacement.
Bryant Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nagios Core

I have been using Nagios for 10+ years, so I am very familiar with it. The learning curve with SolarWinds was more difficult for me to pick up than Nagios and it wasn't as easy (at first) to duplicate, edit, etc. in SolarWinds. I genuinely think Nagios is a great product for many reasons, one of which is the unbeatable price.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Monitis

  • It has been adequate since it identifies my levels of financial indices which I wish to reach or maintain.
  • In the time I had this tool, the control has been more positive than negative, and I like how effective it can be in the different aspects that use it.
Jose Raul Faria | TrustRadius Reviewer

Nagios Core

  • Much better network device performance metrics allowing to troubleshoot and do before/after changes comparisons
  • Has helped us to integrate with our Service Management tool (through other 3rd party tools)
  • Important part of our overall network health dashboard providing granular details at the device level (not end-to-end performance)
  • Cost is very convenient
Manuel Ayala | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Monitis

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
$5*

* per installation

Nagios Core

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Monitis
7.7
Nagios Core
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

Monitis
Nagios Core
9.9

Usability

Monitis
Nagios Core
4.0

Support Rating

Monitis
Nagios Core
8.0

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