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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Network Performance Monitoring

    N-able RMM

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.0

    Pandora FMS

    80%
    Pandora FMS ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Automated network device discovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    1 Rating

    Network monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating

    Baseline threshold calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    1 Rating

    Alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    1 Rating

    Network capacity planning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Packet capture analysis

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Network mapping

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Customizable reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    1 Rating

    Wireless infrastructure monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    1 Rating

    Hardware health monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Pandora FMS is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    6.4

    N-able RMM

    64%
    28 Ratings
    9.1

    Pandora FMS

    91%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    9.4

    N-able RMM

    94%
    2 Ratings

    Pandora FMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.2

    N-able RMM

    72%
    2 Ratings
    9.1

    Pandora FMS

    91%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    N-able

    SolarWinds patch management has had issues over the years. Sometimes requiring manual intervention to get resolved. The UI [with N-able RMM (formerly Solarwinds RMM)] makes it easy to see status of systems and identify any alerts easily. Remotely monitoring the status of servers/computers. Managing the systems, patching, systems maintenance and remote support.
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    Pandora FMS LLC

    Pandora FMS adjusts to the client's need, from a simple configuration of a single server to a complex scenario with high availability support without additional licensing costs.
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    Pros

    N-able

    • It provides fantastic remote access capabilities. The Take Control tool gives us a robust platform that is capable of remote controlling almost any endpoint we need to and the chat, file transfer, and screen recording tools are all exceptionally useful.
    • SolarWinds RMM is particularly useful as a single pane of glass solution that allows us to monitor and manage thousands of endpoints across dozens of different clients. It does a solid job of allowing us to sort, organize, and filter based off of who and what we want to see at any given time.
    • Due to its client based nature, the platform excels at in-depth monitoring of services, event logs, and the functionality of systems with custom script checks.
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    • All-in-one software
    • Flexible and easy configuration
    • Multi-platform
    • Design in PERL, CCS and HTML5
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    Cons

    N-able

    • UI speed and threading across multiple windows (1 window refreshing, causes all refreshes to hang).
    • Load times in certain menus, regardless of server specs.
    • Integration with 3rd party applications.
    • Speed of dev team response in regards to existing features malfunctioning, or major bugs that Solarwinds does not consider major.
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    Pandora FMS LLC

    • Community version small features
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    Pricing Details

    N-able RMM

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    N-able RMM editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Pandora FMS

      Starting Price

      $0

      Editions & Modules

      Pandora FMS editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules
      NMS Edition29901
      Enterprise Edition42502

      Footnotes

      1. 100 nodes
      2. 100 nodes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Required

      Additional Details

      Licensed for individual nodes (agents), starting from 100 nodes.

      Usability

      N-able

      The interface is easy to navigate. Setting up policies is straight forward. The antivirus and web filter are simple and exceptions are easy to make. Upgrading the agent is made simple and creating scripts is made fool proof. (Well, almost)
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      Pandora FMS LLC

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      N-able

      The ease of use, full functionality, reliability and excellent support.[N-able RMM (formerly Solarwinds RMM)] gives users a full suite of tools with a single installable file. Unlike standard tools, you don't have to install several different executables to be able to have fully protected end points.
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      The support team answers very quickly. They are always willing to find a solution to any need that is required by us or one of our clients.
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      Alternatives Considered

      N-able

      SolarWinds definitely is the the most ready out of the box as far as getting is up and running and you can start using it where other system go from need ing a little setup like importing MIBS to completely needing to configure the system. As far a performance once things are up and working I feel they all do a good job at basic monitoring and management. The difference is that SolarWinds does a good job at having things templated but allows you to customize some attributes. If you are want to make major customization for alerts and monitoring and other things SolarWinds is not the best option. But, then again, you will not need a team just to manage the system.
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      Pandora FMS LLC

      Before using Pandora FMS, tests were carried out with all these tools:
      • Nagios
      • Zabbix
      • System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
      • IBM Tivoli
      • PRTG
      • SolarWinds
      Pandora FMS allows simple customization by making adjustments to text files, developing agent add-ons without the need to be a programmer, there is no scenario where we could not take data and save it in PandoraFMS, IoT, industrial products, and everything that any client needs to monitor.
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      Return on Investment

      N-able

      • The ROI is immediate for us. The advanced alerting alone makes this product an ace in our bag. The confidence you have in your network is wonderful.
      • Another big ROI we get from the advanced alerting is the peace of mind that our engineers feel. We are a 24/7 shop, so being on-call goes from being hectic to extremely manageable.
      • The only negative I can honestly say is when the time comes to patch the product. Micro-patches are easy enough, but jumping versions can be a bit taxing.
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      Pandora FMS LLC

      • It is a tool with an appropriate cost that allows to have results in a very limited time.
      • Having a health dashboard and alerts of important business in the company is an important differential with any other monitoring solution on the market.
      • Monitoring can be adjusted to the business, considering service SLAs and adjusting the platform according to the needs of each department of the company.
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