NETSCOUT TruView vs. Pandora FMS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
TruView
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
NETSCOUT TruView is a unified network monitoring and APM tool. TruView is deployed as hardware on-premises, and it can automate capacity planning and environment discovery and configuration.N/A
Pandora FMS
Score 8.2 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Pandora FMS is a flexible monitoring solution. It is presented as ideal for medium and big-sized environments with at least 100 devices. Users can monitor any device, infrastructure, application, IT as well as business processes and services. It allows business users to obtain information from their concerns in real time, visualizing the data in a direct way. The solution boasts users among companies and organizations in more than 40 countries around the world, who according to the…
$2,990
100 nodes
Pricing
NETSCOUT TruViewPandora FMS
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
NMS Edition
$2,990
100 nodes
Enterprise Edition
$4,250
100 nodes
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
TruViewPandora FMS
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
Additional DetailsLicensed for individual nodes (agents), starting from 100 nodes.
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Features
NETSCOUT TruViewPandora FMS
Network Performance Monitoring
Comparison of Network Performance Monitoring features of Product A and Product B
NETSCOUT TruView
9.5
2 Ratings
14% above category average
Pandora FMS
8.0
1 Ratings
3% below category average
Automated network device discovery10.02 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Network monitoring10.02 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Baseline threshold calculation10.02 Ratings6.41 Ratings
Alerts10.02 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Network capacity planning10.02 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Packet capture analysis10.02 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Network mapping10.02 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Customizable reports5.12 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Wireless infrastructure monitoring10.02 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Hardware health monitoring10.02 Ratings9.11 Ratings
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User Ratings
NETSCOUT TruViewPandora FMS
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
NETSCOUT TruViewPandora FMS
Likelihood to Recommend
NETSCOUT
Netscout’s TruView monitoring system gives your IT department the perfect view of your network landscape. With the pulse hardware app, you can perform VoIP or HTTP network monitoring tests from specific remote locations and it will populate the analysis results into your console. This will give you perspective on how your sites are performing and detect any out of Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance even before users report it.
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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
NETSCOUT
  • The app monitoring gives you the details to set different filters and do a quick identification of the root cause of the problem.
  • Remarkable ability to store details of performance to analyze baselining, run advance troubleshooting, error detection and catalog by trends.
  • The ability to sync with a device/interface whether is physical or virtual gives me the standpoint to set analysis upon network traffic across LAN or WAN and also get the insight of Cloud segments, setting the triggers to find out where the behavior changes to non-production traffic.
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Pandora FMS LLC
  • All-in-one software
  • Flexible and easy configuration
  • Multi-platform
  • Design in PERL, CCS and HTML5
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Cons
NETSCOUT
  • Product features are sometimes overwhelming if the IT team is not used to this technology. For a small and mid-size company, the number of settings and work that is needed to implement the solution could be a long and exhausting process.
  • A "lite" version of Visual TruView could help a lot to small sized environments looking to develop the solution.
  • I would like to add some mitigation tools for simple/common problems that could be easily managed by a monitoring tool like Netscout TruView.
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Pandora FMS LLC
  • Community version small features
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Support Rating
NETSCOUT
As mentioned before, our deployment success depended on their expertise. Recommendations and overall response from their support engineers was out of this world. We, as supporters ourselves, are very critical in regards to the response times and knowledge of support services representatives. Often they just want to resolve your ticket not caring about the result, or focus only on the performance review we could give them. That's a standard behavior in most overseas support centers. The TruView engineers and management cared about us, our needs, and how they delivered the help we needed.
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Pandora FMS LLC
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
NETSCOUT
Visual TruView is a solid competitor with solutions such as SolarWinds NPM, Nagios, PRTG, or SolarWinds NTA. Why we chose TruView was because it goes straight to what we were looking for, no hidden modules or subscriptions to secondaries licensing terms, to get the results that we were expecting. TruView takes it to another level.
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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
NETSCOUT
  • Tool consolidation, an amazing GUI that shows the most from the very beginning helping the IT Teams to set their own dashboards according to their needs.
  • When they meant one price tag, that's it! You won't get a headache after the purchase process is done.
  • Better be ready to set the scales your organization requires because if you miss something in the design you could get an application size that overrides your initial budget.
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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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ScreenShots

Pandora FMS Screenshots

Screenshot of Operation viewScreenshot of DashboardScreenshot of SLA Report SampleScreenshot of Log visualizationScreenshot of SLA report viewScreenshot of Netflow usage