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SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

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Attribute Ratings

  • NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

90%
2 Ratings
8.2

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

82%
61 Ratings

Usability

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

80%
10 Ratings

Support Rating

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

79%
69 Ratings

Online Training

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

82%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

The capacity planning was a big help in our company as we grew the number of connected locations. Grow or die is pretty much the business model of today but that growth is only as good as the network it travels on. Being able to recommend appropriate network requirements is a big deal in our line of business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

I would suggest this tool to any user that has to monitor multiple sites and locations where bandwidth monitoring can be a labor. This software works really well for central monitoring of multiple sites and services where having a technician onsite isn't feasible. I really like the reporting, though, and would recommend this for someone wanting to keep an eye on bandwidth usage for replication of data across sites.
Jacob Bradley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

  • Ease of use
Milos Prastalo | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

  • The level of customization possible with Network Bandwidth Analyzer is very valuable. Rather than being stuck with a "one-size-fits-all" presentation, an administrator can easily create customized views, reports, and alerts so that users can have a more tailored view of the data provided by Network Bandwidth Analyzer. This has the effect of making the tool more attractive to the end user.
  • The NetFlow Traffic Analyzer piece of Network Bandwidth Analyzer provides the details on bandwidth usage on the network. More than knowing how much bandwidth is being used, one is provided with detailed information on how that bandwidth is being used. This provides invaluable information for capacity planning and even certain forensic tasks faced by the network engineer.
  • The ability to produce network maps provides an easy way to create an attractive and functional NOC/SOC view of the entire network. Both technician and the occasional passerby can quickly determine if there are issues to be addressed. The ability to customize a map with background images and custom icons and stencils can make these maps really pop.
Brett Organ | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

  • At this point, I don't have any suggestion for improvements.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

  • The ability to intuitively and quickly serve up specified information up to a dashboard for general “public” consumption, that cycles through several pages of information.
  • The ability to intuitively set up alerting on bandwidth levels, instead of having to dig through all types of alerts available to find the one needed.
  • Provide a pricing model based on different support levels: if I want only available update installations, don’t make me pay the same amount as those wanting full support.
Steve Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

General

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

Starting Price

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

General

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

Starting Price

Usability

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

No score
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SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) 8.0
Based on 10 answers
As far as rating for usability is concerned I would give 10/10 as NTA is very easy to use. All you need to do is install that module and ask network Team to configure the Netflow towards Server IP. [The] rest is pre-configured and reports are pre-built. Moment you receive the flows from Network all you will have is information about traffic.
Nikhil Kumar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

No score
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SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) 7.9
Based on 69 answers
It is useful for our Infrastructure team and also provides valuable insights to our application team regarding the traffic being sent from various endpoints. They can monitor their applications and ensure there are no network issues that may impact their application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

No score
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SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The training offered by SolarWinds is some of the best out there. They have several different videos that go into great detail from initial setup to advanced configurations. In addition to the view at your own pace video, they also have live training for customers that focus on a single product and you can ask questions with the folks who develop the software. I have had good success with their live sessions and getting questions answered.
Justin Benner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

Easier to use
Milos Prastalo | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer compared to Wireshark and PRTG Network Monitor beats it by just the simple interface. Though all are manual setup, NTA takes it a step further with graphs and reports that analyze the data for you. In comparing to Extrahop from a bandwidth comparison, Extrahop wins but Extrahop is a lot more than just a bandwidth monitoring and cost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

NetVizura NetFlow Analyzer

  • As I mentioned in a previous statement, the capacity planning was the big thing. In our line of business, speed is everything. Customers hate to be slowed down so having the appropriate network connections is a must.
  • Anomaly Detection with the threshold based alerting has made our network team more proactive in stopping things before they can really affect the company.
  • Productivity with the use of monitoring conversations and amount of used bandwidth has helped weed out the works versus the campers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA)

  • Be prepared to answer lots of questions. When people see the data in NTA they are going to want to know why App A is talking to App B. Be ready to explain!
  • Hand the keys to the NTA kingdom to the network team. They will thank you. Everyone wants to have friends on the network team, right?
  • Be prepared to invest in some significant compute and storage performance to keep up with your NTA monitoring
  • Running the latest firmware for your network gear is (often) required to take advantage of all the flow-monitoring. You upgrade regularly, right??
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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