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Observium for Enterprise Network MonitoringWe use Observium as a network management software. It's nice because it's a lightweight tool that is a Linux distro, and allows for some great visualizations. The flexibility to load up our equipment and network paths, then view a high level overview of the traffic and netflow statistics, is critical in our choice to use this software. You can see things like user logins, processes on each router, and obtain optimization information for daily network management.,You can see the bits per second that are happening on the ports, which is fantastic. Between logical interfaces, you can see how much bandwidth is being used per second/minute/hour. You can infer power consumption and conflicting routes. Great tool to aggregate and visualize your distributed network.,The UI is pretty robust and succinct. It might be beneficial to have favorites for complex network schemas. Historical searching based on X time frame. More customized dashboards.,9,Observium is enterprise-level network monitoring without the cost involved.,,Zabbix, Domo
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June 12, 2017

Review: "Observium for Enterprise Network Monitoring"

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We use Observium as a network management software. It's nice because it's a lightweight tool that is a Linux distro, and allows for some great visualizations. The flexibility to load up our equipment and network paths, then view a high level overview of the traffic and netflow statistics, is critical in our choice to use this software. You can see things like user logins, processes on each router, and obtain optimization information for daily network management.
  • You can see the bits per second that are happening on the ports, which is fantastic.
  • Between logical interfaces, you can see how much bandwidth is being used per second/minute/hour.
  • You can infer power consumption and conflicting routes. Great tool to aggregate and visualize your distributed network.
  • The UI is pretty robust and succinct. It might be beneficial to have favorites for complex network schemas.
  • Historical searching based on X time frame.
  • More customized dashboards.
Observium is great for medium to large network sizes. If you have a mix of public and private servers, this is a great tool. If you want to be able to visualize your routes, hops between, and bandwidth consumption, this is the right hammer for the job. If you have a smaller network, this tool might not have as large of value.
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