Nagios Alternatives and Similar Software

Nagios is a monitoring system that helps organizations identify and resolve IT infrastructure issues. If you need to monitor a complex web of services internally, this is a hugely helpful tool that can save a huge amount of time in identifying and resolving potential problems.

Nagios is free and available on Linux, but it is not open source. This is especially important to consider when dealing with highly confidential and sensitive infrastructure. In this case, the added transparency and potential for modularity that open source Nagios alternatives can provide could very well be preferred.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/19/2020 3:43:00 PM

Alternatives to Nagios for all platforms with any license

  • Opsview Enterprise

    Server monitoring software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT. They also do email monitoring, application monitoring. The system is used to provide insight into server up-time and reduce outages. .

    • It makes it all easy and supports all OS distributions (AIX, Linux, Windows, Solaris) as well as network devices. Looks good and it's easy to use. Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's built on the Nagios framework but extended its potential way beyond anyone else. My company used this after researching the others in this space. sunil1Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows Linux Web iPhone

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  • Observium

    Observium is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP based network monitoring which includes support for a wide range of network hardware and operating systems including Cisco, Linux, FreeBSD, Juniper, Brocade, Foundry, HP and many more. Observium Community is available free and open source. Observium Professional adds rapid patches, security fixes and additional features and hardware support for a small yearly license fee.

    Freemium Linux Web BSD

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  • Zenoss Core

    Zenoss (Zenoss Core) is an open source application, server and network management platform based on the Zope application server. Released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, Zenoss Core provides a web interface that allows system administrators to monitor availability, inventory/configuration, performance and events. There is an active and vibrant community of Zenoss expertise developing free (zero cost) and open software, as well as documentation, guides and forums.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Android

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  • Pulseway

    Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device. Monitor and manage all of your Windows, Linux, and Mac servers and workstations with a simple app on your mobile device. Innovative solution for monitoring and managing your IT infrastructure using a securely encrypted mobile app that gives you total control of your computers or IT systems from anywhere.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Blackberry Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • The Dude

    The Dude network monitor is a new application by MikroTik which can dramatically improve the way you manage your network environment. It will automatically scan all devices within specified subnets, draw and layout a map of your networks, monitor services of your devices and alert you in case some service has problems.

    Free Self-Hosted MikroTik RouterOS

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  • OpenNMS

    OpenNMS is an enterprise grade network monitoring and network management platform developed under the free software or open source model. It consists of a community-supported, free-software project as well as an organization offering commercial services, training and support.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Monitorix

    Monitorix is a system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. Due to its simplicity and small size it can also be used on embedded devices. It consists mainly of two programs: a collector, called monitorix, which is a Perl daemon that is started automatically like any other system service, and a CGI script called monitorix.cgi. Since 3.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • LogRhythm Network Monitor

    LogRhythm Network Monitor Freemium is a free, commercial-grade network forensics and traffic analytics solution. Security teams immediately benefit from easy-to-use deep network visibility. Users are able to search against all observed network traffic, identify abnormal traffic patterns and application usage, and quickly analyze full packet captures. Deep Packet Analytics™ (DPA) detects real-time threats and automates incident response activities.

    Freemium Linux

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  • PagespeedPlus is a tool for measuring page speed insights scores at scale. Large websites and agencies now have the perfect tool for running automated scans and receiving alerts when their score is low.

    Commercial Web

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  • SPM

    Sematext Cloud is an all-in-one observability solution for modern-day software-based companies that provides key insights into front-end and back-end performance. Sematext encompasses infrastructure, real user & synthetic monitoring, transaction tracing, and log management. Sematext gives businesses full-stack visibility by exposing key performance issues quickly and easily through a single Cloud or On-Premise solution.

    Freemium $ $ $ Linux Web CoreOS Self-Hosted Amazon Web Services ... Docker

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