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Observium is described as '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' and is a Network Monitor in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Observium for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Zabbix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Observium are Nagios, LibreNMS, Spiceworks and Datadog.

Observium alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Website Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Observium.
This page was last updated Apr 7, 2022
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Linux
  • Online
  • BSD

Observium is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP based network monitoring which includes support for a wide range of network...

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  1. Zabbix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.

  2. Nagios

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.



  3. LibreNMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • JavaScript
    • PHP

    LibreNMS is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system forked from Observium. LibreNMS aims to be easy to use, painless to deploy, and support monitoring of a wide range of devices.

    Almost everyone thinks LibreNMS is a great alternative to Observium.
  4. Join millions of IT professionals and download Spiceworks, a free network monitoring software with network management tools, help desk ticketing app, network mapper and more.

  5. Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev & Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into a unified view of IT infrastructure. 120+ Integrations!.



  6. Cabot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Cabot is a free, open-source, self-hosted infrastructure monitoring platform that provides some of the best features of PagerDuty, Server Density, Pingdom and Nagios without their cost and complexity.

  7. Lansweeper

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Lansweeper discovers Windows, Linux and Mac machines in your network. In addition, it inventories network devices such as Printers, Routers and Switches.

  8. Icinga

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga.

  9. PRTG Network Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.

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    roffis

    Very similar to Observium (SNMP monitor) but runs on Windows.

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  10. Munin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

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