The Dude Alternatives

    The Dude is described as 'network monitor is a new application by MikroTik which can dramatically improve the way you manage your network environment' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Dude for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Zabbix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Dude are Nagios (Freemium, Open Source), Spiceworks Help Desk (Free), Datadog (Paid) and PRTG Network Monitor (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 26, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.
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    3. 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.
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      Spiceworks Help Desk vs The Dude opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Spiceworks Help Desk is still a legitimate alternative to The Dude, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Spiceworks's network map is abandoned. And their way of work is not similar.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    4. 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!.
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    5. 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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    6. Cloud based network monitoring software that allows you to monitor servers, virtual machines, cloud and websites.
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    7. Enterprise-ready monitoring solution that provides unparalleled flexibility for IT to address both immediate and unforeseen operational issues, including infrastructure and IT processes.
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    8. Lansweeper discovers Windows, Linux and Mac machines in your network. In addition, it inventories network devices such as Printers, Routers and Switches.
      • 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.
    9. Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.
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