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The Dude is described as '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' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to The Dude for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Zabbix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like The Dude are Nagios, Spiceworks, Datadog and Cabot.

The Dude alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Web Log Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Dude.
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  1. Zabbix icon

    Zabbix

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD
    108 alternatives to Zabbix 

    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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    Nagios

    122 alternatives to Nagios 

    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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    Nagios is a config nightmare, not user friendly nor efficient and has little to no management console.

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    Spiceworks

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    130 alternatives to Spiceworks 

    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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    This alternative is disputed. Spiceworks is still a legitimate alternative to The Dude, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Spiceworks's network map is abandoned. And their way of work is not similar.

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    Datadog

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    194 alternatives to Datadog 

    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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    Cabot

    105 alternatives to Cabot 

    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.

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    1.  Website MonitoringCabot can detect and resolve website performance issues proactively.
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      Lansweeper

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      39 alternatives to Lansweeper 

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

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      Cacti

      • Windows
      • Linux
      52 alternatives to Cacti 

      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. Along with being able to maintain graphs, data sources, and Round Robin archives in a...

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      PRTG Network Monitor

      • Windows
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      102 alternatives to PRTG Network Monitor 

      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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      1.  PortablePRTG Network Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    • CloudStats icon

      CloudStats

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      91 alternatives to CloudStats 

      Cloud based network monitoring software that allows you to monitor servers, virtual machines, cloud and websites.

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      Pandora FMS

      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • FreeBSD
      • OpenBSD
      38 alternatives to Pandora FMS 

      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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