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Are there any alternatives to GFI's Hound Dog software / GFI Max RemoteManagement?

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As the title says are there any alternatives to the hosted GFI solution for monitoring a large number of servers to check things like backups complete/services are running/antivirus is up to date on several networks?
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I'm not familiar with GFI, but I've used several solutions over the years that match your requirements. One that I like allot is called Kaseya.  In addition to some of the features you asked about, I particularly like the alert, and scripting options they provide. You can remotely run scripts to add printers, remove software or files, etc with ease. Check them out at http://kaseya.com/ and let me know what you think.
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Not seen that one, will take a look now.  
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It doesnt look quite as user friendly as the gfi product as you seem to have to program your own scripts rather than picking them off a list.  Nice bit of software though so thanks for letting me know about it
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The scripts are template, so you just fill in the blanks. It also has a good WSUS and anti-virus solution that I did not mention.
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Good alternative - needed a lot of setting up
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