What would you recommend for System Monitoring tools?

Posted on 2011-05-11
Last Modified: 2013-01-23
We run a very diverse environment on Windows, UNIX (AIX mostly), along with XenDesktop, XenServer, and vSphere. I have seen several monitoring packages out there that are capable of monitoring these, but I'm curious if anyone else has done their research and found a solid solution.

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    I have worked and used nagios for system monitoring and mrtg for network. Both are open source and easy to configure.
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    If interested in pay for play, check into Solarwinds tools.
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    Free  Windows monitoring software- spiceworks-
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    a Free GPL solution, enterprise grade: ZABBIX.

    Wonderfull, powerfull, easy to start, lot's of templates to devices.

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