Network monitoring -- software ?

Posted on 2014-08-14
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Last Modified: 2014-08-21
What under $500/year network monitoring
solution do you recommend for 100 users
in a Windows Server environment ?
  ** http://www.windowsnetworking.com/software/Network-monitoring-management
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Rafael earned 2000 total points
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A comprehensive unified monitoring solution for complete management of your IT infrastructure depends on what you want to monitor as well as the goal behind it.   There are many different types some free some paid some simple or complicated.

As a Enterprise Engineer who has worked and ran both Large scale and small scale networks, I've had to do lots of testing NMS tools.  So here are some of my personal recommendations.  

Orion Solar Winds
Managed Engines  Also offers a free version for less users.
What's Up Gold

Managed Engines  Also offer a free version for less users.
Open NMS

Please keep in mind it depends on your budget, as well as what you're trying to accomplish. So....There are more but this should get you going.


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