Best Alternative to Nagios Monitoring

Compare Uptime Cloud Monitor to Nagios

User Interface "Ugly" GUI, difficult to use Unified dashboard, real-time graphs, charts, reports
Security Poll-based monitoring requires firewall changes Push-based stats avoid firewall issues
Real-Time 1-minute averages miss performance spikes 15-second details finds hidden problems fast
Hardware Costs Pay for hardware, electricity, maintenance SaaS-based, no hardware costs
Redundancy Pay for redundancy, internal view – when you are down, your monitoring is down Multiple high availability datacenters, externally hosted
Outside-in View No customer experience or outside view Monitor from outside-in (web) and inside-out (server)
iPhone, iPad, SMS Android Push Add-on Built-in
Historical Data Add-on 1 yr data retention including mprocess data
Network Resilience Prone to network or power outages Alerts when you lose power or network
Maintenance Costs People & system costs ongoing None
Operations Costs People & system costs ongoing None
Ease of Install Not 10-seconds, perhaps days or weeks 10-second install
Tagging Do it yourself Alerts, dashboards, user views
Analytics Do it yourself Health, uptime, and aggregate metrics
Correlation Do it yourself Correlate across server, system, and web app performance
API, Webhooks, Integrations Assembly required Out-of-the-box API, integrations with GitHub, Puppet, Chef, PagerDuty, HipChat, Campfire, or add your own
Annotations None Auto-annotations on graphs, annotation API
Custom Dashboards None Choose what to display for all metrics, servers and websites
Custom Metrics None Monitor, analyze, view, and alert any metric, any app

If you have outgrown Nagios or are looking for an alternative to Nagios with everything you need, is easy to use, and has faster monitoring frequency, it’s time to switch to IDERA Uptime Cloud Monitor →

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