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Why SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is better than Nagios
 

Why SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is better than Nagios

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In this SlideShare we will see how SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor (SAM) can help you monitor applications and servers more efficiently than Nagios or any other open source software.

In this SlideShare we will see how SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor (SAM) can help you monitor applications and servers more efficiently than Nagios or any other open source software.

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    Why SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is better than Nagios Why SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is better than Nagios Presentation Transcript

    • Why SolarWinds® Server and Application Monitor™ is better than Nagios 1
    • AgendaIn this SlideShare we will see how SolarWinds Server andApplication Monitor (SAM) can help you monitor applicationsand servers more efficiently than Nagios or any other opensource software.» How quick do you want to Install and start monitoring?» How simple do you want your software to be?» Do you want alerts or noise?» Do you want readable reports?» It’s all cost that matters at the end» Less complexity more monitoring. Hop On!!» Experience SolarWinds Server And Application Monitor for Yourself» A hand when you need it - Slide 2 2-
    • How quick do you want to install and startmonitoring?SolarWinds Server &Application Monitor:• Simple installation with wizards Nagios:• Administrators can • Installation and install by themselves configuration is complex no professional help and requires Linux needed knowledge• Installation & • Administrators may configuration takes need professional less than 2 hours and services assistance to your ready to start get Nagios monitoring monitoring applications applications 3
    • How simple do you want your software to be? Module 1 Cacti for Plugin performance Nagios APM Oracle data A plugin for Module 2 UI and graphs 3rd party tool Plugin Java for SNMP Module 3 Plugin Server Stats • One single tool to monitor all applications out-of-the-box • Monitoring for Windows, Linux, UNIX, Hyper-V, and VMware systems using one single tool, no plugins needed • SAM supports multiple platforms and protocols, including WMI, the VMware API and SNMP 4
    • Do you want alerts or noise? • With Nagios, alerts are only triggered based on dependencies • SAM alerts are based on correlation based events • Occurrence of error/alert is not • SAM gives better insight on where the explained errors have occurred and what triggered the alert • Users can set up dependencies to suppress alerts and only respond to alerts causing the problem Storage Alert Application Error Alert Server Fault Alert Performance Alert 5
    • Do you want readable reports? • SolarWinds SAM provides aggregated reports for all errors, faults and alerts • SAM allows IT pros to create simple graphs and pie Easy reports and graphs charts from reports • Reports can be customized and downloaded in multiple formats • Nagios does not provide historical data • Nagios needs special tools and plugins like Cacti for collecting, storing and displaying performance data 6
    • It’s all cost that matters at the end• The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is high for Nagios as the time spent in • SolarWinds SAM starts at $2995 configuring, writing templates can be (USD) used productively • Plug-ins for additional application• Nagios Core is free but professional support are not required. support for Nagios for 1year is • On average, SolarWinds $2,495 customers only spend less than• Filling Nagios gaps with add-on products like CACTI, PRISM etc. may 10% of one FTE to maintain add to the complexity and price Server & Application Monitor 7
    • Less complexity more monitoring. Hop On!! • SAM offers monitoring guidance and threshold recommendations for over 100 applications • No scripting knowledge required to monitor custom application • SAM provides ability to expand beyond APM by integrating with other NMS modules such as SolarWinds NPM, NTA IPAM and more. Still on Nagios? Video on SolarWinds SAM allows GEEKS SPEAK importing Nagios Scripts. SO HOP ON!! ON SAM vs. NAGIOS 8 8
    • Experience SolarWinds Server And ApplicationMonitor for Yourself 9
    • A Hand When You Need It Resources Tech Tip: How to Migrate Nagios Scripts to Server & Application Monitor Whitepaper: How I Outgrew Nagios Have an IT management challenge? Video: Introduction to Meet more than 100,000+ IT pros on Server & Application thwack.com Monitor 10
    • Thank You!11