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ManageEngine OpManager - 24*7 in-depth network management

There’s no question that poor network performance is a top challenge for network engineers and the network management solutions which manage IT infrastructure provide only temporary fixes rather than identifying the root cause. This approach will not work on a long run and causes adverse effects on the productivity of any business. Before it is too late, switch to OpManager and easily spot network issues before it affects the end-users. OpManager is a network monitoring solution which offers round-the-clock network management and in-depth scrutiny to maintain a healthy IT infrastructure at all times. Since it is pocket-friendly and easy-to-use at the same time, OpManager continues to be every IT admins first choice! Read on to find out why OpManager is the perfect Zabbix alternative.
 

Replace Zabbix with OpManager?

Comparing the average user reviews in the market, we have compiled a summary as to why OpManager is the best Zabbix alternative available in the market.

1) Implementation: The majority of users feel that Zabbix is complex and has a wide learning curve which can be overwhelming for new network administrators. Another important factor reported by users is the lack of help documentation for Zabbix.

2) UI: Zabbix has a complicated user interface that is not intuitive and figuring out the basic concepts like device templates and even network discovery takes time and effort.

3) Ease of access: The auto-discovery and auto registration is clunky and you have to manually edit the thresholds on a server-by-server basis. The major setback is most functions in Zabbix are script-based which again requires product expertise which is difficult when monitoring an enterprise network.

4) Pricing: Even if Zabbix is open-sourced, they offer custom developer support, implementation support, and training which comes with a price tag. The majority of users feel that setting up Zabbix and tweaking it to serve your needs is a difficult process.

Taking into account all these factors, OpManager offers transparent pricing, ease of access, highly advanced network automation, high scalability, and various product enhancements which simplifies the entire process of network monitoring and management. If you are searching for an alternative to Zabbix network monitoring software, you are in the right hands.

What third party reviewers say about ManageEngine OpManager and Zabbix

Here's a consolidated report based on the evaluation by third party vendors. Take a look at how users have rated OpManager and see for yourselves how OpManager is the best Zabbix alternative.

Evaluated by
Category
OpManager
Zabbix
G2
Meets requirements
9.1/10
8.3/10
G2
Ease of Use
8.2/10
7.3/10
G2
Ease of Setup
8.2/10
7.7/10
G2
Quality of Support
8.7/10
7.8/10
GetApp
Ease of Use
4.5/5
3.5/5
 

Feature comparison between OpManager and Zabbix

The following table shows a list of all the metrics which are not available in Zabbix and also what makes

OpManager - best alternative to Zabbix

 

Feature
OpManager - Alternative to Zabbix
Zabbix
Layer2 Discovery
 
Layer 2 Discovery helps network administrators/ Data center admins to visualize their complete network infrastructure with a live network map.
 
Not Available
Discovery reports
 
OpManager provides discovery reports with information about the discovery process of devices.
 
Not Available
Custom Infrastructure View
 
OpManager allows you to create more defined groups by adding more custom views. For instance, if you wish to group all your Environment Sensors or IP Phones into separate infrastructure views, you can use this functionality.
 
Not Available
Support for adding custom device 
 
OpManager allows you to add your own devices and manual scripts are not required.
 
Not Available, users have to write scripts to add custom devices.
Hop-wise WAN link visibility
 
OpManager monitors your WAN links' bandwidth, utilization, errors, discards and thus helps you verify Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with your Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
 
Not Available
Configuration management
 
OpManager can be integrated with Network Configuration Manager to manage, make changes and monitor the entire life cycle of configurations.
 
Not Available
Manage/Unmanage Switch Ports
 
Easily identify the switch port to which a device is connected eliminate the need of manually tracing the network cables. 
 
Not Available
Identify rogue/trusted devices
 
Periodically scan the routers and subnets to detect any new systems/devices found in the network. 
 
Not Available
3D Datacenter Floor
 
OpManager helps you create a virtual representation of your data center floor and racks, and embed it on your NOC screens and monitor the health 24x7.
 
Not Available
Rack Builder
OpManager, as the best alternative to Zabbix provides Rack Builder which is a 3D visual modeling software that helps admins visualize data center floors in 3D.
 
Not Available
User-wise app/bandwidth usage
 
You can get clear insights on your network's bandwidth usage in real-time. 
 
Not Available
IT Workflow Automation
 
OpManager provides over 70 workflow checks and actions grouped under 9 different categories, including VMware ESX actions to construct a powerful workflow rule to suit your IT management needs.
 
Not Available
CCTV or Plasma View 
 
OpManager CCTV view helps you view selected dashboards repeatedly at required intervals.
 
Not Available
Reporting
 
OpManager provides a simple interface with more than 100 + in-built reporting profiles and all these reports are intuitively grouped and classified. Choose your Zabbix replacement today!
 
Major network performance reports are not available. Only custom and user audit reports are available in Zabbix.

Customer reviews

OpManager

OpManager - 10 Steps Ahead Of The Competition, One Step Away From Being Unequalled.

- Network Services Manager, Government Organization

  • Reviewer Role

    Infrastructure and Operations

  • Company Size

    Gov't/PS/ED 5,000 - 50,000 Employees

"I have a long-standing relationship with ManageEngine. OpManager has always missed one or two features that would make it truly the best tool on the market, but over it is the most comprehensive and easy to use the product on the market."

OpManager

Easy Implementation, Excellent Support & Lower Cost Tool

- Team Lead, IT Service Industry

  • Reviewer Role

    Infrastructure and Operations

  • Company Size

    500M - 1B USD

"We have been using OpManager since 2011 and our overall experience has been excellent. The tool plays a vital role in providing the value to our organisation and to the customers we are supporting. The support is excellent and staff takes full responsibilities in resolving the issues. Innovation is never stopping and clearly visible with newer versions"

OpManager

Easy Implementation With A Feature Rich Catalogue, Support Has Some Room For Improvement

- NOC Manager in IT Service Industry

  • Reviewer Role

    Program and Portfolio Management

  • Company Size

    500M - 1B USD

"The vendor has been supporting during the implementation & POC phases providing trial licenses. Feature requests and feedback is usually acted upon swiftly. There was sufficient vendor support during the implementation phase. After deployment, the support is more than adequate, where the vendor could make some improvements."

OpManager

Great Monitoring Tool

- CIO in Finance Industry

  • Reviewer Role

    CIO

  • Company Size

    1B - 3B USD

"Manage Engine provides a suite of tools that have made improvements to the availability of our internal applications. From monitoring, management and alerting, we have been able to peak performance within our data center."

OpManager

Simple Implementation, Easy To Use. Very Intuitive.

- Principal Engineer in IT Services

  • Reviewer Role

    Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation

  • Company Size

    250M - 500M USD

"Manage Engine support was helpful and responsive to all our queries"

 
 
 

IT operations management

OpManager

Hinduja Global Solutions saves $3 million a year using OpManager

Industry : IT

Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) is an Indian business process management (BPM) organization headquartered in Bangalore and part of the Hinduja Group. HGS combines technology-powered automation, analytics, and digital services focusing on back office proces

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OpManager

USA-Based Healthcare Organization Monitor's Network Devices Using OpManager and Network Configuration Manager

Industry : Healthcare

One of the largest radiology groups in the nation, with a team of more than 200 board-certified radiologists, provides more than 50 hospital and specialty clinic partners with on-site radiology coverage and interpretations.

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OpManager

Netherlands-based real estate data company avoids system downtime using OpManager and Firewall Analyzer

Industry : Real Estate

Vabi is a Netherlands-based company that provides "real estate data in order, for everyone." Since 1972, the company has focused on making software that calculates the performance of buildings. It has since then widened its scope from making calculations

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OpManager

Global news and media company

Industry : Telecommunication and Media

The company specializes in cable network programming, direct broadcast satellite (DBS), television, new media, and multicultural education.

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Bonita

Industry : Businesses and Services

Bonita uses OpManager to monitor their network infrastructure and clear bottlenecks

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Thorp Reed & Armstrong

Industry : Government

Randy S. Hollaway from Thorp Reed & Armstrong relies on OpManager for prompt alerts and reports

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