What are the best network utilities?

Our fellow Ady Hikler wants to keep their network up and running smoothly. To ensure that, let's provide some suggestions for the best network utilities to net them the best working network.

asked by Ady Hikler
39 contributors
3 solutions
  1. 16

    #1Zabbix

    Zabbix

    Zabbix is a free open-source network monitoring program. It has a fully configurable interface and anticipates future network behavior based on historical scans. Zabbix's active user community is thanks to its open-source platform.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Ernesto Gálvez
    Written on June 24, 2019
    "this is seriously one of the best free network monitoring software available. got questions? the community can always help! seriously, all the data with zero the cost!"
  2. 12

    #2Icinga

    Icinga

    Icinga is an open-source network manager. It provides simple access to relevant monitoring data with its efficient monitoring engine, providing alerts through your preferred channels, including mobile devices.

    Software

    Windows, Linux

    Free

    William Bishop
    Written on June 24, 2019
    "if you want free network monitoring software, this is definitely the one to go for. not only do you have an open-sourced software, but you also get to sync up alerts and information on a mobile device!"
  3. 8

    #3SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

    SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

    SolarWinds' Network Performance Monitor is an easy to use network utility program. The product's features include auto-detection of network devices, customizable interface and protocols, network insights, and advanced alerts.

    Software

    Windows

    $2995- Varies by plan

    Angela Hunt
    Written on June 24, 2019
    "it's pretty pricey but very much worth the investment. very comprehensive and customizable and easy to set up. definitely the best network monitoring software!"

Summary

Best What are the best network utilities
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ZabbixSoftware 16 Free
2IcingaSoftware 12 Free
3SolarWinds Network Performance MonitorSoftware 8 Paid
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