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OpManager - Single, integrated network monitoring solution.

Network monitoring solutions have become crucial now more than ever because so many companies are relying on these tools to manage their network. However, the market for network monitoring solution is so diverse that the users often end up in a sea of confusion in selecting the ideal solution. They deploy more than one tool for their business and face more difficulty in handling these tools than the network itself. Now, is the time to keep replace these tools with ManageEngine's OpManager - a unified network management solution that includes network and server monitoring, bandwidth analysis, configuration management and fault management. Read on to find out why OpManager is the perfect WhatsUp Gold alternative.

ManageEngine OpManager vs WhatsUp Gold: One-on-one evaluation by third party reviewers.

Here's a consolidated report based on the evaluation by third party vendors. Take a look at how users have rated OpManager!

Evaluated by
Category
OpManager
WhatsUp Gold
Capterra
Overall Score
4.5/5
4.5/5
Capterra
Customer Support
4.5/5
4.5/5
Capterra
Features & Functionality
4.5/5
4.5/5
Capterra
Value for money
4.5/5
4.5/5
FinancesOnline
Overall Score
8.8/10
8.4/10
GetApp
Overall Score
4.5/5
4.5/5
GetApp
Overall Score
4.5/5
4.5/5
GetApp
Customer Support
4.5/5
4.5/5
G2
Overall Score
4.4/5
3.6/5
G2
Meets Requirements
9.1/10
8.1/10
G2
Ease of Use
8.2/10
7.9/10
G2
Ease of Setup
8.2/10
7.4/10
G2
Ease of Admin
7.8/10
7.2/10
G2
Quality of Support
8.7/10
8.5/10
G2
Product Direction (% positive)
7.5/10
6.8/10
 

Licensing: OpManager - a best alternative to Whatsup Gold

WhatsUp Gold follows device based licensing model where a device can be anything with an IP address or a domain (eg: switches, routers, firewalls, workstations, and other network devices). This is similar to the licensing model of OpManager.

Parameters
OpManager - Alternative to Whatsup Gold
WhatsUp Gold Network Monitoring
No. of devices to be monitored
50 network devices (25 routers, 25 switches.) 50 servers.
50 network devices (25 routers, 25 switches.) 50 servers.
Licensing model type
Device based
Device based
Transparency
Completely transparent to everyone
Pricing is not transparent and you have to raise a request.
Starting price
$245
$1755

WhatsUp gold has its base price 8 times costlier than ManageEngine's OpManager which makes OpManager more affordable.

How is ManageEngine OpManager better than WhatsUp Gold network monitoring?

The following table shows a list of all the metrics which are not available in WhatsUp Gold and other shortcomings in the functionalities:

Feature
OpManager - Best WhatsUp Gold alternative
WhatsUp Gold
Category-based Infrastructure Views
 
OpManager allows you to create more defined groups based on your requirements.
 
Not Available
Support for adding custom device types
 
OpManager allows you to add custom devices out-of-the box
 
Not Available
Real-time Perf. and Traffic Monitoring via SNMP 
 
OpManager provides comprehensive real-time performance and traffic monitoring using SNMP
 
Not Available
Xen Server Monitoring
 
OpManager uses Xen API to discover, classify and monitor XenServers.
 
Not Available
NetApp Monitoring (SNMP)
 
OpManager provides monitoring and management of NetApp Primary Storage series System.
 
Not Available
Hyper-V Monitoring Out-of-the-box support
 
OpManager uses WMI to discover, classify and monitor the Microsoft Hyper-V devices
 
Not Available
Hop-wise WAN link visibility
 
OpManager monitors your WAN links' bandwidth, utilization, errors, discards and helps you verify Service Level Agreements(SLAs) with your Internet Service Providers.
 
Not Available
Alarm Escalation
 
You can configure OpManager to escalate such unnoticed alarms by sending an e-mail to the person concerned.
 
Not Available
Bandwidth capacity planning reports
 
Capacity planning allows organizations to assess future IT requirements based on business forecasts.
 
Not Available
Traffic reports
Provides detailed reports on incoming and outgoing traffic
 
Not Available
Forensic reports
 
OpManager provides Forensic reports which gives you the flexibility to select a particular time period and get required information about your bandwidth usage.
 
Not Available
API based integration with existing IT management ecosystem
 
OpManager uses REST APIs for integration with an existing IT management ecosystem.
 
Not Available
App for iOS and Android devices
 
OpManager provides mobile apps for both iOS and Android devices. Choose your WhatsUp Gold replacement today!
 
Not Available
Integrations between network management modules
 
OpManager integrates data from various modules such as bandwidth monitoring, network configuration management, firewall management, IP address management, and switch port management and provides a single integrated management.
 
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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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OpManager

Bonita

Industry : Businesses and Services

Bonita uses OpManager to monitor their network infrastructure and clear bottlenecks

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OpManager

Thorp Reed & Armstrong

Industry : Government

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

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