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"The pricing works out well for us, given our environment and where we are.""Centreon is better than Nagios XI in regards to cost and support response times, when you have a problem. If you have a problem, it costs money to contact the Nagios XI support.""If you need basic monitoring without dashboards, just monitoring, the plugins are very useful and really cheap. If you want a more complete solution with dashboards and reporting, the EMS solution is great and it is not that much more expensive. It's a good value. Really good.""Their licensing model is really easy. You have one license and you have access to all the features, compared to other tools where you have to purchase add-ons.""Centreon is always available to develop new plugins when needed. The most important thing is that their maintenance account yearly subscription fee includes the fact that they will maintain the new plugins that you requested them to deliver."

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"It provides value and the cost is not huge.""The pricing of Accedian Skylight is really good. The sensors are low cost. Their model to analytics for sensors is by license, endpoint, or session. With the probes for their analytics, if they get deployed virtually, they are free. The licensing is only based on flows. So, you can effectively deploy probes everywhere in your network. Then, if you want to look at a specific type of traffic, you can enter into it with a very low cost license. You can just use things like spam ports, mirrors, TAPs, and aggregators to optimize what sort of traffic you send to these analysis tools. Then, if you want to start looking at more, you can up your licensed as you go. You are not getting forced into expensive appliances or subscription models.""The pricing is cheaper than other competing products, which is better for our budgets."

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Also Known As
Accedian SkyLIGHT PVX, SkyLIGHT PVX, SecurActive, Performance Vision
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Overview
The Centreon solution, based on a free to download Open Source Platform, monitors all critical IT Infrastructure and Applications with real-time dashboards, analytics and insightful alerts that prevent business-impacting downtimes. Since 2005, over 200,000 IT professionals from SMBs and Fortune 500 companies rely on Centreon to guarantee their organization operational performance.

Accedian provides performance analytics and end user experience solutions for on-premise, cloud and hybrid IT infrastructures. Accedian SkylightTM delivers unified network and application performance monitoring (NAPM) visibility across the entire application and network chain, with best in class resolution and velocity. This enables Accedian customers to assure their business-critical digital infrastructure and unlock the full productivity of their users.

ObserverLIVE helps IT operations and network teams in hybrid IT environments ensure that their users can access and use the business applications they need – wherever they are hosted.

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Sample Customers
Airbus, Bollore, BT, Canal Plus, Kuehne Nagel, Limagrain, LVMH, Oberthur Technologies, Orange, Darty, Addax Petroleum, Plastic Omnium, Auchan, Valeo, Saint Gobin, Clarins, Hugo Boss, JC Decaux, French Government (Defense, Justice, Environment, Agriculture), OptiComm, Thales, Zeiss.
T-Systems, Thomson Reuters, Bordeaux Metropole, CGI, Citadelle Regional Hospital Center, Lorraine Institute of Oncology, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Groupe BPCE, Group S, Splitpoint, Horus-Net, Audatex, Indexis, Province de Liège, EASI, Spie Batignolles, Faymonville
Exmark Manufacturing, Foskor, US Deptartment of Veteran Affairs
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider25%
Wholesaler/Distributor5%
Government5%
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Healthcare Company19%
Local Government13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Government13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government7%
Healthcare Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government8%
Healthcare Company7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise36%
REVIEWERS
Small Business46%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise29%
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Accedian Skylight is ranked 22nd in Network Monitoring Software with 4 reviews while ObserverLIVE is ranked 91st in Network Monitoring Software. Accedian Skylight is rated 9.0, while ObserverLIVE is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Accedian Skylight writes "Solves network issues quickly, saving engineering time". On the other hand, Accedian Skylight is most compared with ThousandEyes, SolarWinds NPM, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Dynatrace and Netrounds, whereas ObserverLIVE is most compared with .

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