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2018-07-26T06:59:00Z

What do you like most about PRTG Network Monitor?

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What do you like most about PRTG Network Monitor?

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Top 20Real User

The Slack integration is fantastic, and I've actually found it to be very useful recently.

2021-11-02T18:14:54Z
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Top 5Real User

PRTG gives us true visibility of the downtime of particular circuit functions. So if a circuit is up but not routing traffic, I will know with this tool. I can write a customized script for a sensor to detect specific things.

2021-10-13T17:41:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

Ability to create a dashboard inside software monitoring.

2021-09-17T07:01:07Z
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Top 5Real User

It is user-friendly. It is easy to set up health checks within PRTG and use scans. It is like a self-service tool, and anyone can configure their own settings within PRTG.

2021-08-11T13:13:38Z
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Top 10Reseller

The solution is very easy to use and the web provides information with ease.

2021-07-12T20:20:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Technical support has been very helpful so far.

2021-06-01T12:07:11Z
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Reseller

The solution is easy to manage and the reports are very accurate.

2021-05-05T15:19:03Z
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Top 20Real User

The initial setup is very simple.

2021-04-07T11:17:34Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is able to satisfy all our requirements in terms of email notifications and specific errors on the devices.

2021-02-12T14:02:14Z
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Top 20Reseller

Network Discovery is a feature that our customers like a lot.

2021-02-10T02:36:19Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature of this solution is being able to see things graphically.

2021-02-01T23:44:43Z
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Top 20Real User

The up-to-date graphs and the history are very good.

2021-01-29T21:21:19Z
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Top 20Real User

The initial setup was easy. We didn't have any issues with the process and everything rolled out smoothly.

2021-01-23T17:34:56Z
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Top 20Real User

The initial setup is pretty easy.

2021-01-17T09:15:28Z
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Top 20Real User

The bandwidth monitoring is a very attractive feature, it can tell you the bandwidth utilization while it is attempting to connect to the host for feedback.

2021-01-11T16:25:05Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is easy when it comes to dependencies of devices, so if your router goes down, the three or four switches behind it will automatically be paused so that you don't get multiple alerts.

2021-01-06T20:40:06Z
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Top 5Reseller

It is very flexible, and we can monitor many aspects of IT as well as ERP and CRM services. It has a very powerful interface and APIs for customization.

2020-12-06T15:19:03Z
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Top 20Real User

It gives me a live view of the traffic on the WAN.

2020-11-04T14:46:49Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would boldly say that this is the most scalable network monitoring tool that I know of

2020-07-15T07:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Good compilation of the system's information.

2020-07-09T06:27:06Z
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Real User

The feature I like is that it can easily do a lot of mapping.

2020-06-15T07:33:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the ability to span multiple technologies and multiple vendors.

2019-06-13T12:36:00Z
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Real User

It is a central solution in terms of how to actually use it. It has a very easy dashboard. Everything is concise. We are able to create custom sensors. For different parts of the business, we have many products across many environments, and it works for everything.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The solution provides us with needed feedback on our IT infrastructure. It gives us really good quality of service when it comes to monitoring of available space and available resources. It allows us to preempt issues before they become a problem for the business.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

We use the remote probes a lot for our branch offices. Instead of deploying the full instance of PRTG, we'll put a remote probe out there. This simplifies the whole deployment for us.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The best feature is that it lets me know what is going on. I need to know if something has gone down, I need to know if something is running very slowly. PRTG tells me that.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

Its proactiveness is its most valuable feature. We already know when we come in, in the morning, if a server or site is down, as opposed to someone telling us.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

One of its valuable features is the fact that it handles multiple operating systems... And I like the fact that it tells me when things are about to fall over, which means I can preempt it and not have to wake up at three in the morning to fix it.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The fact that I can use custom MIB files to customize my sensors for the things that are not there as a default is a good feature.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The sensors and probes are great, nice and lightweight, they don't take up too many resources on the system. We just deploy them out and they start reporting instantly.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

Speed of deployment is one of the most valuable features.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The alerting is the most valuable feature. I also like the iPhone app. I get alerts in an email on the iPhone app.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The real-time monitoring and alerting are its most valuable features.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Reseller

It is pretty simple to use, which is always a good thing. It's been very reliable in updating us if any issues crop up.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The feature whereby it shows when my hard drives are moving towards thresholds that would be considered outages, before they reach that point - that is valuable.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The sensors and remote probes are phenomenal. We use them for all of our global sites. The problem with our global sites are that they are all VPNs. If the link goes down, you can't monitor other solutions, as it just goes off the grid. Having remote probes allows them to still carry on and get the information that we need when it comes back up, sending the information to us.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

One of the valuable features is the diversity of metrics available to us to monitor. It's all there, it's all in the box. It's all made very easy, by virtue of it being pre-configured.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the dashboard interface. It's very clean, it's very simple to use.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The authentication links into our standard Active Directory authentication, which is very good.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

We can see which fiber links have been used heavily and, if they are used heavily, we can introduce more links to particular buildings or particular areas.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The solution provides us response times to issues.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the notifications. As long as you spend time and think about what and when you want to be notified, it's always accurate. It is always there. I find things out before my Internet provider.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

It's very easy to manage when you've got time to do some work on it: things like adding devices, adding groups, adding sensor clusters, and being able to clone and move stuff around.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

We can see trends for a lot of different things, such as hard drive space and bandwidth usage. We can see and plan for the future by knowing, "We're sort of at 75% capacity now. In three months time, we know we're going to be up to 90%,so we need to plan ahead for it, getting upgrades booked in place." Since things like this take time and effort, it's handy to see trends into the future of where our company is going.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

The technical support seems to be quick, clever, and has a comprehensive knowledge base online, which is fantastic.

2019-04-10T09:43:00Z
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Real User

I really love the activity library. It gives the flexibility to discover data and metrics about my interface and data server.

2018-10-29T15:46:00Z
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