Top 8 SolarWinds alternatives

Last updated: January 31, 2015
SolarWinds
Monitor & manage your network with unified visibility into fault, performance, availability, traffic, & configurations. Get instant visibility across all system resources that can impact application performance and fix them fast. Find, analyze & resolve your toughest performance issues on SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, and DB2. Automate 24x7 security monitoring and response to stop threats in their tracks and maintain continuous compliance.
The best SolarWinds alternatives:


Nagios


Nagios Is The Industry Standard In IT Infrastructure Monitoring. Achieve instant awareness of IT infrastructure problems, so downtime doesn't adversely affect your business. Nagios offers complete monitoring and alerting for servers, switches, applications, and services.

SpiceWorks


Spiceworks bundles network monitoring, helpdesk, UPS power management, PC inventory tools, an online community, and much more. All in one spot. All for free.

ManageEngine ServiceDesk


ManageEngine ServiceDesk integrates your help desk requests and assets to help you manage your IT effectively. It helps you implement ITIL best practices and troubleshoot IT service requests faster. ServiceDesk Plus is a highly customizable, easy-to-implement help desk software. More than 10,000 IT managers worldwide use ServiceDesk Plus to manage their IT help desk and assets. ServiceDesk Plus is available in 23 different languages.

Splunk


We make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone—no matter where it comes from. You see servers and devices, apps and logs, traffic and clouds. We see data—everywhere. Splunk offers the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. It enables the curious to look closely at what others ignore—machine data—and find what others never see: insights that can help make your company more productive, profitable, competitive and secure.