Nagios XI Comparison

Nagios XI is available as a Standard Edition and an Enterprise Edition.

See the chart below for a simple comparison between the Standard Edition and the Nagios XI Enterprise Edition.

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Features \ Edition Standard Enterprise Benefit
Configuration Rollback check mark check mark

Allows administrators to easily recover from configuration errors by rolling back to known good snapshots.

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New wizards and components add additional functionality and are automatically installed and upgraded with each new release.

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Allows users to integrate custom and 3rd-party applications directly into the XI interface to increase productivity.

Bandwidth Report check mark check mark

Provides detailed daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly bandwidth reports for routers and switches.

Executive Summary Report check mark check mark

Provides management, administrators, and decision-makers with at-a-glance visibility into recent alerts and activity.

Heartbeat Monitoring check mark check mark

Provides essential monitoring of critical hosts and applications on remote machines.

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Provide users with the ability to add customized links to each host and service.

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Provides at-a-glance overview of IT operations from a single screen.

Host Rename Tool check mark check mark

Allows administrators to quickly and efficiently rename hosts while retaining historical performance and alert data.

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Provides users with instant remote access to any device they are monitoring via RDP, VNC, Telnet, or SSH.

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Allows users to quickly email reports to themselves, team members, and other decision makers.

Enhanced Configuration GUI check mark check mark

Complex tasks become easier with improved GUI monitoring configuration.

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Provides compact, intuitive interface for mobile phones and devices.

Custom Host and Service Actions check mark check mark

Allows administrators to define commands and actions making them readily available to users for troubleshooting and problem solving, creating new trouble tickets, and more.

Remote Machine Monitoring check mark check mark

Provides easy to use monitoring of remote machines and devices on external networks without firewall modifications.

Escalation Wizard check mark check mark Allows users to easily create notification escalation policies.
Email and Forum Support Services check mark check mark Customers who purchase a Nagios XI license receive access to customer only tutorials, documents and top-of-the-line support from knowledgeable technicians.
Advanced Configuration Snapshot Archive check mark check mark Provides users with an archive of past configuration snapshots to revert to if problems occur in the current configuration.
Advanced Dashboard Deployment check mark check mark Allows administrators to deploy custom dashboards to other users while syncing to a master Admin dashboard to ensure users receive relevant, up-to-date information.
Capacity Planning Report

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Provides the ability to visualize and alert on projected future performance, enabling you to predict upgrade requirements.

Advanced Business Process Monitoring

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Provides single-click synchronization of hostgroups and servicegroups with Business Process Intelligence groups.

Scheduled Reports

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Provides regularly scheduled reports to be sent to decision makers, management, and administrators via email.

Scheduled Pages

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Allows users to schedule any XI web page to be delivered via email as PDF attachments on a scheduled basis. Great for sending dashboards, custom screens, and more.

Bulk Modification Tool

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Allows administrators to quickly modify attributes of thousands of host and services in a few simple steps.

Bulk Notification Settings Tool

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Allows administrators to quickly deploy notification settings to users in a few simple steps.

Audit Logging

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Provides an audit trail of changes and modifications to ensure policy compliance.

Automated Decommissioning

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Ensures network monitoring work-flow remains clean and organized by automatically removing host configurations for devices that are in a problem state for too long which minimizes false-positives and provides greater network clarity.

Service-Level Agreement (SLA) Reports

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Provides users the ability to measure effectiveness of specific hosts, services, and business processes to determine if service-level agreements are being met. Schedule reports to be sent on a recurring basis for quick and accurate network performance statistics.

SNMP Trap Interface

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Configure and view SNMP traps within XI

Managed Reports

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Admins can now manage scheduled reports in one place and easily copy reports to other users.

* If you have Nagios XI Enterprise edition you will need to renew the Enterprise Edition features and at least Maintenance on your Nagios XI license in order to keep the Enterprise feature functionality. The renewal price for Enterprise upgrade is an additional $834.75.