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Observium vs PRTG: What are the differences?

Observium: A network monitoring platform *. It is a low-maintenance auto-discovering network monitoring platform supporting a wide range of device types, platforms and operating systems ; *PRTG:** A powerful & easy network monitoring software. It can monitor and classify system conditions like bandwidth usage or uptime and collect statistics from miscellaneous hosts as switches, routers, servers and other devices and applications.

Observium and PRTG belong to "Network Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Observium are:

  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Threshold, State and Syslog Alerting
  • Rule-based automatic grouping

On the other hand, PRTG provides the following key features:

  • FLEXIBLE ALERTING
  • MULTIPLE USER INTERFACES
  • CLUSTER FAILOVER SOLUTION
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    What is Observium?

    It is a low-maintenance auto-discovering network monitoring platform supporting a wide range of device types, platforms and operating systems

    What is PRTG?

    It can monitor and classify system conditions like bandwidth usage or uptime and collect statistics from miscellaneous hosts as switches, routers, servers and other devices and applications.

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