You need to know your free network monitoring solution can do everything you need it to, like monitor all your IP-enabled equipment, auto-discover devices, and run on multiple operating systems.
You’ll find lots of free network monitoring software options on the market, but not all of them will offer the same sophisticated live mapping, flexible monitoring, and real-time alerting that Intermapper does.
See how Intermapper’s free version stacks up to other free options with this helpful side-by-side checklist.
|Scheduled autodiscovery at specified dates and times||✓|
|IP range scanning for granular monitoring||✓|
|Drag-and-drop map editing||✓|
|Unlimited customization of icons, layouts, and background images||✓|
|Easy map viewing on mobile devices||✓|
|Hierarchical map creation||✓|
|Real-time configurations for when new devices are discovered||✓|
|Automatic Layer 2 and 3 mapping||✓|
|DetectionMap interface for new devices||✓|
|Google Earth integration||✓|
|Free monitoring for unlimited components on up to 10 devices||✓|
|Free probes for comprehensive IT monitoring||✓|
|Distributed network monitoring for physical and virtual components||✓|
|Monitoring for device-specific metrics (response time, packet loss, etc.)||✓|
|Lightweight polling by common protocols (TCP, ICMP, HTTP, WMI, etc.) for virtually real-time monitoring||✓|
|Free monitoring add-on to Splunk Enterprise||✓|
|AlLERTS & NOTIFICATIONS||Intermapper||Others|
|Custom alerts via email, text, SMS, etc.||✓|
|Specify individuals or groups who should receive messages||✓|
|Time delays to minimize “nuisance” alarms||✓|
|Single, one-time installation||✓|
|Intuitive and easy to use||✓|
|Monitors everything from the server (no agent required)||✓|
|Insite Dashboard functionality||✓|
|Self-help resources online (manuals, articles, videos, etc.)||✓|
|Active user community||✓|
|Online store for easy upgrades||✓|
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Live map your network your way. Stay ahead of network outages. For reliable, flexible network monitoring, you’ll love what Intermapper can do. Get started with 10 devices for free.