Are you looking for a network monitoring tool? Check the list I have put together with the best network monitoring tools. (some are free and some are premium)


Datadog is a popular monitoring service for cloud-scale applications. It will show you data from servers, databases, tools, and services to present a unified view of an entire stack.

Some of its main features are

  • See across systems, apps and services
  • Get full visibility into applications
  • Build real-time interactive dashboards
  • Share what you see and write what you did to solve issues
  • Get alerted on critical issues


ConnectWise allows you to discover all devices and users so they can be proactively monitored.

You can automate recurring tasks so that techs can focus on higher priorities, and drive a high-performance delivery experience for clients.


Zabbix is a popular open source monitoring solution for network monitoring and application monitoring. It will give you a ton of metrics.


ManageEngine is a great IT management software tool for service management, operations management, active directory and security needs.

Some of its features are:

  • Real-time network monitoring,
  • Physical and virtual server monitoring
  • Reactive network


LogicMonitor is a SaaS-based performance monitoring platform for Enterprise IT.

Some of its main features are:

  • Monitor everything from anywhere
  • Full datacentre visibility
  • Complete visibility into AWS
  • Network flow data
  • Powerful real-time dashboards

Paessler PRTG

PRTG is a popular tool amongst server admins. It allows you to monitor LANs, VM, servers, websites and appliances.

Some of its main features are:

  • Flexible alerting
  • Multiple user interfaces
  • Cluster failover solution
  • Maps and dashboards
  • Distributed monitoring

Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor

Advanced network monitoring tool for on-premises, hybrid, and cloud services. It allows you to reduce network outages and improve performance.

Some of its main features are:

  • Intelligent alerts
  • Performance analysis dashboard
  • Critical path visualization


Icinga is an open source network monitoring tool that allows you to monitor infrastructures of all sizes with their integrated cluster system secured by SSL.

It Integrates with many popular DevOps tools.


Secure file transfer and network monitoring across cloud, virtual and on-premise environments.

Some of its main features are:

  • Get quick visibility of connectivity and dependencies
  • Get alerted to developing performance issues
  • See the information you need to quickly fix problems


Nagios is an Open Source IT monitoring solution that provides dependable monitoring to millions of users worldwide.

Some of its main features are:

  • Powerful monitoring engine
  • High-level overview of hosts, services, and network devices.
  • View network incidents and resolve them before they become major issues
  • Infrastructure management
  • Configuration snapshots

Did you find this list of network monitoring tools useful? Have you tried other tools?

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