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(29)4.5 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Nmap? Tons of people want Network Management Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Progress WhatsUp Gold, Cisco DNA Center, Auvik, and SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Nmap.

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Top Alternatives to Nmap

  • Progress WhatsUp Gold
  • Cisco DNA Center
  • Auvik
  • SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper
  • Cisco Network Assistant

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Nmap

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    #1
  1. Progress WhatsUp Gold

    (118)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  2. Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold is unified infrastructure and application monitoring software that gives modern IT teams the ability to monitor their increasingly complex IT environment with a single product.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AH
    Alerting system and the information provided.

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Progress WhatsUp Gold is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #2
  3. Cisco DNA Center

    (33)4.3 out of 5
  4. How Cisco DNA Center works Your programmable network infrastructure sends data to the Cisco DNA Center Appliance. The appliance activates features and capabilities on your network devices using Cisco DNA software. Everything is managed from the Cisco DNA Center dashboard.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    Kent H.
    KH
    Assurance. Hands down! The visibility you gain into your network across both wired and wireless is just unparalleled. The time saved on provisioning and maintaining devices is also unmatched in the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Cisco DNA Center is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
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    #3
  5. Auvik

    (73)4.8 out of 5
  6. Auvik for MSPs is a solution that gives the network visibility and process efficiency needed to boost the profitability of the network services.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AI
    Automatic network mapping even without specific credentials

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Auvik is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    More expensive
    #4
  7. SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper

    (13)4.1 out of 5
  8. Automate network device mapping in your IT infrastructure, including network devices, servers, virtualization hosts and more

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AR
    SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper very useful and reliable network mapping and managing tool for new and existing network. Its ability to use for troubleshooting to design and planning.

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #5
  9. Cisco Network Assistant

    (26)4.1 out of 5
  10. Cisco Network Assistant simplifies wired and wireless network management for networks up to 80 devices with its intuitive GUI and a task-based menu. Cisco Network Assistant is free and is optimized to apply common services across Cisco switches, routers, wireless controllers, and access points.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AE
    I like the friendly user face, the ease of locating the information needed, and the capabilities of wired and wireless technology devices. I like that it is free and works across other cisco...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Cisco Network Assistant is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    #6
  11. Ubiquiti Network Management System

    (16)4.5 out of 5
  12. Ubiquiti Network Management System manages all the EdgeMAX, EdgeSwitch, airMAX and UFiber devices.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    CC
    I can maintain all of our wireless equipment from one portal. In addition, we do not have to periodically buy expensive licensing to make our equipment work.

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Ubiquiti Network Management System is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #7
  13. Fing Device Recognition

    (1)4.5 out of 5
  14. Fing Device Intelligence technology gives your customers and systems the clearest view of home and corporate networks.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    UR
    Can easily gain visibility on all devices connected to your network and remove any suspicious or idle devices that may be taking up bandwidth. You can also run a quick speedtest if that ever...Read more
    #8
  15. Azure Virtual WAN

    (13)4.2 out of 5
  16. Connect your global branch offices, point-of-sale locations, and sites using Azure and the Microsoft global network. Plan, configure, and seamlessly deploy new connections, tuned for a growing ecosystem of market-leading partners.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    Nathan R.
    NR
    Our favorite thing about Virtual WAN is its global capabilities. There are most definitely a lot of better options out there for companies with a more global focus, but Virtual WAN is one of the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Azure Virtual WAN is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #9
  17. Entuity Network Analytics (ENA)

    (22)4.9 out of 5
  18. Entuity's highly automated, enterprise-class solution puts deep network insight at your fingertips, frees IT staff to focus on strategic projects, and easily integrates with major frameworks and networking environments.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    FN
    Easy adminstration, intuitive graphical interface

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Entuity Network Analytics (ENA) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More usable
    #10
  19. ManageEngine OpManager

    (22)4.5 out of 5
  20. Try network performance monitoring & data center infrastructure management software from ManageEngine OpManager.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    OS
    This software allows us to monitor the networks in a totally secure way and giving us total accessibility. It monitors all network devices such as routers, switches, firewalls, LAN controllers,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, ManageEngine OpManager is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More expensive
    #11
  21. Spiceworks Inventory

    (17)3.8 out of 5
  22. Inventory helps to manage IT, basic and Advanced network inventory management, a track of the hardware and the and shows who has access to.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    Vrej A.
    VA
    It's free, easy to use, and it can be used to keep track of different platforms.

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Spiceworks Inventory is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    #12
  23. IP Scanner

    (13)3.9 out of 5
  24. IP Scanner is an addition to IT pro toolbox to hit GA release. It scans the network and links to cloud help desk.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AW
    It's easy to get started and does pickup most items quickly. The inventory uses background machine level communication to identify manufacturer and device time in most instances. will require more...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, IP Scanner is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #13
  25. Spiceworks MSP

    (19)4.2 out of 5
  26. Spiceworks MSP helps to manage services software that provides multiple remote networks scanning, tickets management, and activities reporting.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    GI
    I liked the ability to view tickets and end users separately or together based on the information I was looking for. For example, it was helpful to keep track of all tickets by end user, and all...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Spiceworks MSP is:

    More expensive
    #14
  27. BackBox

    (17)4.3 out of 5
  28. BackBox offers a simple way to intelligently automate the backup, restoring and management of all devices on the network by providing centralized management for over 150 different technology manufacturers

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    CM
    support is very competent, product is just working and easy to use

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, BackBox is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #15
  29. Spiceworks Network Mapping

    (11)4.2 out of 5
  30. Spiceworks Network Mapping is a software that enables customizable network map creation, bandwidth usage and device details access and displaying.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    VR
    You are able to handle employee questions based on a ticket system who you can assign who it pertains to and assist the employee better

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Spiceworks Network Mapping is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    #16
  31. Cisco Data Center Network Manager

    (14)4.3 out of 5
  32. Designed to help you efficiently implement and manage virtualized data centers. It includes a feature-rich, customizable dashboard that provides visibility and control through a single pane of glass to Cisco Nexus and MDS products.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AT
    the best of cisco DCNM is the powerfull tool for discover the net topologhy and their devices associated

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Cisco Data Center Network Manager is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #17
  33. SteelCentral

    (12)4.4 out of 5
  34. SteelCentral is a end-to-end solution that combines user experience, infrastructure, application, and network monitoring for a holistic view of application performance.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    JD
    SteelCentral application is a cloud-based application for application and network monitoring and application performance. The interface is easy to utilize and it gives a rich and tremendous measure...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, SteelCentral is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #18
  35. Ekahau Pro

    (11)4.7 out of 5
  36. Ekahau Pro site survey tool is the complete toolkit for designing, analyzing, optimizing and troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks. Running on either macOS or Windows, it is the de-facto tool for network engineers in companies of all sizes.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    RG
    It's pretty intuitive to use. When we onboard new team members our first step is to teach them how to do a site survey and a wireless design with Ekahau(site surveys will have to wait until the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, Ekahau Pro is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #19
  37. ThousandEyes

    (12)4.6 out of 5
  38. Performance Management for the Cloud Era

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    Peter J.
    PJ
    The connection path from source to target.

    Reviewers say compared to Nmap, ThousandEyes is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #20
  39. Micetro by Men&Mice

    (2)4.3 out of 5
  40. Men & Mice is a modular software or virtual appliance solution for DNS/DHCP environments.

    Categories in common with Nmap:
    AE
    It stands out of all the other IP trackers out there. Unlike other trackers Men & Mice does not falter when it comes to Active Directory discovery and management. If you ever run into problems with...Read more