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Wireshark Alternatives & Competitors

(115)4.7 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Wireshark? Tons of people want Network Monitoring Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor, PRTG Network Monitor, Nagios Network Analyzer, and Dynatrace are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Wireshark.

Top Alternatives to Wireshark

  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor
  • PRTG Network Monitor
  • Nagios Network Analyzer
  • Dynatrace
  • Zabbix

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Wireshark

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  1. SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

    (193)4.5 out of 5

    Reduce network outages with affordable, easy-to-use network monitoring software

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  2. Reduce network outages with affordable, easy-to-use network monitoring software

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    Deborah R.
    DR
    SolarWinds NPM have many interesting features and have NetFlow option, which allows decomposition and categorization of all monitored network traffic. It is possible to run necessary raports and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. PRTG Network Monitor

    (58)4.6 out of 5

    PRTG is a network management software solution that monitors your network using a range of technologies to assure the availability of network components by measuring traffic and usage.

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  4. PRTG is a network management software solution that monitors your network using a range of technologies to assure the availability of network components by measuring traffic and usage.

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    Thatayaone M.
    TM
    It monitors the whole network infrastructure: servers and network device. It monitors device health status: CPU utilization, memory utilization and services. Bandwidth monitoring for all your links...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, PRTG Network Monitor is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
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    #3
    #3
  5. Nagios Network Analyzer

    (22)4.1 out of 5

    Network flow analysis, monitoring, and bandwidth utilization made easy

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  6. Network flow analysis, monitoring, and bandwidth utilization made easy

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    UI
    Simplicity, easy to configure and multitude of monitoring metrics.

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Nagios Network Analyzer is:

    More expensive
    #4
    #4
  7. Dynatrace

    (973)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Dynatrace has redefined how you monitor today’s digital ecosystems. AI-powered, full stack and completely automated, it’s the only solution that provides answers, not just data, based on deep insight into every user, every transaction, across every application. The world’s leading brands trust Dynatrace to optimize customer experiences, innovate faster and modernize IT operations with absolute confidence.

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  8. Dynatrace has redefined how you monitor today’s digital ecosystems. AI-powered, full stack and completely automated, it’s the only solution that provides answers, not just data, based on deep insight into every user, every transaction, across every application. The world’s leading brands trust Dynatrace to optimize customer experiences, innovate faster and modernize IT operations with absolute confidence.

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    Suresh K.
    SK
    I like the automated discovery, ease of deployment, multi-dimensional baselining, DAVIS and out of the box integration to many third part tool. I like most the RUM part where it use most recent...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Dynatrace is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #5
    #5
  9. Zabbix

    (116)4.2 out of 5

    enterprise open source monitoring solution for networks and applications

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  10. enterprise open source monitoring solution for networks and applications

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    Yasas Sri S.
    YS
    Zabbix is the best open-source monitoring tool that allows me to customize templates as I want to monitor any server and desktop operating systems and set different threshold limits for alerts by...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Zabbix is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #6
    #6
  11. SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer

    (94)4.5 out of 5

    NetFlow Traffic Analyzer network traffic analyzer and bandwidth monitoring software

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  12. NetFlow Traffic Analyzer network traffic analyzer and bandwidth monitoring software

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    AE
    Solarwinds is our main network management and monitoring platform, and NTA is a part of it. Netflow is a essential part of network analysis and troubleshooting, so NTA does what is supposed to do....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. Microsoft System Center

    (525)4.1 out of 5

    Microsoft System Center helps customers realize the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud Platform by delivering unified management. Experience fast time-to-value with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service.

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  14. Microsoft System Center helps customers realize the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud Platform by delivering unified management. Experience fast time-to-value with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service.

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    Dandy Lebeaux G.
    DG
    Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager et Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Microsoft System Center is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #8
    #8
  15. Cacti

    (15)3.9 out of 5

    Cacti is an open-source, web-based network monitoring and graphing tool designed as a front-end application for the open-source, industry-standard data logging tool RRDtool. Cacti allows a user to poll services at predetermined intervals and graph the resulting data.

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  16. Cacti is an open-source, web-based network monitoring and graphing tool designed as a front-end application for the open-source, industry-standard data logging tool RRDtool. Cacti allows a user to poll services at predetermined intervals and graph the resulting data.

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    EI
    A wonderful tool to perform a monitoring of your platform, both infrastructure and process. A light overload for the platform
    #9
    #9
  17. LogicMonitor

    (334)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    LogicMonitor is the SaaS-based, automated performance monitoring platform that provides agile IT Ops teams with the visibility and actionable metrics they need to ensure the availability of services and applications running on complex and distributed infrastructure.

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  18. LogicMonitor is the SaaS-based, automated performance monitoring platform that provides agile IT Ops teams with the visibility and actionable metrics they need to ensure the availability of services and applications running on complex and distributed infrastructure.

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    RM
    The distributed Monitoring system, Agent Less, Threshold system.

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, LogicMonitor is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #10
    #10
  19. Spiceworks Network Monitor

    (20)4.6 out of 5

    Powerful, easy-to-use network monitoring software.

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  20. Powerful, easy-to-use network monitoring software.

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    Benjamin D.
    BD
    I love the software. It is very easy to use. The best part is that is a free software

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Spiceworks Network Monitor is:

    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #11
    #11
  21. Datadog

    (213)4.2 out of 5

    Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev and Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into actionable insight.

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  22. Datadog is a monitoring service for IT, Dev and Ops teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into actionable insight.

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    Randy N.
    RN
    It is so hard to narrow down which features I love the best. This is because no matter what you need from logs to engineering, to security, to infrastructure, there is not 1 team in an organization...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Datadog is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #12
    #12
  23. Intermapper

    (71)4.2 out of 5

    Intermapper is a user-friendly tool that helps IT professionals map and monitor their networks in real time. Find and fix performance issues before users are impacted with auto-discovery, Layer 2 mapping, custom alerts, and more.

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  24. Intermapper is a user-friendly tool that helps IT professionals map and monitor their networks in real time. Find and fix performance issues before users are impacted with auto-discovery, Layer 2 mapping, custom alerts, and more.

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    JM
    From the time we deployed InterMapper into our network. We are now InterMapper alert before clients login tickets of outages. To us this tool has been an amazing SNMP networking invention. The Maps...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Intermapper is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Easier to do business with
    #13
    #13
  25. PingPlotter

    (34)4.5 out of 5

    Get notified about network problems the moment they occur and find culprits quickly with PingPlotter's network performance graphs and alerting system.

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  26. Get notified about network problems the moment they occur and find culprits quickly with PingPlotter's network performance graphs and alerting system.

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    Bill M.
    BM
    The great feature of PingPlotter is the ability to see the hops from sorce to server, on a Satellite connection being able to see the amount of latency which is there becomes useful in diagnosing...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, PingPlotter is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #14
    #14
  27. Progress WhatsUp Gold

    (107)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    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.

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  28. 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.

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    RR
    WUG has allowed us to truly manage by exception. We've extended the use of WUG to monitor devices on our manufacturing floor giving our Automation group real-time information on devices such as...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Progress WhatsUp Gold is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #15
    #15
  29. ManageEngine OpManager

    (22)4.5 out of 5

    Try network performance monitoring & data center infrastructure management software from ManageEngine OpManager.

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  30. Try network performance monitoring & data center infrastructure management software from ManageEngine OpManager.

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    LC
    This tool is indispensable for my daily work, with it I can monitor the internet traffic of entry and exit of all the users of the network. Monitoring interfaces and devices from a centralized...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, ManageEngine OpManager is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #16
    #16
  31. NinjaRMM

    (165)4.8 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    NinjaRMM is a powerful cloud-based IT management tool designed to save technician's time and minimize downtime.

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  32. NinjaRMM is a powerful cloud-based IT management tool designed to save technician's time and minimize downtime.

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    AO
    The structured UI Design is very easy to understand and simple to navigate to.

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, NinjaRMM is:

    Easier to do business with
    More usable
    More expensive
    #17
    #17
  33. Atera

    (102)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Atera It is the only All-in-One SaaS Based software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), combining remote monitoring and management (RMM), professional services automation (PSA) and remote control & support.

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  34. Atera It is the only All-in-One SaaS Based software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), combining remote monitoring and management (RMM), professional services automation (PSA) and remote control & support.

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    Frank G.
    FG
    Atera is a neat platform with lots of functionality which makes managing your clients systems a breeze. Also the team are really easy to get along with and have regular zoom sessions for product...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Atera is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Easier to do business with
    #18
    #18
  35. Nagios XI

    (41)4.6 out of 5

    Nagios XI is a enterprise Server and Network Monitoring Softwareit helps company by comprehensive applications, services, and network monitoring in a central solution.

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  36. Nagios XI is a enterprise Server and Network Monitoring Softwareit helps company by comprehensive applications, services, and network monitoring in a central solution.

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    OK
    The use of nagios XI within our network was to monitor all business-critical network hosts such as core and distribution switches as well as access points and access switches in order to promptly...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Nagios XI is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #19
    #19
  37. Auvik

    (60)4.8 out of 5

    Auvik for MSPs is a solution that gives the network visibility and process efficiency needed to boost the profitability of the network services.

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  38. Auvik for MSPs is a solution that gives the network visibility and process efficiency needed to boost the profitability of the network services.

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    AV
    I like that I can go to Auvik first and find most answers before looking anywhere else. It cuts down time my tickets stay open.

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Auvik is:

    More expensive
    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    #20
    #20
  39. Cisco Network Assistant

    (26)4.1 out of 5

    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.

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  40. 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.

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    UE
    Administration is simple and easy to incorporate new devices and communication is done safely, there are minimal requirements, graphical interface allows verifying how different topologies are...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Wireshark, Cisco Network Assistant is:

    More expensive
    More usable