BigPanda Review - why 5 stars?

BigPanda Review
ITQlick Score: 80/100
ITQlick Rating: (5/5)
Pricing: 6.4/10 - high cost
Category: Network Monitoring -> BigPanda
Ranking:Ranked 8 out of 30 Network Monitoring systems
Company: BigPanda
Pricing: starts at $199 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: BigPanda pricing, BigPanda alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Sep 10, 2020

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What is BigPanda?

BigPanda is an incident response management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as alert clustering, alert correlation, alert visualization, and others. The software was designed and launched by BigPanda headquartered in California, United States.

What is BigPanda rating? ()

The rating of BigPanda is 5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 80 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are BigPanda's typical customers?

Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises. It can be deployed in such industries as domains as technology and software development, IT infrastructure, education, automation and manufacturing, financial services, and others.

Is BigPanda the best Network Monitoring?

BigPanda is ranked 8 out of 30 software in their category (Network Monitoring systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers consolidation of alert streams into high level incidents. This consolidation is done in real time based on various factors such as host, cluster, or application. Instant alerts are generated about critical events offering insight into internal changes and allowing quick resolution. Every alert is placed within the context of other cascading alerts, bringing out their mutual relationship. This also allows for easy tracing of incident lifecycle.

BigPanda gives the option of snoozing the noisy alerts so that focused can be reserved for more important tasks. Alerts of similar kind can be grouped into high level incidents. Collaboration service of the software allows sharing, assigning, and tracking of alerts. Integration is offered with a wide range of monitoring systems including New Relic, Shell, Scout, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to BigPanda: Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney), AdRem NetCrunch, Network Performance Monitor, Panopta Advanced Monitoring, PRTG Network Monitor, Site24x7, Splunk, PagerDuty, Uptime Infrastructure Monitor, LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of BigPanda?

The cost of license starts at $199 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for BigPanda

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BigPanda's list of categories:

Performance Management
Communications
VoIP
Data Management
IT Management
Application Monitoring
Development Tools Platforms
Network Monitoring
System Administration
Virtualization
Website Monitoring
Servers

BigPanda Vs. Alternatives

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Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
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BigPanda
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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80/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$199 per user/month
Functionality
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Spectrum
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
9.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$49.99 per month
Functionality
10
AdRem
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,160 per year
Functionality
4
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Network
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,750 per license
Functionality
4
Panopta
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$9 per user/month
Functionality
5
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