WhatsUp Gold Review

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Last updated: Oct 22, 2019

WhatsUp Gold Review

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

Starting from $1,755 per license

WhatsUp Gold is an on-premise and cloud-based network monitoring software solution designed to help organizations monitor their networks in the cloud, virtual or on-premise environment.

  • Categories (4/5):

    • Broadband Internet
    • Network Monitoring
    • Server Monitoring
    • Project Resource Management

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 22, 2019

What is WhatsUp Gold?

WhatsUp Gold is an on-premise and cloud-based network monitoring software solution designed to help organizations monitor their networks in the cloud, virtual or on-premise environment. WhatsUp Gold gives the IT teams the tools they need to be able to control the ever-changing and complex It environments.

WhatsUp Gold is created by IPSwitch Company founded in 1991 in the US to cater to IT enterprises as well as medium and large managed service providers.

Its main features are Discovery and network mapping, Cloud monitoring, Network monitoring and alerting, Reporting and dashboards, and more. The software provides training through Webinars, documentation, and Live online.

Average Rating -

The rating of WhatsUp Gold is 4 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of WhatsUp software are Nagios XI and Datadog.

Similar to WhatsUp Gold, Nagios XI is a cloud-based IT infrastructure monitoring & alerting software that help users to identify problems before they occur whereas. WhatsUp Gold is built to serve medium and large IT enterprises and on the other hand Nagios XI is built to serve businesses of all sizes.

WhatsUp Gold is a product of IPSwitch, but Nagios XI is designed by Naxios Company. Naxios XI is cloud-based, and by contrast WhatsUp Gold is both on-premise and cloud-based. The software solutions offer training through documentation, Live Online, and Webinars.

Datadog is a monitoring and data analytics software solution built for IT, Dev & Ops teams while WhatsUp Gold is a network monitoring software solution designed to help organizations monitor their networks in the cloud, virtual or on-premise environment.

Datadog is SaaS-based and in comparison WhatsUp Gold is both cloud-based and on-premise. Datadog is a product of DataDog, but WhatsUp is designed by IPSwitch Company. Both software solutions are built for businesses of all sizes including small and medium businesses as well large enterprises.

WhatsUp Gold Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $1,755 per license. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed WhatsUp Gold pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 10 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

WhatsUp Gold software solution is built by IPSwitch to serve small, medium and large managed service providers as well as IT enterprise.

The software caters to various markets including Australia, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, and the United States. The industries that the software is suitable for include Banking & finance, healthcare, government, insurance, retail, education, manufacturing, and transportation.


WhatsUp Gold Categories

Broadband Internet
Network Monitoring
Server Monitoring
Project Resource Management
Device driver

Specifications

Company:
Address: Lexington, Massachusetts
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Windows

WhatsUp Gold Features

Enterprise Resource Planning
Network Management
Internet Fax

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