WhatsUp Gold Review - why 4 stars?

WhatsUp Gold  Review
ITQlick Score: 70/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Pricing: 10/10 - high cost
Category: Network Monitoring -> WhatsUp Gold
Ranking:Ranked 19 out of 30 Network Monitoring systems
Company: Ipswitch, Inc.
Pricing: starts at $1,755 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: WhatsUp Gold pricing, WhatsUp Gold alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 17, 2021

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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.

What is WhatsUp Gold rating? ()

The rating of WhatsUp Gold is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 70 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are WhatsUp Gold's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is WhatsUp Gold the best Network Monitoring?

WhatsUp Gold is ranked 19 out of 30 software in their category (Network Monitoring systems).

Who are their main 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.

What is the cost of WhatsUp Gold?

The cost of license starts at $1,755 per license. 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 10 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for WhatsUp Gold

What should you ask Ipswitch, Inc. during a demo session? (65 questions)

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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's list of categories:

Broadband Internet
Network Monitoring
Server Monitoring
Project Resource Management
Device driver

WhatsUp Gold's list of features:

Enterprise Resource Planning
Network Management
Internet Fax

WhatsUp Gold Vs. Alternatives

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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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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)
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.