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WhatsUp Gold vs. SolarWinds

In head-to-head comparisons, WhatsUp Gold consistently outperforms the competition as the most intuitive and easy-to-use network monitoring solution.

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Fault Management

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Easy Implementation and Discovery

WhatsUp Gold will automatically discover your network devices and assign roles from the device roles library. Most customers are up and running in less than an hour.

Full-Time Technical Support

We understand our customers’ needs. Being present and transparent with our customers is what makes our implementation and training the best in the Network Monitoring market. Progress provides 24/7 technical support.

Intuitive Dashboards

Improve network performance and up-time by monitoring and analyzing your network from simple, actionable, and fully customizable dashboards.

944 reviews. 17 vendors. 1 Clear Choice.

If you value industry-leading software, best-in-class product features, and top-tier technical support, then WhatsUp Gold is the network monitoring solution for you. WhatsUp Gold ranked first or second in ease of customization, operational dashboard, fault management, network reporting, plan to renew, ease of implementation, ease of IT administration, likeliness to recommend, and satisfaction that cost is fair relative to value.

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“Relatively easy to implement, as straight forward as you can get with this type of adventure, full feature set. I've used Solarwinds and others in the past WUG is king”

Matthew C. | Sr. Network Admin,
Government Agency

“I have been using WhatsUp Gold network monitoring for years. I was first introduced to the product in 2003. My company at the time was using Solarwinds which I found to be not very user friendly. So I did some research and found WhatsUp Gold. Out of the box it was easy to implement and provided much more clarity and features. It provides me with a proactive approach for when any monitored device hits a predetermined threshold. Absolutely love it.”

Admin, Medical Devices Company

“We switched to WUG from OPManager, brought network monitoring back in house. This saved the company $33K a year. I had previously used WUG at a different company. When I mentioned the potential cost saving the CIO (Big fan of Solarwinds) thought I might be biased, so he gave the project to the other engineer. Luckily he came up with the same results. I was able to display the same information (and more) on the big screen with WUG vs Solarwinds, so the CIO agreed to switch.” 

Del B. | Network Engineer,
Health, Wellness, and Fitness Company
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