Get the Checkmk Edition which fits your needs

Jumpstart your monitoring with the Checkmk Raw or Checkmk Enterprise Free.
Benefit from additional features and enterprise-grade support in the Standard and Managed Services Edition.
OPEN SOURCE
Free of charge, a completely open-source — flexible IT monitoring system.
FREE
Free version of the Checkmk Enterprise edition limited to one instance and 25 hosts.
STANDARD – €50/month
More automation, higher dynamics, performance, scalability, and enterprise-grade support.
MANAGED SERVICES – €100/month
Special features, targeted at firms that want to offer comprehensive monitoring with Checkmk as a managed service.
Features Open Source Free Standard Managed Services
€0 €0 €50/mo €100/mo
billed anually billed anually
Free of charge, a completely open-source — flexible IT monitoring system. Free version of the Checkmk Enterprise edition limited to one instance and 25 hosts. More automation, higher dynamics, performance, scalability, and enterprise-grade support. Special features, targeted at firms that want to offer comprehensive monitoring with Checkmk as a managed service.
Monitoring coverage
1,800+ officially supported plug-ins        
Agent-based monitoring        
Agentless monitoring        
Server monitoring        
Network monitoring        
Network flow monitoring    
Application monitoring        
Multi-cloud monitoring        
Dynamic container monitoring      
Database monitoring        
Storage monitoring        
SNMP monitoring        
Log & event monitoring        
General functionality
Smart and granular alerting        
Business process health monitoring        
Powerful search and filter options        
Tags & Labels        
Hardware / software inventory        
Customizable GUI        
Granular roles & permission mgmt.        
Unlimited user accounts        
Distributed Monitoring        
High Availability (HA) support      
Virtual Appliance      
Dashboarding & Graphing
Customizable, real-time dashboards        
Modern, time-series graphs        
Efficient long-term data storage        
Customizable, combinable graphs      
Overview dashboard      
Host maps dashlet      
Gauge dashlet      
Single metric dashlet      
Multi-metric dashlet      
Barplot dashlet      
Service problems dashlet      
Alert statistics dashlet      
Notification & Alert timeline      
Advanced Analytics
Trend prediction      
Advanced forecasting      
Reporting
Availability analysis        
PDF reports      
SLA reporting      
Automation
Automatic network discovery        
Automatic service discovery        
REST API        
Automated monitoring for dynamic ephemeral infrastructures      
Agent mgmt. & automated agent upates      
Automatic remediation handler      
Recurring maintenance downtimes      
Extension packages management      
Managed Services Features
Multi-customer management  
Multi-customer dashboards  
Multi-customer data segregation  
White-label solution  
Performance
Monitoring kernel Nagios Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore
Scalability 1,000+ hosts 25 hosts 100,000+ hosts 100,000+ hosts
CPU efficiency medium very high very high very high
Shortest measurement interval 60s 1s 1s 1s
Distributed monitoring performance medium very high very high very high
Long-term availability analysis slow very fast very fast very fast
Integrations
LDAP & AD support        
Slack & Mattermost        
Opsgenie        
VictorOps        
PagerDuty        
Cisco WebEx Teams        
SIGNL4 Alerting        
iLert        
Prometheus        
Prometheus for dynamic infrastructure      
Grafana        
Jira      
ServiceNow      
ntop      
i-doit        
Security
Secure agent by design        
Encrypted communication        
Password store        
Support
Community support        
Email support    
Support portal    
SLA response time    
Pricing Free Free From €50 From €100
Features Open Source Free Standard Managed Services
€0 €0 €50/mo €100/mo
billed anually billed anually
Monitoring coverage
1,800+ officially supported plug-ins        
Agent-based monitoring        
Agentless monitoring        
Server monitoring        
Network monitoring        
Network flow monitoring    
Application monitoring        
Multi-cloud monitoring        
Dynamic container monitoring      
Database monitoring        
Storage monitoring        
SNMP monitoring        
Log & event monitoring        
General functionality
Smart and granular alerting        
Business process health monitoring        
Powerful search and filter options        
Tags & Labels        
Hardware / software inventory        
Customizable GUI        
Granular roles & permission mgmt.        
Unlimited user accounts        
Distributed Monitoring        
High Availability (HA) support      
Virtual Appliance      
Dashboarding & Graphing
Customizable, real-time dashboards        
Modern, time-series graphs        
Efficient long-term data storage        
Customizable, combinable graphs      
Overview dashboard      
Host maps dashlet      
Gauge dashlet      
Single metric dashlet      
Multi-metric dashlet      
Barplot dashlet      
Service problems dashlet      
Alert statistics dashlet      
Notification & Alert timeline      
Advanced Analytics
Trend prediction      
Advanced forecasting      
Reporting
Availability analysis        
PDF reports      
SLA reporting      
Automation
Automatic network discovery        
Automatic service discovery        
REST API        
Automated monitoring for dynamic ephemeral infrastructures      
Agent mgmt. & automated agent upates      
Automatic remediation handler      
Recurring maintenance downtimes      
Extension packages management      
Managed Services Features
Multi-customer management  
Multi-customer dashboards  
Multi-customer data segregation  
White-label solution  
Performance
Monitoring kernel Nagios Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore
Scalability 1,000+ hosts 25 hosts 100,000+ hosts 100,000+ hosts
CPU efficiency medium very high very high very high
Shortest measurement interval 60s 1s 1s 1s
Distributed monitoring performance medium very high very high very high
Long-term availability analysis slow very fast very fast very fast
Integrations
LDAP & AD support        
Slack & Mattermost        
Opsgenie        
VictorOps        
PagerDuty        
Cisco WebEx Teams        
SIGNL4 Alerting        
iLert        
Prometheus        
Prometheus for dynamic infrastructure      
Grafana        
Jira      
ServiceNow      
ntop      
i-doit        
Security
Secure agent by design        
Encrypted communication        
Password store        
Support
Community support        
Email support    
Support portal    
SLA response time    
Pricing Free Free From €50 From €100

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    • The infrastructure monitoring solution proposed by Spearhead Systems gives us a complete image of the entire IT environment and the quality of various services provided internally. Thus, we can realistically evaluate the upgrades necessary in order to comply with the assumed SLA. For a big company, with an IT budget planned in advance, it is important to have accurate forecasts and to correctly dimension the investments in technology.
      Cristian Constantin
      Information Security Officer Hidroconstructia SA
    • With Checkmk we automated many routine processes, which means saving an important amount of time, along with reducing the risk of error. Furthermore, when an incident occurs, Checkmk reacts proactively and automatically takes the measures needed to solve the situation, which means extra comfort and security for us.
      Andrei Cristescu
      Team Leader IT, Network Security&Systems Support EOS KSI Romania
    • “With Checkmk, Heineken Romania consolidated the monitoring of its entire infrastructure into just one solution, which offers flexibility while also allows cutting maintenance costs. We were surprised by the rapid implementation and user friendliness of Checkmk in the production environment. In just three days, we succeeded placing the IT environment under complete monitoring and having access to analyses and graphic reports. It is a reliable and safe solution that allows us to confirm that the IT infrastructure works at an optimal level.”
      Laurentiu Basamac
      IT Security Coordinator, Heineken Romania S.A.