Check_MK Editions

Check_MK is available in three different editions.
The Raw Edition (CRE) is free of charge, 100% open-source, and a comprehensive IT monitoring system.
The Enterprise Edition (CEE) includes many additional features that are relevant in a professional context, provides a greater scaleability, and offers the opportunity to receive enterprise-grade support through the vendor or its partner network. It is available as an annual subscription.
The Managed Services Edition (CME) is based on the CEE and offers special features targeted at companies that want to offer Check_MK as a managed service.

Functionality Raw
Edition
Enterprise
Edition
Managed Services
Edition
Comprehensive IT monitoring leveraging more than 1500 integrated plug-ins Ja Ja Ja
Hardware / software inventory Ja Ja Ja
Event console – analysis of SysLog, SNMP traps and log files Ja Ja Ja
BI — Business Intelligence Ja Ja Ja
Simple, graphical visualization of time-series metrics data Ja Ja Ja
Interactive views, improved graphics, own graphs, calculations - Ja Ja
Creation of PDF-reports - Ja Ja
Management of extension packages (MKPs) via the graphical UI - Ja Ja
Graphical configuration of the monitoring agents — individually by target device - Ja Ja
Execution of automated actions that can be configured graphically - Ja Ja
Regularly recurring maintenance downtimes - Ja Ja
Optional user interface in German - Ja Ja
SLA Reporting - Ja Ja
Functionality
Raw
Edition
Comprehensive IT monitoring leveraging more than 1500 integrated plug-ins
Hardware / software inventory
Event console – analysis of SysLog, SNMP traps and log files
BI — Business Intelligence
Simple, graphical visualization of time-series metrics data
Interactive views, improved graphics, own graphs, calculations -
Creation of PDF-reports -
Management of extension packages (MKPs) via the graphical UI -
Graphical configuration of the monitoring agents — individually by target device -
Execution of automated actions that can be configured graphically -
Regularly recurring maintenance downtimes -
Optional user interface in German -
SLA Reporting -
Enterprise
Edition
Comprehensive IT monitoring leveraging more than 1500 integrated plug-ins
Hardware / software inventory
Event console – analysis of SysLog, SNMP traps and log files
BI — Business Intelligence
Simple, graphical visualization of time-series metrics data
Interactive views, improved graphics, own graphs, calculations
Creation of PDF-reports
Management of extension packages (MKPs) via the graphical UI
Graphical configuration of the monitoring agents — individually by target device
Execution of automated actions that can be configured graphically
Regularly recurring maintenance downtimes
Optional user interface in German
SLA Reporting
Managed Services
Edition
Comprehensive IT monitoring leveraging more than 1500 integrated plug-ins
Hardware / software inventory
Event console – analysis of SysLog, SNMP traps and log files
BI — Business Intelligence
Simple, graphical visualization of time-series metrics data
Interactive views, improved graphics, own graphs, calculations
Creation of PDF-reports
Management of extension packages (MKPs) via the graphical UI
Graphical configuration of the monitoring agents — individually by target device
Execution of automated actions that can be configured graphically
Regularly recurring maintenance downtimes
Optional user interface in German
SLA Reporting
Performance & scaleability Raw
Edition
Enterprise
Edition
Managed Services
Edition
Monitoring kernel Nagios Check_MK Microcore Check_MK Microcore
CPU-efficiency of the monitoring server medium very high very high
Availability analyses over long time horizons slow very fast very fast
Shortest measurement interval for metrics 60 sec 1 sec 1 sec
Distributed monitoring with many instances and high latencies - Ja Ja
Central alert handling in distributed monitoring - Ja Ja
Automated central agent updating - Ja Ja
Performance & scaleability
Raw
Edition
Monitoring kernel Nagios
CPU-efficiency of the monitoring server medium
Availability analyses over long time horizons slow
Shortest measurement interval for metrics 60 sec
Distributed monitoring with many instances and high latencies -
Central alert handling in distributed monitoring -
Automated central agent updating -
Enterprise
Edition
Monitoring kernel Check_MK Microcore
CPU-efficiency of the monitoring server very high
Availability analyses over long time horizons very fast
Shortest measurement interval for metrics 1 sec
Distributed monitoring with many instances and high latencies
Central alert handling in distributed monitoring
Automated central agent updating
Managed Services
Edition
Monitoring kernel Check_MK Microcore
CPU-efficiency of the monitoring server very high
Availability analyses over long time horizons very fast
Shortest measurement interval for metrics 1 sec
Distributed monitoring with many instances and high latencies
Central alert handling in distributed monitoring
Automated central agent updating
Managed Services Raw
Edition
Enterprise
Edition
Managed Services
Edition
Administration of customers, assignment of instances, users, etc. to customers - - Ja
Central dashboard across all customers, overall monitoring status by customer - - Ja
Strict data segregation – no customer is able to see data from other customers - - Ja
Individual adaptation of the color schemes of the UI, integration of your logo - - Ja
Managed Services
Raw
Edition
Administration of customers, assignment of instances, users, etc. to customers -
Central dashboard across all customers, overall monitoring status by customer -
Strict data segregation – no customer is able to see data from other customers -
Individual adaptation of the color schemes of the UI, integration of your logo -
Enterprise
Edition
Administration of customers, assignment of instances, users, etc. to customers -
Central dashboard across all customers, overall monitoring status by customer -
Strict data segregation – no customer is able to see data from other customers -
Individual adaptation of the color schemes of the UI, integration of your logo -
Managed Services
Edition
Administration of customers, assignment of instances, users, etc. to customers
Central dashboard across all customers, overall monitoring status by customer
Strict data segregation – no customer is able to see data from other customers
Individual adaptation of the color schemes of the UI, integration of your logo
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Edition
Enterprise
Edition
Managed Services
Edition
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Edition
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Edition
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