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Checkmk Editions

Checkmk is available in four different editions:
The Checkmk Raw Edition is free of charge, 100% open-source, and a comprehensive IT monitoring system.
The Checkmk Enterprise - Free Edition is the free version of our commercial product limited to two sites, each with a maximum of 10 hosts that can be monitored.
The Checkmk Enterprise - Standard Edition includes many additional features that are relevant in a professional context, provides a greater scalability, and offers the opportunity to receive enterprise-grade support through the vendor or its partner network. It is available as an annual subscription.
The Checkmk Enterprise - Managed Services Edition is based on the Enterprise - Standard Edition and offers special features targeted at companies that want to offer Checkmk as a managed service.

Checkmk Editions

Checkmk Raw Checkmk Enterprise Checkmk Enterprise Checkmk Enterprise
Open-Source Free Standard Managed Services
Core features
Server monitoring
SNMP monitoring
Container & cloud monitoring
1800+ officially supported plug-ins
Log management
Aggregate service health monitoring
Automatic service discovery
Real-time dashboards & graphs
Hardware / software inventory
Multi-lingual user interface
Enterprise auth
Unlimited user accounts
Distributed monitoring 2 sites each with 10 hosts
High performance distributed monitoring
Advanced graphing
Automatic, dynamic host management
Agent management
Action handler
Recurring maintenance downtimes
SLA reporting
Extension packages management
Cross-country, cross-company monitoring
Advanced instance & customer management
Unified dashboards
Strict data segregation
White-label solution
Monitoring kernel Nagios Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore Checkmk Microcore
CPU efficiency medium very high very high very high
Long-term availability analysis slow very fast very fast very fast
Shortest measurement interval 60s 1s 1s 1s
Scalability 1.000+ hosts 10 hosts 100.000+ hosts 100.000+ hosts
Slack, Mattermost, Opsgenie, VictorOps, PagerDuty
Jira, ServiceNow
Community support
Email support*
Support portal*
SLA response time*
From €1200

* Support is sold separately as an add-on to your chosen software subscription.