N-central® is software for better IT service

A complete service delivery platform for small IT businesses to large managed service providers.

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Fully functional for 30 days

Automated monitoring & management


Automated Onboarding

N-central will discover and onboard customer devices for you.

Automated Setup

Automatically install antivirus and patches as well as configure backup.

Automated Maintenance

A drag and drop interface lets you automate without any prior programming or scripting expertise.

Automated Reporting

Show your customers exactly what you are doing for them.

A better way to support your customers

At a glance troubleshooting

A dashboard to view all information on a device for faster troubleshooting.

Fast problem resolution

Resolve common support tasks instantly without interrupting the user.

PSA Integration

Fast PSA integration and audit logs let you update and close tickets faster.


  • RMM Login Screen Zoom
  • Network device monitoring Zoom
  • Server monitoring Zoom
  • Integrated remote desktop control Zoom
  • Integrated help desk tools Zoom
  • Remote support tool Zoom
  • Scheduled routine maintenance Zoom
  • Integrated PSA ticket audit trail Zoom

Technical requirements

The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory. Please review the Administrator Guide for more granular recommendations.
  • Device Quantity1,000
  • CPU2 Cores
    4 Cores
    8 Cores
  • RAM4 GB
    8 GB
    16 GB
  • HDD75 GB
    150 GB
    300 GB
Additional configurations available on request.
  • Processor
  • Intel Xeon 55xx series or later
  • Network
  • 100 Mbps
  • Operating System
  • N-central includes the Centos 6 (x64) Linux OS

SolarWinds N-able can host the N-central hardware and software so you don’t have to worry about maintaining the infrastructure. Ask us about Hosted N-central.


Frequently Asked Questions

What can I monitor with N-central?

N-central will automatically detect almost any IP connected device and with hundreds of built-in monitoring services we can monitor just about anything.

Can you help set up my first customer?

Yes. Our dedicated on boarding team can help you deploy to your very first customer using our best practice deployment methodologies.

Is it difficult to get started with automation & scripting?

No. Our drag and drop automation builder lets you build automation in minutes. No programming or scripting experience necessary.

Can N-central handle all of my customers’ devices?

Yes. N-central is used by thousands of MSPs to monitor millions of devices. Some of our partners monitor as many as 25,000 devices.

What reports can be produced?

Up to 7 years of historical data can be stored and you can produce detailed technical reports to consultative & executive level business reports.

Can I remotely connect to customers through a Firewall?

Yes. Whether it’s a firewall, or a roaming laptop we provide various methods for you to remotely connect to and support your customers.


How other businesses are growing

  • "Tasks that took multiple techs hours on site now takes 1 tech 15 min remotely."

    Tony Chiapeta
    Co-founder, Chips Computer Services
  • "95% of remediation is now performed remotely."

    Paul Boyer
    Managing Partner, Ancero
  • "92% of our service tickets are answered within 8 minutes."

    Gavin Evans
    Owner, ITEasy

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You’re invited to try the platform and experience the support that has helped transform thousands of IT Service Providers into profitable, recurring revenue MSPs that provide great service.

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