NEMS Linux is creating the world's easiest and most affordable Nagios server
20

patrons

$128
per month
A letter from the creator of NEMS Linux

I'm so excited about NEMS. I feel like I've created something that needed to be created. Nagios is notoriously difficult to setup and configure, and I'm working hard to make NEMS the easiest out-of-the-box experience ever -- and one that runs on affordable hardware.

You're here with me at the start of something great. Years from now, you and I will look back and say, "Wow, it started there. I helped build this." and that's exactly what Patreon helps you to do: help me build this.

Let's do this together!

I know there are some NEMS users who simply wanted to give it a try to see what it's all about. But then there are those of us who deployed NEMS Linux for a very specific reason: to save many, many hours of work.

To the first group, I hope you'll consider becoming a Patron having found NEMS to be a great tool on your network. For the second group, I hope you'll acknowledge the time NEMS has saved you, and take this on as an expense. I'll never charge for NEMS, but Patreon lets you say "Wow, this is a great service Robbie is providing, and I want to help him do it by putting some money into it each month."

No matter your reason for being here, pick the tier you're most comfortable with, and let's make NEMS the best it can be!

Thank you!
Robbie Ferguson // The Bald Nerd

NEMS Status
NEMS is an established product. The first release was on May 8, 2016. Since then, there have been several major releases and exciting progress to get NEMS to where it is today. Check out the changelogs to see for yourself:
https://docs.nemslinux.com/changelogs

About NEMS Linux
NEMS Linux (nemslinux.com), short for Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server, is a modern pre-configured, customized and ready-to-deploy Nagios Core image designed to run on low-cost micro computers. At its core NEMS is a lightweight Debian Linux deployment optimized for performance, reliability and ease of use.

NEMS Linux is free to download, deploy, and use. It is created by Robbie Ferguson (that's me!)--the host of Category5 Technology TV. As a free product, NEMS' development is supported by its community of users. Your patronage will help me further improve NEMS, offset the cost to operate, code, update and distribute NEMS, and even allow me to do things like purchase other SBC's to port NEMS Linux to. I also dream of being able to buy ad space to promote NEMS, and would even like to be able to afford to donate NEMS appliances to charities who could benefit from it.
Tiers
Patrons Only
$1 or more per month 4 patrons
Patrons will get to learn about new features before they're publicly released and learn more about what's going on behind the scenes with Patron-only content.
Video Tutorials
$3 or more per month 2 patrons
Early access to detailed video tutorials as they are created, plus access to the NEMS Vlog (at least one video per month) and access to Patron-only content.
Help me help you
$5 or more per month 6 patrons
Priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 1 NEMS Server
$8 or more per month 4 patrons
Encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 1 NEMS server, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Your name in shiny colors
$10 or more per month 4 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 1 NEMS server, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 3 NEMS Servers
$22 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 3 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 5 NEMS Servers
$35 or more per month 1 patron
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 5 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 10 NEMS Servers
$60 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 10 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content. 
Off-site backup - 20 NEMS Servers
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 20 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content. 
Corporate Sponsorship
$150 or more per month 0 patrons
Your company can be an official sponsor of NEMS Linux! Your logo, complete with a link to your web site, will appear both on our official web site and on the NEMS dashboard of all NEMS servers. That's a lot of exposure for just $1,800 per year!


Please note: This special sponsorship tier does not include any other rewards.

Off-site backup - 50 NEMS Servers
$200 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 50 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Goals
$128 of $200 per month
When I reach $200 / month I'll port NEMS Linux to an OVA virtual appliance.
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A letter from the creator of NEMS Linux

I'm so excited about NEMS. I feel like I've created something that needed to be created. Nagios is notoriously difficult to setup and configure, and I'm working hard to make NEMS the easiest out-of-the-box experience ever -- and one that runs on affordable hardware.

You're here with me at the start of something great. Years from now, you and I will look back and say, "Wow, it started there. I helped build this." and that's exactly what Patreon helps you to do: help me build this.

Let's do this together!

I know there are some NEMS users who simply wanted to give it a try to see what it's all about. But then there are those of us who deployed NEMS Linux for a very specific reason: to save many, many hours of work.

To the first group, I hope you'll consider becoming a Patron having found NEMS to be a great tool on your network. For the second group, I hope you'll acknowledge the time NEMS has saved you, and take this on as an expense. I'll never charge for NEMS, but Patreon lets you say "Wow, this is a great service Robbie is providing, and I want to help him do it by putting some money into it each month."

No matter your reason for being here, pick the tier you're most comfortable with, and let's make NEMS the best it can be!

Thank you!
Robbie Ferguson // The Bald Nerd

NEMS Status
NEMS is an established product. The first release was on May 8, 2016. Since then, there have been several major releases and exciting progress to get NEMS to where it is today. Check out the changelogs to see for yourself:
https://docs.nemslinux.com/changelogs

About NEMS Linux
NEMS Linux (nemslinux.com), short for Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server, is a modern pre-configured, customized and ready-to-deploy Nagios Core image designed to run on low-cost micro computers. At its core NEMS is a lightweight Debian Linux deployment optimized for performance, reliability and ease of use.

NEMS Linux is free to download, deploy, and use. It is created by Robbie Ferguson (that's me!)--the host of Category5 Technology TV. As a free product, NEMS' development is supported by its community of users. Your patronage will help me further improve NEMS, offset the cost to operate, code, update and distribute NEMS, and even allow me to do things like purchase other SBC's to port NEMS Linux to. I also dream of being able to buy ad space to promote NEMS, and would even like to be able to afford to donate NEMS appliances to charities who could benefit from it.

Recent posts by NEMS Linux

Tiers
Patrons Only
$1 or more per month 4 patrons
Patrons will get to learn about new features before they're publicly released and learn more about what's going on behind the scenes with Patron-only content.
Video Tutorials
$3 or more per month 2 patrons
Early access to detailed video tutorials as they are created, plus access to the NEMS Vlog (at least one video per month) and access to Patron-only content.
Help me help you
$5 or more per month 6 patrons
Priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 1 NEMS Server
$8 or more per month 4 patrons
Encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 1 NEMS server, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Your name in shiny colors
$10 or more per month 4 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 1 NEMS server, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 3 NEMS Servers
$22 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 3 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 5 NEMS Servers
$35 or more per month 1 patron
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 5 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.
Off-site backup - 10 NEMS Servers
$60 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 10 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content. 
Off-site backup - 20 NEMS Servers
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 20 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content. 
Corporate Sponsorship
$150 or more per month 0 patrons
Your company can be an official sponsor of NEMS Linux! Your logo, complete with a link to your web site, will appear both on our official web site and on the NEMS dashboard of all NEMS servers. That's a lot of exposure for just $1,800 per year!


Please note: This special sponsorship tier does not include any other rewards.

Off-site backup - 50 NEMS Servers
$200 or more per month 0 patrons
Your name (or alias) listed on our web site and in the changelogs for the current release, encrypted off-site NEMS-Migrator backup service for 50 NEMS servers, priority one-on-one support, early-access to video tutorials/vlog and access to Patron-only content.