"Even if it's a relatively technical tool or platform, it's very intuitive and graphical. It's very appealing in terms of the user interface. The UI has a graphically interface with the raw data in a table. The table can be as big as you want it, depending on your use case. You can easily get a report combining your data, along with calculations and graphical dashboards. You don't need a lot of training, because the UI is relatively very intuitive."
"The real-time analytics of security-related data are super. There are a lot of data feeds going into it and it's very quick at pulling up and correlating the data and showing you what's going on in your infrastructure. It's fast. The way that their architecture and technology works, they've really focused on the speed of query results and making sure that we can do what we need to do quickly. Devo is pulling back information in a fast fashion, based on real-time events."
"The ability to have high performance, high-speed search capability is incredibly important for us. When it comes to doing security analysis, you don't want to be doing is sitting around waiting to get data back while an attacker is sitting on a network, actively attacking it. You need to be able to answer questions quickly. If I see an indicator of attack, I need to be able to rapidly pivot and find data, then analyze it and find more data to answer more questions. You need to be able to do that quickly. If I'm sitting around just waiting to get my first response, then it ends up moving too slow to keep up with the attacker. Devo's speed and performance allows us to query in real-time and keep up with what is actually happening on the network, then respond effectively to events."
"Devo helps us to unlock the full power of our data because they have more than 450 parsers, which means that we can ingest pretty much any type of log data."
"The querying and the log-retention capabilities are pretty powerful. Those provide some of the biggest value-add for us."
"The most powerful feature is the way the data is stored and extracted. The data is always stored in its original format and you can normalize the data after it has been stored."
"The most valuable feature is definitely the ability that Devo has to ingest data. From the previous SIEM that I came from and helped my company administer, it really was the type of system where data was parsed on ingest. This meant that if you didn't build the parser efficiently or correctly, sometimes that would bring the system to its knees. You'd have a backlog of processing the logs as it was ingesting them."
"In traditional BI solutions, you need to wait a lot of time to have the ability to create visualizations with the data and to do searches. With this kind of platform, you have that information in real-time."
"It's a very user-friendly product and it's a very comprehensive technology."
"I have customers that like the EUBA functionality of it. The solution has the ability to build a session, basically. It pulls a lot of information together, for example, everything a user does in a specific timeframe. It's quite helpful."
"The way it can connect with AWS is very useful, and the integrations are pretty good."
"Its compatibility with other SIEMS is very useful."
"Easy to deploy and simple to use."
"What is nice about the solution is that it makes it easy to build the queries, search for the events and then do analysis."
"Its integration is most valuable. Its UI is also pretty much easy."
"You can use it to gather syslog messages from anything."
"What I really like is that even if you have already collected the data, you can extract fields and can build searches."
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"Good for log collection and log management."
"We only use the core functionality and one of the reasons for this is that their security operation center needs improvement."
"Devo has a lot of cloud connectors, but they need to do a little bit of work there. They've got good integrations with the public cloud, but there are a lot of cloud SaaS systems that they still need to work with on integrations, such as Salesforce and other SaaS providers where we need to get access logs."
"I would like to have the ability to create more complex dashboards."
"There's room for improvement within the GUI. There is also some room for improvement within the native parsers they support. But I can say that about pretty much any solution in this space."
"An admin who is trying to audit user activity usually cannot go beyond a day in the UI. I would like to have access to pages and pages of that data, going back as far as the storage we have, so I could look at every command or search or deletion or anything that a user has run. As an admin, that would really help. Going back just a day in the UI is not going to help, and that means I have to find a different way to do that."
"Some basic reporting mechanisms have room for improvement. Customers can do analysis by building Activeboards, Devo’s name for interactive dashboards. This capability is quite nice, but it is not a reporting engine. Devo does provide mechanisms to allow third-party tools to query data via their API, which is great. However, a lot of folks like or want a reporting engine, per se, and Devo simply doesn't have that. This may or may not be by design."
"Technical support could be better."
"The biggest area with room for improvement in Devo is the Security Operations module that just isn't there yet. That goes back to building out how they're going to do content and larger correlation and aggregation of data across multiple things, as well as natively ingesting CTI to create rule sets."
"Adding to the number of certifications that they have, for example, ISO 27001, would be helpful."
"They need to focus on more of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and coverage. They claim they cover about 70 to 80%. I'm not sure if it's really quite that much, however."
"We still have questions surrounding hardware deployment."
"This is not really a monitoring solution."
"The solution could improve by increasing the performance. We have run into problems when large amounts of data are processed."
"Our two main complaints are about the difficulty of the initial setup and the licensing model."
"Their technical support sucks."
"It needs a better way to export dynamic views without requiring a ton of code and user/pw."
"This is a costly solution."
"It needs integration with a configuration management solution."
"It's difficult to set up initially, and their billing model is also a bit complicated."
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Exabeam Fusion SIEM is a cloud-delivered solution that that enables you to:
-Leverage turnkey threat detection, investigation, and response
-Collect, search and enhance data from anywhere
-Detect threats missed by other tools, using market-leading behavior analytics
-Achieve successful SecOps outcomes with prescriptive, threat-centric use case packages
-Enhance productivity and reduce response times with automation
-Meet regulatory compliance and audit requirements with ease
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Exabeam Fusion SIEM is ranked 15th in Log Management with 3 reviews while Splunk is ranked 1st in Log Management with 69 reviews. Exabeam Fusion SIEM is rated 8.0, while Splunk is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Exabeam Fusion SIEM writes "User-friendly and affordable with good security on offer". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Very versatile for many use cases". Exabeam Fusion SIEM is most compared with IBM QRadar, Securonix Next-Gen SIEM, Microsoft Sentinel, Splunk User Behavior Analytics and Sumo Logic Security, whereas Splunk is most compared with Microsoft Sentinel, Elastic Security, Dynatrace and IBM QRadar. See our Exabeam Fusion SIEM vs. Splunk report.
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