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Pros
"One of the biggest features of the UI is that you see the actual code of what you're doing in the graphical user interface, in a little window on the side. Whatever you're doing, you see the code, what's happening. And you can really quickly switch between using the GUI and using the code. That's really useful.""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.""It's very, very versatile.""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.""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.""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 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 user interface is really modern. As an end-user, there are a lot of possibilities to tailor the platform to your needs, and that can be done without needing much support from Devo. It's really flexible and modular. The UI is very clean."

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"It is massively useful and great for testing. We can just go, find logs, and attach them easily. It has a very quick lookup. Whereas, before we would have to go, dig around, and find the server that the logs were connected to, then go to the server, download the log, and attach it. Now, we can just go straight to this solution, type in the log ID and server ID, and obtain the information that we want.""The other nice thing about Logz.io is their team. When it comes to onboarding, their support is incredibly proactive. They bring the brand experience from a customer services perspective because their team is always there to help you refine filters and tweak dashboards. That is really a useful thing to have. Their engagement is really supportive.""The visualizations in Kibana are the most valuable feature. It's much more convenient to have a visualization of logs. We can see status really clearly and very fast, with just a couple of clicks."

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"LogDNA consolidates all logs into one place, which is super valuable."

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Cons
"From our experience, the Devo agent needs some work. They built it on top of OS Query's open-source framework. It seems like it wasn't tuned properly to handle a large volume of Windows event logs. In our experience, there would definitely be some room for improvement. A lot of SIEMs on the market have their own agent infrastructure. I think Devo's working towards that, but I think that it needs some improvement as far as keeping up with high-volume environments.""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.""There's always room to reduce the learning curve over how to deal with events and machine data. They could make the machine data simpler.""Where Devo has room for improvement is the data ingestion and parsing. We tend to have to work with the Devo support team to bring on and ingest new sources of data.""Technical support could be better.""Some third-parties don't have specific API connectors built, so we had to work with Devo to get the logs and parse the data using custom parsers, rather than an out-of-the-box solution.""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."

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"I would like granularity on alerting so we can get tentative alerts and major alerts, then break it down between the two.""I would like them to improve how they manage releases. Some of our integrations integrate specifically with set versions. Logz.io occasionally releases an update that might break that integration. On one occasion, we found out a little bit too late, then we had to roll it back.""When it comes to reducing our troubleshooting time, it depends. When there are no bugs in Logz.io, it reduces troubleshooting by 5 to 10 percent. When there are bugs, it increases our troubleshooting time by 200 percent or more."

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"Every once in a while, our IBM cloud operational implementation gets behind. Sometimes, when we have a customer event, we do not get access to the latest logs for about 30 minutes, particularly for the sites that are heavily utilized. This is clearly not good. It is impossible to RCA when you can't look at the logs that pertain to the time period in which the event occurred. It could be more of an operational problem than a feature problem. I don't have visibility about whether it is a LogDNA issue or just an operational issue."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "We have an OEM agreement with Devo. It is very similar to the standard licensing agreement because we are charged in the same way as any other customer, e.g., we use the backroom."
  • "I'm not involved in the financial aspect, but I think the licensing costs are similar to other solutions. If all the solutions have a similar cost, Devo provides more for the money."
  • "Devo is definitely cheaper than Splunk. There's no doubt about that. The value from Devo is good. It's definitely more valuable to me than QRadar or LogRhythm or any of the old, traditional SIEMs."
  • "[Devo was] in the ballpark with at least a couple of the other front-runners that we were looking at. Devo is a good value and, given the quality of the product, I would expect to pay more."
  • "Be cautious of metadata inclusion for log types in pricing, as there are some "gotchas" with that."
  • "Devo was very cost-competitive... Devo did come with that 400 days of hot data, and that was not the case with other products."
  • "Our licensing fees are billed annually and per terabyte."
  • "I like the pricing very much. They keep it simple. It is a single price based on data ingested, and they do it on an average. If you get a spike of data that flows in, they will not stick it to you or charge you for that. They are very fair about that."
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  • "You pay for what you need, and that is a good model. They are also quite happy to talk to you about your uses and your use case. They will even go as far as suggesting things that you don't need to do in order to save you money. At one point, I was quite surprised at how cheap it could be if we wanted it to be or how much they would help us manage our costs."
  • "At the time it was set up, we thought Logz.io was very reasonable for what we were getting in terms of how much time and hosting costs it was saving us, because you don't have to run the servers for it anymore."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Devo, like other vendors, doesn't charge extra for playbooks and automation. That way, you are only paying for the side… more »
    Top Answer:I need more empowerment in reporting. For example, when I'm using Qlik or Power BI in terms of reporting for the… more »
    Top Answer:It is massively useful and great for testing. We can just go, find logs, and attach them easily. It has a very quick… more »
    Top Answer:You pay for what you need, and that is a good model. They are also quite happy to talk to you about your uses and your… more »
    Top Answer:One of those areas would be allowing it to have public dashboards where you don't need a login. The reason is if we were… more »
    Top Answer:LogDNA consolidates all logs into one place, which is super valuable.
    Top Answer:Every once in a while, our IBM cloud operational implementation gets behind. Sometimes, when we have a customer event… more »
    Top Answer:It is our sole cross-correlation logging backend for some IBM services. We have a combination of LogDNA and Sysdig for… more »
    Comparisons
    Splunk logo
    Compared 29% of the time.
    Elastic Security logo
    Compared 10% of the time.
    LogRhythm NextGen SIEM logo
    Compared 6% of the time.
    Microsoft Sentinel logo
    Compared 5% of the time.
    IBM QRadar logo
    Compared 5% of the time.
    Datadog logo
    Compared 37% of the time.
    Splunk logo
    Compared 9% of the time.
    Microsoft Sentinel logo
    Compared 8% of the time.
    IBM QRadar logo
    Compared 6% of the time.
    Coralogix logo
    Compared 3% of the time.
    Splunk logo
    Compared 32% of the time.
    Elastic Security logo
    Compared 18% of the time.
    Datadog logo
    Compared 10% of the time.
    IBM QRadar logo
    Compared 8% of the time.
    Snare logo
    Compared 4% of the time.
    Also Known As
    Logz
    LogDNA
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    Overview

    Devo is the only cloud-native logging and security analytics platform that releases the full potential of all your data to empower bold, confident action when it matters most. Only the Devo platform delivers the powerful combination of real-time visibility, high-performance analytics, scalability, multitenancy, and low TCO crucial for monitoring and securing business operations as enterprises accelerate their shift to the cloud.

    Logz.io is a leading cloud-native observability platform that enables engineers to use the best open source tools in the market without the complexity of operating, managing, and scaling them. Logz.io offers four products: Log Management built on ELK, Infrastructure Monitoring based on Prometheus, Distributed Tracing based on Jaeger, and an ELK-based Cloud SIEM. These are offered as fully managed, integrated cloud services designed to help engineers monitor, troubleshoot and secure their distributed cloud workloads more effectively. Engineering driven companies like Siemens, Unity and ZipRecruiter use Logz.io to simplify monitoring and security workflows, increasing developer productivity, reducing time to resolve issues, and increasing the performance and security of their mission-critical applications.

    Today’s enterprises must manage a massive amount of machine data. They require a platform that enables engineering teams to deliberately route and store structured and unstructured data for different teams with unique use cases. Legacy platforms weren’t made for this moment.

    Mezmo, formerly LogDNA, lets organizations ingest, process, route, analyze, and store all of their log data. Purpose-built for modern engineering teams—including developers, SREs, IT Operations, and Security Engineers—the Mezmo platform is trusted by thousands of companies for SaaS, cloud, and hybrid applications.

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    Sample Customers
    United States Air Force, Rubrik, SentinelOne, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, OpenText, IGT, OneMain Financial, SurveyMonkey, FanDuel, H&R Block, Ulta Beauty, Manulife, Moneylion, Chime Bank, Magna International, American Express Global Business Travel
    Dish Network, The Economist, Forbes, Holler, Kenshoo, OneSpan, Siemens, Sisense, Unity, ZipRecruiter
    Instacart, Asics, Lime, Salesforce
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company63%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Retailer13%
    Insurance Company13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Insurance Company6%
    Performing Arts6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise59%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise62%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise48%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Buyer's Guide
    Log Management
    June 2022
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    Logz.io is ranked 18th in Log Management with 3 reviews while Mezmo is ranked 23rd in Log Management with 1 review. Logz.io is rated 8.0, while Mezmo is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Logz.io writes "Improved our troubleshooting by giving us visibility into what's going on". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mezmo writes "It consolidates all logs into one place and provides required features and functionalities". Logz.io is most compared with Datadog, Splunk, Microsoft Sentinel, IBM QRadar and Coralogix, whereas Mezmo is most compared with Splunk, Elastic Security, Datadog, IBM QRadar and Snare.

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