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"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 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.""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.""Being able to build and modify dashboards on the fly with Activeboards streamlines my analyst time because my analysts aren't doing it across spreadsheets or five different tools to try to build a timeline out themselves. They can just ingest it all, build a timeline out across all the logging, and all the different information sources in one dashboard. So, it's a huge time saver. It also has the accuracy of being able to look at all those data sources in one view. The log analysis, which would take 40 hours, we can probably get through it in about five to eight hours using Devo."

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"The solution offers very good monitoring.""The feature that I have found the most useful is that it can be deployed to the cloud.""The correlation feature is good.""The user interfaces are quite good and speedy.""The product is quite mature. It's been around for a long time.""ArcSight gives us better visibility into threats that were unknown earlier.""For the typical malware or intrusion, this solution assists us by identifying the symptoms based on network traffic from the application servers.""I think that the overall experience with this solution is good, but in particular, I think that the dashboards are quite interactive."

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"What we are mainly using are the RSA concentrator, RSA Decoder, Archiver, Broker, and Log Decoder.""The most valuable feature is the security that it provides.""The most valuable features are the threat prediction and network forensics.""Performance and reporting are very good.""The most valuable features are the integration and ease of use.""The most valuable feature is that we can create our own connectors for any application, and NetWitness provides the training and tools to do it.""The most valuable features are the packet decoder, log decoder, and concentrator.""It's fully scalable. There is no limit. Of course, the license limits per day the number of terabytes. In my opinion, it's very flexible."

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"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.""The Activeboards feature is not as mature regarding the look and feel. Its functionality is mature, but the look and feel is not there. For example, if you have some data sets and are trying to get some graphics, you cannot change anything. There's just one format for the graphics. You cannot change the size of the font, the font itself, etc.""Their documentation could be better. They are growing quickly and need to have someone focused on tech writing to ensure that all the different updates, how to use them, and all the new features and functionality are properly documented."

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"The stability isn't quite perfect. We occasionally run into problems.""The centralized dashboard for the hybrid cloud environment needs to be more focused. It needs to be redefined because it's missing most of the information. It should be a little bit easy to use. Currently, integration with various applications and connectors is not that easy. Deployment is easy, but integration is not that easy. ArcSight also has a very high bandwidth consumption to pull the local servers. It should have some kind of better process or ability to transfer files from on-premises to the cloud, from the cloud to on-premises, and from a cloud to another cloud.""The roadmap is not clear.""Deployment typology could be improved. Difficult to scale across all the different lines of businesses.""The biggest requirement is that there is no cloud solution for this product yet. They need to create a cloud version. It's the biggest thing they can do to make the solution better.""We would like the ability to easily identify either unused resources or those that are being used sub-optimally.""The weakness in this system comes about because, with so many different logs, it is possible that the security analyst will lose information.""It would be nice if the interface were more user-friendly, with, for example, a minimal number of tabs to navigate."

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"Security needs improvement.""It is not so easy to customize this product.""Lots of competing products have vulnerability protection built into their products, and this solution would be improved by including that support.""The user interface is a little bit difficult for new users and it needs to be improved.""The documentation is not as structured as I would like, personally, and I think that it can be improved and made much more user-friendly.""The initial setup is very complex and should be simplified.""Log aggregation is an issue with this solution because there are a huge number of alerts in a single instance.""They should implement algorithms to digest that data and produce additional, more advanced reporting, alerting and support of internal security teams."

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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.""It's a per gigabyte cost for ingestion of data. For every gigabyte that you ingest, it's whatever you negotiated your price for. Compared to other contracts that we've had for cloud providers, it's significantly less."

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"The cost of the solution is not very high, although hiring a qualified analyst to work with the product is expensive.""The pricing is great compared to others."

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"Our license is for one year.""Many clients are not able to purchase the packet capability because there is a huge amount of data, and the cost depends on the number of EPS (Events per second), as well as the number of gigabytes of data per day.""We have a perpetual license, so the total cost of ownership is not very expensive. It's a good investment.""This is a pricey solution; it's not cheap.""The licenses are good but the cost is very expensive.""It is cheap."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Even if it's a relatively technical tool or platform, it's very intuitive and graphical. It's very appealing in terms of… more »
Top Answer: We have an OEM agreement with Devo. It is very similar to the standard licensing agreement because we are charged in the… more »
Top Answer: There's always room to reduce the learning curve over how to deal with events and machine data. They could make the… more »
Top Answer: ArcSight gives us better visibility into threats that were unknown earlier.
Top Answer: The following needs to be improved: * We would like the ability to easily identify either unused resources or those that… more »
Top Answer: Flexibility, high ingestion rate, and complexity of use cases.
Top Answer: Performance and reporting are very good.
Top Answer: Many clients are not able to purchase the packet capability because there is a huge amount of data, and the cost depends… more »
Top Answer: The user interface is a little bit difficult for new users and it needs to be improved. It takes a lot of time to… more »
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Overview

Devo unlocks the full value of machine data for the world’s most instrumented enterprises by putting more data to work now. With Devo, IT executives finally realize the transformational promise of machine data to drive breakthrough projects that move the entire business forward.

ArcSight is Micro Focus' leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution. ArcSight helps businesses protect their data through compliance solutions and security analytics.

There are a number of different products and solutions in the ArcSight family so you are able to pick and choose those that are best suited to your business requirements.

With ArcSight, IT can:

  • Monitor IT infrastructure.
  • Manage insider security with secure identity and access control.
  • Automate compliance.
  • Monitor applications.
  • Manage security risks.
  • Identify APTs.

If you’re relying on log data to detect and prevent cyber threats, you’re in trouble. Attackers increasingly evade detection of log-centric security and network monitoring tools. But logs combined with full packet, endpoint NetFlow data are proven to provide the essential details for early threat detection. Here’s a closer look at our solution.

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United States Air Force, Rubrik, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, Public Library of Science, OpenTextLake Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bank AlJazira, Banca Intesa, and Obrela. Los Angeles World Airports, Reply
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Find out what your peers are saying about ArcSight vs. RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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ArcSight is ranked 10th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 12 reviews while RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) is ranked 9th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 13 reviews. ArcSight is rated 7.2, while RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of ArcSight writes "A mature and simple to use product, but needs a cloud deployment option". On the other hand, the top reviewer of RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) writes "Good support, powerful decoders and concentrator, but the dashboard is not reflecting events in real-time ". ArcSight is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar, McAfee ESM, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM and NetIQ Sentinel, whereas RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) is most compared with IBM QRadar, Splunk, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM, Cisco Stealthwatch and RSA enVision. See our ArcSight vs. RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM) report.
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