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"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.""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.""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 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."

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"The integration is very useful and very easy. You can have an API connection with any cloud and I'll be able to do both ways of communication with the help of APA."

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"Some of our customers who use this solution have seen improvement in their connection with load balancing on both connections.""It gives us the opportunity to generate notifications based upon rules that get triggered, and the rules could be specific to PCI, HIPAA, GIBA, NIST, and so forth.""The interface is very easy to use. The connector in the core has FortiSIEM support from the vendor.""The most valuable feature is the dashboard. CMDB database collects data from a lot of pre-configured devices.""Analytics is the most valuable feature. The business service summaries in the dashboards and the correlations for the SIEM are also valuable features.""The solution is very stable. It's run for years without the need to do anything except, add new patches when they are available, which are always a good idea to install.""Both the collecting logs and duo correlation are valuable features for us.""The seamless integration with FortiGate is the solution's most valuable aspect."

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"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.""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.""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.""There is room for improvement in the ability to parse different log types. The breadth of overall log parsers that exists right now is an area that they could improve. Natively, there's more that could be done by Devo then what it can and can't understand from a parsing perspective."

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"We have certain challenges with integrating the SOAR platform with multiple vendors."

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"Our customers are noticing configuration available in the GUI interface and I think that they should be equal.""The backup and recovery process for this solution needs improvement.""The nodes on our network did not comply with the SIEM solution. They use a different format parking log.""The performance can be improved. Sometimes it takes a long time to fetch data.""Their product support, in general, is not that great. The product support is in the same ecosystem. Their support is improving but it's not that great.vvv""They could work on their documentation. If there's anything about the solution that needs improvement, it's that. For example, documentation already is on a very high level but specifically on the CLI there are tons of features which can be fine-tuned and thousands of commands are very difficult to document. If they could make this easier, it would improve the overall solution.""The support of the product changed recently, and I don't think it's for the better. They should work to improve the support they offer to clients.""When compared with some competitors, in terms of performance, the CPU and RAM requirements and the capability of coordination with development all need some improvement."

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"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.""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.""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.""We have seen ROI. We have seen cost savings in maintenance, upkeep, and support."

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"We bought the perpetual license, so we own the product, but there is a three-year support renewal fee for that.""Pricing is acceptable for more than 90% of our customers, as they normally get discounts."

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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: The integration is very useful and very easy. You can have an API connection with any cloud and I'll be able to do both… more »
Top Answer: If a customer uses FireEye cloud-based network security solution, Helix is free for them no matter how many logs or EPS… more »
Top Answer: Helix will do well after the pandemic because everybody will be looking for a cloud solution and it is cloud-native… more »
Top Answer: To add workers and even collectors is pretty easy.
Top Answer: When they started out after acquiring AccelOps, the user interface wasn't that great. But from version 5.0 they have… more »
Top Answer: We run a Manage Security Services company and we use it in-house and for some of our clients. The service is a… 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.

FireEye Helix is a cloud-hosted security operations platform that allows organizations to take control of any incident from alert to fix. Available with any FireEye solution, FireEye Helix integrates your security tools and augments them with next-generation SIEM, orchestration and threat intelligence capabilities to capture the untapped potential of security investments. Designed by security experts, for security experts, it empowers security teams to efficiently conduct primary functions, such as alert management, search, analysis, investigations and reporting.

FortiSIEM (formerly AccelOps 4) provides an actionable security intelligence platform to monitor security, performance and compliance through a single pane of glass.

Companies around the world use FortiSIEM for the following use cases:

  • Threat management and intelligence that provide situational awareness and anomaly detection
  • Alleviating compliance mandate concerns for PCI, HIPAA and SOX
  • Managing “alert overload”
  • Handling the “too many tools” reporting issue
  • Addressing the MSPs/MSSPs pain of meeting service level agreements
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Sample Customers
United States Air Force, Rubrik, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, Public Library of Science, OpenTextPolice Bank, Verisk Analytics, Teck ResourcesFortiSIEM has hundreds of customers worldwide in markets including managed services, technology, financial services, healthcare, and government. Customers include Aruba Networks, Compushare, Port of San Diego, Cleveland Indians, Infoblox, Healthways, and Referentia.
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company6%
Government6%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company8%
Construction Company6%
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Comms Service Provider14%
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Healthcare Company7%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government9%
Retailer5%
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FireEye Helix is ranked 17th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 1 review while Fortinet FortiSIEM is ranked 8th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 11 reviews. FireEye Helix is rated 9.0, while Fortinet FortiSIEM is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of FireEye Helix writes "We can have an API connection with any cloud, the integration is very easy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSIEM writes "The performance is very good, and it is extremely scalable". FireEye Helix is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar, Secureworks Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response, ServiceNow Security Operations and Exabeam, whereas Fortinet FortiSIEM is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar, AT&T AlienVault USM, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM and Elastic SIEM.
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