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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 allows for a lot of customization.""The most important feature is to be able to get reports or information about the state of all firewalls.""The feature that I have found the most valuable is to be able to see everything in our network in a single task. A single menu and the graphical bar charts that it provides to give insights are very useful. It also gives very good metrics on bandwidth utilization, CPU, and device performance. It is very simple and easy to use as well.""The interface is simple and easy to navigate.""The log analysis and reporting are both quite good.""The most valuable features are customizing reports, and the ability to drill down to display critical information in real-time.""The program is stable and it gives me great visibility.""It has a simplified and user-friendly interface."

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"We use this solution to examine disparate log sources and provide a cohesive method to search for anomalous behavior.""The feature that makes it usable is the web interface.""The ability to investigate a particular period of time where you can analyze logs is its most valuable feature.""It has centralized monitoring for our security operations. Therefore, it improves our analysts' work.""The most valuable features would be the automation, reporting, and the support.""The Web Console is my favorite. It enables me, at a glance, to see the health of the environments.""Even other products we have that feed into it, instead of having to watch all of them we only have to watch one. For example, we have CrowdStrike, so instead of having to pay attention that solution - because their dashboard doesn't really pop when an alarm comes up - we can see issues with the red on the LogRhythm alarm. That is very nice.""We take in around 750 million logs a day. We have a lot of products and that would be a lot of different panes of glass that we would have to look through otherwise. By centralizing, we can triage and take steps much more quickly than if we tried to man that many interfaces that come with the products."

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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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"Their in-house technical support is extremely slow to respond. We have our own in-house team to manage issues so clients don't have to wait over two weeks for a response to issues.""Fortinet FortiAnalyzer is not in the cloud environment like some of the other products. There could be a possibility of extending its functionality to the cloud environment. If possible, they could have a deal with or integrate with other firewall manufacturers, like Palo Alto and Cisco, and mix the information. It is a difficult functionality. I don't know if any product in the market provides such functionality.""They can include integration with devices, such as firewalls, endpoints, from other vendors. They can include graphic monitoring of everything in the network, not just Fortinet products. It would also be good to include customizable reports and customizable views of the reports.""One of the main disadvantages is not having a direct link to the security policy when you see something in the log.""The solution lacks business intelligence features. It's much too basic.""The reports are good, but they are over-summarized.""The technical support is not very good.""When it comes to pushing logs to a SIEM, most of the time we have some issues when it comes to filtering."

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"I would like to see support added for Exchange 2016, and CheckPoint OPSec Lea.""It is a product that is very hard to use.""I would like to see more integration with more products that are out there within the same security field.""Stability has probably been one area where Health Checks have not been great with the product. We have been told that they are going to improve Health Checks on product, though we do struggle with them on a daily basis.""Scalability misses the mark sometimes, especially when you have an integrated disaster recovery built into the solution.""My biggest issue - I know that they say they're doing it - is that the API-building is extremely important. They keep saying it's coming, it's coming. It's not coming fast enough. I don't care if they need to double their team size to get it out there quicker, the world is already in the cloud and we can't monitor it. That's a big problem for us. My boss keeps coming to me about it. That's an issue.""My biggest complaint is documentation. Everyone tells me, "We have documentation on the Community site." I have searched for different types of documentation on numerous occasions, and it might be there, but it's not easily findable.""My big thing is the easability. I don't like to go to two different systems. The fat client that you have to install to configure it, then the web console which is just for reporting and analysis. These features need to collapse, and it needs to be in a single solution. Going through the web solution in the future is the way to do it, because right now, it is a bit cumbersome."

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"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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"It is not very expensive when customers understand the value of this product and the importance of the information that it provides for security.""When comparing with other solutions such as Checkpoint and Cisco, Fortinet is priced well.""The pricing of this solution is fair, and it is based on what you can manage.""The program is expensive.""The price is quite expensive. Fortinet products are very expensive. That is something which they should also look at, because if you compare Fortinet product to, say, Sophos for example, Fortinet is really high and that's the only thing which is a drawback for most users.""We have around 12 devices and yearly we spend approximately $14,000.""All Fortinet programs come at a good price.""We have several products including Fortinet Wireless, FortiGate Firewalls, and FortiAnalyzer, which are bundled together and cost approximately $50,000 USD annually."

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"Everything is expensive with LogRhythm, and you don't get anything for free.""When it comes time to renew, they say, "This is what you are using. This is what we can do for you." So, they work with you on pricing.""We have seen a measurable decrease in the mean time to detect and respond to threats. As it comes out new features and new releases, the window is becoming a lot narrower because you can pivot a lot more with the data. Therefore, the new features and enhancements are reducing that.""The nice thing about LogRhythm is you can either use the agents, getting a certain number of agents with your license depending on how you want to go, and those agents do a lot of cool things, or you can use CIS Log host, then you have like an unlimited number of them.""The solution has provided us with consistency and increased staff productivity through orchestrated automated work flows by at least 20 percent.""I have seen a measurable decrease in the mean time to detect and respond to threats. We went from not detecting them to detecting them. We can actually pick up what is anomalous in our network now.""In comparison to the competition, they are more affordable. This allows us to do more with less."

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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: The log analysis and reporting are both quite good.
Top Answer: The solution doesn't have online analysis. We can't analyze certain parts of the logs. For example, we can't analyze… more »
Top Answer: We're a service provider. Our clients use the solution for log management. We are using physical and virtual end ware… more »
Top Answer: Yes I would recommend to evaluate it side by side with others, as the admin to establish correlation rules and… 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.

FortiAnalyzer Network Security Logging, Analysis, and Reporting Appliances securely aggregate log data from Fortinet Security Appliances. A comprehensive suite of easily customable reports allows you to quickly analyze and visualize network threats, inefficiencies and usage. FortiAnalyzer is one of several versatile Fortinet Management Products that provide a diversity of deployment types, growth flexibility, advanced customization through APIs and simple licensing.

LogRhythm is a world leader in NextGen SIEM, empowering thousands of enterprises on six continents to successfully reduce cyber and operational risk by rapidly detecting, responding to and neutralizing damaging cyberthreats. The LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform combines advanced security analytics; user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA); network detection and response (NDR); and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) in a single end- to-end solution.

LogRhythm’s technology serves as the foundation for the world’s most modern enterprise security operations centers (SOCs), helping customers measurably secure their cloud, physical, and virtual infrastructures for both IT and OT environments. Built for security professionals by security professionals, the LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform has won countless customer and industry accolades. For more information, visit logrhythm.com.

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Sample Customers
United States Air Force, Rubrik, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, Public Library of Science, OpenTextGeneral Directorate of Information TechnologyMacy's, NASA, Fujitsu, US Air Force, EY, Abbott, HD Supply, SAB Miller, UCLA, Raytheon, Amtrak, Cargill
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Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company8%
Government5%
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Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Government13%
Healthcare Company13%
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government8%
Media Company7%
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Financial Services Firm28%
Healthcare Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government9%
Media Company6%
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise24%
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Small Business9%
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Large Enterprise66%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise48%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiAnalyzer vs. LogRhythm NextGen SIEM and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Fortinet FortiAnalyzer is ranked 8th in Log Management with 12 reviews while LogRhythm NextGen SIEM is ranked 2nd in Log Management with 39 reviews. Fortinet FortiAnalyzer is rated 8.2, while LogRhythm NextGen SIEM is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiAnalyzer writes "Offers visibility of critical data in real-time for our clients, but the reports are over-summarized". On the other hand, the top reviewer of LogRhythm NextGen SIEM writes "New functionality like playbooks are exactly how we're going to raise the maturity level of our team". Fortinet FortiAnalyzer is most compared with Splunk, ELK Logstash, Graylog, IBM QRadar and AT&T AlienVault USM, whereas LogRhythm NextGen SIEM is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar, ELK Logstash, Graylog and RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM). See our Fortinet FortiAnalyzer vs. LogRhythm NextGen SIEM report.

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