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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.""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.""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."

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"There are additional costs, such as the cost associated with the different hardware required for implementation and deployment. Along with the add-on apps, these are all additional costs, and they require licensing as well.""The pricing needs to be such that they are more competitive with other vendors.""It's not expensive for the resources that it gives you.""It's very expensive but it fits our budget.""It is a perpetual license that we have for the event collector. The licensing is done based on the number of events and flows that you receive on this particular device. These are perpetual licenses, which means once you purchase them, they don't expire, which means that the support to IBM is definitely renewed after every one year. We have an enterprise agreement with IBM, which puts the cost in a totally different category as compared to someone who is not an IBM partner and is approaching IBM for this solution. We were able to get massive discounts. To give you an idea, we recently purchased 30,000 event licenses, and it costs around $480,000. It is definitely not a cheap product. We have licenses for about 270,000 events per second and 3 million flows per second. All the appliances and their events and flows are basically clubbed together and charged or rather calculated through a single source. The console receives all the details from all the event processes that we have globally. So, the license that we have is a single license for 270,000 events per second and 3 million flows per second, but that can be managed centrally. I was only part of the secondary purchase, which was 30,000 events per second for about $480,000. You can calculate how much we paid for 270,000 events. Reducing its price would be a compromise. We have already used a lower-priced product in the form of NNT, but we had to get rid of it because it was not doing the job that we actually wanted to do. You get what you pay for.""I feel that the price is reasonable but compared to other products that are on the market, such as an offering by Microsoft, it is more expensive.""Its price is good in terms of efficiency and the number of people required for implementing various things. You might pay more in terms of money, but you might save on the number of people. For example, if you are using Kibana, you have to pay more for people or experts, which is not the case with IBM QRadar.""It is costlier as compared to the other alternatives available in the market."

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Top Answer: The user experience [is] well thought out and the workflows are logical. The dashboards are intuitive and highly… more »
Top Answer: Regarding pricing they were in the ballpark with most of the others we looked at, but one of the things that put them… more »
Top Answer: If all of the connectors for the third-parties were there, it would be a solid 10. Everything else about it is right… more »
Top Answer: When it comes to QRadar, they can do the correlation and not only in networks but also endpoints. This is one of the… more »
Top Answer: When it comes to the initial pricing there can be a huge discount from there side and also I think they are open to… more »
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QRadar SIEM, QRadar UBA, QRadar on Cloud, QRadar
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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.

The IBM QRadar security and analytics platform is a lead offering in IBM Security's portfolio. This family of products provides consolidated flexible architecture for security teams to quickly adopt log management, SIEM, user behavior analytics, incident forensics, and threat intelligence and more. As an integrated analytics platform, QRadar streamlines critical capabilities into a common workflow, with tools such as the IBM Security App Exchange ecosystem and Watson for Cyber Security cognitive capability.

With QRadar, you can decrease your overall cost of ownership with an improved detection of threats and enjoy the flexibility of on-premise or cloud deployment, and optional managed security monitoring services.

Nagios Enterprises delivers official products, services, and solutions for and around Nagios – the industry standard in enterprise-grade IT infrastructure monitoring. With millions of users worldwide, Nagios is the undisputed champion in the IT monitoring space. Our team of dedicated professionals works to ensure total customer satisfaction with all the services we provide. Our extensive network of partners helps extend Nagios services and solutions to new organizations and markets worldwide to meet a variety of business needs. Nagios Enterprises was founded in 2007 by Ethan Galstad. Ethan created what would later become known as Nagios in 1999, and currently serves as the President of Nagios Enterprises.

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Sample Customers
United States Air Force, Rubrik, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, OpenText
Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM, impulse, wipro, comteco
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Financial Services Firm24%
Comms Service Provider16%
Transportation Company10%
Manufacturing Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company6%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company28%
Manufacturing Company6%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise71%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise33%
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Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise44%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise62%
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IBM QRadar is ranked 2nd in Log Management with 36 reviews while Nagios Log Server is ranked 26th in Log Management. IBM QRadar is rated 8.2, while Nagios Log Server is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM QRadar writes "Best price-performance ratio, good scalability, and easy to set up". On the other hand, IBM QRadar is most compared with Splunk, ELK Logstash, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM, ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) and RSA NetWitness Logs and Packets (RSA SIEM), whereas Nagios Log Server is most compared with ELK Logstash, Splunk, Graylog, Fortinet FortiAnalyzer and LogRhythm NextGen SIEM.

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