Compare ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer vs. SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer is ranked 21st in Log Management with 1 review while SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is ranked 22nd in Log Management with 1 review. ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer is rated 8.0, while SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer writes "Works well straight out of the box and is fairly easy to implement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server writes "Easy to configure and provides valuable security alerting". ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer is most compared with ManageEngine Log360, Splunk, Graylog, IBM QRadar and ELK Logstash, whereas SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server is most compared with Graylog, Splunk, Loggly, Nagios Log Server and ManageEngine Log360.
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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.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 log management has helped to improve my organization.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the alerting based on the security logs.

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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.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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There isn't good security integration when it comes to cybersecurity. The correlation of logs isn't so simple.

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I would like to see a more user-friendly and customizable dashboard.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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.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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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.

Your organizations IT infrastructure generate huge amount of logs every day and these machine generated logs have vital information that can provide powerful insights and network security intelligence into user behaviors, network anomalies, system downtime, policy violations, internal threats, regulatory compliance, etc. However, the task of analyzing these event logs and syslogs without automated log analyzer tools can be both time-consuming and painful if done manually.

EventLog Analyzer provides the most cost-effective Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software on the market. Using this Log Analyzer software, organizations can automate the entire process of managing terabytes of machine generated logs by collecting, analyzing, correlating, searching, reporting, and archiving from one central location. This event log analyzer software helps to monitor file integrity, conduct log forensics analysis, monitor privileged users and comply to different compliance regulatory bodies by intelligently analyzing your logs and instantly generating a variety of reports like user activity reports, historical trend reports, and more.

A syslog server is a logging server that allows for the centralized collection of syslog messages, known as events, from a variety of networking devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls, in addition to servers running a variety of operating systems.

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Sample Customers
NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, Public Library of Science, OpenTextMoody National Bank, EnCircle, Goldleaf Financial Solutions, Inc, IBM, Ernst & Young, Micro Linear, Silverbeck-Rymer Solicitors, Provincial Court of British Columbia, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, OGILVY & MATHER, E! Entertainment, Tribune-Review Publishing Co.Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
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Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Media Company12%
K 12 Educational Company Or School9%
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Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider19%
Legal Firm10%
Government7%
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