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"It is good for giving an overview of the systems and for tracking long-term trends. It is handy for root cause analysis, e.g. it can eliminate whether storage is the cause of an issue.""Among the most valuable features are the queries and reporting that allow us to look at the utilization of resources, at how well the storage is performing, and to report on which resources are being used by which business units. We can track usage across the entire environment, across applications, business units, cost centers, etc.""Its ability to quickly inventory our resources, figure out interdependencies across them, and assemble a topology of your environment is brilliant. There is a price associated with it. Whenever you target a NetApp environment, it is included in the price but whenever you want to add different vendors, like VMware and Cisco, the price greatly spikes. Inventorization helps us a lot to visualize the environment.""Cloud Secure is definitely the most valuable feature and being able to see file level activity. It gives real-time alerting on possible ransomware attacks and provides file security review. It helps us to see if something abnormal is happening on the system before it's too late."

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"It is very easy to configure because we are using an agent-less version. You can very quickly implement a collector for monitoring device servers."

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"When I did need support because I was having problems with the solution, the first or the second line just didn't understand it. They were providing this only on a software as a service basis. So, they were asking all the wrong questions.""There is room for improving the creating and managing or modifying of reports. That is still a difficult task to do and requires knowledge beyond the storage itself. I would love to see reporting improved so that we can create reports by dragging and dropping pieces into a report form and publish a report that way.""Their pricing model needs improvement.""In a perfect world we would have something built, right out-of-the-box, that can identify what we call "noise," and reduce the amount of data. You're presented with so much data when you first start the data collectors. For example, it brings back a lot of change rates that happen just because of standard computing, like profile changes and that sort of thing. Being able to identify things like that and categorize them and strip it down—and it probably can do that, I just haven't gotten there yet—would be very beneficial."

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"It doesn't have the complete application-level topology. It could have service topology and business service monitoring. I would like to see how business service monitoring will function with agent-based installation, and how flexible and business-oriented it is for service modeling and service infrastructure. I have a lot of experience in using business service monitoring, service topology, and service hierarchy functionalities in similar products from BMC and Micro Focus (OpenView), and I want to see how these functionalities will look like in ScienceLogic."

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"It could use a URL document server. Everything in the market is moving towards automation and everybody's looking for the single click operations as well relational data locality."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing model could be improved. We love that you can use it for free for looking at NetApp products. You only need licenses to look at non-NetApp products, but as soon as you do that, you start utilizing licenses that actually would have been free in the public. So, there is a bit of an anomaly in the licensing model.""Be aware of the capacity licensing and understand how that works, because it is based on capacity. Getting an understanding of that is the biggest thing."

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"Its price could be lower, but for what you pay, you got a lot of value from its features and functionalities. Customers always want a discount or a cheaper solution."

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"Different locations require different setups. In your terms, around 300 to around 400K USD."

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Top Answer: Cloud Secure is definitely the most valuable feature and being able to see file level activity. It gives real-time… more »
Top Answer: Be aware of the capacity licensing and understand how that works, because it is based on capacity. Getting an… more »
Top Answer: As I went through learning the querying, it could have been a little more intuitive. I'm still fresh into the system. In… more »
Top Answer: It is very easy to configure because we are using an agent-less version. You can very quickly implement a collector for… more »
Top Answer: Its price could be lower, but for what you pay, you got a lot of value from its features and functionalities. Customers… more »
Top Answer: It doesn't have the complete application-level topology. It could have service topology and business service monitoring… more »
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Wavefront, Wavefront by VMware, VMware Tanzu Observability
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Overview

NetApp Cloud Insights is an infrastructure monitoring tool that gives you visibility into your complete infrastructure. With Cloud Insights, you can monitor, troubleshoot and optimize all your resources including your public clouds and your private data centers.

ScienceLogic is the global leader in hybrid IT monitoring for the network of everything. Over 25,000 global service providers, enterprises, and government organizations rely on ScienceLogic to significantly enhance IT efficiency, optimize operations, and ensure business continuity. ScienceLogic is the first monitoring solution to provide a comprehensive view of all IT components through a single pane of glass, whether they reside in a public cloud environment or on-premises. With over 1,500 dynamic management apps and custom dashboarding capabilities, we deliver the scale, resiliency, and automation needed to simplify the constantly evolving task of managing IT resources, services, and applications.

VMware Tanzu Observability provides metrics-driven analytics at massive scale, so you can get the most out of your cloud-native apps.

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Remotely Monitor and Optimize Your IT Operations

Monitor and optimize all your organization's infrastructure even while working from home. Sign up for the 30-day trial to see how NetApp Cloud Insights helps to maintain availability, optimize cloud spend, and identify data security threats.

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Sample Customers
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Kellogg Company, Booz Allen, Cisco, Red Bull, Fidelus, Telstra, Comcast, CSC, Peak 10, HughesNet, Hosting, Datapipe, US Army, Equinix, Rite Aid, Carbonite, Sybase, Carpathia, AT&T, ePlus, Dimension Data, Virtustream, Boeing, Honeywell
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider57%
Manufacturing Company14%
Transportation Company14%
Media Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise41%
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ScienceLogic is ranked 20th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 1 review while VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront is ranked 18th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 1 review. ScienceLogic is rated 10.0, while VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of ScienceLogic writes "It is stable and very easy to configure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront writes "Good stability but overall still needs more technology enhancements and better automation". ScienceLogic is most compared with LogicMonitor, Dynatrace, Datadog, SolarWinds NPM and Splunk, whereas VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace, Nutanix Karbon, Splunk and AWS Auto Scaling.

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