"The ability to send notifications based on metadata from the monitor is helpful."
"The solution is sufficiently stable."
"Its integration definitely stands out. It provides seamless monitoring of all our systems, services, apps, and whatever else we secure and monitor. Visualizations have become simpler with dashboards. We are getting visibility into systems, services, and apps stack through a single pane of glass, which is good. We are able to put logs in context."
"The fact that everything is under a single pane of glass is really valuable, as developers don't have to spend their time copying correlation IDs across tools to find what they need."
"Datadog has given us near-live visibility across our entire cloud platform."
"The visibility that it provides is valuable. It is helping in being proactive around incident management. It is helping us to be able to get more visibility into our customers' applications so that we can assist them at the application layer. We also provide them the infrastructure from an AWS standpoint. We are able to make sure that our customers are aware of certain critical things around the analytical piece of either the network or the application. We're able to call customers before they even know about the issue. From there, we can start putting together some change management processes and help them a bit."
"The most valuable features are the dashboards and the reporting."
"Having a clear view, not only of our infrastructure but our apps and services as well, has brought a great added value to our customers."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Once agents are connected to the Datadog portal, we should be able to upgrade them quickly."
"Additional metrics should be included."
"It can have an artificial intelligence component. Even though I can seamlessly look at end-to-end security, it would be better to have alerts and notifications powered by an AI engine. I am not sure if they have an AI component. We have not reached out to them or looked at it, but this is something that I keep on talking about within our company in terms of features. Such a feature would be good to have, and it would further optimize my Security Ops team's abilities."
"I'd like to see better pricing and more integration in the next release."
"Could be a little more user friendly."
"In the past two years, there have been a couple of outages."
"While I like the ease of use, when compared with Tenable Nessus they could still improve their usability."
"It would be ideal if the product offered a bit more monitoring from our dashboard."
"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."
"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."
"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."
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Datadog is ranked 2nd in Cloud Monitoring Software with 26 reviews while NetApp Cloud Insights is ranked 16th in Cloud Monitoring Software with 4 reviews. Datadog is rated 8.4, while NetApp Cloud Insights is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Datadog writes "Provides insightful analytics and good visibility that assist with making architectural decisions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetApp Cloud Insights writes "Helps us to see interdependencies, overlay latency between two completely separate systems, and query application performance". Datadog is most compared with Dynatrace, Splunk, ELK Logstash, New Relic APM and Azure Monitor, whereas NetApp Cloud Insights is most compared with Amazon CloudWatch, SolarWinds NPM, VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront, Zabbix and LogicMonitor. See our Datadog vs. NetApp Cloud Insights report.
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