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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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"The best part about ServiceNow Discovery is that it is included in the ServiceNow suite.""It's a single system of record and it captures the relationships.""They provide the ability to see into the Discovery tools I want. They offer the best tool view.""The process involving the original setup of the solution is excellent.""The biggest advantage of ServiceNow is the value that it brings.""I find that the Discovery and scripting features are the most useful.""The initial setup is pretty easy.""It does a good job of collecting the data that's necessary for data centers, and IT's operations."

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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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"The service mapping component is less developed than it is in other solutions, and is in need of improvement.""Without improvement in the patters, applications can't be discovered""In terms of improvement, I would like for it to be possible to use without coding. I would like a dropdown so that every customer can do it easily for himself and can understand it.""The solution needs to improve the cost of the solution. There are a few different solutions and they do act the same and have the same types of capabilities, however, the cost is quite high.""They can expand on the plugins for some of the other tools.""On the Software Asset Management part of it, I expect additional reconciliation and Discovery features there.""Technical support has not been helpful when we have come across problems.""When you switch versions, for example, when you go from Paris to Quebec they will introduce many new things and occasionally things break when they do that."

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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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"This solution is a paid option within the ServiceNow framework.""It's a bit expensive compared to other products in the market, but it's worth the money you pay because it's far advanced in terms of features, automation, and capabilities compared to other products.""There is a subscription for ServiceNow Discovery. It's expensive, but I think it's one of the best solutions on the market, so it's worth it.""The price could be better. It's a bit on the pricey side."

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12th
out of 31 in Server Monitoring
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out of 31 in Server Monitoring
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8.1
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Overview

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.

ServiceNow Discovery finds applications and devices on your network, and then updates the CMDB with the information it finds. Discovery is available as a separate subscription from the rest of the Now Platform.

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Sample Customers
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
York, National Grid, DXC Technology, experian, BEACHBODY
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider57%
Manufacturing Company14%
Transportation Company14%
Media Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government5%
Company Size
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise41%
REVIEWERS
Small Business67%
Large Enterprise33%
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ScienceLogic is ranked 12th in Server Monitoring with 1 review while ServiceNow Discovery is ranked 8th in Server Monitoring with 8 reviews. ScienceLogic is rated 10.0, while ServiceNow Discovery is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of ScienceLogic writes "It is stable and very easy to configure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ServiceNow Discovery writes "Stable with good encryption but technical support isn't helpful". ScienceLogic is most compared with LogicMonitor, Datadog, Dynatrace, SolarWinds NPM and SCOM, whereas ServiceNow Discovery is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Tanium, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor, AWS Cloud Map and Nagios XI.

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