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Elastic vs SolarWinds

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Elastic
Based on 66 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 214 reviews.
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Overview
Elasticsearch is a search server based on Lucene. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine with a RESTful web interface and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java and is released as open source under the terms of the Apache License. Elasticsearch is the second most popular enterprise search engine. Shay Banon created Compass in 2004. Elasticsearch BV was founded in 2012 to provide commercial solutions around Elasticsearch and related software.SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
ELK Logstash: Sprint, Grab, Autopilot, Just Eat, Verizon Wireless, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, Perceivant, Quizlet
Elastic Beats: Sprint
Elastic SIEM: Harel Insurance & Financial, Delhivery, Voxpopme, POSCO, Fairfax Media, EO Media Group, Netshoes, BPCE, MM Karton, KPN, NS1, Ctcue, Forcura, Engadget, Roanoke College, St. Mary's University, ndiana University, E*Trade, Adobe, Cisco
Elastic APM: PSCU, Entel, VITAS, Mimecast, Barrett Steel, Butterfield Bank
SolarWinds Security Event Manager : NetSuite, EasyStreet, Legacy Texas Bank, and Energy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
Solarwinds Papertrail: Product Hunt
Loggly: Lenovo, Pizza Hut, Care.com, USGA, Citrix, Neustar, Lucidchart, Samsung, Sendgrid, AKQU, Ebates, EA
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server: Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor: Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
SolarWinds AppOptics: TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
Solarwinds Web Performance Monitor: commscope, COCC,
SolarWinds Pingdom: Spotify, MailChimp, Slack, Twitter
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Computer Software Company
25%
Comms Service Provider
24%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
7%
Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
21%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
5%
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