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170 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100
170 Ratings
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Monitoring Tasks

    8.6

    Atera

    86%

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Remote monitoring

    8.7
    87%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network device monitoring

    7.9
    79%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple Server Monitoring

    9.0
    90%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multi-device monitoring

    8.8
    88%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated alerts and notifications

    8.7
    87%
    53 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Management Tasks

    7.9

    Atera

    79%

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Patch Management

    8.1
    81%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Service configuration management

    7.8
    78%
    45 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Software and hardware inventory

    8.4
    84%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based automation

    7.1
    71%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    8.1

    Atera

    81%

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Performance data reports

    8.5
    85%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizable reporting

    7.8
    78%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data visualization

    7.9
    79%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Risk analysis

    8.1
    81%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security

    8.0

    Atera

    80%

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Data backup and recovery

    7.8
    78%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Antivirus and malware management

    8.0
    80%
    34 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Administrator access control

    8.3
    83%
    84 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Atera is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
    • Datadog is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Atera

    90%
    54 Ratings
    9.8

    Datadog

    98%
    19 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Atera

    91%
    1 Rating

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Datadog

    100%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.0

    Atera

    90%
    7 Ratings
    8.9

    Datadog

    89%
    10 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Atera

    For me, Atera has been a great tool that I added to my arsenal. I wanted something where I could manage my clients' Windows updates. As I used the software, I began to realize all of the various things Atera could do. Now it is a critical component of my business and I would not be able to properly function without it.
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    Datadog

    Datadog is a no-brainer for any environment that relies on multiple servers. Even for one server, it's so much better to use for monitoring and alert capability than anything else I remember looking at before we started using Datadog. Teams can even use it to track their progress of investigating an alert so multiple people aren't unknowingly looking into the same exact issue unnecessarily.
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    Pros

    Atera

    • Easy to deploy, both in general or to a specific customer.
    • Remote management tools that are in line with every other major solution out there.
    • Real-time alerts that allow for easy monitoring of vital systems.
    • Configurable threshholds on alerts so the system can be tuned to only notify when there is a problem according to certain metrics.
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    Datadog

    • APIs, the ability to interact with the data we pull into data dog is key. We port the information over to Servicenow, so the ability to pull everything into DataDog, then Servicenow, is a key component of our success here at Wayfair.
    • Simple Interface - clean, useful, effective. Allows users to use DataDog for one reason, get work done.
    • Lightweight agent on hosts
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    Cons

    Atera

    • Ticket automation, more options to specific cases or conditions, and change client assigned to ticket, or be able to assign a ticket for the client without hassle of emailing them back or having to create a fake contact.
    • Include notes for client that are not file attachments, maybe integration with a cloud service like Google Docs or OneDrive.
    • Integration with other remote access tools would be helpful.
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    Datadog

    • User interface could be improved in some areas, looking for host information and the agent install link takes a bit of time.
    • Configuration of the agent is generally done via a config file which is a pro and a con. It would be nice to have some UI to configure various agent options.
    • Billing isn't entirely straightforward, they could use more reports to figure out the source of your monthly costs.
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    Pricing Details

    Atera

    Starting Price

    $99 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Atera editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Pro$991
    Growth$1292
    Power$1693

    Footnotes

    1. Per Technician
    2. Per Technician
    3. Per Technician

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Unlimited devices & agents. No hidden fees. No contracts.

    Pricing Info

    Datadog

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 5 hosts

    Editions & Modules

    Datadog editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Free$01
    Standard$15/host2
    EnterpriseCustom3
    Infrastructure$15.004
    Log Management$1.275
    APM$31.006

    Footnotes

    1. Up to 5 hosts
    2. Up to 500 hosts
    3. 500+ hosts
    4. Per Host Per Month
    5. Per Million Log Events
    6. Per Host Per Month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Atera

    As of right now, we have found nothing that can offer as many features as Atera does along with the affordability. They are doing monthly releases each month and not just making small changes (shared scripting library, chocolatey support, Install packages, Splashtop SOS support, Scheduled tickets to name a few). The uptimes are great and accessibility to the dashboard has yet to be limited. We are a happy customer and bordering on fanboy status now
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    Datadog

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Datadog

    The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
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    Support Rating

    Atera

    Atera support provides answers to my questions lightning fast. They have never left me feeling like I'm out there on my own. I can ask questions by email, or by chat, or by opening a ticket with them and they are always on it quickly. They also have a forum where other Atera users can help you if you need it, and you can also add feature requests via the forum.
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    Datadog

    The support team usually gets it right. We did have a rather complicate issue setting up monitoring on a domain controller. However, they are usually responsive and helpful over chat. The downside would be I don’t think they have any phone support. If that is important to you this might not be a good fit.
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    Alternatives Considered

    Atera

    We had tried Syncro, Naverisk, Pulseway - dollar for dollar stack for stack, Atera blew them out of the water. Atera is easy to use, easy to manage, has flourishing facebook and reddit groups for support and they update their knowledge bases daily. Their communication and support has been bar none.
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    Datadog

    We are still trying other products, but people still like Datadog. After setting up a dashboard, it's great for monitoring instances on Datadog. Also, the DevOps team had a good time setting up Datadog. It means Datadog was way easier to set up compared to those others.
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    Return on Investment

    Atera

    • The lack of cost per unit is a great asset. Our team consists of two members who really use the product, and the cost being per member means we can have hundreds of machines and still only pay for two users.
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    Datadog

    • One of our critical production databases went down a couple of weeks back. Just because we had the Datadog monitoring enabled for that database, Datadog sent the alerts to PagerDuty and we were instantly notified via pager and email alert. We could act right away and bring up the database within a few mins.
    • Ability to create custom screenboards have allowed us to track the critical and warning alerts in front of our eyes all the time
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