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Score 8.2 out of 100
49 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Network Performance Monitoring

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    ThousandEyes

    85%
    ThousandEyes ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Network monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    16 Ratings

    Baseline threshold calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    15 Ratings

    Alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8
    98%
    16 Ratings

    Network capacity planning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    13 Ratings

    Network mapping

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    15 Ratings

    Customizable reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    15 Ratings

    Wireless infrastructure monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    11 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

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

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Datadog

    90%
    19 Ratings
    8.9

    ThousandEyes

    89%
    16 Ratings

    Usability

    10.0

    Datadog

    100%
    1 Rating

    ThousandEyes

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.8

    Datadog

    88%
    10 Ratings
    9.2

    ThousandEyes

    92%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    If this world is feeling out of control these days, you CAN access a bit more power. ThousandEyes will help make you a bit more master of mistress (etc) of your IT universe, folding in internet, cloud, Saas, etc. Get a better flyover view of all your processes and truly perceive end user experience. Oh, and I love the name ThousandEyes!!!
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    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
    Anthony Zappala | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    • Alerting on outages. ThousandEyes provides a few different options to receive alerts: you can have alerts emailed to a subset of (or all) users, there is a basic Slack integration, and if more flexibility is required (or your preferred method of being alerted isn't built-in) webhooks can be used to hit another API.
    • Speeding up mean time to resolution (or mean time to innocence if you're a more siloed and blame-happy organization). Failure alerts can be configured to include the cause of the failure instead of just "resource x is down." For example, the alerts can come out and say that a website was down due to an HTTP 500, which will help prevent staff from spinning their wheels trying to diagnose the network from the client to the web server.
    • Post mortems and root cause analyses. After an outage has been resolved, it is possible to go back for up to 30 days without losing any level of detail for the test in question, and to view information like the DNS response received, the network path taken by the traffic, and any added latency incurred by an individual link. It can also be used to view Internet routing changes surrounding the incident.
    • Support. Every ticket or chat I have opened has been met by a friendly and helpful staff member that has been able to provide helpful insight into what is causing a particular issue, and what steps they will take on their side to resolve an issue or provide suggestions of steps to take on our side if necessary.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    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.
    Kevin Van Heusen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    • Continue to innovate and support more and more services. In the world of IOT and point to point traffic being more and more prevalent creating a flexible product is fantastic. Build on the end user product, last mile and even more sharing.
    Kevin Duffey | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Datadog

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 5 hosts

    Datadog Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Infrastructure$15.001
    Log Management$1.272
    APM$31.003
    1. Per Host Per Month
    2. Per Million Log Events
    3. Per Host Per Month
    SaaS Edition
    Free$01
    Standard$15/host2
    EnterpriseCustom3
    1. Up to 5 hosts
    2. Up to 500 hosts
    3. 500+ hosts
    Additional Pricing Details

    ThousandEyes

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    ThousandEyes Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Usability

    Datadog

    Datadog 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Datadog

    Datadog 8.8
    Based on 10 answers
    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    ThousandEyes 9.2
    Based on 3 answers
    You have online support from the tool itself 24/7 and they are very responsive. We also have a specific account manager and specific engineer assigned to help us with very specific questions for our environment. The level of response to our requirements is always super high. We have requested specific features to be added and these have been developed and introduced very quick tot he product (within weeks). Their DevOps and agile approach seems to pay off.
    Manuel Ayala | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    ThousandEyes is able to monitor not only of network downtimes, but also to monitor bandwidth usage, paths, geo-locations and health of applications and platforms. This gives visibility of performance and metrics and flows, besides the alerting for troubleshooting.
    Jean Franco | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    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
    Rajeshh Raghavan | TrustRadius Reviewer

    ThousandEyes

    • It is able to determine our uptime on services
    • We are able to determine whether our service provider is providing what they have agreed to for Internet services
    • Allows you to determine outside access to internal resources as if you were a client trying to perform a transaction
    Manuel J Gomez | TrustRadius Reviewer

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