Grafana Loki vs. ManageEngine ADAudit Plus

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Grafana Loki
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Grafana Logs (powered by Loki) brings together logs from applications and infrastructure in a single place. By using the exact same service discovery and label model as Prometheus, Grafana Logs can systematically guarantee logs have consistent metadata with metrics. Grafana Logs lets users send logs in any format, from any source so it’s easy to add to existing infrastructure and get up and running quickly. Leverage a wide array of clients for shipping logs like…
$0
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Score 9.6 out of 10
N/A
ADAudit Plus offers real-time monitoring, user and entity behaviour analytics, and change audit reports that helps users keep AD and IT infrastructure secure and compliant. Track all changes to Windows AD objects including users, groups, computers, GPOs, and OUs. Achieve hybrid AD monitoring with a single, correlated view of all the activities happening across both on-premises AD and Azure AD. Monitor every user's logon and logoff activity, including…
$595
per year
Pricing
Grafana LokiManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Editions & Modules
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Standard
$595
per year
Professional
$945
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Grafana LokiManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPricing is dependent on the number of domain controllers and starts at $595/year for the Standard edition, and $945/year for the Professional edition.
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Monitoring Tasks
Comparison of Monitoring Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Grafana Loki
-
Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
7.8
51 Ratings
6% below category average
Remote monitoring00 Ratings7.631 Ratings
Network device monitoring00 Ratings6.321 Ratings
Multiple Server Monitoring00 Ratings9.240 Ratings
Multi-device monitoring00 Ratings8.726 Ratings
Automated alerts and notifications00 Ratings7.045 Ratings
Management Tasks
Comparison of Management Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Grafana Loki
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.8
33 Ratings
4% above category average
Service configuration management00 Ratings8.128 Ratings
Software and hardware inventory00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Policy-based automation00 Ratings8.325 Ratings
Reporting
Comparison of Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Grafana Loki
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.4
48 Ratings
1% above category average
Performance data reports00 Ratings8.637 Ratings
Customizable reporting00 Ratings7.847 Ratings
Data visualization00 Ratings9.042 Ratings
Risk analysis00 Ratings8.536 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Grafana Loki
-
Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
6.6
45 Ratings
14% below category average
Data backup and recovery00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Antivirus and malware management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Administrator access control00 Ratings8.745 Ratings
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User Ratings
Grafana LokiManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.7
(51 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.2
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(44 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(2 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Grafana LokiManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Likelihood to Recommend
Grafana Labs
In our application there are many points from where logs are coming so in order to go to each and every application and check logs its very overhead so we are using Grafana Loki for the logs gathering and monitoring.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ManageEngine is mostly a "check the box" solution for SIEM systems. We needed something that satisfied our customer and was cost-effective. I would highly rate the system on "worth what paid for". Support is eager to please and prompt. My only issue is that it's mostly based outside the US with helpful, but non-native speakers so it's hard to understand them. I wish they would spring for better help "phone lines" so I'm not dealing with difficult to understand and unclear speakers.
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Pros
Grafana Labs
  • Access to many open-source dashboards, access to add many data-sources to gather and visualize data from.
  • Grafana Loki does well gathering of logs from various data-sources, we can also filter the logs based on our needs.
  • One stop solution for all the logs and monitoring.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • ManageEngine ADAudit Plus changes for user and group management can be looked up in builtin reports
  • You can build your own reports based on almost every logic you can think of
  • You have the ability to create alerts based on logic and filters and sendout custom alerts to email, SMS or other means.
  • First you need to understand the basics of the software, after that the software itself is very helpfull in configuring specific items.
  • I really love the support that ManageEngine is giving the customer, for all questions I use the chat on their website. This is for me the best remote support I ever saw, and I saw a lot in my 20 years of experience in IT.
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Cons
Grafana Labs
  • We can modify the logs directly from UI of Grafana Loki
  • Better and simplified options for logs filtering
  • Easy usability with SMTP configuration and other system level configuration
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • In earlier releases there were quite a few bugs and performance issues. These have since been resolved.
  • When integrated with the Log360 Suite, it can be confusing on whether EventLog Analyzer or ADAudit Plus are "managing"/"Ingesting" the data from a given endpoint.
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Likelihood to Renew
Grafana Labs
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
It works great for everything we need and use. Any issues in the software are pretty easy to resolve with tech support. And they are very responsive to resolving issues. Even ones where a fix/patch are required. At present, the software does everything we need it to for compliance, audit, and account review.
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Usability
Grafana Labs
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ADAudit with its cloud and on prem install option allows any organization to get in on AD report management. Whether you need to report internally only for for external audit controls its a great tool with flexibility to handle most any user or group report capability. Since this also includes m365 integration it enables IT pros to administer usage, license, cost control and permission access to most anything in Microsoft's portfolio. Its a great tool all around for AD integrated access needs.
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Reliability and Availability
Grafana Labs
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
uptime good
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Performance
Grafana Labs
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
Integration/overlap between products could be improved
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Support Rating
Grafana Labs
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
The attention to cases or situations with the tool has been exceptional. being able to count on the manufacturer either by mail, call or chat. generate cases directly from the application allows you to have personalized support in order to solve problems that has been able to appear.
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Online Training
Grafana Labs
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
knowledgable and prompt response
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Implementation Rating
Grafana Labs
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
The remote setup team helped when i needed it and setup weas very straight forward and easy. The advanced setup for an external db and customizations for our latest version AD environment went pretty easy once they found documentation on customization.
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Alternatives Considered
Grafana Labs
First and foremost if Grafana Loki is based on CNCF open source projects so organizations can get freedom to choice to configure it at your own other main thing is Grafana Loki is totally free of cost and we can deploy it on our infrastructure. On compared with other managed services like Datadog, New Relic it is very expensive and we also don't have much control on the tools we use.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
In terms of features, ADAudit Plus offers a comprehensive set of features for monitoring and auditing Active Directory, including real-time alerts, detailed reports, and user behavior analytics. The platform also offers support for multiple platforms, including Windows, UNIX, and Linux, as well as integration with other ManageEngine tools.
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Scalability
Grafana Labs
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
updates are effective and system is reliable
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Return on Investment
Grafana Labs
  • Only indexes the metadata
  • Have to manage it by ourselves compare to other available managed monitoring and log observability solutions
  • Dedicated person or team of SRE to manage the monitoring and observability solutions
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • Positive impact- instead of paying an external source to do reports manually, ManageEngine has provided this in just a few clicks of a button
  • Positive Impact- Less disruption to staff in gathering data for important occurrences
  • Positive impact- full visibility into real time information , alerts etc.
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ScreenShots

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus Screenshots

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