HP BTODiscontinued vs. Sensu, by Sumo Logic

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HP BTODiscontinued
Score 4.0 out of 10
N/A
HP BTO (formerly OpenView) was a system and network monitoring tool from Hewlett-Packard, and is now End of Life (EOL).N/A
Sensu
Score 8.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Sensu, now from Sumo Logic (acquired in June of 2021) is presented as a future-proof solution for multi-cloud monitoring at scale. The Sensu monitoring event pipeline is used by businesses to automate their monitoring workflows and gain visibility into their multi-cloud environments. The vendor boasts companies like Sony, Box.com, and Activision use Sensu to help deliver value to their customers. Sensu offers a comprehensive monitoring solution for enterprises, providing visibility across every…N/A
Pricing
HP BTODiscontinuedSensu, by Sumo Logic
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
HP BTODiscontinuedSensu
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
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User Ratings
HP BTODiscontinuedSensu, by Sumo Logic
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
HP BTODiscontinuedSensu, by Sumo Logic
Likelihood to Recommend
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HP Openview really helped us when we migrated our old SAP Data from IBM Platform to OpenText.
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Sumo Logic
  • Well suited for raising pagers when you have count-based metrics.
  • Well suited for threshold-based metrics.
  • Not well suited for tracking events over the day, since graphs and other visualizations are missing.
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Pros
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • SAP Batch Job monitoring.
  • File Systems
  • Database Montioring
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Sumo Logic
  • Unique concept as a "monitoring router" that can tie services together.
  • Backward-compatible with Nagios environments.
  • More of a DevOps focus than Nagios.
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Cons
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Monitoring interface should be more user friendly.
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Sumo Logic
  • Cannot be solely used for tracking metrics over time.
  • Not a very good UI.
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Support Rating
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Sumo Logic
Sensu's customer support was always willing to work with us but never really seemed to learn much from our experiences. I think they get a lot of customers with DevOps IT teams that are willing to put in a lot of elbow grease to get the most of Sensu's architecture. However, despite explaining my continued disappointment with their documentation and the overall flow of the product, I never got much more than a "sorry" and a notice that their documentation was open source if I wanted to contribute to it. The problem, of course, is that you can't document what you don't understand. I'm a former technical writer, so I know that better than most.
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Alternatives Considered
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
User friendly, easy to access and more detailed info during the monitoring.
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Sumo Logic
Have used New Relic and Sematext Cloud for APM and for tracking over days and visualizing the issues. But those are very expensive as compared to Sensu.
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Return on Investment
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Biggest support in maintaining 10,000 Linux servers.
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Sumo Logic
  • Standing up the Sensu Go server took very little effort.
  • Setting up and maintaining the build processes and deployment logic for Sensu assets and checks was somewhat exhausting and resulted in lower adoption among non-DevOps IT.
  • The limited web interface resulted in lower adoption among non-DevOps IT.
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ScreenShots

Sensu Screenshots

Screenshot of Sensu dashboard homepageScreenshot of Sensu dashboard namespace switcherScreenshot of Sensu events displayed in Grafana. In the examples above, Sensu is comfortably handling 40,000 Sensu agent connections (and their keepalives) and processing over 36,000 events per second.Screenshot of Sensu events displayed in Grafana. In the examples above, Sensu is comfortably handling 40,000 Sensu agent connections (and their keepalives) and processing over 36,000 events per second.