ManageEngine ADAudit Plus vs. Redgate SQL Monitor

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
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
Redgate SQL Monitor
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Redgate’s SQL Monitor helps teams looking after SQL servers be more proactive. SQL Monitor enables monitoring environments custom to the user’s SQL server to recognize issues before they impact users. It supports monitoring on-premises and cloud-based servers from a single interface.N/A
Pricing
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Editions & Modules
Standard
$595
per year
Professional
$945
per year
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo 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.All prices are per server and include one year’s support and upgrades. For clusters, each node requires a license. Virtual machines also require a license. You don't need to buy extra licenses for multiple SQL Server instances on a server.
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Monitoring Tasks
Comparison of Monitoring Tasks features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
7.7
51 Ratings
7% below category average
Redgate SQL Monitor
-
Ratings
Remote monitoring7.531 Ratings00 Ratings
Network device monitoring6.221 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple Server Monitoring9.240 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-device monitoring8.726 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated alerts and notifications6.945 Ratings00 Ratings
Management Tasks
Comparison of Management Tasks features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.7
33 Ratings
3% above category average
Redgate SQL Monitor
-
Ratings
Service configuration management8.028 Ratings00 Ratings
Software and hardware inventory10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Policy-based automation8.225 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting
Comparison of Reporting features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.4
48 Ratings
1% above category average
Redgate SQL Monitor
-
Ratings
Performance data reports8.537 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable reporting7.847 Ratings00 Ratings
Data visualization8.942 Ratings00 Ratings
Risk analysis8.436 Ratings00 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
6.6
45 Ratings
14% below category average
Redgate SQL Monitor
-
Ratings
Data backup and recovery5.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Antivirus and malware management6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Administrator access control8.745 Ratings00 Ratings
SQL Performance Monitoring
Comparison of SQL Performance Monitoring features of Product A and Product B
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
-
Ratings
Redgate SQL Monitor
9.8
5 Ratings
16% above category average
Performance dashboard00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Intelligent alerting00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Top SQL00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Historical trend data00 Ratings10.05 Ratings
Virtualization support00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Best Alternatives
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
FloQast
FloQast
Score 9.3 out of 10
SolarWinds SQL Sentry
SolarWinds SQL Sentry
Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprises
FloQast
FloQast
Score 9.3 out of 10
SolarWinds SQL Sentry
SolarWinds SQL Sentry
Score 9.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Likelihood to Recommend
9.7
(51 ratings)
10.0
(5 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.2
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(2 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.5
(44 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.7
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
6.4
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
ManageEngine ADAudit PlusRedgate SQL Monitor
Likelihood to Recommend
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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Redgate
Redgate SQL Monitor is well suited for database administrators or companies who implement software that relies on SQL servers. It will help them test new changes and ensure this will not impact the performance of their software. It is a last resort for MSPs to use to get to the bottom of an ongoing performance issue with their SQL server.
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Pros
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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Redgate
  • It will tell you if your server is under attack.
  • You can quickly see how your server is performing and which queries are taking the longest
  • I gives you the feeling that you are in control of your database, that you know what is going on for when they users ring up and tell you that the server is slow
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Cons
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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Redgate
  • Incremental releases can be buggy
  • Isn't the best for pinpointing performance issues
  • Web interface can be sluggish
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Likelihood to Renew
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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Redgate
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Usability
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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Redgate
Access to metrics is simple but I like easy access to top SQL
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Reliability and Availability
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
uptime good
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Redgate
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Performance
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
Integration/overlap between products could be improved
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Redgate
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Support Rating
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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Redgate
Fast support responses from Redgate
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Online Training
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
knowledgable and prompt response
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Redgate
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Implementation Rating
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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Redgate
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Alternatives Considered
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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Redgate
Redgate SQL Monitor is a lot cheaper than SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer. I prefer the SolarWinds' design and that it offers integration with other SolarWinds products we already use. SolarWinds supports more than SQL servers (Oracle, MySQL, Maria DB, IBM DB2) and the analysis seems to be much better. The Spiceworks SQL Server monitoring is a free tool and is ideal for monitoring small business SQL instances.
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Scalability
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
updates are effective and system is reliable
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Redgate
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Return on Investment
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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Redgate
  • The quality of the product and give a negative investment impression, on the plus side when it does work it is a god send.
  • Day to day tasks as made simpler, and a feeling of security of realised. Just don't change anything.
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ScreenShots

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus Screenshots

Screenshot of Active Directory AuditingScreenshot of Track Account LockoutsScreenshot of Logon MonitoringScreenshot of Audit User PrivilegesScreenshot of PCI - DSS Compliance

Redgate SQL Monitor Screenshots

Screenshot of SQL Monitor estate overview screenScreenshot of SQL Monitor server overview screen