Nagios Log Server vs. Security Onion

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Nagios Log Server
Score 8.8 out of 10
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Nagios Log Server provides centralized log management, monitoring and analysis software.
$3,995
Security Onion
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Security Onion is a free and open source Linux distribution for threat hunting, enterprise security monitoring, and log management, developed by the company of the same name in Evans. Their products include both the Security Onion software and specialized hardware appliances that are built and tested to run Security Onion. The company also offers paid support and training services.N/A
Pricing
Nagios Log ServerSecurity Onion
Editions & Modules
1 Instance
$3,995
3 Instances
$5,995
10 Instances
$14,995
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Nagios Log ServerSecurity Onion
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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User Ratings
Nagios Log ServerSecurity Onion
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Nagios Log ServerSecurity Onion
Likelihood to Recommend
Nagios Enterprises
Nagios Log Server facilitates the ability to search all entries of logs in a quick and easy way. Beyond that, it has allowed us to configure alerts for notification when there are potential threats (may they be security threats or only application-side problems), and to filter the data for audits and compliance.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
Security Onion works well for setting up within a Linux environment. This brings a new platform to run and maintain though. The application its self has helped to keep track of logs and vulnerabilities in the environment. Alert triage and case creation is simple to start and follow through to the end.
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Pros
Nagios Enterprises
  • Log auditing.
  • Server monitoring.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
  • GUI
  • Support
  • Easy of use
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Cons
Nagios Enterprises
  • A bit hard to install and configure.
  • High price.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
  • Requires Linux
  • Training
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Support Rating
Nagios Enterprises
Nagios support is decent. Nothing bad to say about them, but nothing extraordinary too. We mostly asked them questions instead of actively asking them to change or fix things for us. The response time is OK, commonly you can get a response in the same day. You can also call, but they are available only during US office hours.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
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Alternatives Considered
Nagios Enterprises
Windows Event Log doesn't have 10% of the capabilities of Nagios Log Server. No real-time alerts, no scheduling, no external plugins or APIs. Nothing. The only advantage is that it is a native Windows application.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
Other vendors may have a more robust solution but for our needs, Security Onion was the one to move forward with. We have tested some of the others but the cost of those platforms makes the ROI not as desirable. There is a learning curve with Security Onion but it is worth it for the value provided.
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Return on Investment
Nagios Enterprises
  • We could react in way less time to a lot of potential outages since we started using it.
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Security Onion Solutions, LLC
  • Makes Alert Triage easier to handle
  • Analysis of threats simple
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