Cloud Log Management vs. On-Premise: No Contest

The Sumo Logic Cloud Service vs. On-Premise Solutions

To help you understand the difference between Sumo Logic’s modern SaaS offering and other on premise offerings, we have assembled the below for you to consider before making your investment. These categories apply to a typical enterprise generating greater than 50GB of machine data per day.

Category Sumo Logic On Premise

Total Cost of

  • Single service fee (includes software license, maintenance, hardware, storage, and ongoing management)
  • Little to no professional services
  • Ongoing management provided
  • Automatic upgrades
  • Customer purchases software license
  • Customer purchases maintenance
  • Customer purchases hardware
  • Customer purchases storage
  • Customer purchases any required professional services
  • Customer staff responsible for all management
  • Customer responsible for migrations and upgrades

Scalability and Reliability

  • Scales automatically with volume of data
  • High Availability out of the box
  • Built-in data redundancy across multiple locations
  • Customer scales system manually to overcome capacity/performance constraints
  • Customer responsible for ensuring High Availability
  • Customer responsible for data redundancy