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OBSERVABILITY SOLUTION COMPARISON

Sumo Logic vs. Datadog

What's better for APM and observability?

There’s only one unified cloud-native solution for all your security and observability needs. Find out why our unified platform delivers greater visibility than Datadog.


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OBSERVABILITY SOLUTION COMPARISON

Sumo Logic vs. Datadog

What's better for APM and observability?

There’s only one unified cloud-native solution for all your security and observability needs. Find out why our unified platform delivers greater visibility than Datadog.


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Why is Sumo Logic a better alternative than Datadog?

Get full visibility into your applications and infrastructure without sacrificing fidelity due to sampling, data silos, or overages with our unified observability and security platform.

Sumo Logic Datadog
Application performance monitoring
Dynamic scalability
Advanced troubleshooting across all telemetry
Log search (query language)
APM/tracing and span analytics
Advanced security
(Security analytics + SIEM + SOAR)
Flexible licensing
No cost overages. No hidden costs.
Global presence and data residency
Free training and support

Make app reliability and security a team sport

Sumo Logic’s full-stack observability suite provides:

  • Adaptive analytics
    Analytics on all structured and unstructured application data including transaction traces, logs and metrics.
  • Powerful query language and user-friendly UX
    Explore all data and find the unknown unknowns using pattern detection with AI/ML.
  • Open source collection
    Works with OpenTelemetry, Telegraf, and other open source tools.

Sumo Logic’s licensing model differs from Datadog:

  • Price transparency
    Eliminates license waste and on-demand overage bills.
  • Simplicity
    Single licensing model — no need to license every product or functionality.
  • Flexible data tiering
    Cost-effectively index all your data without sacrificing performance on our secure and compliant platform.

Listed as a visionary in the SIEM Gartner Magic Quadrant, Sumo Logic supports the entire spectrum of security use cases:

  • Cloud Security Monitoring & Analytics
    Out-of-the-box apps and integrations for security and compliance content, for both cloud and on-premise data sources.
  • Cloud SIEM
    Automatically triage alerts and correlate threats across your entire environment.
  • Cloud SOAR
    Take your security to the next level with security orchestration, automation and response.

Let’s make the world’s digital experiences reliable and secure

ANALYST REPORT

Total Economic Impact™️ of Sumo Logic Cloud SIEM

Total Economic Impact™️ of Sumo Logic Cloud SIEM

PRESS RELEASE

Sumo Logic Named ISV Partner of the Year by AWS

Sumo Logic Named ISV Partner of the Year by AWS

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