Riemann vs Forescout: What are the differences?
Riemann: A network monitoring system. Riemann aggregates events from your servers and applications with a powerful stream processing language. Send an email for every exception in your app. Track the latency distribution of your web app. See the top processes on any host, by memory and CPU; Forescout: A platform that provides continuous security monitoring and mitigation. It is a platform that provides continuous security monitoring and mitigation. It allows IT organizations to efficiently address numerous access, endpoint compliance and threat management challenges even within today's complex, dynamic and expansive enterprise networks.
Riemann and Forescout can be primarily classified as "Network Monitoring" tools.
Some of the features offered by Riemann are:
- See your system at a glance with a Sinatra app
- Throttle or roll up multiple events into a single message
- Forward any event stream to Graphite
On the other hand, Forescout provides the following key features:
- Device visibility
- Continuous compliance enforcement
- Design & Deploy Network Segmentation
Riemann is an open source tool with 3.9K GitHub stars and 516 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Riemann's open source repository on GitHub.