Groundcover Launches Total Cost Of Ownership Calculator Demonstrating Over 86% TCO Reduction Compared to Competitors

Tel Aviv, May 14, 2024 – groundcover, reinventing the cloud-native application performance monitoring domain with eBPF, launches its Total Cost Of Ownership calculator. This tool is designed to empower organizations in making informed decisions about their observability strategies by providing comprehensive insights into total cost of ownership (TCO).

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses face a myriad of choices when it comes to observability solutions. The decision between developing an in-house solution or purchasing an off-the-shelf one can be complex and expensive. groundcover’s Total Cost Of Ownership calculator simplifies this process by offering a clear, transparent, and data-driven approach to assessing TCO.

For organizations seeking to revolutionize their observability strategies and maximize cost savings, the Total Cost Of Ownership calculator is now available at As the breakdown shows, groundcover reduces the total cost of ownership by more than 86% compared to Datadog and similar legacy observability solutions, and by over 68% compared to a self-hosted solution**.

The calculator takes into account various factors influencing TCO, including ease of use, installation simplicity, integration capabilities, user adoption, and of course, cost. By leveraging industry-standard assumptions and a detailed breakdown of key metrics, the calculator provides organizations with accurate estimations tailored to their specific needs.

The calculator’s comparison is based on hypothetical but realistic use cases, encompassing factors such as Kubernetes nodes, containers per node, log lines per second, spans per second, and active metrics per node. It also considers retention periods, hosting costs, and data volume-related expenses, ensuring a comprehensive analysis.

“groundcover’s Total Cost Of Ownership calculator is part of the company’s commitment to innovation and transparency”, says Shahar Azulay, CEO and Co-Founder of groundcover. “By providing organizations with the tools they need to make informed decisions, groundcover empowers them to achieve their observability goals efficiently and cost-effectively. We are offering unparalleled insights into the true cost of different observability solutions. With this tool, organizations can confidently optimize their observability strategies while maximizing cost savings.”

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