What are the differences between the NXLog Community Edition and the NXLog Enterprise Edition?

If you are new to NXLog, you might want to compare and contrast the two NXLog editions to determine whether the features and solutions that are important to you are available in the NXLog Community Edition or only in the NXLog Enterprise Edition. In order to aid you in this research, we have compiled a comprehensive side by side comparison and analysis of both products. Our Comparison Matrix, webinar, and short table of business values offered exclusively in the NXLog Enterprise Edition should provide all the information you might need to assist you in finding the right product for your specific requirements.

Comparison matrix

While the NXLog Community Edition provides all the flexibility and performance of the NXLog engine, the NXLog Enterprise Edition includes additional modules and core features along with timely hot-fixes and updates which are crucial to enterprise environments. For a comprehensive list of these additional features and enhancements, see the NXLog Comparison Matrix.

Webinar: Why, When and How? - Migrating from NXLog Community Edition to NXLog Enterprise Edition

The NXLog Community Edition is an open source log collection tool available at no cost. It is available for Windows and GNU/Linux, whereas the NXLog Enterprise Edition supports many more platforms, such as macOS, AIX, Solaris, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD. Its flexibility allows it to be deployed in a variety of architectures and can function both as a log collector agent as well as a log server.

In addition to the features that are popular with those who use our NXLog Community Edition, such as its flexibility, small memory footprint, and high performance, the NXLog Enterprise Edition contains dozens of enhancements and additional features which can be useful, especially in enterprise environments.

In this webinar you can see the exclusive features and benefits that the NXLog Enterprise Edition offers, such as:

Business benefits offered by the NXLog Enterprise Edition

The NXLog Enterprise Edition offers you enhanced solutions in three major areas compared to the NXLog Community Edition:

  • Compliance

  • Features

  • Support

What benefits does the NXLog Enterprise Edition provide?

  • IT security teams can reduce their overall maintenance and operational costs associated with log collection.

  • Save SIEM license costs by filtering logs at the source to eliminate the cost of transferring high volume, low value data while increasing the overall quality of captured log data suitable for further analysis.

  • Mitigate risks and reduce costs by collecting logs from all your devices with a single, centrally-managed tool which can ensure that logs are transferred securely and reliably.

These are some of the advantages you can have with an NXLog Enterprise Edition deployment:


NXLog Ltd. develops multi-platform log collection tools that support many different log sources, formats, transports, and integrations. The tools help administrators collect, parse, and forward logs so they can more easily respond to security issues, investigate operational problems, and analyze event data. NXLog distributes the free and open source NXLog Community Edition and offers additional features and support with the NXLog Enterprise Edition.

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