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Sonatype Nexus® versus JFrog Artifactory

Why Nexus is Best for DevOps Automation

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The Facts Speak for Themselves

10 million developers use Nexus as their system of record for DevOps initiatives

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Hybrid, Cloud or On-Prem
Yes
Yes
Universal Format Support
Yes
Yes
Active/Active High Availability
Yes
Yes
Dynamic Storage & Scalability
Yes
Yes
Extensive Searchability
Yes
Yes
Staging and Building Promotion
Yes
Yes
Routing Rules
Yes
Yes
Custom Metadata Tagging
Yes
Yes
Powerful REST API endpoints
Yes
Yes
Backup & Restore
Yes
Yes
Cleanup Policies
Yes
Yes
User Token Support
Yes
Yes
Enterprise LDAP
Yes
Yes
Community Support / Plugins
Yes
No
Ranked #1 by Third-Party Review Site
Yes
No
Predictable Pricing, No Surprises
Yes
No

Automate Open Source Governance at Scale 

The Nexus Platform is 80% more accurate than JFrog.

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Platform

Store and Manage binaries
Yes
Yes
Binary Vulnerability Scanning
Yes
Yes
Firewall Perimeter Protection
Yes
No
Yes
No

Data Intelligence

Advanced Binary Fingerprinting (ABF)
Yes
No
Hundreds of data sources monitored and 65M components ingested
Yes
No
Automatic Policy Enforcement
Yes
No
Flexible Fine Grain Policy Controls
Yes
No

Integrations

IDE Integration
Yes
Yes   (Artifactory only, not X-Ray)
Integration to Git Repos
Yes
Yes
Integration to CI/CD Tools
Yes
Yes
Native CI/CD
No
Yes
Cross Platform Integration (Nexus Firewall w/ Artifactory)
Yes
No
Software Distribution Service
No
Yes

Platform

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Store and Manage binaries
Yes
Yes
Binary Vulnerability Scanning
Yes
Yes
Firewall Perimeter Protection
Yes
No
Yes
No

Data Intelligence

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JFrog-Artifactory-Logo

Advanced Binary Fingerprinting (ABF)
Yes
No
Hundreds of data sources monitored and 65M components ingested
Yes
No
Automatic Policy Enforcement
Yes
No
Flexible Fine Grain Policy Controls
Yes
No

Integrations

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IDE Integration
Yes
Yes   (Artifactory only, not X-Ray)
Integration to Git Repos
Yes
Yes
Integration to CI/CD Tools
Yes
Yes
Native CI/CD
No
Yes
Cross Platform Integration (Nexus Firewall w/ Artifactory)
Yes
No
Software Distribution Service
No
Yes

Get More for Your Money

The benefits are clear.

Sonatype’s user-based model is predictable and will not increase as organizations continue to grow.
Active/Active High Availability
BUILT IN
Starts at
$3,000 /year*
Repository Health Check
BUILT IN
$0 /year
Universal Component Support
FREE
Included in OSS Version
*Based on 25 users
JFrog’s server-based model significantly increases expenses year-over-year as customer usage increases, resulting in a higher total costs down the road
Active/Active High Availability
UPGRADE REQUIRED
Pro Enterprise upgrade starts at
$29,500 /year
Repository Health Check
UPGRADE REQUIRED
Pro X upgrade + Third-Party Tools start at
$14,400 /year
Universal Component Support
UPGRADE REQUIRED
Requires pro Version

Nexus Customers Say it Best

Customer Experience & Support

Our people make all the difference.

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Outstanding customer support and response time

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Dedicated technical resource

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Nexus Repository Reviews

VS.

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Email response and scheduling can take up to a week

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Requires constant follow up with time limitations on customer engagements

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Artifactory Reviews

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