Splunk Review

Has the ability to log more logs than similar solutions and is more efficient than its competitors

What is our primary use case?

We use it to do SIEM. 

How has it helped my organization?

It can log more logs than other solutions. It's a good way to troubleshoot problems.

What is most valuable?

Splunk is a good solution to collect more events than other solutions. It's a good solution, for me, for this reason.

What needs improvement?

Cybersecurity and infrastructure monitoring have room for improvement. 

For how long have I used the solution?

Less than one year.

How was the initial setup?

On a scale from one to ten I would rate the initial setup a seven for its complexity. 

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at AlienVault.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it an eight out of ten. 

Splunk is more efficient than other solutions but it's also more expensive. 

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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