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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage."

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"The completeness of the solution is what we like the most.""The most valuable aspect of the solution is the dashboard. It's very intuitive.""It's the completeness of the solution that we like the most.""The flexibility of the solution is quite good.""This is a straightforward solution, easy to configure.""The logs on the solution are excellent.""Splunk can extract all kinds of data. There's no limitation on what kind of structured and unstructured data one needs to extract — it can access any kind of data, including machine-generated data.""Splunk is a user-friendly solution."

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Cons
"In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with other solutions."

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"It's difficult to set up initially, and their billing model is also a bit complicated.""There are a lot of competitive products that are doing better than what Splunk is doing on the analytics side.""Our two main complaints are about the difficulty of the initial setup and the licensing model.""The solution has a high learning curve for users. It's a little complicated when you're trying to figure out all the features and what they do.""This is a costly solution.""It could be more user friendly, in terms of the end-user experience.""I'd say I am happy with the technical support, not elated. They provide great support, but sometimes they don't have the answers that I need.""In terms of the interface, it could include some improvements for the look and feel."

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"I think that most of the monitoring solutions are expensive.""I think that most of the log analytics solutions are expensive and I'm not sure if it's worth it.""Our customers often complain that the price of Splunk is too high.""Licensing is a yearly, one-time cost.""The price is comparable.""The pricing model is expensive and a nightmare based on the amount of data.""The solution is a little expensive.""It is economical than other solutions."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage.
Top Answer: In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with others. For example, sharing the metrics with Dynatrace which is an AMP solution.
Top Answer: We use the solution to monitor web performance.
Top Answer: The most valuable features of the solution are it is straightforward to use and the documentation is good for finding out how to get the data you are looking for.
Top Answer: The problem with the product is that the price of Splunk is very high. It is an industry leader and therefore it's high in terms of price. That is the issue in our country. Sometimes people want to… more »
Top Answer: The solution could improve by making it more business analysis oriented. The way it is now is designed more for developers.
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Also Known As
SOASTA mPulse
Splunk Enterprise Security
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Overview

mPulse helps you understand the immediate impact of user performance on transaction volume, revenue, conversions or other key business metrics. It is the only real user monitoring (RUM) solution that provides holistic, detailed insight into the relationship between online performance and real user behavior as it is happening so you can better understand how issues or changes will impact your business.

Splunk software has been around since 2006 and the company has since grown to become an industry leader. Splunk's vision is to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everybody. The company offers a wide range of products to turn machine data into valuable information by monitoring and analyzing all activities. This is known as Operational Intelligence and is the unique value proposition of Splunk.

Splunk is well-known for its Log Management capabilities and also for its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions.

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Sample Customers
Nordstrom, Gatwick, DirecTV, MSN, SquareSpace, SAP, Lenovo, Hallmark, myspace, Intuit, Kentucky Derby, Toys "R" Us, Netflix, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Lowe's, Nike, REI, Apple, Sears, Verizon, Wendy's, Huawei
Splunk has more than 7,000 customers spread across over 90 countries. These customers include Telenor, UniCredit, ideeli, McKenney's, Tesco, and SurveyMonkey.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm10%
Retailer9%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Computer Software Company12%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise59%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise58%
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Akamai mPulse is ranked 32nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 30 reviews. Akamai mPulse is rated 8.0, while Splunk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Akamai mPulse writes "Efficient, flexible, and requires low maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Good support with an intuitive dashboard but the cost is too high". Akamai mPulse is most compared with Dynatrace, New Relic APM, AppDynamics, Catchpoint and Datadog, whereas Splunk is most compared with Dynatrace, Datadog, IBM QRadar, Graylog and Zabbix.

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