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"Even if it's a relatively technical tool or platform, it's very intuitive and graphical. It's very appealing in terms of the user interface. The UI has a graphically interface with the raw data in a table. The table can be as big as you want it, depending on your use case. You can easily get a report combining your data, along with calculations and graphical dashboards. You don't need a lot of training, because the UI is relatively very intuitive.""The user interface is really modern. As an end-user, there are a lot of possibilities to tailor the platform to your needs, and that can be done without needing much support from Devo. It's really flexible and modular. The UI is very clean.""One of the biggest features of the UI is that you see the actual code of what you're doing in the graphical user interface, in a little window on the side. Whatever you're doing, you see the code, what's happening. And you can really quickly switch between using the GUI and using the code. That's really useful.""Being able to build and modify dashboards on the fly with Activeboards streamlines my analyst time because my analysts aren't doing it across spreadsheets or five different tools to try to build a timeline out themselves. They can just ingest it all, build a timeline out across all the logging, and all the different information sources in one dashboard. So, it's a huge time saver. It also has the accuracy of being able to look at all those data sources in one view. The log analysis, which would take 40 hours, we can probably get through it in about five to eight hours using Devo."

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"The most valuable feature is threat intelligence.""The most valuable feature of this solution is security management for PCI DSS.""This solution can identify many threats inside the organization (compromised endpoints, configuration issues), as well as "outside" threats (botnets, network scanners, web-attacks, etc).""AlienVault provides a checklist answer when using SIEM.""It provides a single pane of glass view, coupled with a whole security ecosystem. The ability to manage everything from a central point, including vulnerability assessments, asset management - including the services provided by the various hosts, NIDS, HIDS, etc. - provides a very efficient way of dealing with things.""The IDS and the threat intelligence are very useful. They are very intuitive and data-rich.""On any given day I could give you a different answer regarding the most valuable features of the product. The feature that is most important is the fact that it has a lot of features, that it's not just a log collection and correlation system, that it has a lot of other components built in. The bundle of features is really the killer feature.""Log-monitoring and alerting enable us to know when things happen that we need to know about."

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"With good domain knowledge, one can build almost anything. If you throw in Alert Manager or an integration with ServiceNow. Then, you have your own SIEM""Our clients are easily able to modify and evolve their implementations.""The initial setup is really straightforward. It's one of the easiest installations.""It helps us uncover bottlenecks in the network.""it can explain to management about what kind of traffic is visiting the network. It can also explain other traffic coming in and out, along with protecting against malware.""The most valuable feature of Splunk is the log monitoring.""It can log more logs than other solutions. It's a good way to troubleshoot problems.""We can present to our management in real time the security of the batch management for the PCs, security regarding the network equipment. We're currently working in the Azure Cloud project, so we can send any logs from the cloud to Splunk. We can monitor them and we can present to the managers and customers. It's a very good solution for reporting. We use Splunk for reporting and monitoring of any solution in the company."

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"There's always room to reduce the learning curve over how to deal with events and machine data. They could make the machine data simpler.""The Activeboards feature is not as mature regarding the look and feel. Its functionality is mature, but the look and feel is not there. For example, if you have some data sets and are trying to get some graphics, you cannot change anything. There's just one format for the graphics. You cannot change the size of the font, the font itself, etc.""Their documentation could be better. They are growing quickly and need to have someone focused on tech writing to ensure that all the different updates, how to use them, and all the new features and functionality are properly documented."

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"The reporting is mediocre and is something that needs to be improved.""This solution could be easier to use.""It would be nice to see some machine learning and monitoring of the configuration in network devices.""We develop additional rules and scripts to make it more usable.""The reporting module could be a little easier to handle, as it requires quite some trial and error until you get the reports you want. Also, it would be great to have a graphical interface for the Network Intrusion Detection System's rule management.""One area that has room for improvement is storage. AllienVault is a good place to put logs, but sometimes it's a tough place to go get logs... The logger can only hold so much data. If they improved that, that would help.""Search performance can be slow. The Raw Logs feature is painfully slow. And if we're talking about the newer, the Anywhere product, you can't even schedule reports on the thing. There are probably a dozen other features I'd really like to see there, but that would be one of the biggies.""We've had some stability problems, not a lot, but a few. Updates seem to be the worst. That seems to be when the stability problems come up."

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"It needs a better way to export dynamic views without requiring a ton of code and user/pw.""It needs integration with a configuration management solution.""It needs integration with a configuration management solution.""They should make data onboarding easier.""The product was difficult to back up the first time.""Splunk needs local technical support.""If possible, we would like to have not only a log monitoring system but a network monitoring feature in this solution as well.""Cybersecurity and infrastructure monitoring have room for improvement."

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"We have an OEM agreement with Devo. It is very similar to the standard licensing agreement because we are charged in the same way as any other customer, e.g., we use the backroom.""I'm not involved in the financial aspect, but I think the licensing costs are similar to other solutions. If all the solutions have a similar cost, Devo provides more for the money.""It's a per gigabyte cost for ingestion of data. For every gigabyte that you ingest, it's whatever you negotiated your price for. Compared to other contracts that we've had for cloud providers, it's significantly less."

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"The licensing fees are dependent on usage.""​The vulnerability management solution is worse than buying a Nessus Professional license.​""So far, it has been a good solution for a tight budget.""It allows you to do a lot with a small price tag... The pricing is the best on the market.""It's very reasonably priced. It was one of the lowest among the ones I looked at. Licensing is pretty flexible. They can do a two-year or a three-year, even a one-year, perhaps.""The pricing is a good value. The key thing is that for the new product, the licensing of it, is subscription-based and it's based on data. Clients need to be really careful when thinking about that, because odds are they're going to need to put a lot more data into it than what they initially estimate, which is going to drive their subscription costs up.""I don't think the product's pricing is a good value because they try to raise the price 50 percent every year... AlienVault needs to understand that not all customers are huge enterprises... Their sales team is way too aggressive. The price they advertise is not always the price you get.""So far, I feel the product's pricing is a good value. The technology is decent. You get what you pay for. I think it's fair."

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"Splunk is really expensive.""Splunk should be able to integrate with other product using the free version.""The pricing and licensing of the product are quite high.""Splunk's cost is very high. They need to review the pricing. They have to go back and totally readdress the market.""It's a little bit expensive for a small to medium enterprise.""I think the price could be improved.""I am not personally involved with the pricing of the solution.""Some of the insights that we have obtained as a part of using Splunk have greatly helped us in increasing our revenue in terms of selling our products."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Even if it's a relatively technical tool or platform, it's very intuitive and graphical. It's very appealing in terms of… more »
Top Answer: We have an OEM agreement with Devo. It is very similar to the standard licensing agreement because we are charged in the… more »
Top Answer: There's always room to reduce the learning curve over how to deal with events and machine data. They could make the… more »
Top Answer: We perform a lot of AlienVault implementations (both USM Appliance and USM Anywhere) for AlienVault/AT&T Cybersecurity… more »
Top Answer: The two things are entirely different. Splunk is primarily a log collection, analysis, and visualization solution. It… more »
Top Answer: First of all, we need to understand what those two softwares are; Splunk is a finished SIEM that is mainly used to… more »
Top Answer: #1 is InfoSec #2 is BI #3 is IoT
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Overview

Devo unlocks the full value of machine data for the world’s most instrumented enterprises by putting more data to work now. With Devo, IT executives finally realize the transformational promise of machine data to drive breakthrough projects that move the entire business forward.

AlienVault USM Anywhere is a cloud-based security management solution that accelerates and centralizes threat detection, incident response, and compliance management for your cloud, hybrid cloud, and on-premises environments. USM Anywhere includes purpose-built cloud sensors that natively monitor your Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud environments. On premises, lightweight virtual sensors run on Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi to monitor your virtual private cloud and physical IT infrastructure.

With USM Anywhere, you can rapidly deploy sensors into your cloud and on-premises environments while centrally managing data collection, security analysis, and threat detection from the AlienVault Secure Cloud.

Five Essential Security Capabilities in a Single SaaS Platform

AlienVault USM Anywhere provides five essential security capabilities in a single SaaS solution, giving you everything you need for threat detection, incident response, and compliance management—all in a single pane of glass. With USM Anywhere, you can focus on finding and responding to threats, not managing software. An elastic, cloud-based security solution, USM Anywhere can readily scale to meet your threat detection needs as your hybrid cloud environment changes and grows.

  1. Asset Discovery
  2. Vulnerability Assessment
  3. Intrusion Detection
  4. Behavioral Monitoring
  5. SIEM

Try USM Anywhere in your environment—free for the first 14 days. 
www.alienvault.com/products/usm-anywhere/free-trial

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
United States Air Force, Rubrik, Critical Start, NHL, Panda Security, Telefonica, CaixaBank, Public Library of Science, OpenTextAbel & Cole, Bank of Ireland, Bluegrass Cellular, CareerBuilder, Claire's, Hays Medical Center, Hope International, McCurrach, McKinsey & Company, Party Delights, Pepco Holdings, Richland School District, Ricoh, SaveMart, Shake Shack, Steelcase, TaxAct, Taylor Morrison, Vonage and ZoomSplunk has more than 7,000 customers spread across over 90 countries. These customers include Telenor, UniCredit, ideeli, McKenney's, Tesco, and SurveyMonkey.
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company43%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company8%
Government5%
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Financial Services Firm22%
Healthcare Company17%
Comms Service Provider9%
University7%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company8%
University5%
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Financial Services Firm18%
Energy/Utilities Company16%
Retailer11%
Insurance Company7%
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company7%
Government6%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise21%
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Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise58%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise69%
Find out what your peers are saying about AT&T AlienVault USM vs. Splunk and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,246 professionals have used our research since 2012.
AT&T AlienVault USM is ranked 6th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 17 reviews while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 30 reviews. AT&T AlienVault USM is rated 8.4, while Splunk is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of AT&T AlienVault USM writes "The bundle of features is the killer feature, but search performance and Raw Logs are slow". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Its AMIs make it easy to spin up a Splunk cluster or add a new node to it". AT&T AlienVault USM is most compared with ELK Logstash, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm NextGen SIEM, AlienVault OSSIM and Fortinet FortiSIEM, whereas Splunk is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace, IBM QRadar, Graylog and Moogsoft. See our AT&T AlienVault USM vs. Splunk report.

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