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"The technical support and documentation are quite good."

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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
"The UI could be better. When I look at the dashboard, for example, the information looks cluttered and unorganized."

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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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Top Answer: The technical support and documentation are quite good.
Top Answer: We currently pay for a yearly subscription. The pricing is a very complex thing. New Relic and Dynatrace are just much more economic, or, at least, offer a better value. This solution seems to charge… more »
Top Answer: The UI could be better. When I look at the dashboard, for example, the information looks cluttered and unorganized. It needs to work on having better visual representations on hand for the users… more »
Top Answer: It would really depend on (1) which logs you need to ingest and (2) what are your use cases Splunk is easy for ingestion of anything, but the charge per GB/Day Indexed and it gets expensive as log… more »
Top Answer: The log aggregation is great.
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Splunk Enterprise Security
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Overview

CA Cross-Enterprise APM provides 24/7 monitoring of business transactions for complex application environments by monitoring the real-time performance of mainframe subsystems and providing CA Application Performance Management with this data on a single pane of glass.

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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NIIT Technologies, Cetip Safeguards
Splunk has more than 7,000 customers spread across over 90 countries. These customers include Telenor, UniCredit, ideeli, McKenney's, Tesco, and SurveyMonkey.
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Financial Services Firm18%
Energy/Utilities Company12%
Computer Software Company11%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Midsize Enterprise15%
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Large Enterprise57%
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CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management is ranked 40th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 38 reviews. CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management is rated 6.0, while Splunk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management writes "Good technical support and scales well for cloud deployments but needs better UI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Good support with an intuitive dashboard but the cost is too high". CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management is most compared with , whereas Splunk is most compared with Dynatrace, Datadog, IBM QRadar, ELK Logstash and Zabbix.

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