Compare Check Point Security Management vs. Splunk

Check Point Security Management is ranked 16th in Log Management with 4 reviews while Splunk is ranked 1st in Log Management with 58 reviews. Check Point Security Management is rated 7.6, while Splunk is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Check Point Security Management writes "Good scalability and a straightforward setup, but the solution needs performance tuning options". 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". Check Point Security Management is most compared with ELK Logstash, AT&T AlienVault USM and Fortinet FortiAnalyzer, whereas Splunk is most compared with IBM QRadar, Dynatrace and Graylog. See our Check Point Security Management vs. Splunk report.
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Pros
It's a great solution for management. We can manage a lot at the same time with one security management system. Also, each gateway depends on the other, which is helpful.The firewall's blades are the solution's most valuable feature.Key features include the ability to include logs for everything that you do for admin. Also, it has web filtering built in and VPN.URL filtering is a very important feature.

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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 SIEMOur 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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Cons
In the last version from 80.20, there are some issues around SSNA Diction. I would like this to be improved.We sometimes have trouble with the performance of the solution. Maybe some performance tuning options could be added in a future release. There should be more visibility about which blade in your firewall is causing the latency.I would like the ability to have an overview, cross-site: One portal that does all firewalls. Also, the user interface is overly complicated.The usability of the solution could be improved.

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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
Do the homework because Check Point is rather expensive.

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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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16th
out of 45 in Log Management
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1st
out of 45 in Log Management
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Average Words per Review
332
Avg. Rating
8.8
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
R80.10, R80, R77.30, R77, Check Point R80.10 Security Management, R80 Security Management
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Overview

R80.30 Cyber Security Management features centralized management control across all networks and cloud environments, increasing operational efficiency and lowering the complexity of managing your security. Learn more about Security Management.

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
Hedgetec, GeigerSplunk 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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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Energy/Utilities Company16%
Retailer12%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise63%
Find out what your peers are saying about Check Point Security Management vs. Splunk and other solutions. Updated: November 2019.
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