Compare Exabeam vs. Splunk

Exabeam is ranked 16th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 3 reviews while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 33 reviews. Exabeam is rated 7.6, while Splunk is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Exabeam writes "Good at security logging in our infrastructure but be prepared for problems if you start with a large implementation ". 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". Exabeam is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar and Securonix Security Analytics, whereas Splunk is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace and IBM QRadar. See our Exabeam vs. Splunk report.
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The user interface and the timelines they use are the most valuable features. The price model is very simple so that one can understand it easily and there are no surprises within it.Timeline based analysis; good platform supportThe advanced analytics has a really great overview of user behavior.

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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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We had a large volume right from the beginning and they weren't quite prepared for that. That's something that they should think about when it comes to customers that have a large volume to start off with.The organzation is rigid and not flexible in the way they operateI believe if it were more flexible it would be a better product.

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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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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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Overview

The Exabeam Security Intelligence Platform provides organizations of all sizes with comprehensive, end-to-end detection, analytics, and response capabilities from a single security management and operations platform. Exabeam provides elastic scalability through the use of a modern big data and machine learning architecture that ingests and analyzes data at any scale; all at a predictable cost. This means organizations no longer need to choose between adhering to security budgets and adding additional data sources that would minimize their security blind spots.

Exabeam represents the first security management platform to fully deliver on the initial “promise of SIEM”: complete visibility into modern threats with automated and intelligent response. Exabeam delivers what SIEM products do not.

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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Hulu, ADP, Safeway, BBCN BankSplunk 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
Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company5%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Energy/Utilities Company17%
Retailer11%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company36%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise58%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise71%
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