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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 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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IBM InfoSphere Streams
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Overview
IBM Streams is an advanced analytic platform that allows user-developed applications to quickly ingest, analyze and correlate information as it arrives from thousands of data stream sources. The solution can handle very high data throughput rates, up to millions of events or messages per second. Streams helps you analyze data in motion, simplify development of streaming applications, and extend the value of existing systems.

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
Globo TV, All England Lawn Tennis Club, CenterPoint Energy, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Darwin Ecosystem, Emory University Hospital, ICICI Securities, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Living Roads, Mobileum, Optibus, Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), University of Alberta, University of Montana, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Wimbledon 2015
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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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm13%
Retailer6%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Computer Software Company12%
Retailer8%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise59%
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Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise58%
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IBM Streams is ranked 12th in Streaming Analytics while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 31 reviews. IBM Streams is rated 0.0, while Splunk is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Good support with an intuitive dashboard but the cost is too high". IBM Streams is most compared with Confluent, Apache NiFi, Google Cloud Dataflow, Azure Stream Analytics and AWS Lambda, whereas Splunk is most compared with Dynatrace, Datadog, IBM QRadar, Graylog and Zabbix.

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