Anonymous UserDirector Cyber Security at a consultancy
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"This product has helped to increase staff productivity."
"It can log more logs than other solutions. It's a good way to troubleshoot problems."
"The most valuable feature of Splunk is the log monitoring."
"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 initial setup is really straightforward. It's one of the easiest installations."
"Provides very good features and a large open source community."
"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."
"We would like to have more AI capabilities to detect threats and improve its productivity from a cybersecurity standpoint."
"Cybersecurity and infrastructure monitoring have room for improvement."
"If possible, we would like to have not only a log monitoring system but a network monitoring feature in this solution as well."
"The product was difficult to back up the first time."
"Splunk needs local technical support."
"They should make data onboarding easier."
"This is a costly solution."
"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."
"Cost is clearly a consideration, but the important thing is what we do with the data and how we protect it."
"One of the fastest ways to cut costs is reducing staff, and this product can reduce staff by 70 percent."
"Splunk should be able to integrate with other product using the free version."
"The pricing and licensing of the product are quite high."
"Splunk is really expensive."
"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."
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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.
IBM X-Force is ranked 6th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 27 reviews. IBM X-Force is rated 7.0, while Splunk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM X-Force writes "This product has helped to increase staff productivity, but would like to have more AI capabilities to detect threat". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Good support with an intuitive dashboard but the cost is too high". IBM X-Force is most compared with IBM QRadar, AT&T AlienVault USM, ThreatStream, Recorded Future and LogRhythm NextGen SIEM, whereas Splunk is most compared with Dynatrace, Datadog, IBM QRadar, Graylog and Zabbix.
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