Compare InfoVista 5View NetFlow vs. Splunk

InfoVista 5View NetFlow is ranked 46th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 58 reviews. InfoVista 5View NetFlow is rated 0, while Splunk is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of InfoVista 5View NetFlow writes "Great for service discovery and load balancing and enables us to monitor the traffic flow". 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". InfoVista 5View NetFlow is most compared with AppDynamics, Splunk and Datadog, whereas Splunk is most compared with IBM QRadar, Dynatrace and Graylog.
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InfoVista 5View NetFlow allows us to control the application layer and manage API connections, i.e. Facebook logins or whatever other third-party API services we require.

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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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A little bit better documentation on the details is needed because this subject is not easy sometimes to understand, which limits the capability of the software.

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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
InfoVista 5View NetFlow, a powerful real-time application flow monitoring and analysis tool. With its comprehensive flow monitoring capabilities, 5View NetFlow shows users exactly what they need to know to manage and identify legitimate and problematic traffic.This includes the top talkers, who is communicating with whom, what applications and protocols are being used and how long connections typically last. Using indicators such as link activity, geographic object pair matrices, As to As traffic, IN/OUT flow measurement, undefined IP address detection, throughput and IP communications totals, 5View NetFlow enables you to efficiently analyze and monitor IP traffic volumes and application performance across the infrastructure.

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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Warren Consolidated SchoolsSplunk 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 Firm20%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Retailer12%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company17%
Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise65%
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