Compare ManageEngine File Audit Plus vs. Splunk

ManageEngine File Audit Plus is ranked 28th in Log Management while Splunk is ranked 1st in Log Management with 58 reviews. ManageEngine File Audit Plus is rated 0, while Splunk is rated 8.8. 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". ManageEngine File Audit Plus is most compared with FileAudit, Splunk and ManageEngine Log360, whereas Splunk is most compared with IBM QRadar, Dynatrace and Graylog.
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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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28th
out of 45 in Log Management
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832
Comparisons
666
Reviews
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1st
out of 45 in Log Management
Views
96,629
Comparisons
78,140
Reviews
56
Average Words per Review
332
Avg. Rating
8.8
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Overview

ManageEngine FileAudit Plus is an agent-based file auditing and reporting software. Monitor in real-time the changes to all files in the file system along with thorough reports on every activity as to 'who' did 'what', 'when' and 'from where'. Keep track of changes made to the files, file objects in the folders or sub-folders and shares. Watch out for any changes made to a particular type of file (for e.g. *.log) or choose to exclude servers and file types.

Any good organization's security policies would recommend the use of a real-time file monitoring tool to continuously monitor the system files and Compliance standards like PCI DSS (11.5), Sarbanes-Oxley (Section 404), FISMA (NIST SP800-53) specifically regulate the need to perform periodic checks for any unauthorized modification of critical files on Windows File servers (system files, configuration files or text files; and ensure a reporting activity for periodic security analysis or for forensics in the event of a security breach.

With FileAudit Plus, keep a detailed record of every file access and activity, get email alerts for critical / unusual activities, monitor file permissions, identify file owners and meet Compliance requirements.

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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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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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%
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