Compare Splunk vs. Splunk Cloud

Splunk is ranked 1st in Log Management with 33 reviews while Splunk Cloud is ranked 16th in Log Management with 1 review. Splunk is rated 8.4, while Splunk Cloud is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Splunk writes "Its AMIs make it easy to spin up a Splunk cluster or add a new node to it". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk Cloud writes "Good documentation, nice dashboards, and customizable reporting capability". Splunk is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace and IBM QRadar, whereas Splunk Cloud is most compared with .
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Pros
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 haven't had any limitations or problems connecting to our network devices.

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Cons
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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The training models can only be accessed for 30 days, even if it is paid training.

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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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The licensing is based on the amount of data that we send to the cloud on a daily basis.

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1st
out of 52 in Log Management
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31
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394
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8.3
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out of 52 in Log Management
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5
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1
Average Words per Review
559
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Overview

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.

Splunk Cloud is the industry’s only enterprise-ready cloud service for machine data, offering a 100% uptime SLA and standard plans from 5GB/day to 5TB/day. Watch this video to find out how you can accelerate time-to-value and stay focused on your core business using Splunk Cloud.

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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.Mindtouch
Top Industries
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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%
Government6%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise72%
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