Compare Splunk vs. syslog-ng

Splunk is ranked 1st in Log Management with 33 reviews while syslog-ng is ranked 46th in Log Management. Splunk is rated 8.4, while syslog-ng is rated 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, Splunk is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace and IBM QRadar, whereas syslog-ng is most compared with .
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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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1st
out of 52 in Log Management
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Reviews
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8.3
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out of 52 in Log Management
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22
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15
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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.

Optimizing SIEM
syslog-ng is the log management solution that improves the performance of your SIEM solution by reducing the amount and improving the quality of data feeding your SIEM.

Rapid search and troubleshooting
With syslog-ng Store Box, you can find the answer. Search billions of logs in seconds using full text queries with Boolean operators to pinpoint critical logs.

Meeting compliance requirements
syslog-ng Store Box provides secure, tamper-proof storage and custom reporting to demonstrate compliance.

Big data ingestion
syslog-ng can deliver data from a wide variety of sources to Hadoop, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, and Kafka as well as many others.

Universal log collection and routing
syslog-ng flexibly routes log data from X sources to Y destinations. Instead of deploying multiple agents on hosts, organizations can unify their log data collection and management.

Secure data archive
syslog-ng Store Box provides automated archiving, tamper-proof encrypted storage, granular access controls to protect log data. The largest appliance can store up to 10TB of raw logs.

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Sample Customers
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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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 Enterprise71%
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