Splunk vs. Wavefront

As of June 2019, Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 64 reviews vs Wavefront which is ranked 29th in Application Performance Management (APM). The top reviewer of Splunk writes "Its AMIs make it easy to spin up a Splunk cluster or add a new node to it". Splunk is most compared with IBM QRadar, Graylog and Dynatrace. Wavefront is most compared with Datadog, AppDynamics and Splunk.
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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.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

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.

Wavefront is a metrics-driven analytics platform. DevOps, TechOps and developer teams are using Wavefront to monitor their cloud-native applications and infrastructure at unprecedented scale.

Key Wavefront differentiators include:

  • Query-driven analytics to identify and resolve applications performance anomalies across the entire stack
  • Smart, analytics-driven alerts to proactively monitor application issues, avoid false positives
  • Interactive dashboards to help investigate, iterate and share insight across all teams
  • Complete API to help automate monitoring, integrate across DevOps functions.

Thousands of developers and DevOps engineers at use the Wavefront platform daily, in real-time, across hundreds of dashboards and alerts based on trillions of data points.

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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.Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm19%
Energy/Utilities Company15%
Retailer13%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider12%
Healthcare Company12%
Manufacturing Company10%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise66%
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