SolarWinds LEM Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of SolarWinds LEM competitors and alternatives
LogRhythm
Real User
Security Analyst at Xanterra
Oct 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The PCI compliance pieces that help us produce reports for our external auditor, and their support. I constantly sing the praises of their support group. It's a complicated, vast product with a lot of breadth and depth. Things go wrong. But... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Absolutely. It has helped us gain visibility into events that we didn't have before at all. We have a lot of remote locations. We manage national parks and point-of-sale devices on ships, at the top of mountains and little cabins, gas... more»

What needs improvement?

Global management for registry integrity monitoring. Right now you have to apply what they call RIM policies, Registry Integrity Monitoring policies, one agent at a time. If you have thousands of endpoint agents, you have to touch each one of... more»
Real User
Director SOC at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 09 2017

What is most valuable?

These features make it easy to operate the application: * Integration with multiple platforms * Ease of rule making * Manufacturer support (IBM)

How has it helped my organization?

We use QRadar for application security, generating customized rules of correlation according to the operation of our business. It extends the security of our most critical assets.

What needs improvement?

From my point of view, they should improve the backup procedures. QRadar does not allow sending backups by FTP or SFTP, limiting the tool. I had to make a script but it is a manual process. It would be great to have it automated.
Splunk
Real User
Application Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Apr 25 2018

What is most valuable?

Low barrier to start searching with the ability to normalize data on the fly. I have also been able to take advantage of some of the more complex statistical capabilities when analyzing logs.

How has it helped my organization?

Before we analyzed required manual correlation of individual log files, and this was almost impossible to do. With Splunk, what was once almost impossible, is now unbelievably fast.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see Splunk improve its posture as a production operations tool. This means that searches, alerts, dashboards, and additional configurations that I use should have a production migration process. Therefore, I can know if my... more»

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