Splunk Other Solutions Considered

Engineercb47
Engineering Manager at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
I wasn't there when the evaluation was done. When I came on board, this product was handed down to me, and we have not evaluated any other solutions or products since then. View full review »
Colt Rodgers
Infrastructure Engineer at Zirous, Inc.
We evaluated the ELK Stack, of which recently we have implemented with a customer who was looking for a more lightweight, cheaper alternative that would work "Good Enough". They felt they did not need all of the bells and whistles that came with Splunk. View full review »
Kenn Brodhagen
DevOps Engineer at Amplify
There are a lot of vendors in the space at the conference this year. Therefore, we probably talked to six or seven different ones, and the market seems to be consolidating. The market's metrics and log monitoring all seem to be rolling up into a single provider. It looks like that is what will be happening in the next few years. Right now, there are a ton of different smaller providers doing little pieces of this and that. All the big players, like Splunk, New Relic, and Datadog, seem to be rolling them all up into one offering. View full review »
Tony Fabrikant
CTO at IHS Markit
We knew we were going to go with Splunk. It was the leader and the one we liked. We didn't consider any others since Splunk met our needs. We chose Splunk because of the ease of the UI, querying, and creating dashboards. It has a standardized query language, which a lot of the IT staff were already familiar with it. It was the market leader from our prospective for our needs. View full review »
Gavan McLaughlin
Application Engineer at Expedia
We looked at the Elk Stack, Kibana, and Sumo Logic. We chose Splunk because their cost is better, the maintenance factor is a little higher, and the core functionality is higher than what other products provide. The core functionality is out-of-the-box. E.g., with a Toyota Scion, you can customize the parts to make it whatever you want, but it's a lot of work to get there. Where if you buy a Cadillac, you pay the Cadillac's price, but it's a Cadillac. It will work right out-of-the-box. View full review »
david hourani
Lead Splunk Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Yes, Graylog and QRadar. View full review »
Enterpri4059
Enterprise Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Splunk has no real competition. It is just Splunk, and that is it. View full review »
Gregg Woodcock
Consultant at Splunxter, Inc.
No,we went with the free trial and got so much value so quickly we bought in. View full review »
Paul Gilowey
Foundation Technology Specialist at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We looked at ELK Stack. View full review »
Kent Farries
Security Architect at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We evaluated ArcSight, QRadar, and LogRhythm. View full review »
Sam Osborn
Software Engineer at Tableau Software
We have other log searching tools, but we have standardized on Splunk. View full review »
Joshua Biggley
Engineer, Infrastructure Applications at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We evaluated Graylog, Elastic.io, etc. View full review »
Shaveta Datta
Technical Project Manager at Aricent
We also looked at HP ArcSight and two other solutions. View full review »
Michael Kaericher
Application Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
We evaluated our existing tool, LogRhythm. View full review »
Yosef Tavin
Devops Engineer at Controlup
We evaluated ELK Stack and QlikView. View full review »
Amir Jalilzadeh
Java Developer with 201-500 employees
There are a lot of solutions: IBM QRadar, Splunk, LogRhythm. Splunk was good for us because of the support, the documentation, the scalability, the stability. It gives us everything that we need in our business, everything necessary for helping us do our job. View full review »
Mark Kline
Information Architect at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
We started researching ELK (Elastic, Logstash, Kibana). But management was so impressed with Splunk that we ended this research. View full review »
Robert Bailey
Owner with 1-10 employees
The other SIEM solution providers we looked at were ArcSight, QRadar and SolarWinds LEM. View full review »
RaulLapaz
Senior IT Security Operations at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
We were using ArcSight before. View full review »
Jerry Castille
Chief Architect at Pathmaker Group
We evaluated Alert Logic and Splunk. We still use both products heavily. We have different use cases for the products. At first, Splunk was free, so we started to take more advantage of it. View full review »
Omar Sánchez (Mr.Tech)
Information Security Advisor, CISO & CIO, Docutek Services at Docutek Services
We were using QRadar as a POC. We were using for real at our cloud but also it was a POC for us because we were watching the product. But, QRadar needs a lot of fine tuning. View full review »
Troy Landers
Specialist Master, Cyber Risk at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
We evaluated HPE ArcSight. View full review »
Christopher Mooney
Incident Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Other options were evaluated, such as ELK, but Splunk was identified to be more feature rich out-of-the-box. View full review »
reviewer718113
IT Analyst at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We also looked at Selopene SIEM. It is a premier logging site. View full review »
Roman Burdakov
Engineering Manager at Cengage Learning
I would consider ELK Kibana a competitor for this solution. If you have time, and you want to do it yourself, you can save a little money going with Kibana. However, Splunk is pretty good and I would recommend an enterprise to switch to Splunk. View full review »
Ken Orr
Security Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
We evaluated Trustwave and QRadar. View full review »
Director158d
Director at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We considered Oracle Enterprise Manager, but Splunk is way more powerful. Splunk is product-agnostic, as it can move across different platforms and products. View full review »
Jorge Noguera
IT Infrastructure Architect at a tech consulting company with 10,001+ employees
We did not look at alternatives. It was a consulting provider recommendation. It was a rapid implementation to accomplish legal requirements. After we used it for a while, we decided to keep it. View full review »
MS Alam
System Administrator at Abdullah Al-Othaim Markets
We evaluated QRadar. View full review »
Reviewer0932
Project Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
We considered Datadog and Zabbix. In comparison to those options, Splunk has virtual visualization. Furthermore, it can be a host on our environment. Typically, we cannot deploy SaaS on our environment, but with Splunk, we can. View full review »
leadsyst865026
Lead Systems Architect at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
We also evaluated ELK, Dynatrace, and New Relic, but Splunk provided a comprehensive solution to fit our all around needs. View full review »
Colin Jackson, CISSP, MMIS, GMON
Information Security Engineer/Architect at a tech services company
Marc Chan
Net Sec at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
We also looked at AlienVault. View full review »
seniorcl859464
Senior Cloud Operations Analyst at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
We evaluated LogRhythm. View full review »
ParampreetSingh
Account Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It was the customer's choice. View full review »
Luiz Fernandes
Technician at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
We also looked at AlienVault. View full review »

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