About Splunk Enterprise

Splunk Enterprise is a cloud-based platform designed to assist businesses with big data management and analysis of machine data. Key features include data visualization, performance metrics, data collection, real-time search, indexing, KPI tracking, reporting, and monitoring.

The application lets managers create custom dashboards, add visualizations, adjust interface components, and convert it to forms. Splunk Enterprise helps administrators conduct continuous monitoring of operational events to detect vulnerabilities and receive event-triggered alerts in real-time. With its workload management feature, users can reserve storage capacity of system resources for data import/ingestion of high-priority tasks. Splunk Enterprise also enables team members to detect system anomalies and perform data clustering to filter out corrupted data.

Splunk Enterprise offers integration with various third-party platforms including Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Okta, PingFerderate, Azure AD, CA SiteMinder, OneLogin, and Optimal IdM. The solution is suitable for businesses in industries such as aerospace, communications, healthcare, manufacturing, finance, energy, and utilities.

Pricing starting from:

US$1,800.00/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany , France, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese, English, French, German, Italian , Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Pricing starting from:

US$1,800.00/year

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Top 5 alternatives to Splunk Enterprise

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Features

Total features of Splunk Enterprise: 142

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Monitoring
  • Activity Tracking
  • Ad hoc Analysis
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Alerts/Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Anomaly/Malware Detection
  • Anti Spam
  • Anti Virus
  • Application Management
  • Application Security
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Audit Trail
  • Baseline Manager
  • Behavioral Analytics
  • Billing & Provisioning
  • CPU Monitoring
  • Capacity Analytics
  • Capacity Management
  • Change Management
  • Charting
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Compliance Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Configuration Management
  • Connectivity Management
  • Content Management
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Cost Management
  • Credential Management
  • Customizable Dashboard
  • Customizable Reports
  • Dashboard
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Data Discovery
  • Data Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Security
  • Data Visualization
  • Deep Learning
  • Demand Monitoring
  • Diagnostic Tools
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Email Alerts
  • Email Monitoring
  • Encryption
  • Endpoint Management
  • Event Analysis
  • Event Logs
  • Event Tracking
  • Event Triggered Actions
  • File Integrity Monitoring
  • Firewalls
  • For Healthcare
  • Full Transaction Diagnostics
  • High Volume Processing
  • IP Address Monitoring
  • IT Incident Management
  • IT Monitoring
  • Incident Management
  • Incident Reporting
  • Internet Usage Monitoring
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Inventory Management
  • Investigation Management
  • Issue Auditing
  • Knowledge Management
  • License Management
  • Log Analysis
  • Log Collection
  • Log Management
  • ML Algorithm Library
  • Machine Learning
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Mobile Network Troubleshooting
  • Model Training
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Cloud Management
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Network Analysis
  • Network Monitoring
  • Network Resource Management
  • OLAP
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Patch Management
  • Performance Analysis
  • Performance Metrics
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Policy Management
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Relational Display
  • Remediation Management
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Reporting
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Safety Incident Management
  • Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Self Service Data Preparation
  • Self Service Portal
  • Server Logs
  • Server Monitoring
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Supply Monitoring
  • Task Management
  • Templates
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Threshold Alerts
  • Ticket Management
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Uptime Reporting
  • VPN Software
  • Virtual Machine Monitoring
  • Visual Analytics
  • Visual Discovery
  • Visualization
  • Vulnerability Protection
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Web Traffic Reporting
  • Workflow Approval

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(177)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.1/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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mitchelle
Overall rating
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 5,001-10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

The best tool for log collection and analysis.

Reviewed on 11/09/2022

Splunk enterprise has improved our IT security through collection of logs. It centralizes large...

Splunk enterprise has improved our IT security through collection of logs. It centralizes large amounts of log data and efficiently manages it. We use it for analyzing the collected logs and report on metrics found from the logs.

Pros

Through its robust log analysis and ability to collect data from different sources, we can easily perform analysis on various data and predict any future operational hazards. Splunk enterprise efficiently monitors our log activities and and gives results to any queries at faster speed than most SIEM tools.

Cons

The searches can be complex at times and the messages on query errors aren't always specific.

Davis
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

The most expensive tool, requiring highly-skilled employees, capable of limitless value

Reviewed on 19/09/2022

Splunk's SPL is a flexible, straight forward query-language with aspects of SQL, R, Python, and...

Splunk's SPL is a flexible, straight forward query-language with aspects of SQL, R, Python, and Bash. The fact that an analyst can learn to be an engineer through using the platform provides ease of growth. It is unmatched in its automation to make data actionable, while providing reporting and visualization capabilities.

Pros

Splunk is provides a single tool for log aggregation, log analysis, and visualizations. Threat hunting, applying threat intelligence, and incident response are easily repeatable; pushing organizations to proactive security processes.

Cons

Splunk is expensive, especially when an organizations is exploring and building new security or data use cases. It also requires a lot of engineering maintenance, making the quality of the data highly-dependent on the skill(s) of those supporting it. Many organizations do not maximize its benefit because it is poorly managed or supported by low-skilled employees.

Alternatives Considered

Elastic Stack

Reasons for Switching to Splunk Enterprise

Splunk scales in all aspects except price. Organizations that are serious about security and SIEM tools will see the value in their investment almost immediately. The insights from the analytics and development capabilities are not available in other tools with this level of ease.
Nav
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

Currently using this diagnostic tool for log analysis

Reviewed on 14/03/2018

Overall a decent product.

Overall a decent product.

Pros

- Ability to search logs across processes and services
- Ability to develop dashboards to Monitor critical metrics
- Ability to set up alerts based on threshold values

Cons

- Need to regex well in order to use the tool to its full ability
- Ability to extract values out of the log statements could be simpler
- Alerts usually end up being over alerting or false alerts.

Mohammed
Overall rating
  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Best SIEM

Reviewed on 15/11/2022

Great SIEM that beats the competition, we utilized it for various functions

Great SIEM that beats the competition, we utilized it for various functions

Pros

Splunk appsStrength and capabilitiesIntegration with most solutions

Cons

Resource utilizationLimited local partner support

Alternatives Considered

AlienVault OSSIM, IBM Security QRadar, ArcSight and FortiSIEM

Reasons for Switching to Splunk Enterprise

Overall functionalities
shabbir
Overall rating
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Complete Security operations with Splunk

Reviewed on 03/10/2021

Splunk data visualization and its analytics handling chunks of data is exceptional.

Splunk data visualization and its analytics handling chunks of data is exceptional.

Pros

Data visualization, Analytics skills with AI-powered and can handle data in TB/per day without any interruptions in services. Live dashboards, developing use-cases and their capabilities (correlation).

Cons

complex architecture and efficient skills are required, financial is also not feasible for small and medium customers. no inbuilt query builders for beginners to understand the platform.

Alternatives Considered

AlienVault OSSIM

Reasons for Choosing Splunk Enterprise

Its niche player was can handle only a few products data and not so feasible in terms of query building and customization in dashboards. Good for small businesses not for enterpraises.

Switched From

AlienVault OSSIM

Reasons for Switching to Splunk Enterprise

Not so feasible in handling data and its simple architecture cannot handle logs from all the data sources.
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Splunk Enterprise FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Splunk Enterprise.

Splunk Enterprise offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$1,800.00/year
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Contact Splunk for detailed pricing information.

Splunk Enterprise has the following typical customers:

51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Splunk Enterprise supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Splunk Enterprise supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile)

Splunk Enterprise integrates with the following applications:

Amazon S3, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Excel, Okta, OneLogin, PingFederate, Tableau

Splunk Enterprise offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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