Splunk Enterprise Pricing, Features, Reviews & Alternatives

Splunk Enterprise

Machine data management and analytics

4.6/5 (125 reviews)

Splunk Enterprise overview

What is 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.
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Pricing

Starting from
$225/month
Pricing options
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Subscription
Free trial
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 other markets, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported languages

English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese (Simplified), Korean and 6 other languages, Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, German, Italian, French, Portuguese
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Splunk Enterprise user reviews

Value for money
Features
Ease of use
Customer support
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David B.

Offers more than you think

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-02-07
Review Source: Capterra

We've used the software to detect layer 7 attacks, unearth issues we didn't realize were happening and gives us end to end insight into our stack.

Pros
The system is highly intuitive to use. It is faster than other solutions I've used on the market and has a huge library of 3rd party plugins to get more from the system. It is easy to create scheduled searches, dashboards, reports etc. but there are a number of additional plugins (at an extra cost) to help with security, single pane of glass and metric collection.

Cons
It offers challenges for a decentralized working model. Where Splunk is centrally managed, it is easy to ensure that best practices are maintained. Where the system is opened up for an entire department to utilize and on-board their logs, it becomes more difficult. However, with some creative thinking and good process, this issue can be overcome.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

Splunk is a great solution for SIEM and also for monitoring your infrastructure

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-03-03
Review Source: Capterra

We needed a way to monitor our internal environment and start to be more proactive with issues, so we started sending all of our logs to Splunk and we we able to get insights we did not know we needed. It is a great solution and they are constantly innovating.

Pros
Splunk makes it easy to search through various data including logs. In the past I have had to pour through logs in order to find the one lines among the 100 of thousands of lines. Splunk allows me to search through those logs in a matter of seconds vs the hours it used to take.

Cons
Most of enterprise setup is done through the command line. It would be nice to have cluster configuration (index creation) as part of the UI.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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THOMAS Z.

Splunk an Enterprise Business intelligent user tool

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2021-02-18
Review Source: Capterra

Is a robust and intelligent management tool that enables everyone with user computer knowledge to navigate in real-time, consolidate vast data into a visualized report of dashboard features , reliable and web based, no major equipment required for setup, user need a smartphone or compute to access the platform through the web, you can navigate the system as long as you have computer knowledge without any training required(user friendly) .

Pros
It an intelligent business tool that provided me an opportunity to customize and build report from large volume of data from different departments within the 13 Africa countries in telecommunication sectors. The platform allows data to be consolidated accordingly to the organization need and produces visualized reports of dashboard features. I also noted that the system can analyst unstructured large volume of data speedily and is reliable and web based allowing for user flexible accessible from any part of the world if you have internet. The systems have been reliable and secured from the time (2 years) I started using it without any system intermittent, system errors and cyber-attack.

Cons
The system is built and use-able with structured and unstructured organization though the price in foreign currency could hamper small and medium organization to use it especially in most Africa country where the local currency has depreciated against the major trading foreign currency.so the Forex pricing is a challenge. The navigation of the platform will require minor training though if the user is computer proficient, they would management with minor challenge and interpretation of the data. So, first time user it can be difficult to use it It will depend on internet for access and internet tend to be pricey in most African country and therefore could increase the business cost for small and medium enterprise. It can increase business cost if not fully used

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Patrick M.

Spunk Review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-05-17
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
It allows me to bring a lot of information into one friendly view. It's a great security audit tool.

Cons
It has limited functionality. It is a very memory intensive system. It does not integrate with Lennox.

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Frank M.

Doing setup redundant servers without Splunk

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-12-20
Review Source: Capterra

Saved my a$$ many times. In a multi-server environment, if you don't have Splunk or something like it, it will be a nightmare to try and coordinate the various log files involved.

Pros
Several of our applications are distributed across multiple systems. It is the same software running on each server but doing the same job for different users. Each server would generate its own log files. When things went wrong, we used Splunk to be able to see what was going on on each server. Click a few buttons and you get two logs from two different servers listed together coordinated by time. But that leads you to discover that the issue came from a separate upstream or downstream server, then bring in those logs too . . . all coordinated by time. Don't get me wrong, the IT guys love these tools for their own enterprise reasons, but as a server stack developer, this was a resource I used OFTEN.

Cons
I never fully grokked their SQL like language. I could do basic things daily without issue. However, I often had to hit the documentation to do anything more than a simple "find this" query.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Splunk Enterprise pricing

Starting from
$225/month
Pricing options
Free
Subscription
Free trial
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Splunk Enterprise features

API
Access Controls/Permissions
Activity Dashboard
Alerts / Escalation
Compliance Management
Dashboard
Data Visualization
Monitoring
Real Time Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics
Reporting/Analytics
Search/Filter
Third Party Integrations

Activity Tracking (171 other apps)
Alerts/Notifications (326 other apps)
Audit Management (180 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (245 other apps)
Data Import/Export (271 other apps)
Drag & Drop (180 other apps)
Workflow Management (210 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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Videos and tutorials

Additional information for Splunk Enterprise

Key features of Splunk Enterprise

  • Activity Monitoring
  • Analytics/Reporting
  • Bandwidth Monitoring
  • Behavioral Analytics
  • Custom Dashboards
  • Deep Learning
  • Email Attachment Protection
  • Firewalls
  • For Healthcare
  • Full Transaction Diagnostics
  • IP Protection
  • IT Budgeting
  • Internet Usage Monitoring
  • Intrusion Detection System
  • Knowledge Management
  • License Management
  • ML Algorithm Library
  • Machine Learning
  • Model Training
  • NLP
  • Network Diagnosis
  • Network Resource Management
  • Performance Control
  • Relational Display
  • Risk Management
  • Root-Cause Diagnosis
  • SLA Monitoring
  • Scheduling
  • Server Monitoring
  • Service Desk Management
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Statistical / Mathematical Tools
  • Templates
  • Threat Response
  • Threshold Alerts
  • Trace individual transactions
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