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97 Ratings

CrowdStrike Falcon

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Score 9.2 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Endpoint Security

    9.2

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    92%

    Splunk Enterprise

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Anti-Exploit Technology

    9.3
    93%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

    9.7
    97%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Centralized Management

    9.3
    93%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Hybrid Deployment Support

    8.1
    81%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Infection Remediation

    9.2
    92%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vulnerability Management

    9.0
    90%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Malware Detection

    9.5
    95%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    90%
    Splunk Enterprise ranks higher in 13/13 features

    Centralized event and log data collection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4
    94%
    50 Ratings

    Correlation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8
    98%
    49 Ratings

    Event and log normalization/management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6
    96%
    98 Ratings

    Deployment flexibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4
    94%
    46 Ratings

    Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    46 Ratings

    Custom dashboards and workspaces

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8
    98%
    100 Ratings

    Host and network-based intrusion detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    35 Ratings

    Data integration/API management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings

    Behavioral analytics and baselining

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    2 Ratings

    Rules-based and algorithmic detection thresholds

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    2 Ratings

    Response orchestration and automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings

    Reporting and compliance management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    2 Ratings

    Incident indexing/searching

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
    • CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection and Splunk Enterprise are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    36 Ratings
    9.3

    Splunk Enterprise

    93%
    67 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    100%
    17 Ratings

    Usability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    90%
    3 Ratings

    Availability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.3

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    93%
    13 Ratings
    8.4

    Splunk Enterprise

    84%
    33 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    90%
    4 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    Splunk Enterprise

    91%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Anyone who is looking for a leader in endpoint protection should consider CrowdStrike Falcon for sure, regardless of specific use cases. Anybody who is operating on a very lean security team that doesn't have the capability to provide 24x7x365 coverage should absolutely consider Falcon Complete. I've worked with various MSSP's in the past, but Falcon Complete is one I would definitely not lose any sleep at night knowing we're in good hands.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    Pros: Splunk is very well suited if you have multiple log sources of related data. All of them can be correlated and tasks can be automated based on the requirement. Other than alerts, Splunk can also run a specific script of your choice, based on some defined conditions. Cons: If you have a few logs but a large number of log sources, Splunk can be very expensive.
    Kuntal Das | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • Endpoint Isolation - instead of hoping an adversary was blocked in time. CrowdStrike locks down the endpoint beyond using the Windows Firewall. Allowing a whitelist of IPs brings additional management of that endpoint to another level that most other tools don't have.
    • Rich Data Recording - CrowdStrike is best described as a giant tape recorder in the sky. When it lands on the box, it truly provides insight into the those that other tools could only dream of.
    • Extensive APIs - CrowdStrike understands that they are not your only security vendor, so they have API usage for everything in their platform to automate and integrate to your heart's desire.
    • Cloud Visibility - CrowdStrike's cloud monitoring capabilities are agnostic of cloud platform. No longer does one need to worry about putting all their eggs in one basket because the endpoint tool prefers one platform over another.
    Bryan Bowie | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    • Real-time + Scheduled alerts - i-e you can set up alerts which are actively monitoring your logs
    • Pretty good response time for search results. With our key/value logging, Splunk makes it blazing fast to query the data.
    • Dashboards provide insights into historical data
    • Love how Splunk indexes all of the data and provides keys to search on
    Pooja Gada | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • The ability to do a system-level scan like a traditional AV is missing and isn't a feature CrowdStrike is planning on implementing. Old school IT guys are going to be curious about this.
    • Host management and deletion are clunky and take 45 days for a machine to fall off your subscription license.
    Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    • At times some queries can run slowly if indices are not on a portion of the query you use.
    • Setup time initially can be difficult if your logs aren't stored in common locations or in a common way to write the log.
    • Ability to ingest logs from different locations without having to change code to put logs in a certain place (pro and con).
    • Searches can be a bit more difficult to look through if your log isn't pulled in a manner that is easy to read through splunk.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $6.99 per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)

    CrowdStrike Falcon Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Falcon Pro$6.991
    Falcon Enterprise$14.992
    Falcon Premium$17.992
    1. per endpoint/month (for 5-250 endpoints, billed annually)
    2. per endpoint/month (minimum number of endpoints applies)
    Additional Pricing Details

    Splunk Enterprise

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Splunk Enterprise Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 10.0
    Based on 17 answers
    We are using Splunk extensively in our projects and we have recently upgraded to Splunk version 6.0 which is quite efficient and giving expected results. We keep track of updates and new features Splunk introduces periodically and try to introduce those features in our day to day activities for improvement in our reporting system and other tasks.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 9.0
    Based on 3 answers
    You can literally throw in a single word into Splunk and it will pull back all instances of that word across all of your logs for the time span you select (provided you have permission to see that data). We have several users who have taken a few of the free courses from Splunk that are able to pull data out of it everyday with little help at all.
    Kenneth Taitingfong | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    When properly setup and configured, Splunk is extremely reliable.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    CrowdStrike Falcon 9.3
    Based on 13 answers
    When I receive support, it is always useful and informative. However, the support doesn't get back to me in the most timely manner. Often, by the time I hear back from support I have already resolved the issue. But for bigger issues, that need more in-depth help the support team has been incredibly valuable.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 8.4
    Based on 33 answers
    Splunk maintains a well resourced support system that has been consistent since we purchased the product. They help out in a timely manner and provide expert level information as needed. We typically open cases online and communicate when possible via e-mail and are able to resolve most issues with that method.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 9.0
    Based on 4 answers
    Smooth without too many major issues.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    Crowdstrike Falcon Endpoint protection is based on AIML enhanced technology,l. It's cloud-based so users don't need to connect to their office network to get their policy synchronization done from Server to endpoints agents. Also, the Crowdstrike Falcon agent size is small and it consumes fewer resources of the machine.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    I wanted to learn a new language that I can quickly master and implement. Splunk is easy, fun to use and best of all, it can be developed in hours not days or weeks. Splunk is fundamentally a programming language that is minimal but yet powerful enough to collect, analyze and visualize data.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Splunk Enterprise

    Splunk Enterprise 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    Splunk can scale in to the petabyte per day range which of course is awesome
    Rick Yetter | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    CrowdStrike Falcon

    • CrowdStrike has cut our security costs.
    • Has given us more insight into our end points.
    • It has helped with our older PC's CPU usage.
    • Cut our cost and time from managing multiple platforms down to managing one platform with better insight than what we had with multiple security platforms.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Enterprise

    • Overall very positive. It has provided visibility to what is going on within our network.
    • One drawback is the time it takes to get up to speed with the application, but this is up to the user, and Splunk education is excellent.
    • In my field, IT Security, there are few other friends to have in your back pocket better than Splunk. They are just that good.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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