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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

    Datadog

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Splunk Cloud

    86%
    Splunk Cloud ranks higher in 13/13 features

    Centralized event and log data collection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    12 Ratings

    Correlation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    12 Ratings

    Event and log normalization/management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    21 Ratings

    Deployment flexibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    12 Ratings

    Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    10 Ratings

    Custom dashboards and workspaces

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6
    96%
    21 Ratings

    Host and network-based intrusion detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    10 Ratings

    Data integration/API management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings

    Behavioral analytics and baselining

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    3 Ratings

    Rules-based and algorithmic detection thresholds

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    3 Ratings

    Response orchestration and automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings

    Reporting and compliance management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    3 Ratings

    Incident indexing/searching

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    3 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Datadog is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Datadog

    90%
    19 Ratings
    8.4

    Splunk Cloud

    84%
    12 Ratings

    Usability

    10.0

    Datadog

    100%
    1 Rating
    8.0

    Splunk Cloud

    80%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    8.8

    Datadog

    88%
    10 Ratings
    7.3

    Splunk Cloud

    73%
    8 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Datadog

    Datadog is a no-brainer for any environment that relies on multiple servers. Even for one server, it's so much better to use for monitoring and alert capability than anything else I remember looking at before we started using Datadog. Teams can even use it to track their progress of investigating an alert so multiple people aren't unknowingly looking into the same exact issue unnecessarily.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    I will highly recommend this software because using Splunk
    Cloud has helped us become more proactive about handling our security concerns
    and better manage our environment. It is one of the finest security software
    that is easy to use and also provides analytics. It has excellent features like
    creating dashboard security and managing features etc. So you must give it a try once!
    David Hillier | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Datadog

    • APIs, the ability to interact with the data we pull into data dog is key. We port the information over to Servicenow, so the ability to pull everything into DataDog, then Servicenow, is a key component of our success here at Wayfair.
    • Simple Interface - clean, useful, effective. Allows users to use DataDog for one reason, get work done.
    • Lightweight agent on hosts
    Anthony Zappala | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    • Splunk Cloud allows me to search the volumes of information help in Windows Server Logs quickly and accurately.
    • Splunk Cloud allows me to create Dashboards for everyday monitoring of multiple parameters.
    • Splunk Cloud allows me to create and schedule reports for Management on network usage and statistics.
    Jeff Kitchens | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Datadog

    • User interface could be improved in some areas, looking for host information and the agent install link takes a bit of time.
    • Configuration of the agent is generally done via a config file which is a pro and a con. It would be nice to have some UI to configure various agent options.
    • Billing isn't entirely straightforward, they could use more reports to figure out the source of your monthly costs.
    Kevin Van Heusen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    • Splunk Cloud support is increasing a lot now a days and I see no cons other than the price factor to the other compared products. Overall Splunk Cloud is a very good product all together.
    • I can see that Splunk Cloud can still improve in the form of SLA.
    • Splunk Cloud generally lags behind the available splunk upgrades. They are always one version behind the one available for enterprise.
    Manan Bhatt | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Datadog

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 5 hosts

    Datadog Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Infrastructure$15.001
    Log Management$1.272
    APM$31.003
    1. Per Host Per Month
    2. Per Million Log Events
    3. Per Host Per Month
    SaaS Edition
    Free$01
    Standard$15/host2
    EnterpriseCustom3
    1. Up to 5 hosts
    2. Up to 500 hosts
    3. 500+ hosts
    Additional Pricing Details

    Splunk Cloud

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Splunk Cloud Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Usability

    Datadog

    Datadog 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    Splunk Cloud 8.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Overall, it is very usable. I would like if recent searches were saved for longer because I always have to refer to my notes when I'm looking for something specific and it's been a few weeks. But that's a small issue, and the actual search and browsing interface is easy to use and powerful.
    Kevin Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Datadog

    Datadog 8.8
    Based on 10 answers
    The support team usually gets it right. We did have a rather complicate issue setting up monitoring on a domain controller. However, they are usually responsive and helpful over chat. The downside would be I don’t think they have any phone support. If that is important to you this might not be a good fit.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    Splunk Cloud 7.3
    Based on 8 answers
    Splunk Cloud support is sorely lacking unfortunately. The portal where you submit tickets is not very good and is lacking polish. Tickets are left for days without any updates and when chased it is only sometimes you get a reply back. I get the feeling the support team are very understaffed and have far too much going on. From what I know, Splunk is aware of this and seem to be trying to remedy it.
    Fraser Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Datadog

    We are still trying other products, but people still like Datadog. After setting up a dashboard, it's great for monitoring instances on Datadog. Also, the DevOps team had a good time setting up Datadog. It means Datadog was way easier to set up compared to those others.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    Splunk Cloud blows Sumo Logic out of the water. The experience is night and day. We went from several highly stressed IT security professionals who were unsure if the data they were getting was valuable, to very happy IT security professionals who can now be more proactive and get all the information they need.
    Joseph Sweet | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Datadog

    • One of our critical production databases went down a couple of weeks back. Just because we had the Datadog monitoring enabled for that database, Datadog sent the alerts to PagerDuty and we were instantly notified via pager and email alert. We could act right away and bring up the database within a few mins.
    • Ability to create custom screenboards have allowed us to track the critical and warning alerts in front of our eyes all the time
    Rajeshh Raghavan | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Splunk Cloud

    • The biggest return on investment is how quickly logs are now consumed, and how quickly we can follow events that occur in logs.
    • The number of logs that can be consumed by Splunk is much higher than previous solutions.
    • We have much better visibility into our logs, and are able to spot patterns in events with the built-in graphs and reports.
    Chase Palmer, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

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