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Feature Set Ratings

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

    Nagios Log Server

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Splunk Enterprise

    87%
    Splunk Enterprise ranks higher in 13/13 features

    Centralized event and log data collection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    51 Ratings

    Correlation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9
    99%
    50 Ratings

    Event and log normalization/management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6
    96%
    99 Ratings

    Deployment flexibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6
    96%
    47 Ratings

    Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    47 Ratings

    Custom dashboards and workspaces

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9
    99%
    101 Ratings

    Host and network-based intrusion detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    36 Ratings

    Data integration/API management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    3 Ratings

    Behavioral analytics and baselining

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    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
    6.8
    68%
    3 Ratings

    Reporting and compliance management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    3 Ratings

    Incident indexing/searching

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    3 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Nagios Log Server is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
    • Splunk Enterprise is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Nagios Log Server

    80%
    1 Rating
    9.3

    Splunk Enterprise

    93%
    68 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Nagios Log Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    100%
    17 Ratings

    Usability

    Nagios Log Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    90%
    3 Ratings

    Availability

    Nagios Log Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.0

    Nagios Log Server

    90%
    2 Ratings
    8.4

    Splunk Enterprise

    84%
    33 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Nagios Log Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Splunk Enterprise

    90%
    4 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Nagios Log Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    Splunk Enterprise

    91%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Nagios Enterprises

    Nagios Log Server facilitates the ability to search all entries of logs in a quick and easy way. Beyond that, it has allowed us to configure alerts for notification when there are potential threats (may they be security threats or only application-side problems), and to filter the data for audits and compliance.
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    Splunk

    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.
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    Pros

    Nagios Enterprises

    • Log auditing.
    • Server monitoring.
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    Splunk

    • 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
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    Cons

    Nagios Enterprises

    • A bit hard to install and configure.
    • High price.
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    Splunk

    • 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.
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    Pricing Details

    Nagios Log Server

    Starting Price

    $0

    Editions & Modules

    Nagios Log Server editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    1 Instance$3,9951
    3 Instances$5,9952
    10 Instances$14,9953

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Splunk Enterprise

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Splunk Enterprise editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Nagios Enterprises

      No answers on this topic

      Splunk

      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.
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      Usability

      Nagios Enterprises

      No answers on this topic

      Splunk

      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.
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      Reliability and Availability

      Nagios Enterprises

      No answers on this topic

      Splunk

      When properly setup and configured, Splunk is extremely reliable.
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      Support Rating

      Nagios Enterprises

      Nagios support is decent. Nothing bad to say about them, but nothing extraordinary too. We mostly asked them questions instead of actively asking them to change or fix things for us. The response time is OK, commonly you can get a response in the same day. You can also call, but they are available only during US office hours.
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      Splunk

      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.
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      Implementation Rating

      Nagios Enterprises

      No answers on this topic

      Splunk

      Smooth without too many major issues.
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      Alternatives Considered

      Nagios Enterprises

      Windows Event Log doesn't have 10% of the capabilities of Nagios Log Server. No real-time alerts, no scheduling, no external plugins or APIs. Nothing. The only advantage is that it is a native Windows application.
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      Splunk

      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.
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      Scalability

      Nagios Enterprises

      No answers on this topic

      Splunk

      Splunk can scale in to the petabyte per day range which of course is awesome
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      Return on Investment

      Nagios Enterprises

      • We could react in way less time to a lot of potential outages since we started using it.
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      Splunk

      • 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.
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