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November 20, 2019
Kuntal Das | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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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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February 29, 2020
Fraser Clark | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Splunk is excellent in most situations where log collection and aggregation is needed. It can work as a small scale syslog server and be built on from that.
The obvious wall is the cost of the product and for that reason I would say smaller businesses would not be suited to this as there are free solutions that could bridge this gap.
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February 19, 2020
ShuYun Du | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Splunk is the best tool to use for log mining. It is also good at combining multiple sources of logs together and creates a single pane of glass. It can do lots of APM monitoring however at the end of the day it is more of a log mining tool but not an APM tool. It is best to use for business analyzing, debugging and fraud investigation. When it comes to monitoring part, get a proper APM tool will be a better idea.
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February 18, 2020
Daniel Garrett | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Real-time and historical log research is a glowing achievement for Splunk. Splunk is also quite effective at dashboard creation and presentation with high level or more granular investigation possible.
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March 12, 2020
Ahmet Fatih IRKLI | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I definitely recommend Splunk Enterprise to security and network teams as it is perfectly scalable for any size environment.
  • Network teams can easily see if there is a problem with the network device.
  • The security team can easily be notified about anomalies that may due to an intrusion.
  • The support team can follow the situation of assets and tools.
  • It can be integrated with most of the tools available on the market.
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November 05, 2019
PAULIUS BUCINSKAS | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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When needed to search for some specific event information triggered by end-user or by any other service, Splunk Enterprise tool can give that information and by reviewing the log of the event you can find a lot of needed information that could help you to find the solution or resolve the issue on the spot.
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November 16, 2019
Johann Davila | TrustRadius Reviewer
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It is well suited with real-time monitoring and notifications sent when issues occur. It has been very helpful to monitor issues that applications are having so that we can get the right team to address these issues to get the company back up and running to continue business as normal.
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April 14, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Splunk is a great fit for organizations that need to consolidate log data. It's also a great fit for organizations that need to provide access to data to different teams of engineers. We send all of our log data to Splunk, index and report on it then provide access to different teams based on need.
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March 06, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Splunk is good for log analyzing from enterprise level of applications on different logs and consolidating results as reports. We can use such data to make forecasts for future trends if issues would occur more or less frequently.

Setup and maintenance would not be easy, so always plan ahead. Also always do health check for stability on some of the Splunk components such as indexers and HFs.
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February 28, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Splunk Enterprise is well-suited for any requirement to aggregate vast sums of data, no matter how structured or unstructured, and search across it all at speed, or report on it with visualizations, etc.

It's not suited for scenarios where you want to report on a single set of data, say, in a traditional way, for example, a typical scheduled report out of a finance system.
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February 26, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Splunk Enterprise is very well suited for correlating all the logs that need to be monitored and to be analyzed. It has performed very well with a vast amount of logs data. Furthermore, Splunk Enterprise can be pumped in and do parsing for numerous security device logs.
However, it needs certain technical skills to be able to correlate the logs and do the query in the Splunk Enterprise.
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February 26, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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If the organization is looking for a powerful SIEM solution and has the budget, then I would recommend Splunk Enterprise. Using the tool can be as simple or as complicated as you want it. My only hesitation will be the complexity of implementation. For smaller organizations, it shouldn't be an issue, but larger ones may find it challenging to follow Splunk Enterprise's best practices for implementation.
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November 22, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It is very easy to configure on Oracle Databases as well as on MSSQL/Window servers to monitor the pre-configured threshold.
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May 20, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Splunk is the best tool to work on if there is a need for analyzing the logs and the organization’s inside data. The way employees use search engines and browse for their personal use they can be caught easily. Also, if there are some outside threats within the company you can analyze those by setting up alerts.
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May 15, 2019
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Good for event correlation from multiple data sources, web monitoring, systems and application monitoring. Good as security information and event management tool. It collects data from logs and custom applications helping the business make informed decisions across the organization. Gain insights to drive operational performance and business results. Splunk's rich visualizations make results easy to understand and take necessary actions.
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January 02, 2019
Rounak Jangir | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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If you need to search and need to do some analysis on top of that, then Splunk is a great thing to use. And also if you want to generate reports from them and want alerts on some specific activity, then Splunk should be your first choice. I have used this tool for this purpose but can't say in which scenario it would not fit.
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December 14, 2018
Priti Asai / Thakkar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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For anything related to the application backend logs and monitoring, it's very appropriate to use, based on which we can create various dashboards / charts. For server health / monitoring, Splunk logs are not very helpful. It completely relies on log statements, if statement is not formatted in standard format, and it gives inaccurate results.
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December 10, 2018
Dhruba Jyoti Nag | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Splunk is an excellent analytical tool and if SPL is mastered correctly, it can be very powerful too and much more efficient than competing tools. It can be easily used by Business Analysts to get real-time insights if reports are set up for them. However, when it comes to monitoring systems, a lot of configurations are required, and that makes it not the ideal one-stop solution.
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August 10, 2018
Matt Overton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Splunk does a great job of collecting and monitoring machine data. We have use it to reduce fraud/cyber crime loses and we have been able to see a measurable return since using the product for this purpose. It is very extensible so you can continue expanding what the tool does over time. There is added expense with this, but it may be worth it in the end.
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February 21, 2018
Rahul Shinde | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Splunk is a great data analytics tool for you if you have a large amount of data to analyze. Splunk provides accurate and real-time analysis of data through its dashboard. But if you not quite a technical person or not willing to learn Splunk before using it, I will not recommend it to you. Also, Splunk is less appropriate for static data.
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March 28, 2018
Ryan Stasel | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Honestly, I can't think of an instance where Splunk isn't well suited for a task. They offer a free license that will handle up to 500MB/day, which unless you're logging against AD, or Exchange, is probably plenty to trial the software. There are examples where I've grabbed a copy for home to help troubleshoot issues with my home network and the network devices supported sending to a Syslog server.

The only issue most users are going to have is cost once you start figuring out the amount of data you're going to be aggregating, the licensing costs can get rather steep.
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March 21, 2018
Larry Helms | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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It is best used for both business data analysis, reporting and graphing. But it also does well when alerting on events. Users, however, mistakenly assume that alerting can be/is real-time. Unfortunately, even though indexing is very fast, it can take some time to index and then issue alerts. This is NOT a problem if you properly train users about what to expect and how to properly use the tool.
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January 30, 2018
Sameer Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I think Splunk makes a ton of sense for a company that is looking for an out of box logging tool. Splunk does a good job of letting you log various parameters across your site and easily search and query for the said events.
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November 13, 2017
Eric Krueger | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Splunk Enterprise meets all of our needs under one platform. The cost savings along without sacrificing functionality have made our choice to go with Splunk an easy decision. The functionality and cost savings alone have made upper management happy to deploy this system in our environment and the return on this investment has paid for itself.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Centralized event and log data collection (44)
9.6
Correlation (44)
9.1
Event and log normalization (44)
9.1
Deployment flexibility (40)
8.6
Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools (40)
8.4
Custom dashboards and views (45)
9.1
Host and network-based intrusion detection (28)
8.5

What is Splunk Enterprise?

Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a web-style interface. It captures, indexes and correlates real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards and visualizations.

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Splunk Enterprise Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

Splunk Enterprise Technical Details

Operating Systems: Unspecified
Mobile Application:No

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What is Splunk Enterprise?

Splunk is software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a web-style interface. It captures, indexes and correlates real-time data in a searchable repository from which it can generate graphs, reports, alerts, dashboards and visualizations.

What is Splunk Enterprise's best feature?

Reviewers rate Centralized event and log data collection highest, with a score of 9.6.

Who uses Splunk Enterprise?

The most common users of Splunk Enterprise are Enterprises from the Information Technology & Services industry.