Network Performance Monitor Vs Splunk Enterprise

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 15, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Network Performance Monitor or Splunk Enterprise?

Network Performance Monitor is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Splunk Enterprise, Network Performance Monitor is rated higher (85/100) than Splunk Enterprise (70/100). Splunk Enterprise offers more features (5) to their users than Network Performance Monitor (3).

Looking for the right Network Monitoring solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How SolarWinds compares with Splunk Inc?

SolarWinds: Since our founding in 1999, SolarWinds’ (NYSE: SWI) mission has been to provide purpose-built products that are designed to make IT professionals’ jobs easier. We offer value-driven products and tools that solve a broad range of IT management challenges – whether those challenges are related to networks, servers, applications, storage or virtualiza...

Splunk Inc: Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most valuable parts of big data -- generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile devices, website clickstreams, social data, sensors and mo...

Who's more expensive? Network Performance Monitor or Splunk Enterprise?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Network Monitoring software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Network Performance Monitor and Splunk Enterprise.

Network Performance Monitor price starts at $1,750 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Network Performance Monitor is rated 8, which is higher than the average cost of Network Monitoring software. Splunk Enterprise price starts at $86 per month , when comparing Splunk Enterprise to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Network Monitoring software cost.

Bottom line: Network Performance Monitor is more expensive than Splunk Enterprise.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Network Performance Monitor Vs. Splunk Enterprise based on some of the most important and required Network Monitoring features. Network Performance Monitor: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. Splunk Enterprise: Business Intelligence, Network Security, Data visualization, IT Management, Network Management.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and various types. and Splunk Enterprise's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Network Performance Monitor

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $1,750 per license

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor is a network management and monitoring solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such capabilities as resource management, real-time analytics, performance managemen...

Categories: Performance Management.

Splunk Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $86 per month

Splunk Enterprise is an award-winning cloud-based BI software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Splunk Enterprise received a rating of 4.5 from ITQlick team. The software cost is...

Categories: Business Intelligence, Data visualization, IT Management, Networking, Network Monitoring.

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Network Performance Monitor: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Splunk Enterprise: 5 Features

Business Intelligence
Network Security
Data visualization
IT Management
Network Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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Network
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
$1,750 per license
Functionality
4
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Splunk
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
70/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$86 per month
Functionality
11
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Spectrum
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
9.2/10
License pricing
$49.99 per month
Functionality
10
AdRem
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$1,160 per year
Functionality
4
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Panopta
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$9 per user/month
Functionality
5
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.