Splunk Vs Spectrum (Aug 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 26, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Splunk or Spectrum?

Spectrum is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Splunk, Spectrum is rated higher (92/100) than Splunk (83/100). Spectrum offers more features (4) to their users than Splunk (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 Splunk Inc compares with Viewpoint Construction Software?

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...

Viewpoint Construction Software: Viewpoint Construction Software has translated over 30 years of intense focus and collaboration with the construction industry into a rock-solid software platform that helps construction professionals efficiently manage all areas of finance and operations.San Antonio, TX – March 19th, 2013 – Viewpoint Construction Software®, providing construction ...

Who's more expensive? Splunk or Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney)?

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 Splunk and Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney).

Splunk price starts at $2,000 per user/year , on a scale between 1 to 10 Splunk is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Network Monitoring software. Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) price starts at $49.99 per month , when comparing Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) to their competitors, the software is rated 8 - higher than the average Network Monitoring software cost.

Bottom line:Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) is more expensive than Splunk.

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 Splunk Vs. Spectrum based on some of the most important and required Network Monitoring features. Splunk: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney): Project Budgeting, RFIs/Submittals, Construction, Contract Management.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types, including various Fortune 500 companies. and Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney)'s target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Splunk

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $2,000 per user/year

Splunk is a business intelligence software solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as fault management, performance management, configuration management, and others. The software wa...

Categories: Business Intelligence, Cloud BI, Data mining, Mobile BI.

Spectrum

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $49.99 per month

Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) is a trending cloud-based Construction software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size construction business. Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) received a ...

Categories: Construction, Construction Accounting & Job Costing, Construction Customer Management, Lease Management, Contract Management.

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Splunk: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney): 4 Features

Project Budgeting
RFIs/Submittals
Construction
Contract 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)
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Splunk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
83/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$2,000 per user/year
Functionality
9
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Spectrum
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
9.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$49.99 per month
Functionality
10
AdRem
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,160 per year
Functionality
4
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Network
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,750 per license
Functionality
4
Panopta
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$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.