Splunk Enterprise - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 17, 2021

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Splunk Enterprise is a fantastic tool with many features, but it’s important to make sure you’re choosing the right Network Monitoring software for your company and its unique needs. Splunk Enterprise has some strong competitors and alternatives, and there’s a chance that one of them might be a better fit for your company.

2021's Top Splunk Enterprise Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Splunk Enterprise that are worth checking out: Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) for SMBs, Network Performance Monitor for large size business, AdRem NetCrunch for growing companies, and ScaleXtreme Basic Edition for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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
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Splunk
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
70/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$86 per month
Functionality
11
Review
Best for SMBs
Spectrum
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
9.2/10
License pricing
$49.99 per month
Functionality
10
Best for Enterprise
Network
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
$1,750 per license
Functionality
4
Growing
AdRem
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$1,160 per year
Functionality
4
Review
Free version
ScaleXtreme
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$15 per user/month
Functionality
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1. Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) - Best for SMBs

Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney), with a pricing score of 9.2 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Spectrum offers 10 main features). compare head to head: Spectrum (formerly Dexter + Cheney) Vs Splunk Enterprise

2. Network Performance Monitor - Best for Large Business

Network Performance Monitor is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Network Performance Monitor installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Network Performance Monitor, with a pricing score of 8 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

Network Performance Monitor is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Network offers 4 main features). compare head to head: Network Performance Monitor Vs Splunk Enterprise

3. AdRem NetCrunch - Best for Growing Companies

AdRem NetCrunch is an alternative Network Monitoring software, AdRem NetCrunch installed on-premises, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. AdRem NetCrunch, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

AdRem NetCrunch is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (AdRem offers 4 main features). compare head to head: AdRem NetCrunch Vs Splunk Enterprise

4. ScaleXtreme Basic Edition - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

ScaleXtreme Basic Edition is an alternative Network Monitoring software, ScaleXtreme Basic Edition installed on-premises, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. ScaleXtreme Basic Edition, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

ScaleXtreme Basic Edition is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ScaleXtreme offers 4 main features). compare head to head: ScaleXtreme Basic Edition Vs Splunk Enterprise

5. Panopta Advanced Monitoring

Panopta Advanced Monitoring is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Panopta Advanced Monitoring installed on-premises, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Panopta Advanced Monitoring, with a pricing score of 3 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

Panopta Advanced Monitoring is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Panopta offers 5 main features). compare head to head: Panopta Advanced Monitoring Vs Splunk Enterprise

6. PRTG Network Monitor

PRTG Network Monitor is an alternative Network Monitoring software, PRTG Network Monitor installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. PRTG Network Monitor, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

PRTG Network Monitor is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (PRTG offers 3 main features). compare head to head: PRTG Network Monitor Vs Splunk Enterprise

7. Site24x7

Site24x7 is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Site24x7 installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Site24x7, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

Site24x7 is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Site24x7 offers 9 main features). compare head to head: Site24x7 Vs Splunk Enterprise

8. Splunk

Splunk is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Splunk installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Splunk is considered same cost to implement ($2,000 per user/year) as Splunk Enterprise, both with a pricing score of 2.2.

Splunk is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Splunk offers 9 main features). compare head to head: Splunk Vs Splunk Enterprise

9. BigPanda

BigPanda is an alternative Network Monitoring software, BigPanda used on the cloud, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BigPanda, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

BigPanda is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BigPanda offers 12 main features). compare head to head: BigPanda Vs Splunk Enterprise

10. PagerDuty

PagerDuty is an alternative Network Monitoring software, PagerDuty installed on-premises or used cloud based, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. PagerDuty, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

PagerDuty is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (PagerDuty offers 11 main features). compare head to head: PagerDuty Vs Splunk Enterprise

11. Uptime Infrastructure Monitor

Uptime Infrastructure Monitor is an alternative Network Monitoring software, Uptime Infrastructure Monitor installed on-premises, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Uptime Infrastructure Monitor, with a pricing score of 3.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

Uptime Infrastructure Monitor is rated 5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Uptime offers 8 main features). compare head to head: Uptime Infrastructure Monitor Vs Splunk Enterprise

12. LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service

LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service is an alternative Network Monitoring software, LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service cloud, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service, with a pricing score of 6.2 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (LogicMonitor offers 4 main features). compare head to head: LogicMonitor Hosted Monitoring Service Vs Splunk Enterprise

13. ManageEngine OpManager

ManageEngine OpManager is an alternative Network Monitoring software, ManageEngine OpManager installed on-premises, Splunk Enterprise can be used on-premises and on the cloud. ManageEngine OpManager, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Splunk Enterprise with a score of 2.2.

ManageEngine OpManager is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (ManageEngine offers 9 main features). compare head to head: ManageEngine OpManager Vs Splunk Enterprise

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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.