We performed a comparison between IBM X-Force and Splunk based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Threat Intelligence Platforms solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It's quite integratable so you can actually integrate and get IP malware and URL information. It also gives you some form of intelligence into what you're trying to investigate or what you're trying to understand."
"It's basically one of the best SIEM products on the market."
"It has quite extensive support in terms of integration. If you want to do anything, there are tools for that."
"Splunk is quite flexible for our customers. Splunk does not filter from a specific lock, you can define it later."
"Splunk works based on parsing log files."
"Our clients are easily able to modify and evolve their implementations."
"It's the completeness of the solution that we like the most."
"Its integration is most valuable. Its UI is also pretty much easy."
"The logs on the solution are excellent."
"You have to look for the new information from X-Force. X-Force will provide it but you have to look for it. We need clearer visibility."
"Splunk is more expensive than other solutions."
"An area of improvement would be the licensing of the solution. They need a free license, which would allow faster lead times."
"The solution could improve by giving more email details."
"The UI can be improved. Dashboards and reports can be better in terms of graphics."
"The implementation and the scanning of the logs can be difficult."
"In terms of the interface, it could include some improvements for the look and feel."
"Splunk needs to be able to hold more days of data. At the moment it only holds three months of data."
"It needs a better way to export dynamic views without requiring a ton of code and user/pw."
Splunk software has been around since 2006 and the company has since grown to become an industry leader. Splunk's vision is to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everybody. The company offers a wide range of products to turn machine data into valuable information by monitoring and analyzing all activities. This is known as Operational Intelligence and is the unique value proposition of Splunk.
Splunk is well-known for its Log Management capabilities and also for its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions.
IBM X-Force is ranked 7th in Threat Intelligence Platforms with 1 review while Splunk is ranked 1st in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 69 reviews. IBM X-Force is rated 8.0, while Splunk is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM X-Force writes "Speed threat assessment ,security investigations leveraging on real time actionable threat intel integrated to your Security Intelligence Platform". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Very versatile for many use cases". IBM X-Force is most compared with IBM QRadar, Recorded Future, CrowdStrike Falcon, ThreatConnect Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) and Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus, whereas Splunk is most compared with Microsoft Sentinel, Elastic Security, Dynatrace, Azure Monitor and IBM QRadar.
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