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We performed a comparison between Moogsoft and Splunk based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two IT Operations Analytics solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
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Pros
"I like the prediction features.""Moogsoft's most valuable features are event management, correlation, and observability.""The AI component allows you to check previous cases and diagnose problems easily.""The Event Management feature is quite valuable.""There are AI features in Moogsoft. Moogsoft has one wonderful feature that allows you to convert multiple alarms into situations. Generally, all other MoM tools get the alarms, and then convert it into an incident directly. There is one extra layer they have added before converting any alarm into an incident. Suppose there are multiple alarms that are somehow all related to a single source of issue. It converts all the alarms into a single situation, which then gets converted into an incident."

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"It has quite extensive support in terms of integration. If you want to do anything, there are tools for that.""The connections to the database are very good and updating the data files is simple to do. The dashboards are useful and user-friendly.""I am satisfied with the support.""The additional vendors we've brought on board, particularly the elastic, have been quite beneficial.""The product is good, it satisfies our customers.""It allows us to digest the information, the data, the different data streams, so we can make decisions based upon information that we receive, and it is pretty robust.""Great platform with user-friendly interface and GUI.""The feature that I have found most valuable with Splunk is the ability to sift through a bunch of data very quickly."

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Cons
"I would like to see how Moogsoft integrates with the multi-cloud and brings out a single pane of glass, to see everything on one screen.""They are very much dependent on open-source technologies like RabbitMQ message bus. They are using open-source databases, Apache Tomcat, NGINX. If we face any issues with Apache Tomcat or the RabbitMQ message bus, then we do not get support from them. We have to troubleshoot it ourselves.""They should consider including Chatbot.""Moogsoft is dependent on external products to do orchestration and SOP-based functionality.""I would like to see additional reports or information on the dashboard that includes metrics about CPU usage and memory."

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"The algorithms customization of Splunk could improve. They have limited algorithms for machine learning support. If they can allow the user to add more machine learning algorithms, such as the ability to choose the algorithm that a user might want. Additionally, they should provide the required libraries for those algorithms, and then analyzes the data for use.""Its reporting can be improved. That's the only complaint I have heard. I don't need the reporting part, but I know that other people in the organization need it.""I haven't found a way for me to create my own plugins and integrate them into Splunk, but this isn't necessarily a limitation; it could simply be a lack of knowledge on my part.""Could be more user friendly.""Splunk is more expensive than other solutions.""It would be nice if they had a wizard to construct searches, including more complex searches that include math or statistics.""The documentation is in definite need of improvement.""You do need a lot of training and certification with this product."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "When compared to other solutions, it is quite good."
  • "Moogsoft's licensing is consumption-based, so the price may increase depending on the environment."
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  • "The price is comparable."
  • "The pricing model is expensive and a nightmare based on the amount of data."
  • "The solution is a little expensive."
  • "It is economical than other solutions."
  • "Price-wise, if you compare QRadar to Splunk for SIEM functionality then they are in the same range but when you integrate SOAR with these solutions, Splunk takes the lead and is more competitive."
  • "Its pricing model can be improved."
  • "The pricing model is based on the number of gigabytes that you ingest into the Splunk system. So it can be an expensive solution."
  • "My customers have found the price of the solution to be high."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Moogsoft's most valuable features are event management, correlation, and observability.
    Top Answer:Moogsoft's licensing is consumption-based, so the price may increase depending on the environment.
    Top Answer:Moogsoft is dependent on external products to do orchestration and SOP-based functionality.
    Top Answer:For tools I’d recommend:  -SIEM- LogRhythm -SOAR- Palo Alto XSOAR Doing commercial w/o both (or at least an XDR) is asking to miss details that are critical, and ending up a statistic. Also,… more »
    Top Answer:It would really depend on (1) which logs you need to ingest and (2) what are your use cases Splunk is easy for ingestion of anything, but the charge per GB/Day Indexed and it gets expensive as log… more »
    Top Answer:Splunk handles a high amount of data very well. We use Splunk to capture information and as an aggregator for monitoring information from different sources. Splunk is very good at alerting us if we… more »
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    Overview

    Moogsoft is an AI-based solution that ensures continuous availability and prevents downtime by utilizing machine learning and advanced correlation on your organization’s stack. Moogsoft detects incidents before they can escalate, notifies the proper response teams, and applies machine learning in order to understand patterns to help prevent similar issues in the future.

    Moogsoft sits on top of an organization’s production stack and extends across automation, service management, log indexing, and notification tools. Algorithmic Noise Reduction automatically reduces event volumes to unique alerts without relying on rules, filters, or models. This enables teams to analyze all monitoring ecosystem events with no noise and no blind spots.

    With Moogsoft extensive integration options, users can aggregate all their observable data into a single location and create automated workflows to detect and remediate incidents in third-party systems, ensuring their system remains unharmed. Moogsoft’s anomaly detection tools detect incidents as they emerge, allowing security teams to respond swiftly before they impact customers.

    Teams can easily set up their own integrations using Moogsoft’s REST API and webhook. The solution provides guidance for each step, allowing users to import data from whatever tool they need with just a few mouse clicks.

    Some of Moogsoft’s top features and benefits include:

    • Alert noise reduction: By automatically applying statistical calculations and noise-reduction technologies to its alert data, Moogsoft eliminates unnecessary noise. This makes it easier to spot anomalies and alert only for important warnings.

    • Correlation: The Moogsoft correlation methods analyze alerts to identify common ground across incidents and events. With Moogsoft’s sophisticated visualization tools, users can view patterns by location, source, or service.

    • Anomaly detection: Moogsoft is designed to automatically reduce data, helping make anomalies more visible to security teams. Together with Moogsoft’s correlation abilities, it is simple to detect the probable root cause of issues that arise.

    • Custom integrations: Integrating with Moogsoft is seamless. Moogsoft’s REST API and webhooks allow developers to easily retrieve and update data and launch events. Integrations enable full visibility to ensure that apps and services are continuously running.

    • Collaboration: Moogsoft provides easy integration options with existing collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, PagerDuty, or Slack, allowing team members to gain visibility into the big picture of any incident that arises. No matter what their defined role in the organization is, everyone on the DevOps team can immediately step in when needed.

    • Data enrichment: Multidomain enrichment data added as context with ingested alerts provide teams with important information on incidents, such as location, department, business relationships, and escalation processes. All data is imported from configuration database management systems, asset management databases, and discovery systems.

    • User-friendly interface: Moogsoft’s intuitive interface provides users with full step-by-step support. This includes videos and tutorials for all user levels.

    Reviews from Real Users

    Moogsoft stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. A few major ones are its monitoring tools, its user-friendly interface, and its strong AI capabilities.

    Vivek S., an O&M Lead at a communications service provider, writes, “The most valuable feature is the monitoring manager. Different components and different monitoring tools integrate with and send data to Moogsoft.

    This is a user-friendly solution. It is very easy and very comfortable to use, with everything available on a single screen.

    The AI component allows you to check previous cases and diagnose problems easily. It will show you what happened last time the same event occurred.”

    Splunk is a tool that provides log management, security information, and event management solutions that help organizations easily make their machine data accessible, usable, and valuable for everybody. Splunk utilizes operational intelligence to turn machine data into valuable information by monitoring and to analyze all activities. 

    Splunk is ideal for data monitoring and searching, since it correlates and indexes large volumes of data into a searchable container. This enables users to create alerts, reports, and visualizations in real time. Splunk provides an in-depth, real-time view of the health and performance of all layers of your tech stack so you can optimize your system’s performance by proactively detecting errors and quickly fixing them.

    These days, it is becoming more and more difficult to maintain a strong security posture. Cyber attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, and attackers have access to more entrance points. By implementing Splunk’s threat intelligence tools, you can modernize your security operations in any setting or framework, making your corporate growth more effective and flexible. The advanced visibility that Splunk provides, allows security teams to quickly detect and remove malicious threats in their environment. 

    Some of the benefits of using Splunk include:

    • Complete visibility into your environment: With Splunk, you can break down data silos and get actionable insights from data sent from multi-cloud and on-premises deployments.
       
    • Multi-environment troubleshooting: Detect and remedy problems fast with real-time, complete visibility and insight into the performance of your entire IT environment.

    • Advanced threat detection: Protect your organization from threats with Splunk’s advanced machine learning, security analytics, and threat intelligence tools that provide a sophisticated alert system to help shorten triage times and raise true positive rates.

    • Access to updated security information: Stay on top of new and emerging threats from automatic security content updates delivered directly from the Splunk Threat Research Team.

    • Multiple deployment options: Splunk has flexible deployment options. It can be deployed on the cloud, on-premises, or hybrid - depending on your organization’s needs.

    • Automated insights: Splunk’s AI-driven insights can help you predict problems by applying multiple conditions, thresholds, and complex rules. The solution’s built-in data science capabilities automatically reduce background noise and speed up error resolution times.

    • Multiple integration options: Splunk seamlessly integrates with many devices and operating systems, including:

      • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
      • Microsoft Azure
      • NewRelic

    Reviews from Real Users

    Splunk stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its flexible search query tools and its strong AI capabilities.

    A Solutions Consultant at a tech services company notes, “It provides a lot of analytics with the underlying AI engine, and it is a lot easier than other solutions. There are some products that do automated AI-based detection and drawing up charts, but for network monitoring and all of the monitoring aspects, it is quite a nice tool. It is very convenient for business users because they get more or less a lot of data readily available. If you're familiar with the Splunk query language, you can pretty much do whatever you want.”

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    Moogsoft vs. Splunk
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    Moogsoft is ranked 5th in IT Operations Analytics with 5 reviews while Splunk is ranked 1st in IT Operations Analytics with 60 reviews. Moogsoft is rated 7.8, while Splunk is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Moogsoft writes "Allows you to convert multiple alarms into situations, reducing your ticket count and burden on the system". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk writes "Very versatile for many use cases". Moogsoft is most compared with BigPanda, ServiceNow IT Operations Management, ScienceLogic, Datadog and Nagios XI, whereas Splunk is most compared with Microsoft Sentinel, Elastic Security, Wazuh, Azure Monitor and Dynatrace. See our Moogsoft vs. Splunk report.

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