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We performed a comparison between Spiceworks and Splunk Insights for Infrastructure based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two IT Infrastructure Monitoring solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Spiceworks vs. Splunk Insights for Infrastructure report (Updated: September 2022).
634,550 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"It lets us know whether devices are getting out of date and tracked warranties. Spiceworks also gave me visibility in terms of what software was installed on each device and its status.""It's easy to understand.""Spiceworks is generic and free."

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"It can monitor, get the data, and then report on the data."

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Cons
"Since Spiceworks is a free tool, it's not very scriptable or customizable.""Once a device was recognized on the network, Spiceworks never got rid of it even after you took it off the network. You had to go in and manually remove it.""Sometimes, it can be difficult to integrate what you need."

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"The deployment can be quite complex."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "It might be about $300 annually for a bigger company. If you pay annually, it's better and cheaper."
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    Top Answer:Spiceworks is generic and free.
    Top Answer:Since Spiceworks is a free tool, it's not very scriptable or customizable.
    Top Answer:We're using Spiceworks mainly for infrastructure monitoring.
    Top Answer:It can monitor, get the data, and then report on the data.
    Top Answer:It's affordable when you compare it to HPSA - the HP Server Administration. You get the things according to your data - the data that you need to report on. The capacity of the data that you need to… more »
    Top Answer:Overall, I cannot think of any features that are missing. The deployment can be quite complex.
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    Overview
    From network inventory and network monitoring to help desk software, and mobile device management (MDM) to cloud services detection, Spiceworks helps you manage everything about your IT workday from one easy place.

    Splunk Insights for Infrastructure is a new monitoring product from Splunk that unifies metrics and logs to do performance management and troubleshooting. It takes minutes to set up and for small environments, it's free (up to 200 GB of storage, which is about 50 servers).

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    Sample Customers
    Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Symantec, Webroot, EMC, Pertino
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    Manufacturing Company17%
    Construction Company10%
    Educational Organization7%
    Transportation Company7%
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    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government9%
    Educational Organization6%
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    Comms Service Provider43%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Construction Company14%
    Computer Software Company14%
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    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Small Business51%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise20%
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    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise51%
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    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise31%
    Large Enterprise31%
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    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise71%
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    Spiceworks is ranked 45th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 3 reviews while Splunk Insights for Infrastructure is ranked 49th in IT Infrastructure Monitoring with 1 review. Spiceworks is rated 6.0, while Splunk Insights for Infrastructure is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Spiceworks writes "Helpful for ticketing and visibility, but doesn't remove unused devices automatically". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk Insights for Infrastructure writes "Good monitoring and reporting tools with useful dashboards". Spiceworks is most compared with Zabbix, SolarWinds NPM, Lansweeper, JIRA Service Management and ServiceNow, whereas Splunk Insights for Infrastructure is most compared with BMC TrueSight Operations Management, PRTG Network Monitor, VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront, ServiceNow IT Operations Management and ITRS Geneos.

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