No. of Recommendations: 11
I can give an "in the field" confirmation that Splunk is experience significant pricing pressure and pushback from their customer base. I work in the enterprise security field and have recently had several new opportunities to displace Splunk open up strictly based on the customer's frustration with Splunk costs. It's not trivial, they are cutting new PO's to adjust for increased data ingestion sometimes quarterly and making decisions not to ingest certain logs because of cost (which limits security visibility).

The one positive in this I would give Splunk is I am not seeing significant frustration from the user base in the capabilities or functionality of the solution. The pricing pressure is real and is being driven by top management, but the users are happy.
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