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Splunk Wins 2012 SC Award for Best Enterprise Security Solution

Splunk Wins 2012 SC Award for Best Enterprise Security Solution  SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 05/25/12 --  Splunk(R) Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading provider of software for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that the company has been recognized as the 'Best Enterprise Security Solution' by SC Awards Europe 2012.  The SC Awards Europe recognized Splunk as a company providing excellence and innovation in every aspect of IT security. Paul Fisher, editor for SC Magazine commented, "The SC Awards Europe are without peer -- simply the most coveted and prestigious awards for the information security industry. Our awards honor professionals working to secure enterprises of all sizes and the vendors that deliver innovative security technologies."   "Security professionals have been frustrated at the limitations of traditional security tools used for collecting, monitoring and analyzing machine data, regardless of source, type or scale. Splunk has proven key in identifying unknown security threats and advanced persistent threats, as well as for forensic investigations and monitoring for known threats," said Splunk Chief Marketing Officer Steve Sommer. "Splunk's selection by SC Awards Europe as the Best Enterprise Security Solution is recognition of the value Splunk brings to cyber-security, including big data analytics. Splunk's ability to manage machine data beyond traditional security silos provides users with the ability to lower their risk through monitoring and detecting sophisticated attacks, helping uncover complex fraud scenarios and faster forensic investigations."  The annual SC Awards Europe highlight and showcase the best solutions, services, and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry in Europe. Hundreds of entries were submitted for 27 possible awards in three categories -- professional, technology, and industry.   The award was recently announced at the SC Awards Europe gala dinner at the London Hilton during the Infosecurity Europe exhibition. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit http://www.scawardseurope.com/.  About Splunk Inc.  Splunk(R) Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data(TM). Splun k software collects, indexes and harnesses the massive machine data continuously generated by the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 3,700 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in more than 75 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain operational intelligence that deepens business understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cyber-security risk. To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company.  About SC Magazine  SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.  For more information, please contact:  Paul Wilke  Splunk Inc.  415.848.8578  pwilke@splunk.com  Twitter: @SplunkNews        
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