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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