Splunk Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

  Splunk Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

   Fast Company Ranks Splunk Fourth Overall; Number One Big Data Innovator

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- February 11, 2013

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time
operational intelligence, today announced that Fast Company has named Splunk
one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Splunk is ranked fourth overall
for “bringing big data to the masses.” Fast Company also ranks the Top 10 Most
Innovative Companiesin ten categories,including Big Data where Splunk is
number one.

“Splunk customers are generating insight from massive volumes of machine data
in seconds and minutes instead of hours, days or weeks,” said Steve Sommer,
chief marketing officer, Splunk. “Although Splunk software helps to deliver
operational intelligence for the business and IT, this recognition should
really be shared by the more than 4,800 customers that discover new ways to
use Splunk software every day, from IT operations management and security to
business analytics and the Internet of things.”

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March 2013) is on newsstands
beginning February 19th and available online now at www.fastcompany.com/MICas
well as in app form via iTunes.

About Fast Company

Fast Company is the world's leading progressive business-media brand, with a
unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical
economics), leadership, and design. In print and through digital and social
channels, as well as live events, Fast Company reports on and addresses the
most progressive business leaders. Editor Robert Safian was named AdWeek's
Editor of the Year in 2009.Under the leadership of publisher Christine
Osekoski, Fast Company made AdWeek’s Hot List for three consecutive years, and
FastCompany.com executive editor Noah Robischon has tripled traffic and
revenue.Fast Company is owned by Joe Mansueto, founder, chairman, and CEO of
Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research.

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk®
software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming
from 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 4,800 enterprises, universities, government agencies
and service providers in over 80 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain
Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding,
improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cyber-security risk.
Splunk Storm, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations
developing applications in the cloud.

To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company.

Splunk and the engine for machine data are registered trademarks or trademarks
of Splunk Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the United States
and/or other jurisdictions. All other brand names, product names or trademarks
belong to their respective holders. © 2013 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.


Fast Company
Cole Wilson
Splunk Inc.
Tom Stilwell, 415-852-5561
Investor Contact
Splunk Inc.
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476
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