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Splunk Enterprise Selected Best SIEM Appliance in 2013 SC Awards

  Splunk Enterprise Selected Best SIEM Appliance in 2013 SC Awards

Panel of SC Magazine Readers Select Splunk Enterprise; Win Signals New Era of
                            Security Intelligence

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- March 12, 2013

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time
operational intelligence, today announced Splunk® Enterprise has been selected
as the Reader Trust Award winner in the Best Security Information Event
Management (SIEM) Appliance category of the 2013 SC Awards. Splunk Enterprise
was selected by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine
readership, comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major
vertical markets, including financial services, healthcare, government,
retail, education and other sectors.

“We are pleased to have been honored by SC Magazine readers and security
practitioners. This is the first time a software-based big data platform has
won this award and is a clear indication that security intelligence is
undergoing a radical and needed shift,” said Tim Mather, chief information
security officer and vice president of security and compliance, Splunk.
“Detecting advanced persistent attacks requires a new kind of thinking that
only big data solutions such as Splunk Enterprise can support. Expanding the
scope and breadth of data types available to security professionals enables
them to more quickly react to data patterns across the entire organization.
This creates a security posture that is only limited by your ability to think
like an adversary.”

“Our readers are the most knowledgeable security professionals in the
industry, so it is quite a statement to be selected by SC Magazine readers as
the best,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president of editorial, SC Magazine.
“Congratulations to Splunk for representing industry leadership, not only to
the SC Magazine editors but also to our readers.”

The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, is the premier recognition for
information-technology (IT) security professionals and products that fend off
the myriad security threats in today’s corporate world. The annual awards
showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing
achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the
achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations
happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work
of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed
list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

Go to the Splunk website to discover why more than 1,500 organizations around
the world use Splunk Enterprise for security intelligence.

Register now for .conf2013, the 4^th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users’
Conference, featuring more than 100 sessions by Splunk customers, partners,
experts and employees. .conf2013 is being held September 30-October 3 at The
Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

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 World Conference and Expo, SC Congress
Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine
IT Security Executives Forums.

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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 5,200 enterprises, universities, government agencies
and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain
Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding,
improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity 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, Splunk Storm 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.

Contact:

Splunk Inc.
Tom Stilwell, 415-852-5561
tstilwell@splunk.com
Sherry Lowe, 415-852-5529
slowe@splunk.com
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476 (Investors)
ktinsley@splunk.com