McKenney’s and Splunk Bring Big Data Spotlight to the Gartner Business
Intelligence & Analytics Summit
Gartner BI & Analytics Summit 2013
SAN FRANCISCO -- March 14, 2013
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time
operational intelligence, today announced that McKenney’s Inc., in a speech at
the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit in Grapevine, Texas, will
describe how it is using Splunk® Enterprise to generate valuable insight from
facilities and energy sensors. The session, “McKenney’s Turns Big Data Sources
into Better Business Insights” is scheduled to take place Wednesday, March 20
at 9:30 a.m. CDT.
McKenney’s will address how organizations seeking to integrate streams of
unstructured data with traditional business intelligence can use Splunk
software to gain operational intelligence. The session will also examine how
McKenney’s is using Splunk software to analyze data from facility control and
energy management sensors for continuous commissioning and advanced fault
detection and diagnosis in order to control costs and improve operations. The
speakers will include Brian Gilmore, program manager of enterprise
intelligence for McKenney’s, and Tapan Bhatt, senior director of solutions
marketing for Splunk.
Guido Schroeder, senior vice president of products for Splunk, is also
speaking at the summit as part of an industry panel about big data analytics.
Schroeder will participate in the panel “The Myth and Reality of Big Data
Analytics”, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, at 9:30 a.m. CDT. The
panel will cover the finer details of today’s big data analytics architectural
approaches, justifications, key challenges and monetization. Audience members
will be invited to participate in the debate.
“The big data analytics landscape is rapidly changing the way people think
about business intelligence, with more enterprises realizing the need to use
their machine data from across the enterprise to develop operational
intelligence,” said Schroeder. “It’s crucial that organizations continue the
dialogue around business opportunities and even potential stumbling points for
Splunk will exhibit throughout the event at booth #315.
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 Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit
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businesses with the knowledge required to create a visionary business
intelligence and analytics strategy. This event focuses on the methodologies,
strategies, technologies and architectures that will move organizations from
the tactics of cost cutting and compliance to increasing their agility and
responsiveness, and improving overall business performance. Additional
information is available at www.gartner.com/us/bi.
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.
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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
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