Splunk® Enterprise Named Most Innovative Big Data Solution

  Splunk® Enterprise Named Most Innovative Big Data Solution

   Platform for Machine Data Honored by COMPUTERWOCHE in “Best of Big Data”

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Business Wire

LAS VEGAS & MUNICH -- October 2, 2013

.conf2013 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Splunk Enterprise was
named the “Most Innovative Big Data Tool” in the competition “Best Big Data in
2013” by COMPUTERWOCHE, a leading German-language weekly magazine for
enterprise IT managers and IT professionals. Splunk Enterprise was honored
with two awards, one by the live audience and another by a panel of experts.
Approximately 200 IT executives, IT managers and decision makers in various
departments of small and large corporations judged the audience award. A group
of big data and IT experts selected by COMPUTERWOCHE judged the jury award.

“Being named the most innovative Big Data tool underscores the investment we
are making in continuous product development,” said Olav Strand, director of
Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Splunk. “This recognition by a panel of
experts is an important confirmation that Splunk is the best solution for
analyzing machine-generated big data.”

Organizations use Splunk Enterprise to gain operational intelligence from
real-time and historical machine data in a broad set of use cases including
application management, IT operations, security and compliance, digital
intelligence and business analytics. COMPUTERWOCHE is the latest publication
to recognize Splunk software as one of the most innovative big data solutions.
In February, Fast Company named Splunk the most innovative Big Data company in
the world, Splunk was listed in CRN.com’s ranking "Big Data 100: Business
Analytics" and Splunk was named "Best in Big Data Analytics" at Network World
Asia's 2013 Information Management Awards.

For more information on the "Best in Big Data 2013" awards please visit:

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk®
software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generatedbig datacoming
from the websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors 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 6,000 enterprises, universities, government agencies
and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to
gainOperational Intelligencethat deepens business and customer
understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates
cybersecurity risk.Splunk Cloud ™is a service that delivers Splunk
Enterprise in the cloud for large scale productionenvironments.Splunk
Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations
developing and running applications in the cloud.

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

Splunk, Splunk>, Splunk Storm, Listen to Your Data, SPL, Splunk Cloud, and The
Engine for Machine Data are trademarks and registered trademarks of Splunk
Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brand names, product
names or trademarks belong to their respective owners. © 2013 Splunk Inc. All
rights reserved.


Splunk Inc.
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