BlackRock Expands Use of Splunk Enterprise as Security Intelligence Platform

  BlackRock Expands Use of Splunk Enterprise as Security Intelligence Platform

         Asset Management Leader Embraces Splunk’s Big Data Approach

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- November 5, 2013

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced that BlackRock is
significantly expanding its usage of Splunk® Enterprise. BlackRock Technology
initially deployed Splunk software in 2012 and saw immediate success. Due to
the proven value from the initial deployment, BlackRock recently decided to
triple the size of its Splunk Enterprise license to address a broader range of

Leading security teams consider all data to be security-relevant and need a
solution that can scale with exponentially growing volumes of data and perform
big data security analytics. The use of Splunk software helps firms create a
more effective big data security infrastructure to counter emerging and
advanced threats.

“More than 2,500 organizations worldwide utilize Splunk Enterprise as their
security intelligence platform to enable security analysts and architects to
search, monitor and analyze security data from one place,” said Vishal Rao,
vice president of Americas, Splunk. “Splunk Enterprise is an award-winning
security product because it can do what traditional technologies cannot -
index and analyze all security-relevant data to create a 360 degree
situational awareness within organizations.”

Find out why Gartner named Splunk a leader in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant
for Security Information and Event Management, and learn more about utilizing
Splunk software for security intelligence.

BlackRock is one of the top ten investors in Splunk Inc. at the time of this

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.Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop is a
fully integrated analytics platform for Hadoop that enables everyone in an
organization to interactively explore, analyze and visualize historical data
in Hadoop.

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