Splunk Drives Operational Intelligence with Amazon Web Services
Splunk Enterprise 6 and Hunk Now Available on AWS Marketplace; Splunk Releases
New Version of Splunk App for AWS
SAN FRANCISCO -- November 13, 2013
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced the availability of new
Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) for Splunk® Enterprise 6 and Hunk™: Splunk
Analytics for Hadoop. The new AMIs further accelerate the speed at which
organizations can deploy Splunk software and gain critical visibility into
their cloud-based applications and data. Splunk also released the new version
of the Splunk App for Amazon Web Services (AWS), which leverages the newly
announced AWS CloudTrail, a new service that logs all AWS API calls, to enable
organizations to improve monitoring, security and compliance across all
applications and infrastructure running in AWS. The Splunk Enterprise AMI and
Hunk AMI are available in the AWS Marketplace. The Splunk App for AWS is
available on Splunk Apps.
“Splunk Cloud, Splunk Storm and the new AMIs demonstrate our continued
commitment to cloud computing and our innovative work with AWS,” said Leena
Joshi, senior director of solutions marketing, Splunk. “Organizations are
rapidly moving their applications to the cloud, and AWS is the leader in cloud
computing. The release of AMIs for Splunk Enterprise and Hunk makes it easy
for customers to use Splunk products in AWS so machine data is accessible,
usable and valuable to everyone across the organization. The new version of
the Splunk App for AWS will help organizations increase visibility into their
cloud deployments by combining AWS access, usage and billing data to provide
security intelligence along with operational and business insights.”
“We are very excited about the new Splunk offerings on AWS,” said Terry Wise,
director of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, AWS. “Enterprise customers with large
Hadoop deployments can gain significant benefits from the Hunk AMI, which
enables them to explore and interact with analytics of raw Hadoop data
including Amazon Elastic MapReduce data. The availability of the Splunk
Enterprise AMI, coupled with the prebuilt Splunk App for AWS, empowers
customers to gain insights from machine-generated data across a range of uses,
including operational monitoring, billing, security and compliance.”
“Adobe is pleased to be working closely with AWS and Splunk to give us more
insight into our cloud deployments,” said Kenny Cheng, manager of cloud
operations, Adobe. “The alignment between Splunk and AWS will give us greater
visibility and control while also helping us maximize value from our IT
“It is thrilling to see two of our most strategic vendors, AWS and Splunk,
aligning resources and products to make an even bigger impact at
FamilySearch,” said Gary Stokes, director of product engineering,
FamilySearch. “Combining the ease and affordability of AWS with the speed and
analytic precision of Splunk software makes it easier for us to provide
crucial visibility into our cloud deployments and to gain operational
AMIs for Splunk Enterprise and Hunk let users benefit from standardized,
preconfigured instances that can be rapidly accessed in the Amazon Elastic
Compute Cloud (EC2). The Hunk AMI works on most leading Hadoop distributions
including Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), enabling customers to interactively
explore, analyze and visualize data in these Hadoop clusters.
Splunk’s updated version of the Splunk App for AWS integrates with the newly
announced AWS CloudTrail to provide analytics including operational analysis,
security threats and compliance reporting, and billing and usage analyses.
Users can combine data about AWS usage and access with other data in Splunk
Enterprise to have complete visibility into operational and security postures.
The Splunk Enterprise AMI and Hunk AMI are available in the AWS Marketplace.
The Splunk App for AWS is available on Splunk Apps.
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
To learn more, please visitwww.splunk.com/company.
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Splunk Cloud, Splunk Storm and SPL are trademarks and registered trademarks of
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Inc. All rights reserved.
Tom Stilwell, 415-852-5561
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476
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