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IDT Corporation Expands Splunk Enterprise 6 as Core Business Platform for Operational Intelligence



  IDT Corporation Expands Splunk Enterprise 6 as Core Business Platform for
  Operational Intelligence

 Leading International Telecom Provider Gaining Insights in IT, Engineering,
                       Security, Business and Marketing

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- December 11, 2013

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced that IDT Corporation
(NYSE: IDT), a leading telecommunications and payment services provider, is
expanding its use of Splunk® Enterprise 6 to become IDT’s core operational
intelligence platform across its entire organization. IDT originally selected
Splunk Enterprise in 2009 to manage security-related searches and later
introduced Splunk software to IT and engineering teams where Splunk is now
used around the clock for securing and troubleshooting the company’s global
telecom network. IDT now plans to replace its legacy database technology and
custom applications with Splunk Enterprise in order to centralize and gain
complete visibility across its ever-growing volumes of machine data. The new
features in Splunk Enterprise 6 support the telecom leader’s plan to visualize
and share business analytical insights with marketing and business teams.

“Splunk is a strategic part of our IT and business infrastructure because
Splunk Enterprise is a key driver of the continuous innovation happening at
IDT,” said Golan Ben-Oni, chief security officer and senior vice president of
network architecture, IDT. “Using Splunk Enterprise, we have vastly improved
our security posture and responsiveness while also increasing our network’s
effectiveness. Our business and marketing teams now eagerly anticipate the
ability to visualize and report on business-related machine data, which we
think will help us discover new market opportunities and revenue. The new
features of Splunk Enterprise 6 that make it easier for business users to be
hands on with Splunk software are a huge help in this endeavor.”

IDT plans to expand its use of Splunk Enterprise to gain visibility across the
company’s networks, servers, applications and call detail records (CDRs),
which will give the telecom company’s business executives and marketers
real-time insights into the usage patterns and trends connected to their
telecommunications products and services. These insights will enable IDT to
identify customer needs and interests more accurately as well as expand into
new, previously unidentified markets where demand can be more accurately
spotted using Splunk software.

Splunk software is already being used to help IDT in IT operations, where IDT
reports the mean time to resolve IT incidents improved by more than 20 minutes
per incident as overall network uptime dramatically increased. IDT also uses
Splunk Enterprise to continuously monitor their security systems in order to
automatically mitigate risks, detect fraud and assist with security
investigations. IDT is utilizing several Splunk apps including the Splunk App
for Enterprise Security, Splunk App for PCI Compliance, Splunk App for Palo
Alto Networks, Splunk App for Unix, and Splunk App for Microsoft Windows.

“Eight of the world’s top ten telecommunications companies use Splunk software
because of the value it delivers to the business, and IDT’s broad adoption of
the platform is a prime example of how to gain visibility into machine data
generated inside a complex telecom infrastructure,” said Vishal Rao, vice
president of Americas, Splunk. “IDT proves how effective Splunk software is at
helping improve operations, accelerate innovation and mitigate risk.”

Go to the Splunk website to learn more about Splunk Enterprise and to see
what’s new in Splunk Enterprise 6.

About IDT Corporation:

IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT), through its IDT Telecom division, provides retail
telecommunications and payment services to help immigrants and the
under-banked to conveniently and inexpensively communicate and share resources
around the world. IDT Telecom's wholesale business is a leading global carrier
of international long distance voice calls. IDT also holds majority interests
in two early-stage technology companies focused on high growth industries:
Zedge (www.zedge.net), a mobile content discovery and acquisition platform,
includes one of the most popular Apps for Android and iOS; Fabrix Systems
(www.fabrixsystems.com), a cloud based scale out storage and computing
platform, provides a scalable solution optimized for media and big data
processing and delivery. For more information, visit www.idt.net.

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, 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 6,400 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 Cloud™ is a service that delivers Splunk Enterprise
in the cloud for large-scale production environments. 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.

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

Splunk, Splunk>, Listen to Your Data, The Engine for Machine Data, Hunk,
Splunk Cloud, Splunk Storm and SPL 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.

Contact:

Splunk Inc.
Allyson Stinchfield, 415-852-5612
astinchfield@splunk.com
or
Investor Contact
Splunk Inc.
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476
ktinsley@splunk.com
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