Splunk Enterprise Selected as Symantec’s Security Investigation Platform

  Splunk Enterprise Selected as Symantec’s Security Investigation Platform   Splunk Software to Help Investigate Security Incidents and Ensure Compliance  Business Wire  SAN FRANCISCO -- February 28, 2014  Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) has selected Splunk® Enterprise 6 to help bolster its security intelligence operations. Through this partnership, Symantec will centralize, monitor and analyze security-related data in Splunk Enterprise to help investigate incidents and detect advanced threats. Symantec will also use Splunk software to ensure comprehensive compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).  “With today’s threat landscape, it’s critical that we react quickly to identify and respond to any type of threat, especially advanced threats that continue to increase in complexity,” said Julie Talbot-Hubbard, chief security officer, Symantec. “Our efforts, in combination with Splunk software, demonstrate that we are implementing best practices to not only protect our customers and partners, but also help with addressing critical customer problems.”  “Symantec is more than a valued Splunk customer, they also are a strong partner as together we help businesses and organizations tackle the toughest cybersecurity threats in the world,” said Haiyan Song, vice president of security markets, Splunk. “We look forward to seeing the Symantec security team’s accomplishments with Splunk software.”  Go to the Splunk website to learn more about why more than 2,800 organizations use Splunk Enterprise as a big data security intelligence platform for real-time detection of advanced threats, incident investigation and response, forensics, security and compliance reporting, fraud detection and centralized log management.  About Splunk Inc.  Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for real-timeOperational Intelligence.Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 7,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunksoftware to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost.Splunk products includeSplunk® Enterprise,Splunk Cloud™,Splunk Storm®,Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for Hadoopand premium Splunk Apps.To learn more, please visithttp://www.splunk.com/company.  Social Media:Twitter |LinkedIn |YouTube |Facebook  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. © 2014 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.  Contact:  Splunk Inc. Allyson Stinchfield, 415-852-5612 astinchfield@splunk.com Investor Contact: Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476 ktinsley@splunk.com  
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