SC Magazine Honors Splunk Enterprise As 2014 Winner of Best Enterprise Security Solution

  SC Magazine Honors Splunk Enterprise As 2014 Winner of Best Enterprise
  Security Solution

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SAN FRANCISCO -- March 17, 2014

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, today announced Splunk^®Enterprise has
been selected as the Best Enterprise Security Solution in SC Magazine’s 2014
Excellence Awards in the U.S. This marks the second consecutive year that
Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine – with Splunk Enterprise
being honored in 2013 as SC Magazine’s Best Security Solution in Europe and SC
Magazine’s Best SIEM in the U.S. This latest announcement was made February
25, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the annual RSA
Conference in San Francisco.

“SC Magazine’s expert panel of judges have a strong understanding of today’s
most malicious and complex cybersecurity threats, and the solutions required
to defeat them. We’re honored to be selected by such a prestigious
organization of IT security professionals,” said Haiyan Song, vice president
of security markets, Splunk. “Through close collaboration with our customers
and a strong investment in R&D, we are committed to ensuring Splunk
continuously provides our customers with an agile solution that helps enable
them to improve their security posture and protect their confidential data.”

“The annual Excellence Awards is one of the most highly anticipated at the SC
Awards ceremony because it represents the leading innovators in today’s
evolving security market,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine.
“Splunk  can be very proud of this achievement and what it represents.”

The annual SC Awards program, now in its 17^th year, is recognized as the most
prestigious mark of achievement for information technology (IT) security
professionals and products. It showcases the best solutions, services and
professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today’s
corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security
professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and
service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial
and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and
winners, please visit

Go to the Splunk website to learn more aboutwhy more than 2,800 organizations
use Splunk Enterpriseas a big data security intelligence platform for
real-time detection and alerting of known and unknown threats, incident
investigation and response, forensics, security and compliance reporting,
fraud detection, centralized log management, and more.

Register nowfor .conf2014, the 5th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference,
featuring more than 130 sessions by 4,000 plus Splunk customers, partners,
experts and employees. .conf2014is being held October 6-October 9 at MGM
Grand in Las Vegas.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased
information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge
features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive
collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view
of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial
content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools
will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT
security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies.
Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s
portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York,
Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and
SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

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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

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For Splunk Inc.:
Splunk Inc.
Allyson Stinchfield, 415-852-5612
Investor Contact
Splunk Inc.
Ken Tinsley, 415-848-8476
For SC Magazine:
MIX Public Relations
Hally Wax, 206-494-5368
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