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What Happens When You Move From Reactive to Proactive IT

1280px-Molina_Healthcare_LogoMost IT departments want to make an impact, but fire drills and troubleshooting usually get in the way. Often times, you find yourself playing the blame game. But what if you could get in front of an issue before …

Using machine learning for anomaly detection research

Over the last years I had many discussions around anomaly detection in Splunk. So it was really great to hear about a thesis dedicated to this topic and I think it’s worth sharing with the wider community. Thanks to its …

Everything You Need to Know About Splunk ITSI

ITSI_PointWith the latest version of Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI), you can apply machine learning and advanced analytics to:

  • Simplify operations with machine learning
  • Prioritize problem resolution with event analytics
  • Align IT with the business with powerful real-time service-level insights

Three Ways Machine Data Makes Your SIEM Better at Security

All data is security relevant is a mantra that security practitioners should get used to saying. But knowing what sources you need to tap into to improve your security posture can seem like a daunting task. It doesn’t need to …

The Splunk 12 Days Of Christmas

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Ho Ho Ho! I hope you’re all ready for Christmas and the holiday season. From (Yule) log files to ERP (Enhanced Reindeer Planning) systems to wood burning fire-walls and NOCs (Noel Operations Centre), a lot of organisations have done some …

SplunkLive! 2016: South Bay Edition

IMG_20161110_092510598Over 600 Splunk enthusiasts gathered last month at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara for the 2nd annual SplunkLive! Santa Clara. Splunk experts, including customers, got to show off some cool, new content that fed the appetites of both Splunk n00bs …

Head in the Cloud? Maximize your Operational Intelligence with Even Deeper Integration Between Splunk and AWS

Even more exciting news from re:invent!

In case you weren’t watching the live-stream of the event, you may have missed the keynote announcement this morning about the new service called AWS Personal Health.

Splunk’s integration with AWS …

Nick Bleech from Travis Perkins wins 2016 Ventana Research Leadership Award for his work with Splunk!

Hello Splunkers!

VentanaResearch_LeadershipAwards_Winner2016_lgIt’s always awesome to see our customers succeeding with Splunk. It’s even more pleasing when our customers are recognized for that success as Nick Bleech, CISO at UK builders’ merchant Travis Perkins has been. Nick has received the …

95% of passengers through security in 5 mins or less. Gatwick Airport lands passenger experience & operational efficiency with IoT, analytics and Splunk Cloud.

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We’ve all been there, stuck at an airport, flight delayed, watching the departures board, trying to find somewhere to sit down and wanting to set off to where you’re going or just get home. Gatwick Airport, the busiest single runway …

Black Friday. How Machine Data and Real-Time Analytics Underpins Online Retail

black-fridayBlack Friday and Cyber Monday are nearly upon us with reports stating that up to 4bn pounds could be spent over the course of the week, with 42% of purchases made online. So far, the sheer number of sensor enabled, …

ING Bank at Gartner Symposium. Delivering business value from operational insights.

ING_logo-1024x768Last week was EMEA’s Gartner Symposium and it was a pretty busy week. Thousands of CIOs, senior IT leaders and IT companies converged on a very windy Barcelona. We were lucky enough to have ING Bank speaking about how it …

Analytics, SIEM, Nerve Center, Lean SOC to Headline Security Day at AWS re:Invent 2016

reinvent-logo-2x-centeredIt is a special time of the year for the Splunk Security Team as we are few weeks away from AWS re:Invent 2016.  It will be an electrifying few days and we look forward to interacting with the AWS …

Countdown to AWS re:Invent – Security Requires Visibility

I first heard the phrase ‘Security Requires Visibility’ during the Introduction to AWS Security session at the 2015 AWS SF Summit.  I must say, it immediately resonated.

Over the past 3 years at Splunk, I’ve spoken with customers such as …

What is your “Art of the Possible” Idea?

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Allow me to paint a quick picture for you and then ask a few simple questions that are intended to significantly advance your career.

You work at a company, in an organization and at a job that pays the bills.  …

Meet the 2016 Splunk Revolution Award Winners!

Splunk-Revolution-Twitter-440x220While .conf2016 is officially a wrap, we continue to celebrate this year’s Revolution Award winners!

The sixth annual Splunk Revolution Award ceremony crowd was our biggest ever. Splunk CEO Doug Merritt announced the winners to a global audience of Splunk …

Women in Technology: Meet Comcast’s Kate Lawrence-Gupta

KateLawrence-Gupta_headshot2016[1]We’ve known about Kate’s technology leadership at Comcast, one of the world’s largest media companies, for some time now. Our team first learned about Kate’s accomplishments using Splunk software when she won a Revolution Award at .conf2013. Then, we got …

UNLV boosts student achievement and experience with Splunk

UNLV-186On the heels of the best Splunk .conf yet, I was excited to see the news we shared this week with the University of Las Vegas, Nevada (UNLV). The story is very similar to the many we heard at …

Some “Swede” use cases from SplunkLive Stockholm 2016

I have a fondness for Stockholm. I lived there for three months and asked my wife to marry me there (luckily she said yes or this blog post would start a lot less happy). I love going to all the …

Splunk4Good Helps Fund Computer Science Summer Course at UNLV

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The following is a guest blog post by Molly Marks, director of special events and PLTW affiliate director, UNLV, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering…

At the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering we …

Cyber Defense Day at Deutsche Bahn

Hello Security Ninjas,

DB WelcomeRecently Deutsche Bahn joined forces with our Splunk Germany team and organized the first Cyber Defense Day at Deutsche Bahn. They had about 100 security people attending from within Deutsche Bahn, as well as from other companys …

Splunk your Google Analytics

Gain more insight into site performance and user activity by correlating Google Analytics data within Splunk.

A customer of mine recently wanted to understand more about the journey that retail consumers take when they arrive at its website. They recognized …

Trust and Resilience at the Speed of Business – How Travis Perkins built a lean SOC with Splunk in the Cloud

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This week we attended the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in London. IT-Security Managers from across Europe came together to network, exchange information about the latest cyber security strategies and understand Gartner’s perspective on the market.
As every …

#splunkconf16 preview: What’s the next big thing in big data? Machine learning.

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220Big data, especially machine data, is fueling the latest machine learning (ML) trend and we’ve got you covered with 18 sessions at .conf2016. Cut through the hype and learn how to operationalize ML in your organization to prevent service …

#splunkconf16 preview: Automation, Machine Learning, Incident Response and Hunting are dominant themes for .conf2016

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220It is that special time of the year for the Security Markets team at Splunk as we are few weeks away from .conf2016, Splunk’s annual user conference!

The security track has over 40 learning sessions and numerous hands-on activities.…

#splunkconf16 preview: IT Operations Track – Choose your own adventure!

Does anyone else remember the ‘choose your own adventure books’ from the 90s? I do, and this year’s #splunkconf16 has me almost as excited as getting a brand spankin’ new pile of books. Just kidding, 2016 user conference is going …

#splunkconf16 preview: Public Sector & Education

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Splunk .conf2016 is just around the corner.  If you are still contemplating attendance or have never attended one before, I highly recommend you take a look at some highlights from .conf2015.  When our customers attend either our SplunkLive! or …

#splunkconf16 sessions: Public Sector

SplunkGov LogoHere is a breakdown of all sessions at Splunk .conf2016 pertaining to Public Sector. You can read my breakdown of all Education sessions here. I’ve separated them out by skill level.

Can’t wait to see you all in …

#splunkconf16 sessions: Education

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220Here is a breakdown of all sessions at Splunk .conf2016 pertaining to education. You can read my breakdown of all Public Sector sessions here. I’ve separated them out by skill level.

Can’t wait to see you all in …

#splunkconf16 preview: DevOps sessions you don’t want to miss

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220DevOps is hot and at our 7th Annual Splunk Users’ Conference .conf2016! in Orlando it will be sizzling! We have an entire sub-track dedicated just to DevOps. Our customers, technology partners, and Splunkers will be presenting a plethora of DevOps

SplunkZero, delivering value with Splunk at Splunk

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I want to introduce you to our internal Splunk platform, SplunkZero. I’ll go into some detail on the philosophy of how we chose to deploy Splunk at Splunk, but what I hope to do is kick start the conversation about …

Splunk documentation feedback: how it works and what makes a champion

On Monday this week, we at Splunk HQ had the pleasure of hosting Rich Mahlerwein, founding SplunkTrust member, cape-and-fez wearer, and Senior Systems Engineer at the Forest County Potawatomi IT Department. During his visit, I asked Rich to come …

#splunkconf16 preview: Business Analytics, IoT & Industrial Data at .conf2016

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220My favorite technology conference – Splunk .conf2016 is around the corner! Truth be told it feels more like a family reunion than an event. .conf2016 has grown leaps and bounds not only in terms of attendance, but also in terms …

Splunk & The City of San Diego at Gartner Catalyst

San_Diego_City_SealA few perfectly pleasant and sunny days earlier this month formed an inviting setting for the Gartner Catalyst conference in San Diego.  I had the distinct honor of introducing and kicking off a session led by Mr. Gary Hayslip, …

LC Systems – The Swiss secret to success in the channel

 

csm_lcsystems_logo2_aa60786e83LC Systems is an innovative Swiss company operating on a global scale and has been a Splunk Partner since 2009. Since the very beginning LC Systems has developed an all-encompassing Splunk portfolio across the entire value chain, from consulting …

Groupon Standardizes on Splunk Solutions

SM_Share_Twitter_Groupon_102Whether it’s a tempting all-inclusive vacation package or taking advantage of an amazing deal on dinner for two, Groupon’s exciting offers continue to push me to discover new things. The global online and mobile marketplace has been one of …

How Otto Gains Multichannel Visibility Into Business Transactions With Splunk

splunk-webinar-logoEvery sector in today’s economy is being impacted in a big way by Digitization. The retail industry is at the forefront. Customers have the ability to order online, in-store, or using their smartphone and they can pick up goods in-store …

Splunk Light – Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Systems

analyticsMD_OnRamp-Blog-01As more and more of the healthcare industry goes online an interesting question arises. Who is monitoring the health of your healthcare system? Or to put it another way your health is increasingly dependent on the health of your healthcare …

Knock knock. Who’s there? 48 million visitors a month. NHS Choices looks to Splunk for Operational Intelligence.

Increasingly, healthcare is becoming digital and multi-channel. The National Health Service in the UK is no stranger to this and recently rebranded its online services to be NHS Digital. I’m delighted to share our latest customer story from NHS Choices

Grill Your Data… No BBQ Required

_uF9l4fF_400x400This is a guest post contributed by Wendi O’Neill, Splunk Platform Leader at Sirius Computer Solutions.

Do you ever wish you could gather up ALL your machine data, lock it in a room, and grill it for answers until …

Zillow Improves DevOps-Driven App Delivery Using Analytics

If you are like many San Francisco Bay Area residents, real estate is a hot topic and having up-to-date and correct property info is essential. We rely on products such as Zillow’s online marketplace for the latest data on what’s …

Play Ball with the Splunk App for AWS 4.2!

MoneyballOn a recent business trip to an AWS Summit, I utilized a long flight to re-read one of my favorite books by Michael Lewis: Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.  I was struck by the parallels between …

Metrics that Matter at DevOps Days London and Delivery Of Things World Berlin

There’s a crude assessment of opinions that you may recall from ‘The Dead Pool’, ‘Home for the Holidays’, or ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’:

“Opinions are like %#^&@*s: Everyone has one, and they all …

Splunk GovSummit UK 2016: Refusing to Sleepwalk to Cyber Crisis

Last week, Splunk hosted two simultaneous events in London, England. You can learn more about SplunkLive! London in Matt Davies’ blog post: SplunkLive! London – A Full House. Analytics, IT Operations And Security. Below, Ashok Sankar shares his report

A Vertu-ous circle – a DevOps case study of smartphones, machine data and Splunk

VertuThere’s a lot of talk about DevOps at the moment. Splunk’s part in this story is to help make the most of the machine data across the DevOps ecosystem. We’re helping customers to use data to ensure quality of software, …

SplunkLive! London – A Full House. Analytics, IT Operations And Security.

pokerfullhouse2Last week I was lucky enough to be in London for our annual SplunkLive! where we had a full house in terms of standing room only and Splunk customer speakers covering each of our main use cases:

  • NHS Digital (formerly

Zillow Finds Its Way Home With Splunk

ZillowGroup-square-e1435791828509With prices on the rise and more younger people than ever moving back home, jumping into the real estate market might seem like a daunting proposition. I’m speaking from first-hand experience here because my daughter has recently moved back in …

PostFinance banks on Splunk to improve fraud detection

When I’m thinking about Switzerland, I often think of the Swiss Alps, great chocolate and the famous Swiss army knife. The flexibility of the Swiss army knife reminds me how Swiss bank PostFinance is using the Splunk platform in multiple …

High Performance syslogging for Splunk using syslog-ng – Part 2

As I mentioned in part one of this blog, I managed a sizable deployment of Splunk/Syslog servers (2.5TB/day). I had 8 syslog-ng engines in 3 geographically separate data centers. Hong Kong, London and St. Louis. Each group of syslog-ng servers …

High Performance syslogging for Splunk using syslog-ng – Part 1

Today I am going to discuss a subject that I consider to be extremely critical to any Splunk’s successful deployment. What is the best method of capturing syslog events into Splunk? As you probably already know there is no lack …

Coca-Cola North America Named to InformationWeek Elite 100

elite-100-logoToday, we are pleased to announce that one of our valued customers, Coca-Cola North America Information Technology, has been selected as a Business Innovator in the Productivity category in this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 ranking of the top business technology …

Splunk Light – Laguna College of Art and Design’s Log Masterpiece

LCAD_Logo_2008When I say “log masterpiece” I am not talking about totem poles although you might be surprised at how they factor into this story. Actually what I’m talking about is what you can do when you use the right tools …

Women in Technology: Meet Synchrony’s Jennifer Middleton

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On the heels of Women’s History Month, it’s a great time to honor women’s contributions and launch our Women in Technology (#SplunkWiT) Q&A blog post series. I’m excited for our …

How is Virtual SAN doing? 3500 customers reached!

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Are you wondering how Virtual SAN is doing? The recent earnings announcement revealed that… Virtual SAN is doing GREAT! Over 3500 customers so far (21 months after the release!) and 200% Year over Year growth. …

SplunkLive! Arrives in the Nation’s Capital

SplunkGov LogoLast week we hosted one of our largest SplunkLive! events of the year. More than 1,100 people came together in downtown Washington, DC to learn how more than 11,000 companies, federal agencies, universities and service providers worldwide use Splunk software …

Operational Intelligence – Manufactured in Germany | SplunkLive! Germany events 2016

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Spring has only just begun and yet we have already finished our SplunkLive! 2016 Tour across Germany. We began in Munich with further stops in Frankfurt and Hamburg. We had a fantastic tour and achieved our goal of getting …

Splunk and Moviri – driving Italian Operational Intelligence at UniCredit, Yoox/Net-A-Porter & Saipem

SplunkLiveMilanLast week we ran SplunkLive! Italy in Milan and Rome. I was lucky enough to be in Milan and spend some time with the Splunk team but also one of our key partners, Moviri. We’ve been working with Moviri …

Webinar: Learn How Equinix Uses Splunk as a Cloud-Based SIEM

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We understand enterprise security teams have to deal with various challenges around threat detection, threat response and threat mitigation. A few years back, security solutions that merely reported and monitored security logs and events were considered good enough. But with …

How Splunk Helps Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Achieve its Customer Goals

PNNLsplunkThere is no better way to demonstrate the remarkable, impactful work we do at Splunk, than through our customers’ success. When Splunk solutions help our customers achieve their objectives and become more efficient, effective and innovative organizations – we know …

VenueNext and Splunk at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2016

VenueNext_logoThe following is a guest blog post from Ronak Bhatt, VP of Data Products and Customer Enablement at VenueNext.

There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the BI and Analytics industry. With constant innovation …

Splunk Light – SMS Masterminds’ Proactive Cloud Based Insurance Policy

Let’s talk insurance (hey, wake up, seriously, this is interesting). No not insurance for your car, or your home or even your favorite body part (no kidding – Julia Roberts insured her smile for $30 million and Bruce Springsteen insured

Is there a common DevOps language?

Enterprises big and small are realizing the value of adopting DevOps culture and achieving faster innovation, increased customer satisfaction and efficiency improvements. In reality, however, developers and operations often have “lost in translation” problems where developers have one set of …

Operational Intelligence a ‘shoe-in’ at Kurt Geiger

KG_Shoe2Firstly, let’s get the apologies for the pun in the title out of the way. It was a choice of ‘shoe-in’, ‘perfect fit’ or ‘Kurt Geiger puts best foot forward with Operational Intelligence’. In EMEA, we’ve got a lot of …

Real-Time Operational Visibility for Cisco Collaboration Tools with Splunk

Splunk-Cisco-BigData-LgYou may be familiar with Splunk’s extensive integrations across Cisco’s security, data center and networking product families but did you know that many organizations use Splunk to accelerate troubleshooting and get better visiblity into their Cisco collaboration environment?

Within …

Splunk Selected as Jabil’s Global Security Nerve Center

Jabil_50We know how important the ability to quickly detect, investigate and respond to security threats is in protecting the organization from cyberattacks. We also know that investing in security solutions is a careful and meticulous process. This is why we’re …

Cheers to Customer Growth: MindTouch Receives $12 Million in Funding

mindtouchBack in 2014 I wrote a blog post about an innovative new Splunk Cloud customer, MindTouch, that was increasing its customer retention and had tripled its customer count with the help of our cloud platform for Operational Intelligence. When …

How Brands Manage Data During the Super Bowl

You see servers and devices, apps and logs, traffic and clouds. We see data — everywhere. And with one of the world’s biggest sporting spectacles taking place just down the road from us in less than two weeks time, we …

Data to Play Pivotal Role in the Fan Experience in Santa Clara

VenueNext_logoWhen fans of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers enter Levi’s Stadium to cheer on their team, they are going to enjoy MVP-type services from beginning to end – regardless of the final score.

When the San Francisco 49ers started …

What is Operational Intelligence? Real-World Examples

Having run through the four levels of Operational Intelligence (feel free to catch up level 1, level 2level 3 or level 4) I thought it made sense to end this blog series with some customer examples. …

Splunk at the NRF BIG Show 2016

Splunk is excited to sponsor the National Retail Federation’s BIG Show being held in New York at the Jacob K. Javits Convention center from Jan 17 – 20th.
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IT in Retail is undergoing a major transformation with increasing focus on …

.conf2015 Highlight Series: Tracking Business Transactions with Splunk – Northern Trust Bank

Continuing with our theme around Business Process Analytics, this blog highlights how Northern Trust Bank leverages Splunk to gain an end-to-end view of their financial transactions. They presented at .conf 2015 and you can listen to their amazing story

.conf2015 Highlight Series: EnerNOC uses Splunk to Get a Grip on Power

This post is inspired by our most recent announcement with EnerNOC, but read on for more details.

From cruising altitude, the modern energy industry seems like an island of calm. But as your metaphorical jet gets closer to land,

IT Service Intelligence – A Bridge between Business and Technical Teams

Recently, after working with a Business Team and the Technical Team that supports them at one of our customers, we had an opportunity to witness, first-hand, the struggles each of us in IT Operations has felt at some point. In …

.conf2015 Highlight Series: Splunk Cloud Keeps Orion Talking

At .conf2015, Orion Labs’ Dan Phung showed how his company brings together the cloud, wearable technology, and the Internet of Things with Splunk. We take a look at what he shared during .conf below, but feel free to

.conf2015 Highlight Series: On track for savings and performance… Aurizon rolls out Splunk Cloud

During .conf2015 we were pleased to play host to a session about one company’s transition to Splunk Cloud. Read on to learn more, but check the session recording for more details — and be sure to grab a copy of

HTTP Event Collect: a Python Class

splunktrust(Hi all–welcome to the first of what will be a series of technical blog posts from members of the SplunkTrust, our Community MVP program. We’re very proud to have such a fantastic group of community MVPs, and are excited to …

Splunk at the Heart of a Critical SOC: Securing Operations and Winning New Business

Integra_sharing_logoSecurity professionals know that the ability to continuously monitor, analyze, and visualize data across from across the IT infrastructure is essential to combatting internal and external threats, including insider threats and advanced attacks. The ability to rapidly detect and respond …

SplunkLive Stockholm 2015. IKEA, Statnett and Klarna

A couple of weeks ago, I was in one my favourite cities for SplunkLive Stockholm. We had a couple of hundred people in one of the most impressive rooms we’ve ever had a SplunkLive in. It felt more like the …

Planes, Trains, Automobiles (and Shopping). European Business Analytics at .conf2015

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So far in this blog series wrapping up .conf2015 from an EMEA perspective, we’ve explained how to bring sexy back to IT Ops whilst dropping your security breaches.

 

We wanted to wrap up with some of those …

Using Splunk Solutions on Campus: EDUCAUSE 2015

educause2015In August, Splunk announced that more than 100 universities around the world are using Splunk software in their classrooms. Distinguished academic institutions including Georgetown University, Northwestern University, University of Colorado (UC) at Boulder and San Jose State University are teaching …

Technology to Protect Your Technology

orrstownbankdebitcardborderIf it hasn’t happened to you yet, it probably will. That moment when you instinctively check your online bank account only to discover several very recent ATM withdrawals you never made. In fact, you couldn’t have physically made them. The …

Using Splunk – It’s a Revolution!

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I’m still coming down from the high that I experienced at .conf2015 a few weeks ago in Las Vegas. It was an outstanding event—from the great customer presentations, to the new product updates and the Search Party (the silent disco …

A Trifecta of Takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2015

Hat-trick. Trio. Trifecta. Three: The number of things most people can easily absorb and retell after hearing a story. So, while there were many memorable things from AWS re:Invent 2015, I’d like to share three key takeaways. (Sort of like, …

Protected: Bringing “Sexy Back” to IT Ops. An EMEA view on .conf2015

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Getting Smarter with Splunk; Lessons Learned in Higher Education

university-of-adelaide-logoSplunk has a lot of smart people working to bring you the best product experience and return on investment that we can. I am always humbled, however, when customers come back to Splunk with ideas that are brilliant, creative, and …

We proudly announce: the 2015-2016 SplunkTrust Membership!

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Whew! Now that we’re back from .conf and the dust from Megacup’s hooves has settled, I’m proud and pleased to announce the inaugural membership of the SplunkTrust!

We created the SplunkTrust Community MVP program to recognize our community’s top …

Notes From Splunk .conf 2015 Day Two

The Search party last night was a blast, but today it was back to business. And Day 2 of the global Splunk user group, .conf 15, was another excellent day.

I started with some good mates from the industry …

Notes From Splunk .conf 2015 Day One

What a fantastic first day at my first ever Splunk global user conference, .conf15. Last night’s Partner soiree kicked off the fun, bringing our customers and partners together in the expo pavilion over some tasty conference food and free-flowing drinks. …

Splunk Enterprise 6.3 – Shaking It Up!

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Today at the Splunk .conf2015 User Conference we literally shook thinks up with the announcement of Splunk Enterprise and Cloud Release 6.3.

The crowd shook their cell phones while the new HTTP Event Collector sent the data from every …

Banking on Success at .conf2015

LGO-conf2015-RGBSplunk .conf2015 is here! Not just banks, but other financial services organizations will be attending and speaking as well!  We have an exciting lineup of over 165 sessions for you to choose from. If you have a role within financial …

Under the Hood of Cisco Security Incident Response Team & Cisco at Splunk .conf15

After we shared with you what’s Under the Hood of Cisco IT, we go deeper in this post and give you insights into what’s under the hood of Cisco’s Computer Security Incident and Response Team (CSIRT). This …

Business Analytics at Splunk .conf2015

LGO-conf2015-RGBTime flies when you are having fun! With a blink of an eye, I am onto my second Splunk .conf event.

This years event is shaping up to be the best one yet! With amazing keynotes, customer led sessions, industry …

Telecommunications and Media Companies: Your Guide to .conf2015

LGO-conf2015-RGBIf you’re a communications service provider, you know how important content is to your business. Well, at Splunk, we’ll have a lot of content for you at .conf2015! With over 165 sessions, here are a select few that …

DevOps and App Management at .conf2015? Yes, please!

LGO-conf2015-RGBWith Splunk .conf2015 just around the corner, you might be asking yourself where are all the insightful application management and DevOps sessions? Good news! There are some really cool sessions at .conf next week, be sure to check out some …

Retail Therapy: Your Guide to .conf2015

LGO-conf2015-RGB It’s the most wonderful time of the year – at least for Splunk, anyway! .conf2015 is less than two weeks away, and we have an amazing lineup of customers speaking. .conf2015 features over 165 sessions to choose from, and if …

Five First Impressions of Splunk

As a newcomer to the Splunk family, I have been drinking through the proverbial firehose, learning about the company, its solutions, and its customers. It has been energizing, and an eye-opener for me. So for my first post on the …

Lookups: Not just for enriching data

This is a guest post contributed by Luke Netto, Security Engineer, Level 3 Communications

Lookups are a great way to enrich events with more meaningful data, however they are a very costly operation to search events using the enhanced fields.…

Your Picture of Health at .conf2015

LGO-conf2015-RGB.conf2015 is fast approaching, and I’m really looking forward to this year’s event! We’ve carved out a healthcare track out of the 165+ sessions, jampacked with great content. Oh, and we have A NEW SPLUNK T-SHIRT too, just for …

CanDeal Can Do with Splunk

I love listening to our customers talk about their passion for Splunk software. The stories they share about never-ending ways they can utilize our software are truly inspiring and there is typically a common thread: it usually starts with one …

Storytelling: The Heart of Splunk Beats at .conf2015

I love a good story. It’s when you hear an amazing story that the lines blur between what you were told and what you actually feel. I also believe there is great power in a well-told story – the power …

Announcing the SplunkTrust Community MVP Program!

The meaning of the Splunk fez we know and love is about to come into sharper focus–splunktrust
–as the symbol for our new Community MVP program, the SplunkTrust.

The Splunk user community is one of the strongest, best communities …