Splunk Cloud was named the 2016 winner of the Best Big Data Analytics Solution at the 4th Cloud & DevOps World Awards. These awards were held alongside the Cloud and DevOps World Forum in London and were established to celebrate excellence and innovation in Cloud Computing. The judging panel in the Best Big Data Analytics Solution category, made up of UK CIOs and analysts, was looking for the solution that could best handle data volumes in a reliable and real time way. Splunk Cloud was selected due to its ability to deliver operational intelligence via an easy to use cloud service.
Splunk Enterprise has been awarded a “Preferred by IT Pros” on Spiceworks. This program honors vendors with products that have above a four-star average rating and have been rated more than ten times by IT pros on Spiceworks. Spiceworks is a network with 4 million monthly users that brings IT professionals together to troubleshoot problems, get product advice and keep up with technology trends.
Splunk Enterprise Security was named the best Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) product at the 2016 Computerworld Hong Kong Awards. The award recognizes software that provides real-time analysis of security alerts from network devices and applications. The Computerworld Hong Kong Awards, now in their 14th year, recognize the leading technology products, services and providers.
The City of LA was named as a 2016 “City on the Cloud” winner by AWS for Splunk Cloud integrated SOC Splunk. LA being one of the largest cyber targets for the West Coast needed to proactively tackle growing cyber threats by incorporating a cybersecurity initiative that would allow the city to infiltrate their digital assets. The city uses Splunk Cloud integrated SOC Splunk as a cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution for the Integrated Security Operations Center (ISOC), to help consolidate, maintain, and analyze security data across the city’s departments.
Splunk was named to LinkedIn’s annual “Top Attractors” list as one of the top 40 companies in the U.S. for attracting and keeping top talent. After being named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times for the past nine years, Splunk is extremely thrilled to be recognized on LinkedIn’s Top Attractors list for 2016. The rankings are based on employment and employee advocacy data analyzed by LinkedIn, as well as factoring in job applications, engagement and length of time employees stay after being hired.
Splunk was named to the 2016 SD Times 100 in the Big Data and Business Intelligence category. This is the the third consecutive year Splunk was recognized as a leader in the SD Times 100. Each year, the SD Times 100 recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas.
Brooke Cunningham, area vice president of partner programs, was named to the Power 100 list in the 2016 CRN Women of the Channel Awards. Every year, CRN honors leading women of the channel who exhibit outstanding expertise and vision. Brooke is recognized for their leadership and role in driving Splunk’s channel growth and innovation. Executives who are honored in this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other prominent organizations in the channel ecosystem.
Jessica Walker McFarland, director of worldwide partner marketing at Splunk, was named to the 2016 CRN Women of the Channel list. Every year, CRN honors influential female leaders with extraordinary expertise and vision. Jessica is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. The female executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem.
Splunk was named to the 2016 CRN Big Data 100 list in the business analytics category. The CRN Big Data 100 identifies vendors that have demonstrated an ability to innovate in bringing to market products and services that help business work with big data. The business analytics category recognizes companies offering everything from simple-to-use reporting tools to highly sophisticated software for tackling the most complex data analysis problems.
Coca-Cola North America, a Splunk customer, has been named to the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 list of the top business technology innovators for its marketing transformation initiative. The InformationWeek Elite 100 tracks the IT practices of the nation's most innovative IT organizations, providing a unique opportunity to understand and examine the business practices of these firms across core areas of operations, including technology deployment, IT budgets, business-technology infrastructure and IT strategies. By expanding the use of Splunk Enterprise as the data engine powering its digital transformation in marketing, Coca-Cola North America is able to collect, index and analyze machine-generated big data from mobile devices, beacons, Coca-Cola Freestyle machine sensors, IT and security infrastructures and other technologies to improve its business.
Splunk was named Cisco ISV Partner of the Year at Cisco’s annual Global Partner Summit in San Diego. Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.
Splunk was named one of San Francisco Business Times’ (SFBT) “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area for the ninth consecutive year. In conjunction with its research partner, Quantum Workplace, SFBT compiled its list from survey results voluntarily provided by company employees. Splunk ranks among large enterprises and the results highlight Splunk employee satisfaction in a number of areas, including personal and professional development, workplace satisfaction and overall team effectiveness.
Haiyan Song, vice president of security markets, has been named to the 2016 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology list . Founded by the National Diversity Council, this award recognizes the achievements of women who are breaking barriers and setting high standards for themselves and others in the technology industry. Honorees have reached the top of their profession by being effective leaders in their organization and drive change and inspire others to succeed, while contributing to business growth.
Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) was recognized as the Best SIEM Solution in SC Magazine’s 2016 Excellence Awards in the U.S. Splunk ES goes beyond traditional SIEMs by arming security teams with deep investigative and rapid response capabilities, enabling them to quickly detect and respond to internal and external attacks. The award marks the fifth consecutive year that Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine. The SC Awards honor the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities.
Splunk Enterprise was honored as the Best Fraud Prevention Solution in SC Magazine's 2016 Trust Awards in the U.S. The key to combating fraud, theft and abuse detection, while keeping an eye on your security defense, lies within analytics-driven security, which is why organizations rely on Splunk security solutions. The award marks the fifth consecutive year that Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine. The SC Awards honor the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities.
Aldo Dossola, area vice president of North America Partner Sales, has been named to the 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list. The annual CRN Channel Chiefs list honors influential leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners. Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation.
Splunk was announced as a winner of InfoWorld’s 2016 Technology of the Year Awards. These awards honor the best hardware, software, development tools and cloud services of the year. The list, handpicked by InfoWorld’s editors and reviewers, includes all the platforms, databases, developer tools, applications and cloud services that are reshaping IT and redefining the modern business.
Splunk User Behavior Analytics was named the gold winner for the ‘New Products and Services – Security Software’ category for the 2015 Golden Bridge Business Awards. The annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best companies in organizational performance, innovations, products and services programs from every major industry in the world. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2015 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners.
V3 Technology Award 2015 for Best Business Software Provider
Splunk was voted Best Business Software Provider by the readers of V3 Magazine in the V3 Technology Awards 2015. These awards aim to recognize the best companies, products and individuals in the UK technology industry. Now in their sixth year, the awards give V3 readers the chance to vote for the organizations that serve them best across a number of different categories, from a shortlist decided by a panel of V3 technology experts.
Security Insider and Big Data Insider Readers' Choice Awards 2015
Splunk won the Platinum award from Security Insider in the “SIEM” category and the Gold award from Big Data Insider in the “Big Data Management and System Tools” category at the Readers’ Choice Awards 2015. These awards ask the subscribers of both publications to vote for the companies they want to win. With over 27,600 votes it is one of the largest IT awards ceremonies in Germany.
2015 Government Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Awards
Splunk customer City of Los Angeles was named the “Most Notable Government Cybersecurity Program, Project or Initiative” in the 2015 GSN Homeland Security Awards. Now in its seventh year, this prestigious awards program honors the distinguished vendors of IT security and physical security products and solutions and the dedicated federal, state, county and municipal government agencies, whose combined efforts keep our nation secure. The City of Los Angeles’ Chief Information Security Officer Timothy Lee led an initiative to help the city’s Information Technology Agency (ITA) centralize the management, maintenance and analysis of security data across more than 37 departments. To accomplish this, Lee turned to Splunk to help ITA deploy a unique, cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution to enhance the city’s cybersecurity capabilities.
Splunk Inc. has been ranked among the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, the leading technology awards program in North America (U.S. and Canada). The Technology Fast 500 is the leading technology awards program. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship, and rapid growth, Fast 500 companies—large, small, public, and private—hail from cities far and wide across North America for more than 20 years. If you are looking for fast-growing companies, releasing new, emerging technologies you have come to the right place! Fast 500 companies play in the SaaS, cloud computing, data analytics, and mobile sectors.
Splunk’s CTO Snehal Antani named to Computerworld’s 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders Awards, which honors individuals who have had a positive impact in their organization through technology. Honored individuals manage internal IT organizations, mentor and motivate their IT teams with interesting challenges, envision innovative solutions to business problems and effectively manage and execute IT strategies. Computerworld editors identify a Premier Technology leader as an individual who guides the effective use of information technology to improve his or her company's business performance.
2015 Network World Asia Readers' Choice Award for Best Big Data Solution
Splunk® Enterprise was awarded the 2015 Network World Asia Readers' Choice Award for Best Big Data Solution. The annual Network World Asia Readers' Choice Awards recognizes solution providers in technology categories which have made the most impact on Asia end-user organizations in 2015. The awards are based on votes from qualified readers of Network World Asia, Networks Asia, Asia Cloud Forum, Security Asia and Storage Asia. This is the second consecutive year NetworkWorld Asia has recognized Splunk® Enterprise with a big data award and our fifth consecutive year to be honored with a big data or analytics award.
Splunk’s Operational Intelligence platform was named in Database Trends and Application’s Big Data 50 list, for enabling customers to look closely at machine data and find insights that can help make them more productive, profitable, competitive and secure. The Big Data 50 recognizes forward-thinking companies that are expanding the ways to derive value from data and helping organizations navigate through the rapidly changing big data landscape.
Splunk’s Enterprise Security 4.0 and User Behavior Analytics were awarded the CTO/IT Innovation award for Ventana Research's Technology Innovation Awards 2015. The Technology Innovation Awards are the most prestigious annual industry technology awards, backed by a proven industry analyst firm with market research and expertise across business and IT. The awards recognize pioneering vendors that contribute advancements in technology that drive change and increase value for organizations worldwide.
Splunk technology partner, Kepware Technologies, was awarded a 2015 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution Magazine for their Industrial Data Forwarder (IDF) for Splunk plug-in. The award recognizes the top emerging technologies in the IoT space from key innovators in the industry.
"Research suggests that as many as 50 billion devices will be Internet-connected by 2020. Products like the Industrial Data Forwarder for Splunk show our commitment to evolving with today's emerging technologies to provide customers with the best solutions for their businesses," said Tony Paine, CEO, Kepware. "We're honored to have received this award and look forward to expanding our IoT capabilities in the future."
Big Data Innovation of the Year
Splunk® Enterprise was awarded Big Data Innovation of the Year in the inaugural Computing Vendor Excellence Awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of the technology vendors and service providers who are leading the field of enterprise IT with innovative products, services and solutions that underpin and drive success in both business and public sector organisations. The winners are chosen by a panel made up of Computing Magazine's editorial team and a number of UK CIOs.
Splunk was named in the 2015 SD Times 100 ‘Top of the Heap’ in Big Data and Business Intelligence again this year. The SD Times 100 annually recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas. The SD Times Editorial Board ranks Splunk in the top 10 leaders for Big Data and Business Intelligence.
Splunk was awarded the 2015 NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Award for Security Information & Event Manage (SIEM). The awards recognize Asia’s leaders in information security, storage and data management for the huge advances made in these fields over the last few years. From each of the 40 categories one winner is selected from a shortlist, created by editors, and voted on by 100 regional CIOs and IT heads of end-user organizations.
Splunk’s Donna St. John and Jessica McFarland were selected for the 2015 CRN Women of the Channel (WOTC). Every year CRN honors women of the channel who are most deserving of recognition for their expertise, vision and the lasting mark they have left on the technology channel. Donna and Jessica have worked tirelessly to ensure the success of the Splunk Partner+ Program and the new Splunk Partner Hub. Splunk values its partners immensely and therefore continues to invest in those partners who are investing in their Splunk business practice. Both Donna and Jessica are eager to carry on the growth and expansion of the channel business while sustaining a predictable, profitable and positive partner experience.
Splunk was named in the CRN 2015 Big Data 100 list in the 'Business Analytics' category. The annual Big Data 100 identifies vendors that have demonstrated an ability to innovate in bringing to market products and services that help businesses work with big data. The 'Business Analytics' category recognizes companies offering everything from simple-to-use reporting tools to highly sophisticated software for tackling the most complex data analysis problems.
Splunk® Enterprise was selected as the Best Fraud Prevention Solution in SC Magazine's 2015 Readers Trust Award in the U.S. The award marked the third consecutive year that Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine - with Splunk Enterprise being honored as SC Magazine's Best Security Solution in Europe and SC Magazine's Best SIEM Appliance in the U.S., both in 2013. The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for IT security professionals and products. The awards recognize the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace.
“The Reader Trust Award is unique because it represents the voice of the people who are using these products and services every day,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Magazine. “Splunk Enterprise was chosen as the Best Fraud Prevention Solution winner for its ability to meet and exceed the needs of its customers.”
Splunk Named One of Bay Area’s Best Places to Work
The San Francisco Business Times has recognized Splunk as the eighth best place to work in the Bay Area, in the large company category. The ranking and results were determined by a survey sent directly to employees of companies that were in consideration, around workplace satisfaction, career development, personal growth and employee satisfaction.
Splunk’s Partner+ Program has been named a CRN 5-Star Partner Winner. The 2015 CRN Partner Program Guide and CRN 5-Star Rating is an annual directory and the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
Splunk Named Winner of the Healthcare Informatics Leading Edge Award
Splunk was the only winner in the Interoperability category for the Healthcare Informatics Leading Edge Award. Healthcare Informatics would like to recognize health IT vendors through the Leading Edge Awards, whose products have excelled in enhancing clinician workflow, exchanging data, or cutting down costs. The Leading Edge Awards are selected by editors of Healthcare Informatics with the goal of highlighting vendors who are leading the way in a time of great innovation for healthcare.
Splunk Named in Cybersecurity 500 List of Companies to Watch in 2015
Splunk has been listed on the Cybersecurity 500 List. Cybersecurity Ventures has announced the first edition of the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015.
"Splunk is the clear mover-and-shaker in analytics driven security right now" says Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures, and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500. "IT security practitioners need to stay ahead of attacks, and not play catch up on them. Without the type of big data security analytics that Splunk provides, companies may be late responding to cyber-attacks and that could spell disaster" adds Morgan.
Emilio Umeoka, Vice President Asia Pacific and Worldwide Partners, has been named to the list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. The annual CRN Channel Chiefs list honors influential executives who are among the most powerful leaders in the IT channel and who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue through channel partners.
Splunk: One of the World’s Ten Most Innovative Companies in Big Data
Fast Company named Splunk one of the World's Ten Most Innovative Companies in Big Data. Splunk is named in the list for the third consecutive year "for creatively using data to make businesses’ lives easier."
Splunk Recognized as One of the Coolest Cloud Vendors
Splunk has been recognized as one of CRN’s Top 100 Coolest Cloud Vendors, in the Software Vendors category. The list honors the best of the best in cloud computing in five categories: infrastructure, platforms, and development security storage and software, and aims to help solution providers navigate the always-changing cloud market.
Splunk Enterprise 6.2 Named a Trend-Setting Product in Data and Information Management for 2015
Splunk was named a leader in DBTA's list of Trend-Setting Products for 2015. DBTA chose Splunk® Enterprise, an award-winning product used by IT organizations around the world, as a trend-setting product that delivers analysis and pattern detection to help IT and business users discover relationships in data and build advanced analytics. A collection of studies from data professionals and Unisphere Research over the past year helped conclude the decision and draw a clear picture around the named trend-setting products.
Splunk customer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of IL, TX, NM, MT, OK was named a winner of the CSO50 2015. The Annual CSO50 Awards, sponsored by CSO, recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. The final winning selections were made by CSO's editors based on this scoring process. Blue Cross Blue Shield's abstract, "Detecting Advanced Cyber Threats with Real-time Big Data Visualization Solutions" is about their use of Splunk® Enterprise and a non-security visualization technology.
Splunk Enterprise was selected as a winner of the GSN Homeland Security Award for 2014, in the Best Big Data Analytics Solutions category. The awards honor outstanding IT achievement in the federal, state and local technology community when demands for high performance, security and ROI have never been greater.
Splunk Ranks in the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500
Splunk Inc. has been ranked among the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, the leading technology awards program in North America (U.S. and Canada) with 2014. Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Fast 500 companies -- large, small, public, and private -- span a variety of industry sectors, and are leaders in hardware, software, telecom, semiconductors, life sciences, and clean technology. These companies are on the cutting edge and are transforming the way we do business today. Awardees are selected for this honor based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. For the 19th consecutive year, the software sector has been the most visible on this list, with over 230 companies being from this space alone.
Splunk® Enterprise was voted Best Business Application by the readers of V3 Magazine in the V3 Technology Awards 2014. These awards aim to recognize the best companies, products and individuals in the UK technology industry. Now in their fifth year, the awards give V3 readers the chance to vote for the organizations that serve them best across 35 different categories, from a shortlist decided by a panel of V3 technology experts.
NetworkWorld Asia Readers' Choice Award for Best Big Data Solution
Splunk® Enterprise won the 2014 Network World Asia Readers' Choice Award for Best Big Data Solution. The annual NetworkWorld Asia Readers' Choice Awards recognizes leading vendors for innovative technologies, product excellence and solutions provided to Asia businesses. This is the fourth consecutive year Network World Asia has recognized Splunk Enterprise with a big data or analytics award. Now in their 9th year, the awards give NetworkWorld Asia readers the chance to vote for their favorite technology vendors in a broad number of categories. The 2014 awards cover more than 30 technologies. Awards are presented based on votes from the readers of NetworkWorld Asia magazine, and the Networks Asia, Security Asia and Storage Asia websites.
Splunk was named a leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). Gartner evaluated Splunk® Enterprise and the Splunk App for Enterprise Security, award-winning products used by security organizations around the world. Splunk's rapid ascent, more than any vendor over the past four years, in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM happens as organizations grapple with an increasingly unsettling and dynamic cybersecurity landscape. Today's organizations must contend with targeted, advanced attacks and insider threats that are best detected and resolved by analytics of diverse data sets that are typically too challenging to bring into traditional SIEM deployments.
CIO 100 Symposium & Awards: Splunk Customer Middlesex Hospital Wins Business Through IT Innovation
Splunk customer, Middlesex Hospital, has been awarded as one of the 100 most innovative organizations that use IT effectively to create business value. These awards recognize the transformative power of IT to drive everything from growth to competitive advantage. Middlesex Hospital was acknowledged for their innovative vision and ability to execute. By expanding the use of Splunk Enterprise and capitalizing on the real-time insight delivered by Splunk, Middlesex was able to achieve global visibility and maintain optimal uptime performance, while simultaneously ensuring regulatory compliance across its entire hospital IT network.
“Splunk software is a critical part of our compliance initiatives at Middlesex Hospital in support of Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. It also helps the hospital save hundreds of thousands of dollars by eliminating unnecessary applications and technologies," said Richard Schubach, director of IT, Middlesex Hospital. "Splunk software immediately proved its value by helping us to transform IT operations and accomplish our top priorities at the hospital - protecting our patients' privacy and ensuring regulatory compliance.”
Computer Weekly End User Awards for Enterprise Software: Splunk Customer Wins Public Sector Project of the Year
Splunk customer UCAS was awarded Public Sector Project of the Year at the Computer Weekly End User Awards for Enterprise Software. These awards recognize innovation through the use of enterprise software and information management. The Public Sector Project of the Year category designed to highlight a European public sector organization that has used new or innovative ways to deliver measurable benefits in public services through the implementation of IT. By combining the flexibility benefits of cloud technologies with the real-time insight delivered by Splunk Enterprise, UCAS was able to give its customers (every student and university in the UK) the fastest response times and top level of service they expect.
“The improved and real-time analytics afforded UCAS by this Splunk implementation has enabled the organisation to resolve network errors quickly, keeping this vital service highly available at a crunch time for A-Level and other students. As the organisation migrated to the cloud and scaled out its infrastructure, it needed a tool to aggregate device logs and intelligently search them across multiple servers. The UCAS team's focus on the intelligent analysis of logged 'big' data suggests it will develop the installation further.”
SD Times 100: The Elements of Success
Splunk was named in The SD Times 100 'The Elements of Success" in Big Data and Business Intelligence. Each year, the SD Times 100 recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas. The SD Times Editorial Board ranks Splunk in the top 10 leaders for Big Data and Business Intelligence, alongside Apache Hadoop and Splunk partners Cloudera, DataStax, Hortonworks, MongoDB and Pentaho.
“Big Data has hit it big. Every company that has reams of data is looking for ways to effectively store, retrieve and interpret it all. Fortunately, organizations using Splunk are able to handle this otherwise daunting task, making the mountain of Big Data much more manageable.”
The CRN Power 100: Women of The Channel
Splunk's Karen Grimes was selected for the CRN Women of The Channel (WOTC). The list honors women of the channel deserving of recognition for their expertise and vision that have left an indelible mark on the technology channel. Karen was nominated for the award by Splunk partner Carahsoft.
“The young company is in high-growth mode, with more than 7,900 customers. In the last eight months, Karen has helped Splunk welcome and on-board several new public sector channel partners, resulting in dramatic growth in public sector channel revenue. Moreover, the new public sector channel program incorporates streamlined processes and enablement programs that make it easier and more profitable for partners to do business with Splunk.”
Database Trends and Applications 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data
Splunk was named to Database Trends and Applications Magazine's DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data. The list recognizes top companies in data management and analysis based on their presence, execution, vision and innovation in delivering products and services to the marketplace. Database Trends and Applications Magazine's editors identified the companies that have been successful in establishing themselves as unique resources for data professionals and stakeholders. The list recognizes innovative providers of hardware, software and services.
“With a software platform for real-time operational intelligence, Splunk's technology allows organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices.”
ASTD Excellence in Practice Award
During The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) 2014 international conference, May 5, Splunk's Global Field Enablement Team won the 2013 Excellence in Practice Award for Sales Enablement. The ASTD is a world-renowned training and development organization that recognizes organizations for results achieved through training and development practices and solutions. The awards are presented to organizations with proven practices that have delivered measurable results in achieving organizational goals.
“Splunk is pleased to be recognized as having an excellent training and development organization. One piece of the overall mission has been our field onboarding practice," said, Kym Wood, director of global field enablement, Splunk. "The onboarding program is important to the growth and success of Splunk. By enabling our employees with the tools they need in turn helps our customers succeed.”
CRN Big Data 100: Big Data Analytics
Splunk was named in the CRN 2014 Big Data 100 in the category of "Big Data Business Analytics". The list recognizes companies that are bringing to market the innovative tools and technologies that will help organizations manage, process and analyze the rapidly increasing volume of information generated in a meaningful and productive way. In recognition of the growing importance of big data technology, CRN editors identified the key vendors that are bringing innovative business analytics, data management, and infrastructure technologies and services to market in conjunction with channel partners.
“Splunk develops operational intelligence software for monitoring, reporting and analyzing real-time machine data as well as historical data stored on-premise or in the cloud. Earlier this month the company launched Splunk Enterprise 6.1 with enhanced interactive analytics, embedded reports and multisite clustering capabilities. The company also offers Hunk, a version of its analytical software for Hadoop and NoSQL data stores.”
Best Places to Work 2014
Splunk was named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the Bay Area by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business. This is the seventh consecutive year Splunk has been named a top Bay Area employer. The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal "Best Places to Work" list was determined by survey results provided voluntarily by company employees, highlighting employee satisfaction in a number of areas including career development, workplace satisfaction and team effectiveness.
“Splunk is pleased to once again be recognized as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work. We credit our success to amazing employees who make Splunk the special place it is," said Sheren Bouchakian, vice president of human resources, Splunk. "Splunkers are passionate, collaborative and like to work and play hard together, which drives Splunk's growth, innovation and winning culture. We crossed the 1,000 employee mark earlier this year, and with our growth, we continue to look for great candidates around the world to join our team.”
Best Enterprise Security Solution
Splunk® Enterprise was selected as the Best Enterprise Security Solution in SC Magazine's 2014 Excellence Awards in the U.S. The award marked the second consecutive year that Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine - with Splunk Enterprise being honored as SC Magazine's Best Security Solution in Europe and SC Magazine's Best SIEM Appliance in the U.S., both in 2013. The annual SC Awards program, now in its 17th 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.
“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.”
Best Cloud Management Product
Splunk® Enterprise 6 won the Best Cloud Management Product award at the UK Cloud Awards for its unique ability to monitor and analyze huge volumes of machine data, regardless of where it is deployed. Splunk was acknowledged as helping customers such as UCAS, an online university and college application service provider deliver powerful operational insights in the cloud. Peter Raymond, UCAS solution architect said, "Splunk Enterprise enables us to see behavior across our new AWS cloud platform with far greater insight. We can monitor response times, and often drill down to specific users. That means we can be more proactive in spotting faults before they occur. We also use a range of analytics tools, but none of those other tools give access to logged data. That's what differentiates Splunk. There is a gold mine of data in the logs and Splunk helps us get to it."
World's Top 10 Most Innovative Company in Big Data
Fast Company named Splunk one of the World's 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data. Splunk is ranked eighth overall for "for its ability to provide businesses with hundreds of homegrown apps that let companies manipulate their data in new ways." After going public in 2012, Splunk is acknowledged as having, "continued its explosive growth as a pure-play leader in the big-data space."
Splunk® Enterprise was named the Best Big Data Analytics Solution in the GSN: Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security Awards. The award winners were selected by a panel of judges that included Chuck Brooks, vice president/client executive, Xerox and director of legislative affairs, Science and Technology Directorate within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Scott Greiper, president of Secure Strategy Group; Paul Goldenberg, CEO of Cardinal Point Strategies and member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC); and Matt Johnson, cybersecurity expert and veteran of the Department of Defense Intelligence Community.
“The director of the FBI recently noted that cybersecurity is one of the largest and most dangerous threats public sector organizations will face in the near term," said Brooks. "It is great to see that entries for the GSN awards, like Splunk Enterprise and the Splunk App for Enterprise Security, are at the cutting edge of cybersecurity solutions across the threat spectrum.”
Editor's Choice Award for Server Virtualization
Virtualization Review, the first and only print publication solely devoted to IT virtualization and cloud technologies selected the Splunk App for VMware for the Editor's Choice Award in the Server Virtualization category. The 2014 awards were chosen by the readers of Virtualization Review and presented to vendors in 16 categories. E-mail invitations were sent to Virtualization Review readers in October 2013 to vote on more than 400 products.
“In the information age, data is king, and Splunk is able to process lots of it coming from just about any source - OS, apps, hardware - and make sense of it all,” said Michael Domingo, editor in chief, Virtualization Review. “The simplicity with which it offers up that data to users is why it earned a spot on the 2014 Virtualization Review Editor's Choice in the category of Server Virtualization.”
Innovation through Technology Excellence in Business Award
Splunk earned the Innovation through Technology Excellence in Business ("Ebbie") Award from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce at the 22nd Annual Ebbies Award Gala. With this award, Splunk joins the Ebbies Hall of Fame, honoring San Francisco businesses for their vision and innovation.
“The Chamber is proud to recognize businesses for their many accomplishments and contributions to San Francisco," said Bob Linscheid, President & CEO, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. "The Chamber salutes Splunk for its innovative software that allows organizations to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.”
Information Security Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards 2013 - Gold Medal
Splunk was selected as a winner of TechTarget's Information Security magazine's annual Readers' Choice Awards and honored with the Gold medal in the SIEM category. TechTarget's Readers' Choice program is entirely independent and award receipts are based on direct input from readers. Splunk received top scores across the board.
COMPUTERWOCHE, a leading German-language weekly magazine for enterprise IT managers and IT professionals, named Splunk Enterprise the "Most Innovative Big Data Tool" in the competition "Best Big Data in 2013". Splunk Enterprise was honored with two awards, one by a live audience of 200+ IT professionals and another by a panel of experts selected by COMPUTERWOCHE.
CeBIT.AU, a leading business technology conference in Australia, honored Splunk with its top industry prize, the CeBIT.AU ICT Excellence Award. At the awards ceremony, CeBIT called Splunk "a pioneering big data innovator that collects and harnesses machine data to enable customers to search, analyze, and visualize massive streams of real-time and historical data."
Splunk won the CeBIT.AU Business Award for Top Business Solution. As a winner in this category, the company then qualified for the CeBIT.AU ICT Excellence Award, the main award of the year, which Splunk also won. CeBIT.AU awards annually recognize outstanding achievements in the technology industry.
Splunk was selected "Best in Data Analytics" in NetworkWorld Asia's 2013 Information Management Awards. NetworkWorld Asia is an enterprise IT magazine read by more than 16,000 IT professionals. Editors evaluated all nominees for NetworkWorld Asia's Information Management Awards before more than 100 CIOs and IT heads made their selections. Judging criteria focused on: Splunk's reputation and acceptance in the Asia Pacific market, solution and unique selling points (USPs) features, customer and user feedback, and durability, scalability and quality of service factors.
Splunk was named a leader in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). Often seen as inflexible, slow and failing to deliver on the promise of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), the traditional SIEMs of yesterday are rapidly being replaced by the security intelligence platforms of tomorrow. We believe that the value and flexibility Splunk software delivers to security customers was recently validated by Gartner with our entrance into the 2013 SIEM leaders quadrant.
Splunk Enterprise was selected as the Best Enterprise Security Solution by SC Magazine Awards Europe 2013. This is the second consecutive year Splunk Enterprise won the award and follows Splunk Enterprise being selected Best Security Information Event Management (SIEM) solution in the 2013 SC Magazine Awards in America. Splunk Enterprise was chosen by a panel of industry judges from the highest levels of the information security profession.
“We have one of the smartest and most innovative workforces in the Bay Area, and this award is a true testament to our employees' passion, engagement and drive. Our employees are simply the best.”
CRN Big Data 100: Business Analytics
"Splunk is a data engine that can collect, index and harness machine data generated by applications, servers and devices, whether physical, virtual or in the cloud. Splunk also makes that data searchable and allows users to analyze both realtime and historical data from a single location."
Splunk Enterprise was selected as the Reader Trust Award winner in the Best Security Information Event Management (SIEM) Solution category of the 2013 SC Awards. Splunk Enterprise was selected by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, education and other sectors. This is the first time a software-based big data platform won this award.
Fast Company named Splunk one of the World's Most Innovative Companies. Splunk is ranked fourth overall for "bringing big data to the masses." Fast Company also ranks the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in ten categories, including Big Data where Splunk is number one.
Splunk Enterprise won the gold medal for the Best Security Product in the "2012 Editors' Best Awards" by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, the silver medal for Best Free Tool and the bronze medal for Best Systems Monitoring Product. Editors at Windows IT Pro wrote, "Splunk is the kitchen sink of machine data analytics. It soaks up every kind of data you can throw at it, then turns that data into actionable intelligence--not just security intelligence but also troubleshooting, performance, and business intelligence."
The 2012 Ventana Research Technology Innovation Awards recognized Splunk Enterprise as the best IT Performance Technology of the year. Splunk Enterprise enables organizations to gain operational intelligence faster than ever by enabling organizations to collect, index and harness machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business.
Swedish magazine "Protection and Safety" named Splunk as the Best IT Security Product of 2012 in the third annual Security Awards. Magazine editors wrote, "In addition to identifying yet unknown security threats, this is a valued and accepted software that quickly creates structure for searching and analyzing large amounts of data in an intelligent way. It also allows for effective monitoring and analyzing reliability, which include generating business value for all users."
Splunk a Top Big Data Company: Information Management
Splunk is featured as a top big data company in "40 Vendors We're Watching: 2012", an annual list of who's who in technology. Editors write, "Splunk's ROI comes from reducing IT downtime, cutting legacy cost, supporting revenue-generating IT, reducing fraud, enforcing SLAs with business and compliance risk insights."
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers and business managers involved in software and services purchasing. The magazine writes, "Splunk prides itself on real-time operational intelligence, making data from any network device searchable."
The Splunk product received a TechWorld "Star of Recommendation" from IDG Sweden, the largest IT news site in Sweden. Splunk was rated highly on functions and features, installation, ease of use, platform support and speed, earning a score of 84 out of a possible 100.
“Splunk is honored to be recognized as one of the Bay Area's "Best Places to Work" for the fifth consecutive year.”
Best Enterprise Security Solution 2012
Splunk Enterprise received the European SC Award for Best Enterprise Security Solution 2012. The SC Awards Europe are without peer. Simply the most coveted and prestigious awards for the information security industry.
“Splunk's selection by SC Awards Europe as the Best Enterprise Security Solution is recognition of the value Splunk brings to cybersecurity, including big data analytics.”
Best Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution
Splunk Enterprise has been recognized as the "Best Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution" at the Network World Asia Information Management Awards 2012. The inaugural award honors leaders in the information security, storage, and data management industries.
“This award reflects the growing importance of Splunk in security and compliance.”
TDWI Best Case Study Presentation
The presentation looked at how customers across several industries including cloud/online services, education, media, government and manufacturing are using Splunk to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.
“The Splunk team is thrilled to receive this recognition from the San Francisco Business Times”
Best Integrated Security Solution
For the second year in a row, Splunk was selected as the Best Integrated Security Solution in the SC Magazine Awards for EMEA. Splunk was selected from a list of over 700 entrants by readers of SC Magazine for best-in-class security products and services of 2010.
“It's a well deserved testament to Splunk's success in helping organisations tackle IT security on a day-to-day basis.”
Godfrey Sullivan was a finalist in the Best CEO of a Small Company category at the San Francisco Business Times Technology and Innovation Awards. The awards recognize the most innovative technology companies driving the Bay Area's thriving technology sector. An independent panel of judges, in conjunction with the publication's editors and technology reporters, selected the award finalists.
“This achievement is a direct reflection of our talented employees and innovative customers.”
Best Places to Work in the Bay Area
The San Francisco Business Times ranked Splunk 34th in their annual list of "Best Places to Work" 2010. Recognizing the top 125 companies in the Bay Area, this award is based upon surveys completed by company employees. This is the third year in a row Splunk was recognized with this award.
“Splunk has created an environment that promotes ingenuity and rewards employees for performance. It's a culture that thrives on 'out-of-the-box' thinking. I think we are so successful because 'thinking differently' is part of our DNA.”
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Windows IT Pro selected Splunk as a Bronze medal winner of its "2010 Editor's Best Awards" in the Best Security Product category. Windows IT Pro Editors chose the winning entries based on their strategic importance to market, competitive advantage and value to the customer.