ZeniMax Online Studios Selects Splunk as its Engine for Machine Data

Video game publisher joins other leading gaming companies embracing Splunk

SAN FRANCISCO - August 8, 2011 - Splunk Inc., a leading provider of operational intelligence software, today announced that ZeniMax(r) Online Studios has selected Splunk to be its platform for business intelligence, network operations monitoring, and operational intelligence.

Headquartered just north of Baltimore, ZeniMax Online is working on an unannounced, massively multiplayer online game. As a ZeniMax Media company, ZeniMax Online Studios works alongside some of the most acclaimed development studios and game brands in the world. ZeniMax Media's growing library of intellectual properties includes such major franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Wolfenstein®, RAGE® and Prey®.

"We are excited about bringing Splunk into our operations for business intelligence, network operations monitoring, and operational intelligence," said Bryant Durrell, director of network operations, ZeniMax Online Studios. "We also look forward to generating actionable gameplay analysis with Splunk in a fraction of the time it would take with homegrown systems."

ZeniMax Online joins a growing roster of online gaming companies around the world using Splunk. Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) gaming companies like ZeniMax Online in effect are "data companies" that rely on understanding massive amounts of machine data to manage and optimize their businesses.

"Splunk provides a robust software platform for ZeniMax Online Studios to search, index and analyze their data," said Vishal Rao, vice president, North American Sales, Splunk. "We look forward to seeing the rapid value ZeniMax Media will receive from using Splunk as well as the breadth of uses to which they will apply our software."

About ZeniMax Online Studios
ZeniMax Online Studios, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software currently working on unannounced MMOG titles from its headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. For more information on ZeniMax Online Studios, visit www.zenimaxonline.com.

ZeniMax, The Elder Scrolls, Prey and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the U.S. and/or in other countries. DOOM, QUAKE, Wolfenstein, RAGE and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of id Software in the U.S. and/or other countries. Fallout and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.

About Splunk

Splunk is the leading provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as terabytes of historical data--located on-premise or in the cloud. Almost half of the Fortune 100 and more than 2,600 enterprises, service providers and government organizations in 78 countries use Splunk to improve service levels, reduce IT operations costs, mitigate security risks, and drive new insights for IT and the business.


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