Swisslos Hits the Jackpot with Splunk
Gaming Provider Increases Uptime, Blocks Attacks and Boosts Customer Satisfaction with Splunk Enterprise
SAN FRANCISCO and MUNICH - March 19, 2013 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie is using Splunk® Enterprise to gain a complete, integrated view of all its IT operations. Splunk software enables real-time analysis and greater system stability at Swisslos, which has a positive effect on Swisslos' business.
The Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie, founded in 1937, is a co-operative organization. Swisslos offers, on behalf of twenty cantons and the Principality of Liechtenstein, lottery, sports betting, bingo and a whole range of lottery ticket offerings.
"Splunk closes the gap between people and data, which enables us to make better decisions faster," said Joris Vuffray, network and systems management team leader, Swisslos. "Big data analysis is now easier than ever before at Swisslos, and we gained operational intelligence almost immediately with the extensive visualization features provided by Splunk software."
Swisslos uses Splunk Enterprise to collect, index, analyze and visualize data coming from a several IT systems in order to run IT operations management and network security. Splunk software is pivotal to monitoring the games systems, measuring the network and application security and registering compliance policy violations. Swisslos also utilizes alerting within Splunk Enterprise to warn teams about application problems before they become failures and to identify and block complex fraudulent attacks.
"Splunk software helps to keep our games systems online. Additionally, our IT training has been significantly reduced, freeing up my team's time to work on other critical projects," said Vuffray.
"Like many Splunk customers, Swisslos first implemented Splunk software to replace legacy technology with a real-time solution for IT operations management. However, after quickly getting value from their Splunk deployment, Swisslos implemented Splunk Enterprise across the organization with vast datasets coming from several systems," said Olav Strand, director of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Splunk. "Splunk software is an end-to-end solution for complex IT and big data challenges which can greatly simplify your IT infrastructure and provide significant business benefits, as Swisslos discovered."
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About Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie
The Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie, founded in 1937, is a co-operative organization. Member states include the german cantons of Switzerland and the canton of Ticino. Swisslos offers on behalf of these twenty cantons and the Principality of Liechtenstein lottery (Swiss Lotto, Euro Millions), sports betting (sporttip, Totogoal), bingo and a whole range of lottery ticket offerings (Benissimo, Millionenlos). Annually Swisslos pays out more than 600 million Francs to lottery winners as well as 354 million francs to the cantonal lottery and sportsfunds (Swisslos Fund). The net profits of Swisslos are fully invested in the common good. The cantonal funds support more than 12,000 projects each year in the areas of culture, sports, environment and social business.
Since its foundation Swisslos has given more than 5 billions Francs to charitable and non-profit projects making it the most important supporter of culture and sports in Switzerland. And the 208 Swisslos employees do their best every day that it continues to stay that way.
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 5,200 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Splunk Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing applications in the cloud.
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