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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 Ventana Research Technology Leadership Award for CyberSecurity as a result of the organization’s work with Splunk. Congratulations Nick!

These awards, organized by leading analyst firm Ventana Research: “identify business and IT leaders who are using technologies and applying best practices to create the best possible outcomes in productivity, performance and support of an organization’s goals and objectives.”

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Nick Bleech presented the organization’s journey with Splunk at .conf2016, detailing how Travis Perkins has moved to a lean cloud based SOC model and adopted a data driven approach to security thanks to its use of Splunk Cloud and Splunk Enterprise Security. For example they are heavily utilizing the risk framework within Splunk Enterprise Security to identify assets and users who are high risk, corroborating the findings with the operations team to ensure that the right playbooks are applied to detect and eliminate risks early.

If you are interested in finding out more, the full recording of his session can be found here.

Congratulations once again Nick!

Matthias Maier
Posted by Matthias Maier

Matthias Maier is Product Marketing Manager at Splunk. Matthias is a technical evangelist for Splunk in EMEA and is responsible for communicating Splunk's go-to market strategy in the region. He works closely with customers to help them understand how machine data reveals new insights across application delivery, business analytics, IT operations, Internet of Things, and security and compliance. Matthias has a particular interest and expertise in security, and is the author of the Splunk App for IP Reputation.

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