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Rocana Joins Splunk

Splunk has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of Rocana. As part of the acquisition, Rocana’s technical team has joined Splunk. Rocana was founded in 2014 with a mission to provide technology leaders with total operational visibility, eliminating the silo boundaries of legacy IT monitoring and enabling digital transformation.

The Rocana technical team has great experience in both large scale data systems and open source technologies and shares our passion for solving the toughest data challenges across IT Operations, Security, IoT and Business. We’re excited to welcome the Rocana team to Splunk, where they will help advance Splunk’s market-leading machine data platform and machine learning capabilities across Splunk’s product portfolio.

The acquisition of Rocana is part of Splunk’s broader strategy to leverage the ecosystem around us as an extension of our internal R&D efforts through acquisitions and strategic partnerships to drive growth and innovation to better serve our customers and partners.

We recently wrapped up our annual user conference, .conf2017, and I was blown away by the number of customers and partners who are doubling down on their investment in Splunk, and we will continue innovating to help them generate insights from machine data in an ever-evolving technology market.

The Rocana team will join our Products organization led by our chief product officer, Richard Campione.  For more information on Splunk Enterprise, click here.

Ammar Maraqa
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Ammar Maraqa

Ammar Maraqa has served as our Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development since 2019. Prior to this role, Mr. Maraqa served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Strategy from 2017 to 2019, General Manager of IoT Markets from 2018 to 2019, and Vice President, Business Operations, from 2015 to 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Maraqa served as Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking company, from 2008 to 2015. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Maraqa served as Executive Director, Pricing and Business Analytics and Director, Product Management at Dell Inc., an information technology and services company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Maraqa served as a senior associate at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm. Mr. Maraqa holds a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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