What's New in Splunk Cloud Platform

Splunk Cloud Platform is dedicated to bringing our customers the latest Splunk platform innovations first. This blog series highlights the newest capabilities as they become available. Read on to learn about our latest release, 8.1.2103. If anything peaks your interest and you want to get started, dive into the technical details of each release for the nitty gritty.

So What’s New in 8.1.2103?

Dashboard Studio:

The new Dashboard Studio offers a dashboard-building experience with advanced visualization tools and fully customizable layouts to easily create visually-compelling, interactive dashboards with an intuitive UI. Read more about the Dashboard Studio in the "Dashboards GA: Introducing Splunk Dashboard Studio" blog.

Cloud-Cloud Federated Search:

Cloud-Cloud Federated Search brings users the ability to search across Cloud environments from one search bar, allowing organizations the ability to unify their Splunk Cloud data ecosystem regardless of data locality and team ownership. Data used by different teams for a range of business purposes can be unified, allowing for important correlation while still maintaining privilege and compliance. . By establishing a connection between a Federated Search Head in one environment to a Remote Search Head in another Splunk Cloud environment, a single search bar can be the home to all Splunk insights in your organization. Read more about Federated Search in documentation here.

Cloud Admin Capabilities:

Cloud admins now have more detailed user role setting controls providing control over the age of events shown in search results allowing more fine tuned management of workload usage by user. Additionally, self service index deletion is now possible without requiring a rolling restart.

Splunk Secure Gateway (SSG) is now available packaged with Splunk Cloud Platform allowing users to easily connect mobile to Splunk. SSG and Spacebridge are SOC 2 Type 2, ISO 27001, PCI and HIPAA compliant. 

Explore an upgrade to Splunk Cloud Platform today. New to Splunk? Try out these and the many other capabilities with a free trial of the Splunk Cloud Platform.

Anna Mensing
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Anna is the Director of Product Marketing for Splunk’s Platform and Machine Learning products. She works closely with customers to help them understand how their data can reveal insights across Security, Observability and more. She has 12+ years of experience bringing to market SaaS and software solutions in technology and public sector industries. Anna holds an MBA from Duke University and a degree in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia. Outside of work, Anna enjoys traveling, reading science fiction, trying out new cooking recipes, hiking and exploring the Washington, DC area!

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