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Congratulations to all of the 2024 Splunkie Award winners announced at .conf24!
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Data Integration for Higher Education: An NJIT and Splunk Case Study

With Splunk, NJIT can combine disparate streams of event, academic and infrastructure data to bolster physical and digital security across the campus.
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Announcing the 2024 Splunk Partner Awards Winners!

Congratulations to the 2024 Splunk Partner Awards winners and our entire partner community on an outstanding year!
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Supercharge Insights with Generative AI: Splunk AI Assistant for SPL is now GA

Announced at .conf24, Splunk AI Assistant for SPL is now available globally for Splunk Cloud users.
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Cisco and Splunk Bring Full-Stack Observability to the Entire Enterprise

Splunk has teamed up with Cisco to deliver engineers and ITOps teams with an improved leading observability experience.


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Woken by Ransomware, Are We Hypnotized by Tunnel Vision?

Splunker Ronald Beiboer examines if ransomware has blinded us to the more invisible attacks and how cybersecurity can help.
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What Is Load Balancing?

Load Balancing is the process of distributing network traffic among available servers, with the objective of optimizing certain network operations.
Security 14 Min Read

Introducing ShellSweepPlus: Open-Source Web Shell Detection

Detect web shells easily with ShellSweepPlus, an open-source tool for detecting potential web shells. Learn how ShellSweepPlus works and how to use it here.
Learn 5 Min Read

What Are Data Centers?

A data center (DC) is a physical location that stores & deploys organizational computing power, critical data, network hardware, and more.
Industries 5 Min Read

IT Workforce Challenges Are Hindering Federal Progress – AI Can Help

Federal agencies are adopting a more modern, digital-centered approach in everything they do and exposing critical problems in the modernization journey.
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What Is Synthetic Monitoring?

The goal of synthetic monitoring: Understand how a real user might experience your website. Let's go deep to see the great things synthetic monitoring can do.
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What’s ARP? Address Resolution Protocol Explained

The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a fundamental network communication protocol used within LANs. Get the full story here.
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June 2024 Living Our Values Award Winners

Congratulations to the Splunkers who embody our core values of innovative, passionate, disruptive, open, and fun!
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Nominal vs. Ordinal Data: What’s The Difference?

Two common types are nominal data and ordinal data, which group information into categories based on qualitative attributes. Learn more here.