Maximizing Data Across Borders
The Splunk platform automatically collects, indexes, correlates and analyzes Square Enix’s ever-increasing log data on a centralized platform, enabling real-time insights through a comprehensive view across virtual and physical environments. This fosters seamless collaboration and full data transparency across the three regions where the business operates.
With Splunk, Square Enix flexibly monitors a wide variety of logs — from system, audit and latency-related logs to session logs from in-house applications. Through an application programming interface, Splunk also takes care of content delivery network data, SaaS audit logs for ID management services and GitHub, and endpoint management logs that contain health check information from the SaaS applications. Square Enix can also customize the retention period and requirements, so that logs can be viewed in real time or collected at regular intervals as needed.
With Splunk’s easy-to-use dashboards that show event correlations and statistical trends, Square Enix better understands user preferences and forecasts demands while also facilitating load balancing and future infrastructure expansion. Kakefuda and his team now access logs without logging in to the host, conducting analysis across multiple types of logs and gaining deeper operational visibility — no manual scripts necessary.