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Splunk Co-Founder and CTO to Discuss Big Data and the Internet of Things at The Economist’s Ideas Economy Event

SAN FRANCISCO - June 4, 2013Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Erik Swan, co-founder and chief technology officer, Splunk, will discuss how the Internet of Things and industrial data are moving the big data universe in new directions during a panel session at The Economist's Ideas Economy: Information Forum 2013. The event is being held today at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The panel, "Beyond big data, the next frontiers of business and technology" is scheduled to begin at 5:40 p.m. PT.

"Splunk's mission is to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. The beauty of Splunk software is that it does not care what kind of machine generated the data, whether it is a server, a sensor, a PC or a plane," said Swan. "Until now, big data has been mostly driven by web and social data. The next phase based on the Internet of Things and industrial data will enable broader and far more compelling and valuable solutions."

Watch the Splunk Amazing Customer Stories video to find out how enterprises are using Splunk software for the Internet of Things to gain insight into data generated by airplanes, elevators, healthcare devices and other connected devices.

Swan's panel session will also include Daniel Kaufman, information innovation office director, DARPA 
Ankur Jain, founder and chief executive officer, Humin. For more information about the event, please visit The Economist's event web site.

Register now for .conf2013, the 4th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference, featuring more than 100 sessions by Splunk customers, partners, experts and employees. .conf2013 is being held September 30-October 3 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 5,200 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Splunk Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing applications in the cloud.

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