Splunk .conf2013 Takes Aim at Analytics Awakening
Splunk Reveals Full Conference Agenda, Begins Countdown to Major Release
SAN FRANCISCO - September 17, 2013 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading provider of software for real-time operational intelligence, today released the full agenda for .conf2013, the Fourth Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference. The agenda is available on Splunk's .conf2013 website. Along with customer speakers Shopify, SurveyMonkey and Yahoo!, and a security keynote by Prescott Winter, managing director, The Chertoff Group and former CIO and CTO, National Security Agency, Splunk will demo the major analytics breakthroughs in the next version of its flagship product, Splunk Enterprise, during the keynote address at 10 a.m. PT, Tuesday, October 1. Register now for .conf2013.
“Splunk prides itself on being at the forefront of innovation, and this is often the result of working closely with innovative customers and partners,” said Steve Sommer, chief marketing officer, Splunk. “More than 40 customers are speaking at .conf2013 about the value Splunk software helps to deliver, and dozens of partners will be showing off their role in the Splunk ecosystem. I look forward to hearing their collective reaction when we unveil the next generation of analytics to kick off the conference.”
The keynote is entitled “Your Data, No Limits” and will feature Godfrey Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, Splunk and Markus Zirn, vice president, product management, Splunk. Later that afternoon, at 1:45 p.m. PT, Winter and Sommer will deliver a joint security keynote “Building a Security Program to Withstand Today's High Stakes Threat Landscape,” about how the continued growth of machine data is dramatically changing the global security landscape.
Splunk will also host more than 25 partners at .conf2013, including its Level One partners CQCloud, DataStax, Prelert and Wipro Ltd. For a full list of sponsors, sessions and speakers, go to the .conf2013 website.
The hashtag for .conf2013 is #splunkconf. Register now for .conf2013.
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, sensors 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 6,000 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 and running applications in the cloud.
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