Press Release

Splunk Earns Innovation through Technology Excellence in Business Award

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Names Splunk to the “Ebbies” Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO - October 21, 2013 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced it earned the Innovation through Technology Excellence in Business (“Ebbie”) Award from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce at the 22nd Annual Ebbies Award Gala held Thursday, October 3rd. With this award, Splunk joins the Ebbies Hall of Fame, honoring San Francisco businesses for their vision and innovation.

“The Chamber is proud to recognize businesses for their many accomplishments and contributions to San Francisco,” said Bob Linscheid, President & CEO, San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber salutes Splunk for its innovative software that allows organizations to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.”

“San Francisco is one of the global centers of innovation, and we are so pleased to be recognized among other Bay Area leaders solving critical problems facing today’s organizations,” said Sheren Bouchakian, vice president of human resources, Splunk. “Splunk has had deep roots in the San Francisco community since our beginning. We continue to thrive because of that foundation, and we will continue to invest in giving back to our great community.”

Each year the Innovation through Technology Award is given to technology organizations using IT to solve business problems and increase efficiency. Splunk was chosen based on its applications across a variety of industries, the innovative applications and new products Splunk has offered, the wider business goals Splunk helps customers meet and the impact that Splunk technology has had on business communities.

For more information on the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and the Ebbies awards, visit: www.sfchamber.com.

About San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1850, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the preeminent business organization for advocacy, networking and economic growth. The Chamber delivers on its mission to attract, develop and retain business in San Francisco by representing companies and organizations that make San Francisco a preferred destination for businesses and visitors.

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 Cloud ™ is a service that delivers Splunk Enterprise in the cloud for large scale production environments. Splunk Storm®, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing and running applications in the cloud.

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Tom Stilwell
Splunk Inc.
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Splunk Inc.
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