Press Release

Valve Standardizes on Splunk Software

Video Game Development Company Selects Splunk Enterprise to Support Growing Business

SAN FRANCISCO - November 21, 2014 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Valve has selected and standardized on Splunk® Enterprise for Operational Intelligence. Valve, creators of the best-selling game franchises Counter-Strike, Dota 2, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal and Team Fortress as well as leading technologies Steam and Source, will implement Splunk Enterprise across its security and IT operations teams.

Steam is Valve’s leading platform for PC, Mac and Linux software and games with over 100 million active accounts worldwide. Valve will rely on Splunk software to analyze more than five terabytes of machine data daily from a large volume of servers and to interpret network traffic events. Splunk users at Valve are charged with ensuring that Steam and all Valve game servers are always available and secure for customers to enjoy its award-winning games.

“Splunk is pleased that Valve selected Splunk Enterprise as a strategic technology to support its growing business,” said Steve Sommer, chief marketing officer, Splunk. “We are glad to see customers such as Valve maximize their return on investment from Splunk software by leveraging our software across their organizations. Valve IT operations teams reduce downtime and decrease the mean time to resolve issues, while security teams ensure a more secure environment for their customers.”

Valve customers can also use Splunk Enterprise to learn about their gameplay style. The Splunk App for Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is one of more than 600 apps available on the Splunk Apps website. The app works on TF2 servers and includes dashboards showing current game statistics, a bird's-eye view heatmap and more. Download Splunk Enterprise for free today or try it as a cloud service through a Free Online Sandbox, and download the Splunk App for Team Fortress 2 for the TF2 server.

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 8,400 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers more than 100 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Hunk®, Splunk MINT Express™ and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company.

 

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