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Arrow and Splunk Announce Distribution Agreement

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—March 16, 2015—Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) and Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced a distribution agreement for the United States and Canada. Under this agreement, Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business will distribute Splunk® software that lets users search, monitor and analyze all machine-generated IT and business data from a single location in real time. 

“As the leading platform for Operational Intelligence, Splunk is a powerful addition to our big data practice line,” said Mark Taylor, vice president of enterprise servers, systems and software for Arrow. “We’re looking forward to bringing our incremental value model to the Splunk partner ecosystem which enables Splunk and our solution providers to leverage our scale to capture this fast-growing and emerging channel opportunity.”

“With the growth of the Splunk business and reseller community, now is the right time to add distribution to the United States and Canadian business to better serve our resellers and customers,” said Emilio Umeoka, vice president of Asia Pacific and worldwide partners, Splunk. “We are excited to have Arrow ECS distribute Splunk products and services to help accelerate the growth of our channel in the United States and Canada. This agreement opens the door to help even more organizations leverage machine data for deeper IT and business insights.”

Through the agreement, Arrow will make Splunk products available to its resellers including:

  • Splunk Enterprise collects, indexes, monitors, analyzes and visualizes machine data being generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, mobile devices and more. Customers gain real-time visibility and insights from Splunk Enterprise in multiple use cases including IT operations, application delivery, security, compliance, digital intelligence and business analytics.
  • Hunk® brings Splunk’s big data analytics stack to organizations’ data in Hadoop and NoSQL databases, allowing users to detect patterns and find anomalies across terabytes or petabytes of raw data in Hadoop or NoSQL data stores without specialized skill sets, fixed schemas or months of development.
  • Splunk App for Enterprise Security: a next-generation security intelligence platform that provides monitoring, alerting and analytics to detect known and unknown threats in real time with out-of-the-box content.

For more information about the Splunk and Arrow offers, visit Arrow’s website.

About Arrow

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 56 countries.

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 9,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in 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 Light™, Splunk MINT Express™ and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit

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John Hourigan
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
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Ken Tinsley
Splunk Inc.

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