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Progressive Corporation Selects Splunk Cloud and Hunk for IT Operations and Business Analytics

Splunk Platform to Help Improve Customer Quoting Experience and Gain Deeper Insight into Operational Trends

SAN FRANCISCO - October 13, 2015 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR) selected Splunk® Cloud and Hunk®: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop as its platform for application and infrastructure performance monitoring and real-time and historical operational analytics.

Progressive, a Fortune 200 insurance company, will use Splunk Cloud to consolidate all system, application and web log data in real time to troubleshoot and fix issues before they impact the end user. Progressive will use Hunk to quickly analyze data in its Hadoop environment, identifying application performance trends that directly impact customer satisfaction.

“We are constantly trying to identify new ways to exceed the ever-changing expectations of our customers,” said Joe Blanchard, director, enterprise software services and architecture, Progressive. “Splunk Cloud and Hunk will help enhance our customers’ experience regardless of the way they choose to interact with us.”

“Customer experience matters when people are searching for insurance quotes – speed of quote delivery and accuracy is absolutely mission critical in this particularly competitive environment,” said Steve Sommer, chief marketing officer, Splunk. “We look forward to working with Progressive’s business and IT leaders as they continue to enhance the value they derive from their strategic IT and web infrastructure and applications by using Splunk Cloud and Hunk.”

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About Progressive®

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient-online at progressive.com, by phone at 1.800.PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent. Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including its majority-owned subsidiary, American Strategic Insurance (ASI). Progressive is the fourth largest auto insurer in the country; a leading seller of motorcycle and commercial auto insurance; and through ASI, one of the top 20 homeowners carriers. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au. Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®Snapshot®, and Service Centers. The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) is the market-leading platform that powers Operational Intelligence. We pioneer innovative, disruptive solutions that make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. More than 10,000 customers in over 100 countries use Splunk software and cloud services to make business, government and education more efficient, secure and profitable. Join hundreds of thousands of passionate users by trying Splunk solutions for free: http://www.splunk.com/free-trials.

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