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Splunk Enterprise Chosen as Analytics Platform for New IT Architecture at Cardinal Health

Fortune 100 Company Significantly Expands its Use of Splunk Software for Business Infrastructure Project

SAN FRANCISCO – August 16, 2016 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Cardinal Health, a global health services and products company, is standardizing on Splunk® Enterprise to monitor the success of a major business infrastructure project. As part of its expanded use, Splunk Enterprise will be the data analytics platform to monitor and analyze IT and business data as Cardinal Health rolls out a new IT architecture. Splunk users at Cardinal Health will be able to gain insights into the health and key performance indicators (KPIs) of the company’s IT services and crucial customer-facing applications.

For those tasked with navigating the complexities of healthcare, Cardinal Health brings scaled solutions that help customers thrive in a changing world. With nearly 100 years of experience and expertise and more than 37,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health helps reduce the total cost of healthcare to improve the lives of patients.

“As we broaden our capabilities and expertise at Cardinal Health, and further extend our reach throughout the world, we require collaboration with companies like Splunk that can deliver tremendous value to our business,” said Scot Lindsey, senior vice president of Enterprise IT Shared Services, Cardinal Health. “The integration of Splunk solutions across more applications will not only help us ensure the business is always running productively, but will help us deliver an exceptional customer experience.”

For more than three years, Cardinal Health has trusted Splunk Enterprise to help ensure top operational performance across its mission-critical e-commerce platform that customers depend on for health service and product purchases. Splunk software helps reduce application downtime, increase IT operational efficiencies, allowing for Cardinal Health to see what site features and functions customers prefer, and greatly reduce mean time to resolution for application issues. Cardinal Health’s recent Enterprise Adoption Agreement (EAA) with Splunk will enable the company to expand its use of Splunk Enterprise to multiple terabytes per day to monitor the health and performance of a growing number of business and e-commerce applications.  

“Cardinal Health is leading an exceptional business innovation overhaul, and we are pleased Splunk is playing such a critical role to help support and grow its business,” said Rick Fitz, senior vice president of IT Markets, Splunk. “As the global healthcare market grows, so too does the explosion of big data across an infinite number of supply chain, e-commerce and patient sites and portals. Healthcare companies regularly turn to Splunk for answers about how to listen to and make sense out of so much data.”

About Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), a global health services and products company, brings scaled solutions that help our customers thrive in a changing world.  We improve the cost-effectiveness of healthcare through solutions that improve the efficiency of the supply chain; optimize the process and performance of healthcare; provide clinically proven, daily use medical products and pharmaceuticals; and connect patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for seamless care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, we rank among the top 50 on the Fortune 500 and among the Fortune Global 100.  We support our partners with more than 37,000 employees in nearly 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.

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 11,000 customers in over 110 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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