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Splunk Invests in Developer Ecosystem to Fuel Platform Innovation

Investments in Acalvio and Insight Engines Help Companies Build their Businesses on the Splunk Platform

SAN FRANCISCO and .conf2016, ORLANDO – September 27, 2016 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced investments in two companies - Acalvio and Insight Engines - to further drive innovation and extend the power and reach of the Splunk® Platform. Acalvio is an innovator in advanced threat defense whose technology leverages and integrates with Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) to combat cyberthreats. Insight Engines empowers Splunk users to search and analyze data within Splunk solutions using natural language search to quickly draw actionable insights from machine data.

“The Splunk Platform is open and extensible. As our business evolves, it is increasingly important for us to support the developers and partners who are building their businesses around our open ecosystem,” said Doug Merritt, President and CEO, Splunk. “Splunk invested in Acalvio and Insight Engines because they are innovative companies helping to drive tremendous value to our mutual customers, and we are excited to see their impact to our ecosystem.”

“We built our solution to leverage the Splunk Platform and are thrilled to have Splunk as an early investor and advisor,” said Ram Varadarajan, co-founder and CEO, Acalvio. “Splunk’s analytics-driven security is leading the evolution of SIEM and beyond. Our Deception 2.0 solution, when combined with the Adaptive Response framework in Splunk ES, will help organizations detect, engage and respond to advanced attacks in a precise and timely manner.”

“Splunk’s ability to ingest, process and analyze machine data at scale allows us to extend its power by  utilizing human language to produce actionable intelligence from data,” said Grant Wernick, CEO and co-founder, Insight Engines. “Cyber Security Investigator, launching at .conf2016, is the first product resulting from our work on the Splunk Platform. It is exciting to demonstrate the product to the Splunk ecosystem and to have the backing of Splunk so we can more closely align our technology with Splunk customers and partners.”

Join Splunk, Acalvio and Insight Engines at .conf2016

Acalvio and Insight Engines are discussing and demonstrating their technologies at .conf2016, Splunk’s 7th Annual Conference. To learn more about Acalvio’s integration with Splunk at .conf2016, go to the Splunk Community Theater on Wednesday, September 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET or see a live demonstration of Deception 2.0 at the Acalvio booth in the source=*Pavilion. To learn more about Insight Engines and Cyber Security Investigator at .conf2016, watch Merritt’s keynote on Tuesday, September 27 at 8:45 a.m. ET and attend Insights Engines’ presentation with Kaiser Permanente at 11:30 a.m. ET in Swan Osprey 1/2. Learn more about .conf2016 at

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) is the market leader in analyzing machine data to deliver Operational Intelligence for security, IT and the business. Splunk provides the enterprise machine data fabric that drives digital transformation. More than 12,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk in the cloud and on-premises. Join millions of passionate users by trying Splunk for free:

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