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Splunk Receives Global Award at Cisco Partner Summit San Francisco 2016

Wins Two Additional Country Awards in the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO – November 3, 2016 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has received three Cisco® Partner Summit awards – one Global award and two country awards in the U.S. Splunk was recognized as Global ISV Partner of the Year, as well as a U.S. (West) Outstanding Solutions Partner and U.S. Public Sector ISV and Consultant Partner of the Year. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference this week in San Francisco.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

“It gives me great pleasure to recognize our partners’ incredible accomplishments, breakthroughs, and innovations that address our customers’ most pressing business issues,” said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president of global partner organization, Cisco. “I’m honored to present the ISV Partner of the Year Award to Splunk for the second year in a row in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers on the path to digitization and true IT transformation.”

“Receiving the global partner of the year award is a testament to the strategic relationship we have built with Cisco. It further validates the value we jointly bring to customers and the Cisco partner ecosystem,” said Cheryln Chin, vice president of global partners, Splunk. “Splunk and Cisco have closely aligned to help organizations gain analytics-driven insights across Cisco’s portfolios, including security networking, data center and collaboration. We are honored to receive these prestigious awards and look forward to further strengthening and expanding our long-standing relationship with Cisco.”

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by the Cisco Global Partner Organization and regional executives.

Go to the Splunk® website for more information on the collaboration between Splunk and Cisco.

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® software provides the enterprise machine data fabric that drives digital transformation. More than 12,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk solutions in the cloud and on-premises. Join millions of passionate users by trying Splunk software for free:

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