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Splunk Receives Global Award for ISV Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit Spring 2016

SAN FRANCISCO - March 3, 2016 - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has received a Cisco® Partner Summit Global award, recognized as Global ISV Partner of the Year. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference taking place this week in San Diego, California.

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.

“The Cisco Independent Software Partner of the Year award is an incredible testament to the close relationship we have built with Cisco and the success we help to deliver to our joint customers,” said Dave Schwartz, area vice president of global strategic alliances, Splunk. “Combining Cisco’s highly secure, highly distributed and intelligent infrastructure and solutions with Splunk® Enterprise enables organizations to reduce operational and security risks, drive informed decisions across the organization and ultimately transform their business.”

“It gives me great pleasure to recognize the bold and innovative accomplishments of our partners who have demonstrated the power of capturing market trends to provide even greater value to our customers,” said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. “I am honored to present the ISV Partner of the Year Award to Splunk in recognition of its outstanding achievement in leading customers to discover how making technology a business differentiator leads to the ultimate benefits.”

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

For more information about Splunk’s award-winning partner program, visit the Splunk Partner+ Reseller Program section on the Splunk website.

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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