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Splunk Security Solutions Take Top Awards at 2016 SC Magazine Awards

Splunk Enterprise Security Wins Best SIEM Solution and Splunk Enterprise Named Best Fraud Prevention Solution

SAN FRANCISCO – March 9, 2016 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced Splunk® Enterprise Security (ES) has been recognized as the Best SIEM Solution at the 2016 SC Magazine Awards. Splunk Enterprise has also been named the Best Fraud Prevention Solution. This is the fifth consecutive year Splunk solutions have been honored by the U.S. SC Magazine Awards. Learn more about Splunk Enterprise and Splunk ES on the Splunk website.

“We are honored that SC Magazine has again recognized Splunk as a leader in the security industry. These awards reflect our commitment to build products that help our customers stay ahead of advanced security threats in a rapidly evolving landscape,” said Haiyan Song, senior vice president of security markets, Splunk. “Today’s cyberthreats are dynamic and attackers are constantly finding new ways to bypass even the top security systems. The key to combating fraud, theft and abuse detection, while keeping an eye on your security defense, lies within analytics-driven security. This is why so many organizations rely on Splunk security solutions.”

Enterprises require big data security solutions that can adapt to advanced threats and changing business demands. Simple monitoring of traditional security events is no longer enough. Splunk security solutions help organizations stay ahead of external attacks, malicious insiders and costly fraud demands by providing fast incident response and the ability to detect and respond to known, unknown and advanced threats. Additionally, Splunk ES goes beyond traditional SIEMs by arming security teams with deep investigative and rapid response capabilities, enabling them to quickly detect and respond to internal and external attacks. The newest version of Splunk ES further advances analytics-driven security solutions by extending behavior analytics into SIEM and enabling organizations to leverage Splunk User Behavior Analytics within Splunk ES.

Splunk ES won the Excellence Award for Best SIEM. The Excellence Awards honor the best the IT security industry has to offer. Splunk Enterprise won the Trust Award for Best Fraud Prevention Solution. The Trust Awards represent the voice of the people who use the solutions and honor security vendors’ dedication to improving the IT security industry.

“The Trust Award category is one of the most highly anticipated designations at the SC Awards ceremony because it represents the voice of the people who are really using the products. Splunk Enterprise was chosen as the Best Fraud Prevention Solution winner for its ability to meet and exceed the needs of its customers,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As a winner in the Excellence Award category, Splunk proved its ability to execute comprehensive security measures to help protect the enterprise from data-stealing attacks.”

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the Trust Award category in the SC Awards. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazine.com/awards.

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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