SAN FRANCISCO – April 20, 2023 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the cybersecurity and observability leader, today announced it has been named as a Leader in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) by three market analyst reports. Forrester has named Splunk a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2022. Gartner® has named Splunk a Leader in 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management*. Splunk has also been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SIEM 2022 Vendor Assessment (doc #US49029922, November 2022).
“Splunk is proud of this recognition for our security products,” said Mike Horn, SVP and General Manager of Security at Splunk. “We believe these recognitions highlight Splunk’s commitment to delivering cutting edge security solutions that help organizations stay ahead of emerging cyber threats.”
The Forrester Wave™ report recognizes Splunk as a Leader
The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2022 report named Splunk a “Leader” in security analytic platforms based on a detailed evaluation of the top 14 providers. Splunk received the highest possible scores in the product vision, enhancements, market approach and partner ecosystem criteria. In addition, the report includes information on how Splunk “leverages risk-based alerting for user behavior analytics (UBA) to reduce alert volume and has a risk factor editor built into the offering.” The report also noted the “hundreds of integrations for Splunk SOAR and more for log collectors, some of which its community generates.”
For the 9th time in a row, Splunk is a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Security Information and Event Management
With its position in the latest 2022 report, Splunk has been named a Leader for the ninth consecutive time in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In this report, Gartner has cited Splunk’s Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision as the reasons why it was named a Leader in the 2022 Magic Quadrant. Prior to receiving this recognition from Gartner, Splunk has continued to innovate their flagship security solution, Splunk Enterprise Security, as well as the rest of the organization’s integrated security portfolio.
Splunk is positioned a Leader in the 2022 IDC MarketScape for SIEM
Splunk was named a Leader in the 2022 IDC MarketScape for worldwide SIEM software. The IDC MarketScape recognized Splunk for its large number of connections with third-party security tools, with 1,400 data source integrations and 2,700 applications available on Splunkbase. In addition, the report noted how Splunk Enterprise Security works across multiple clouds as well as in hybrid environments.
*Gartner, Inc., 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, Pete Shoard, Andrew Davies, Mitchell Schneider, October 10, 2022.
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