Splunk Takes Best Integrated Security Title at SC Magazine UK 2010 Awards
Splunk takes title for second consecutive year in EMEA
LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO – 16th June 2010 – Splunk, the IT Search company, announced today that the company has taken the prestigious Best Integrated Security title for the second year running at SC Magazine UK's 2010 Awards. The award was announced at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Europe Gala at the Wyndham Grand London in Chelsea Harbour during the Infosecurity Europe 2010 Conference & Expo. The awards are designed to reward companies, such as Splunk, for affording excellence and innovation in every aspect of IT security.
"With the ever-changing threat landscape, companies have recognised the tremendous power associated with Splunk technology, especially to improve their security posture," said Erik Swan, chief technology officer, Splunk. "Splunk's selection by the SC Magazine readers as the Best Integrated Security Solution in EMEA for the second year in succession is a reflection of the benefits of deploying Splunk for security and compliance, providing users with the ability to dramatically speed investigations and lower their exposure through monitoring and detecting attacks."
Splunk's innovative security and compliance capabilities deliver companies, including prominent EMEA customers such as Gala Coral, BT and the BBC, the ability to quickly search and analyse their entire IT infrastructure from a single location in real time. Most customers achieve a dramatic reduction in forensic and incident investigations - often 50 to 90 per cent, not only lowering incident response costs, but also dramatically reducing risk as attack windows are shortened.
"Our judges have recognised the Splunk IT Search Platform for its ability to address pressing IT security challenges facing the industry today," said Paul Fisher, editor in chief, SC Magazine. "It's a well deserved testament to Splunk's success in helping organisations tackle IT security on a day-to-day basis."
The annual SC Magazine Awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry in the EMEA region. This year, with almost 700 entries submitted in thirty categories, the 2009 EMEA SC magazine Awards was the most competitive yet in the program's twelve year history. Featured on the SC website, Splunk and the other winners are in five different award sections - professional, technology, excellence, product and industry.
For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit http://www.scmagazineuk.com.
Splunk is software that provides unique visibility across your entire IT infrastructure from one place in real time. Only Splunk enables you to search, report, monitor and analyze all your real-time streaming and historical IT data. Now you can troubleshoot application problems and investigate security incidents in minutes instead of hours or days, monitor to avoid service degradation or outages, deliver compliance at lower cost and gain new business insights from your IT data. Over 1,750 enterprises, service providers and government organizations in 68 countries use Splunk to realize new levels of service quality, reduce IT operations costs and mitigate security risks in record time. The world's leading technology providers and over 50 system integrator, value-added reseller and managed service provider partners are driving new business and fueling their offerings with Splunk. Download your own free copy of Splunk today at http://www.splunk.com/download.
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