leading provider of software for real-time operational intelligence,
today announced it has been honored with three recent awards recognizing
the both the company and its flagship product, Splunk Enterprise.
- Information Management selected Splunk as one of the "40 Vendors We're Watching: 2012".
Splunk is featured as a top big data company along with Cloudera,
Datastax, Hortonworks and others. To pick the winners, editors
researched each vendor's products and sales and considered overall IT
buying trends and technology adoption rates.
- In Sweden, Protection and Safety newspaper named Splunk as the Best IT Security Product of 2012 in the third annual Security Awards.
Magazine editors wrote, "In addition to identifying yet unknown
security threats, this is a valued and accepted software that quickly
creates structure for searching and analyzing large amounts of data in
an intelligent way. It also allows for effective monitoring and
analyzing reliability, which include generating business value for all
- Splunk was also recently named to Software Magazine's 30th Annual Software 500.
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest
software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises,
their IT professionals, software developers and business managers
involved in software and services purchasing.
"We are very pleased to be recognized by these three organizations
for our excellence in big data, security, as well as our overall growth
in the broader enterprise software market," said Steve Sommer, chief
marketing officer, Splunk. "It is gratifying that these companies
understand as clearly as Splunk customers that turning machine-generated
big data into operational intelligence is delivering new levels of
visibility and insight."