Groupon Standardizes on Splunk Solutions

SM_Share_Twitter_Groupon_102Whether it’s a tempting all-inclusive vacation package or taking advantage of an amazing deal on dinner for two, Groupon’s exciting offers continue to push me to discover new things. The global online and mobile marketplace has been one of our valued customers here at Splunk for five years, and we like to think that during that time we’ve helped Groupon discover a few things as well.

Like many of our retail and e-commerce customers, Groupon relies on the Splunk platform to gain insight into massive amounts of machine data. Now, Groupon has agreed to a multi-year Enterprise Adoption Agreement (EAA) for Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) that will enable it to gain Operational Intelligence across multiple teams …

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Small IT, Big Problems: Discovering the Unknown with Log Data

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The following excerpt is from a contributed blog post to InfoWorld:
Small IT, Big Problems: Discovering the Unknown with Log Data

For your IT team to successfully leverage log data, you first need to find a way to manage it.

Collect and centralize
Aggregating log data in one place—as it’s generated from apps, infrastructure, and distributed environments—is essential to getting an end-to-end view of IT. Having to search through individual silos of data and manually make correlations can be time consuming, especially when a key service is down. For example, sending all syslog and Windows events to a single place means you can break away from having to rely on multiple point tools to resolve an issue. Automating the collection …

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