Detecting and Responding to the Accidental Breach
Splunk recently commissioned analyst firm IDC to conduct research in EMEA into how capable organizations are at protecting and responding to hapless user activity. The research questioned 400 organizations across the region, producing some really valuable insights.
At a time when security breaches are inevitable, one of the primary threat vectors is what IDC calls the hapless user. It isn’t a case of the user being stupid – it’s because attacks are getting far better at tricking users into unintentionally clicking on the wrong link or opening attachments which they shouldn’t.
In the IDC report you can find out about the threats that companies are most worried about in EMEA, what security technologies they are using and what …
Groupon Standardizes on Splunk Solutions
Whether 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 …
2016 State of DevOps Report: Release 200x and Recover 24x Faster
I am happy to announce that Splunk is a proud sponsor of 2016 State of DevOps 2016 Report authored by our technology partner Puppet and DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). With more than 4,600 responses from IT professionals around the world, this report is one of the most comprehensive in the industry. It examines important trends in the DevOps community today. Key results include:
- High-performing organizations deploy 200x more frequently than low performers, with 2,555x faster lead times and 24x faster recovery times
- High performers spend 22% less time on unplanned work and rework, and 29% more time on new work than low performers
- High performers spend 50% less time remediation security issues than low performers
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Splunk named to LinkedIn Top Attractors List
At Splunk, we pride ourselves on our innovative, fun, and unique company culture. For nine consecutive years, the San Francisco Business Times has named Splunk one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area. I couldn’t be more excited to share the news that today, Splunk has been named to the Linkedin Top Attractors List as one of the top 40 companies in the U.S. at attracting and keeping top talent, according to LinkedIn data.
Our HR organization holds the employees we represent and the company we serve in extremely high regard. Clearly, we think that we have a pretty good thing going over here. So when we share recognition alongside household name companies like Google and …
A Vertu-ous circle – a DevOps case study of smartphones, machine data and Splunk
There’s a lot of talk about DevOps at the moment. Splunk’s part in this story is to help make the most of the machine data across the DevOps ecosystem. We’re helping customers to use data to ensure quality of software, increase velocity of releases and maximize the impact they have. We’re delighted to publish the latest Splunk customer story from Vertu, a luxury mobile phone manufacturer in the UK, which is using Splunk to support quality, velocity and impact across their software development lifecycle.
Vertu (originally part of Nokia but now independent) phones are a thing of beauty. An individual craftsperson hand makes each phone from sapphire crystal, hand stitched leather (from one of the UK’s oldest tanneries) and …
Zillow Finds Its Way Home With Splunk
With prices on the rise and more younger people than ever moving back home, jumping into the real estate market might seem like a daunting proposition. I’m speaking from first-hand experience here because my daughter has recently moved back in with me as she saves up to purchase her first home. She’s having to navigate the complex issues we’ve all had to deal with at some point, such as finding an agent, figuring out the true value of a home, calculating a mortgage payment or connecting with a lender. That’s where Zillow comes in. Zillow Group is the leading online real estate marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data-driven insights across the full lifecycle of owning and living in a …
Coca-Cola North America Named to InformationWeek Elite 100
Today, we are pleased to announce that one of our valued customers, Coca-Cola North America Information Technology, has been selected as a Business Innovator in the Productivity category in this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 ranking of the top business technology innovators in the United States. Honored for its marketing transformation initiative, Coca-Cola Information Technology is using Splunk solutions to tackle real business issues and increase efficiencies with data.
Today’s successful marketing campaigns are multi-faceted, spearheaded by creativity and supported by various technologies. The Coca-Cola North America Information Technology application of Splunk solutions is an exemplary showcase of talented IT and marketing professionals transforming the way marketing gets done in an increasingly digital world.
The company’s IT department is collaborating with …
How Splunk is Supporting the Federal CDM Program: Part 2
When I last posted about Splunk and the federal Continuous Diagnostics and Migration (CDM) program, it was just kicking into high gear. In the year since, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and General Service Agency (GSA) have awarded five task orders to four companies to cover Phase 1 of the CDM program. I am extremely happy to announce Splunk Enterprise was selected by each of these companies to serve as the data integration solution.
While Phase 1 focused on what is on the network, Phase 2 examines who is using the network. The four functional tool areas of CDM Phase 2 — TRUST, BEHAVE, CRED and PRIV — will be deployed to verify trust levels, training, credentials and access …
Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Deliver Transformative Business Solutions
Strategic companies know that they can improve business outcomes by mining the vast amounts of application and operational data from back-end systems, call centers, web traffic and more. Today we announced a new partnership between leading global systems integrator Accenture and Splunk that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. The alliance between Accenture and Splunk will enable customers to mine and analyze machine data and identify trends and opportunities that were previously difficult to detect.
Accenture is integrating Splunk’s platform for Operational Intelligence, including Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk User Behavior Analytics and Splunk IT Service Intelligence, into its world-class application and security service offerings.
Accenture Technology Services has …
Splunk Named One of the “Best Places to Work” for Ninth Consecutive Year
At Splunk, our core values frame everything we do. We’re innovative, passionate, disruptive, open and – last but not least – fun. With values like those, it’s no wonder that the San Francisco Business Times has just named Splunk one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area for the ninth consecutive year. We’re proud to be recognized once again for our outstanding employee satisfaction. This year’s San Francisco Business Times results highlight Splunk employee satisfaction in a number of areas, including personal and professional development, workplace satisfaction and overall team effectiveness.
If Splunk sounds like the type of company you’d like to join, there are many current Bay Area opportunities in Splunk’s engineering, field technical services, finance, …