Profile: Splunk Inc (SPLK.O)
17 May 2019
Splunk Inc. (Splunk), incorporated on April 11, 2006, is engaged in the development and marketing of software solutions. The Company's offerings enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor and analyze data. The Company's offerings address diverse data sets that are referred to as big data and are specifically used for machine data. Machine data is produced by various software application and electronic devices in an organization and contains a definitive, time-stamped record of various activities, such as transactions, customer and user activities and security threats. The Company's products help users in various roles, including information technology (IT), security and business professionals, to analyze their machine data and achieve real-time visibility into and intelligence about their organization's operations. In addition, the Company offers user behavioral analytics to help detect, respond to and mitigate advanced, hidden and insider threats.
The Company offers Splunk Enterprise, which is a machine data platform, consisting of collection, indexing, search, reporting, analysis, alerting, and monitoring and data management capabilities. Splunk Enterprise collects and indexes a range of terabytes of machine data daily, irrespective of format or source. Its machine data platform uses the Company's data processing architecture that performs schema creation, enabling users to run queries on data without having to define or understand the structure of the data prior to collection and indexing. The Company's Splunk Cloud service delivers the core functionalities of Splunk Enterprise as a cloud service. Its Splunk Light product provides log search and analysis for small IT environments. Splunk Light collects, indexes, monitors, reports and alerts on a customer's log data in real-time, and can be purchased through its online store or through its channel partners.
Splunk premium solutions include Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk IT Service Intelligence and Splunk User Behavior Analytics. Splunk Enterprise Security addresses emerging security threats and security information and event management (SIEM) use cases through monitoring, alerts and analytics. Splunk IT Service Intelligence monitors the health and key performance indicators of critical IT and business services. Splunk User Behavior Analytics detects cyber-attacks and insider threats using data science, machine learning and advanced correlation.
The Company offers applications and add-ons, which provide functionality in the form of pre-built data inputs, workflows, searches, reports, alerts and dashboards. Splunk Analytics for Hadoop is a software that allows users to explore, analyze and visualize existing data in Hadoop. Splunk Analytics for Hadoop natively supports Apache Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Cloudera CDH, Hortonworks Data Platform, IBM InfoSphere BigInsights, MapR M-series and Pivotal HD distributions. Splunk App for AWS was used to analyze over 15 Amazon Web Services (AWS) services, as of January 31, 2017. Splunk Stream is used to capture, analyze and correlate network wire data to monitor operations and end-to-end transactions without manual instrumentation. DB Connect enables customers to get business and enterprise context, such as customer, product and human resource (HR) data from various relational databases using real-time integration. Palo Alto Networks App for Splunk enables Splunk users to gain visibility to Palo Alto Networks firewalls in order to perform incident analysis on correlated application and user activities across all network and security infrastructures from a real-time and historical perspective.
The Company competes with Elastic, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Dell Software, VMware and Oracle.
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