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SC Magazine Honors Splunk Enterprise As 2014 Winner of Best Enterprise Security Solution

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced Splunk® Enterprise has been selected as the Best Enterprise Security Solution in SC Magazine’s 2014 Excellence Awards in the U.S. This marks the second consecutive year that Splunk has received recognition from SC Magazine – with Splunk Enterprise being honored in 2013 as SC Magazine’s Best Security Solution in Europe and SC Magazine’s Best SIEM in the U.S. This latest announcement was made February 25, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.

“SC Magazine’s expert panel of judges have a strong understanding of today’s most malicious and complex cybersecurity threats, and the solutions required to defeat them. We’re honored to be selected by such a prestigious organization of IT security professionals,” said Haiyan Song, vice president of security markets, Splunk. “Through close collaboration with our customers and a strong investment in R&D, we are committed to ensuring Splunk continuously provides our customers with an agile solution that helps enable them to improve their security posture and protect their confidential data.”

“The annual Excellence Awards is one of the most highly anticipated at the SC Awards ceremony because it represents the leading innovators in today’s evolving security market,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “Splunk can be very proud of this achievement and what it represents.”

The annual SC Awards program, now in its 17th year, is recognized as the most prestigious mark of achievement for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. It showcases the best solutions, services and professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today’s corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

Go to the Splunk website to learn more about why more than 2,800 organizations use Splunk Enterprise as a big data security intelligence platform for real-time detection and alerting of known and unknown threats, incident investigation and response, forensics, security and compliance reporting, fraud detection, centralized log management, and more.

Register now for .conf2014, the 5th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference, featuring more than 130 sessions by 4,000 plus Splunk customers, partners, experts and employees. .conf2014 is being held October 6-October 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

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About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 7,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Storm®, Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company.

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