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  • Splunk is latest company to take exception to Larry Ellison’s slams at Oracle OpenWorld

    Splunk is latest company to take exception to Larry Ellison’s slams at Oracle OpenWorld

    Larry Ellison was at it again yesterday, making friends, influencing people and pissing off rivals. It was AWS in the keynote earlier in the week. Yesterday, it was Splunk, a seemingly innocuous logging software company, which somehow fell into Ellison’s marketing cross-hairs. The company took serious exception. Splunk is best known for logging all events related to IT. Ellison announced… Read More

  • Splunk expands machine learning capabilities across platform

    Splunk expands machine learning capabilities across platform

    Splunk has always been data central for IT operations info, but as the logs fill up with ever-increasing amounts of data, it has become impossible for humans to keep up. Recognizing this, Splunk started building in machine learning and artificial intelligence last year, and this week they are enhancing those capabilities to make it easier to surface the data that’s most critical. The… Read More

  • ForeScout-Splunk integration hopes to bring greater insight to IoT security

    ForeScout-Splunk integration hopes to bring greater insight to IoT security

    ForeScout announced an integration with Splunk today that it hopes will bring a new level of security visibility to Internet of Things devices. The new tool dubbed The ForeScout Extended Module for Splunk, allows two-way communication between the ForeScout CounterACT tool and Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Enterprise Security (Splunk ES) — with the goal of finding issues faster in order… Read More

  • Key trends in machine learning and AI Crunch Network

    Key trends in machine learning and AI

    You can hardly talk to a technology executive or developer today without talking about artificial intelligence, machine learning or bots. While everyone agrees on the importance of machine learning to their company and industry, few companies have adequate expertise to do what they wanted the technology to do. Here are some insights into what we can expect in the coming years around ML and AI. Read More

  • As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge? Crunch Network

    As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

    As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next? Read More

  • Google ramps up hybrid cloud security strategy with Splunk, BMC and Tenable partnerships

    Google ramps up hybrid cloud security strategy with Splunk, BMC and Tenable partnerships

    Not to be left behind as companies like IBM, Cisco and Microsoft all expand their services for enterprises opting for hybrid cloud environments, Google today announced a raft of partnerships to advance its position in the market, too. Google Stackdriver, the company’s platform for managing IT ops between Google’s cloud platform, AWS, and other servers, is now… Read More

  • What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn? Crunch Network

    What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn?

    Cybercorns are companies that have surpassed the magical $1 billion valuation. Several of these extraordinary ventures are Okta, Sophos, Tanium, Palantir, FireEye, Splunk, Zscaler, Lookout, CloudFlare, Illumio and AVAST. But in a world where technology is changing rapidly, and in which attackers are agile and focused, which of these unicorns will survive? What is the half-life, perhaps measured… Read More

  • Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M

    Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M

    Splunk announced this evening it had purchase Caspida, a Palo Alto startup that uses machine learning techniques to help identify cyber-secruity threats from inside and outside the company, for $190 million. The deal has already closed, the company reported. Splunk helps companies deal with the onslaught of machine data coming from IT systems using data science techniques and automation to… Read More

  • Loggly, A Splunk Competitor, Raises $10.5M For Cloud-Centric Approach To Log Management

    Loggly, A Splunk Competitor, Raises $10.5M For Cloud-Centric Approach To Log Management

    Loggly, the cloud-based log management service, has raised $10.5 million from new investors Cisco and Data Collective. Trinity Ventures, True Ventures and Matrix Partners also participated in the round, bringing the total investment to $20.9 million for the San Francisco company. Read More

  • New Boundary App For Splunk Predicts Root Cause Of App Brownouts

    New Boundary App For Splunk Predicts Root Cause Of App Brownouts

    Boundary‘s application performance monitoring technology is now integrated into Splunk‘s enterprise platform, providing a window into apps that increasingly are distributed across cloud and on-premise virtualized environments. Boundary provides a snapshot every second of the app’s topology. That data now appears in Splunk Enterprise, which collects and indexes machine data… Read More

  • Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Prices IPO At $17 Per Share; Valued At $1.6B

    Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Prices IPO At $17 Per Share; Valued At $1.6B

    Splunk, an enterprise data company, will be making its debut on the public markets this morning after pricing its IPO at $17.00 per share (this is up from the range of $11 to $13 per share). At this price, Splunk is valued at a whopping $1.57 billion. Splunk, whose stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq today under the symbol “SPLK,” raised $230 million in the offering. Splunk is… Read More

  • Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Enterprise Version

    Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Enterprise Version

    Back in 2009, my colleague MG Siegler wrote a brilliant piece titled ‘Keep It Simple, Stupid,‘ which delved into how having a simple and easy to use product is a key formula for winning in the consumer tech space. A few days ago, Greylock Partner John Lilly echoed MG’s thoughts, explaining that simplicity is quite simply very hard to beat. While this doctrine has been… Read More

  • Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Files For $125M IPO

    Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Files For $125M IPO

    Splunk, an enterprise data company; has filed its S-1 to go public. In the offering, Splunk aims to raises as much as $125 million. The company will list under the symbol “SPLK.” Splunk is a provider of intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as terabytes of historical data–located on-premise or in the cloud. For example… Read More