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Splunk nabs on-call management startup VictorOps for $120M

In a DevOps world, the operations part of the equation needs to be on call to deal with issues as they come up 24/7. We used to use pagers. Today’s solutions like PagerDuty and VictorOps have be

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA

This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon San Francisco for the 27th Annual RSA Security Conference, arguably the largest global security event of the year. And for the security comm

Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Is Symantec getting ready to buy S

Splunk turns data processing chops to Industrial IoT

Splunk has always been known as a company that can sift through oodles of log or security data and help customers surface the important bits. Today, it announced it was going to try to apply that same

Splunk’s data analytics gets a security boost with $350 million acquisition of Phantom Cyber

The data analytics service provider Splunk is giving itself a security upgrade with its $350 million cash and stock acquisition of the security automation technology developer, Phantom Cyber. One of t

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 loggi

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 start

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec's long-lost security posit

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 fo

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

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?

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 advanc

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

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

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

<p dir="ltr"><a target="_blank" href="http://loggly.com/">Loggly</a>, the cloud-based log management service, has raised $10.5 million from new investors Cisco and Data Collective. Trinity Ventures, T

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 an

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

<a href="http://www.splunk.com/">Splunk</a>, 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 rang

Keep It Simple, Stupid: The Enterprise Version

Back in 2009, my colleague MG Siegler wrote a brilliant piece titled <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/04/28/keep-it-simple-stupid/">'Keep It Simple, Stupid,</a>' which delved into how having

Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Files For $125M IPO

<a href="http://www.splunk.com/">Splunk</a>, an enterprise data company; has filed its <a href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1353283/000104746912000155/a2206835zs-1.htm">S-1</a> to go public