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Splunk Inc.

October 18, 2012 08:00 ET

Cricket Communications and Nomura Securities Join Splunk at Gartner Symposium

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 18, 2012) - Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading provider of software for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Splunk customers Cricket Communications and Nomura Securities will discuss the impact machine data is having on their businesses at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando. The session, "Nomura Securities and Cricket Communications Transform Big Data into Real-time Operational Intelligence" is scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, at 12:15 p.m. ET.

The two companies will discuss how they use Splunk® software for machine data analytics in both the business and IT to improve customer service, support real-time decision-making and gain competitive advantage. Speakers will include Ty Prinkki, senior operations manager for Cricket Communications, and Brian Ross, VP of IT strategy & architecture for Nomura Securities.

"As leaders in the wireless and financial services industries, Cricket Communications and Nomura Securities produce vast amounts of data every day," said Sanjay Mehta, vice president of product marketing, Splunk. "The complexity, scale, velocity and variety of this machine data exceeds anything traditional technologies were designed to handle. Using Splunk, both companies have turned machine data into a powerful business asset with a clear bottom-line value. In this conversation, we'll find out how they did it."

Splunk will exhibit throughout the event at booth #240.

About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 4,400 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 80 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain operational intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cyber-security risk. To learn more, please visit

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