Splunk Announces .conf2016: The 7th Annual Splunk Conference
Sony Interactive Entertainment and BBC Worldwide among 80 customer
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced .conf2016: The 7th
Annual Splunk Conference is taking place September 26-29 at the Walt
Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.
At .conf2016 more than 4,500 Splunk enthusiasts, partners and experts
will take part in 180 technical sessions, learn about the latest Splunk
products and innovations, and experience over 80 customer presentations
by visionary companies from around the world. Attendees can also sharpen
their skills with Splunk University educational training sessions and
learn from influential women transforming the technology industry. To
reserve your spot at the 7th Annual Splunk Conference, register
for .conf2016 today.
"Machine data is the backbone of digital transformation, and .conf2016
will be the biggest gathering of machine data professionals yet. These
are real people sharing real stories about how data is driving their
transformation," said Doug Merritt, President and CEO, Splunk. "I look
forward to revealing our product innovations and to learning more about
how our customers and partners are relying on Splunk to power their
Merritt will deliver his vision for Splunk's future in the keynote
address on Tuesday, September 27. Other notable speakers include Mike
Stone, CIO, UK Ministry of Defense and Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO,
Featured presentations at .conf2016 by Splunk customers include:
Tim Vogel, senior data scientist, Sony Interactive Entertainment
(PlayStation Network): Vogel will explain how the Splunk Machine
Learning Toolkit is used to identify potentially nefarious PlayStation
Network (PSN) gaming user accounts at Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Nick Bleech, head of information security, Travis Perkins: Bleech
will share the pitfalls of an infrastructure-heavy legacy SOC
approach and the success Travis Perkins' gained when it moved to a
cloud-based "lean SOC" with Splunk.
Zoe Bolton, head of service operations, BBC Worldwide: Bolton
will discuss how analytics generated via Splunk® Cloud allowed BBC
Worldwide to successfully launch a new digital service - BBC Store.
Women in Technology
Splunk has initiated a formal Women in Technology (WiT) group. During
these sessions, influential women who are leading the charge in
cutting-edge areas of technology will teach technical sessions,
including sessions on how to use data to better understand and
streamline cybersecurity, IT operations and business analytics
processes. Attend our dedicated women in technology sessions at
.conf2016 to learn from some of the brightest minds in the industry.
Splunk Revolution Awards
The Splunk Revolution Awards, presented each year at .conf, honor the
unique and inspiring ways customers use Splunk solutions. The awards
distinguish individual Splunk users and recognize their achievements in
multiple categories, including developers, enterprises, innovation,
partners and Splunk Ninjas. The winners will be announced during
.conf2016. Entries will be accepted through August 26, 2016. To learn
more and apply for the 2016 Revolution Awards, please visit our website.
Splunk University at .conf2016
Splunk University is a hands-on, lab-inspired pre-conference educational
program to help Splunk users sharpen their skills with the Splunk
product suite and become Splunk Certified. Splunk University at
.conf2016 offers single-day, two-day and three-day bootcamps from
September 24-26. For more information visit conf.splunk.com.
To sign up for Splunk University, check the appropriate boxes as you register
More than 50 leading technology vendors and Splunk ecosystem partners,
including: Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cisco,
EMC, Extrahop, NetApp, Palo Alto Networks, Resolve Systems, ServiceNow,
Syncsort, Tata Consultancy, ThreatConnect and Ziften will showcase demos
of their latest technologies and integrations with Splunk.
The full list of .conf2016 sessions is available at conf.splunk.com.
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) is the market-leading platform that powers
Operational Intelligence. We pioneer innovative, disruptive solutions
that make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. More
than 11,000 customers in over 110 countries use Splunk software and
cloud services to make business, government and education more
efficient, secure and profitable. Join hundreds of thousands of
passionate users by trying Splunk solutions for free: http://www.splunk.com/free-trials.
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