Splunk Expands Data Access with Splunk Connected Experiences and Splunk Business Flow
New Products Now Generally Available; Splunk Also Updates IT and
Security Product Suites to Modernize IT Monitoring and Power the Future
of Security Operations
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Splunk
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the world
of data, today announced the general availability of Splunk®Connected Experiences and Splunk Business Flow –
new products that bring Splunk customers even closer to their data.
Splunk Connected Experiences deliver insights on-the-go through
augmented reality (AR), mobile devices like the iPhone, and mobile
applications that provide users with the ability to access their data
anywhere and at anytime. Splunk Business Flow brings the power of data
to business operations professionals who can now easily explore and
visualize their business processes and customer experiences to make
data-driven decisions that help increase the bottom line. Customers can
visit the Splunk website to get started with Splunk
Connected Experiences and Splunk
“The way people work and the way they expect to work has rapidly changed
because of mobile and augmented reality technologies, which
organizations should be adopting in order to stay competitive now and in
the future,” said Tim Tully, chief technology officer, Splunk. “Our
vision is to give people access to data with the power of Splunk through
these key technologies, whenever and wherever they need it. Our latest
innovations, built on Splunk’s powerful platform, open up investigative
capabilities by simplifying access to data, empowering every user to
work smarter and helping them deliver business value for their
Analyzing Data and Acting on Insights Anywhere with Splunk Connected
Connected Experiences, Splunk makes information accessible to
non-technical users, helping bring the power of data to their work.
These users can now access Splunk dashboards through AR, mobile
applications and devices at anytime, empowering them to investigate and
act on business challenges more easily and with greater confidence.
Splunk Connected Experiences is now generally available and includes:
Splunk Cloud Gateway provides a secure cloud service with
end-to-end encryption that allows for easy mobile engagement by
installing Splunk Enterprise app for Mobile on Splunkbase.
Splunk Mobile provides core Splunk Enterprise users with
actionable alerts and mobile-friendly dashboards on their mobile
devices through our Splunk Mobile App. Alerts will provide users with
the option to take an action directly versus having to log into
another system. Dashboards will be embedded in related alerts and
easier to see on mobile devices including access to dashboards via
Apple Watch. The Splunk Mobile App for iPhone
Watch is free to download through the App Store.
Splunk TV is a native Apple TV app that allows customers to
securely view Splunk dashboards on any peripheral device instead of
dedicated PCs for a better viewing experience. The Splunk
TV app is only available from the App Store on Apple TV.
Splunk Augmented Reality (AR) provides direct access to the
Splunk dashboard by simply scanning a QR code or NFC tag that is
pasted to a specific server rack, or any real-world object, with a
mobile device. Splunk AR is available through the Splunk Mobile App,
and can be used in multiple environments, whether it’s IT and server
logs or equipment health data that could affect plant downtime. The
Splunk AR App for iPhone
is free to download through the App Store.
“We count on the flexibility that Splunk Enterprise provides us to
deliver premier government services and cyber support to our public
sector customers,” said Aidan Neighbor, cyber solutions developer,
Science Applications International Corporation. “We are excited about
the possibilities that Splunk Mobile’s on-the-go capabilities can add to
the existing platform.”
Splunk Business Flow Empowers New Users to Improve Business Processes
and Customer Experiences
Created for business operations professionals who are responsible for
overseeing business processes and ensuring positive customer
experiences, Splunk Business Flow provides an easy-to-use process mining
solution to quickly discover bottlenecks that threaten business
performance, while helping to identify opportunities for improvement.
Built on the Splunk platform, Business Flow enables users to:
Correlate data from multiple data systems without delays from manual
data integration or analysis.
Visualize actual end-to-end business processes–and explore variances
and issues–with an easy-to-use, patent-pending interface.
Investigate the potential root causes behind business process issues
to quickly improve efficiencies.
“As a large European retailer processing millions of customer
transactions per hour, getting visibility into Otto’s most critical and
most heterogeneous digital processes is very challenging and
time-consuming today,” says Andre Pietsch, Product Owner, Otto Group.
“Using Splunk Business Flow, we can get immediate visibility of our data
and can enable our business to easily access and understand how to
increase our conversion rates and decrease our cycle times.”
Splunk Modernizes and Unifies IT Monitoring Experience Across Entire
Splunk further expanded its Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
capabilities to deliver a modern IT Operations suite that includes
infrastructure monitoring, service monitoring, automation, AIOps and
incident response. This modern suite simplifies IT operations from one
data platform, and enables both infrastructure and operations teams to
get more context around an incident, resolve it faster, and get time
back to focus on what matters. Splunk’s new monitoring suite for modern
IT Ops includes new versions of Splunk
IT Service Intelligence 4.2, Splunk
App for Infrastructure 1.3 (which is now included with Splunk
ITSI), and integrations with Splunk
VictorOps® and Splunk Phantom®.
Now generally available, this release delivers deeper integrations, more
seamless workflows, and more powerful capabilities, including predictive
analytics, service intelligence, event management, operations
automation, and IT infrastructure monitoring all on one
industry-recognized platform for AIOps.
Splunk Powers the Future of Security Analytics Operations
With massive data growth, organizations are seeing the volume of
security risks rise every day. With Splunk
Enterprise Security (ES) 5.3, Splunk
User Behavior Analytics (UBA) 4.3 and Splunk
Phantom 4.2, customers can leverage all security-relevant data
to accelerate threat detection and scale operations, simplify
investigations of internal and external threats, and automate their
security operations centers (SOC). The combined power of ES, UBA and
Phantom continues to dramatically shift how organizations are solving
their toughest security challenges by turning data into insights, and
insights into actions.
For more information on Splunk solutions, visit the Splunk
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