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Security
A/NZ organisations cite fewer cyber attacks but longer downtime
More than half of security leaders say they have seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks. In addition, many have been directly impacted by data breaches.
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Splunk
Splunk names Proofpoint's ex-CEO as new leader and board member
Splunk has named Gary Steele as the company’s new chief executive officer, and as a member of the company’s board of directors, effective April.
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Edge Computing
Edge computing, cybersecurity hygiene key to data-driven future
"Edge computing will seem overhyped in 2022, but by 2024 it will have changed the world."
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Splunk
Splunk launches 'partnerverse' programme to empower partners globally
The new Splunk Partnerverse Program is designed to enable the company’s network of more than 2,200 partners to expand technical expertise, demonstrate core competencies and showcase customer success.
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Cybersecurity
Datacom and Splunk strengthen ties in ANZ
Australasian technology company Datacom is strengthening its strategic alliance with Splunk, provider of the Data-to-Everything platform. 
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Splunk takes data-centric approach to security with new platform
Splunk's Security Cloud platform is designed to deliver enterprise-grade advanced security analytics, automated security operations, and integrated threat intelligence with an open ecosystem.
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Splunk
Splunk outranks other vendors for cloud observability
According to GigaOm, Splunk earned its ranking on the list for its “massive scalability, sophisticated in-stream analytics and native OpenTelemetry support".
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Remote Working
Data in the 21st century: Harness the power of a new age
Data is today’s greatest business opportunity -- and everyone seems to know it.
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Application Performance Monitoring / APM
Splunk signs agreement to acquire NPM company Flowmill
Splunk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Palo-Alto based cloud network observability company, with expertise in network performance monitoring (NPM).
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Internet of Things
Forescout expands integrations with partner solutions
Expanded partnerships and integrations with Splunk, CrowdStrike and CyberArk allow for better IT and OT security posture for joint customers.
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Cloud
Splunk Cloud comes to Google Cloud as two companies team up
The two companies intend to tightly integrate Splunk Cloud across Google Cloud, including plans to roll out new native integrations with Google Cloud Security Command Centre, Anthos and Google Cloud's operations suite. 
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Rapid7 Leader in Magic Quadrant for SIEM
Among six other vendors, the company has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant, noted for its ease of use.
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Data
Splunk's strategic acquisitions respond to changing customer needs
Splunk’s recent acquisitions showcase the company’s expanded focus from IT operations and security to offering a greater amount of features around microservices and cloud services.
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Customer experience
Splunk in the wild: the ‘data to everything’ platform in action
With a platform offering that professes to ‘do everything with your data’, Splunk’s solutions come alive in its use cases and with customers who are taking the technology and using it to solve specific pain points or to extend capabilities.
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Cybersecurity
'Turn data into doing': Splunk announces updates to Data-to-Everything platform
Over the last two weeks, Splunk has made several announcements around its Data-to-Everything platform including additions to IT security and operations.
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Cloud
Splunk hands over $1.5b to acquire cloud monitoring firm
Splunk has put US$1.05 billion on the table to acquire SignalFx, a SaaS specialist in real time monitoring and metrics for cloud infrastructure.
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Autodesk
Autodesk, Splunk, PTC amongst top IT firms ripe for M&A
GlobalData predicts that well-positioned companies like Splunk, Autodesk and PTC are likely to be top of the wishlist – here’s why.
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Analytics
'Data driven' is nothing more than a slogan for many businesses
‘Dark data’ – the kind of data that organisations have but don’t necessarily have the resources to take advantage of it, makes up more than half of a typical business.
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Wireless
Spark's Simon Moutter resigns; insider Jolie Hodson to take charge
"I haven’t made any decisions about what I’ll do after I finish at Spark, other than committing the first couple of months to spending some quality time with my family.”
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Artificial Intelligence
4 ways AU’s job market will change in 2019 thanks to AI and ML
Splunk's Simon Eid delves into all the difficult issues, like will robots take IT jobs and what this means for the future of jobs in AU.
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Cloud
Observability: A new focus for cloud-native businesses
"Observability is becoming the norm for cloud-native businesses, unhindered by ‘legacy’ systems."
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SD-WAN
Zscaler expands capabilities with new partnerships
Zscaler increases partnership ecosystem to enhance network and security transformation capabilities for enterprises.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
RepKnight adds dark web monitoring to top 3 SIEM vendors
RepKnight has announced the integration of its BreachAlert dark web monitoring platform with Splunk, IBM QRadar, and LogRhythm.
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GDPR
GDPR: Australia is at the tip of the security iceberg. It’s time to sink or swim
What does GDPR mean for Australian organisations? Splunk outlines key points.