Splunk Wins 2009 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award

Security Professionals Vote Splunk IT Search as the Best Integrated Security Solution in EMEA
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May 1, 2009 - PRLog -- Splunk, the IT Search company, announced today that the company has been recognized with SC Magazine UK’s 2009 Reader Trust Award. The award was announced at the exclusive SC Magazine Awards Europe Gala in at the Hurlingham Club in London during the Infosecurity Europe 2009 Conference & Expo. The awards were designed by the publication to reward companies, such as Splunk, for affording excellence and innovation in every aspect of IT security.

“With the ever-changing IT landscape, companies have recognized the tremendous value associated with IT Search, especially to improve their security posture,” said Erik Swan, chief technology officer, Splunk. “Splunk’s selection by the SC Magazine readers as the Best Integrated Security Solution in EMEA is a reflection of the power of IT Search for security and compliance, providing users with the ability to dramatically speed investigations and lower their exposure through monitoring and detecting attacks."

Splunk, also a finalist in the SC Magazine US award program, was recognized with the Best Integrated Security Solution in the EMEA region by readers representing information technology’s most knowledgeable security professionals. Splunk's innovative security and compliance capabilities deliver companies, including prominent EMEA customers such as Telenor, Gala Coral, Crosskey Banking Solutions, Carlson Marketing, and PostFinance, the ability to quickly search and analyze their entire IT infrastructure from a single location in real time. Most customers achieve a reduction in incident investigation times of 50 to 90 percent, not only lowering incident response costs, but also dramatically reducing risk as attack windows are shortened.

"Our judges have recognized the Splunk IT Search Platform for its ability to address pressing IT security challenges facing the industry today," said Paul Fisher, editor in chief, SC Magazine. "It's a well deserved testament to Splunk's success in helping organizations tackle IT security on a day-to-day basis."

The annual SC Magazine Awards highlight and showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence in the information security industry in the EMEA region. This year, with almost 700 entries submitted in thirty categories, the 2009 EMEA SC magazine Awards was the most competitive yet in the program’s twelve year history. Featured on the SC website, Splunk and the other winners are in five different award sections – professional, technology, excellence, product and industry.

For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit http://www.scmagazineuk.com.

About Splunk                                  
Splunk is the IT Search company radically changing the way organizations manage and secure their IT infrastructures. Only Splunk enables you to search, analyze, monitor and report on data from any application, server or network device in real time to troubleshoot outages, investigate security incidents, meet compliance requirements, and more, in minutes instead of hours or days. Over 900 enterprises, government organizations and service providers, and more than 300,000 users, use Splunk to achieve higher availability, investigate security incidents in record time, and realize new levels of IT operational efficiency. Partners such as BT, Cisco and over 50 OEM, System Integrator, Value Added Reseller and Managed Service Provider partners are driving new business and fueling their offerings with IT Search. Download your own free copy of Splunk today at http://www.splunk.com

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business.  By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies.  The brand’s portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.
Source:Katie Watson on behalf of Splunk
Industry:Software, Technology
Location:San Francisco - California - United States
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