Splunk Cloud Platform: Workload Pricing

Customer Testimonials about the Power of Workload Pricing



Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Testimonial

Splunk has saved us considerable time on the Service Desk and now we can get our data faster and more reliably.

Josh Beasley, IT Professional, Costco Wholesale Corporation

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

“As a result of switching to Splunk Cloud Workload Pricing, we can now ingest more data without being ‘taxed’ for doing so.” — A medium enterprise professional services company

Splunk Cloud Platform Case Study

Costco Wholesale Corporation Uses Workload Pricing to Gain Flexibility and Increased Insight

Introduction

This case study of Costco Wholesale Corporation is based on a December 2021 survey of Splunk Cloud Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Splunk has saved us considerable time on the Service Desk and now we can get our data faster and more reliably.” — Josh Beasley, IT Professional, Costco Wholesale Corporation

Challenges

The Costco IT team faced challenges with accessing, ingesting, searching and monitoring siloed data across their organization before deciding to switch to Splunk’s Workload Pricing for the Cloud Platform.

Use Case

The aspects of Splunk’s Workload Pricing model that have been most valuable to Costco include:

  • Ability to ingest more data without worrying about data volume limits
  • Having the flexibility to run workloads on all the data they want when they want
  • Gaining insights from data more quickly

Results

Using the Splunk Cloud Platform with Workload Pricing, Costco’s IT team achieved the following results:

  • They’ve been able to increase the size of their workloads.
  • Because of Workload Pricing’s flexibility, they are able to gain more and better insights from our data.
  • Individuals and teams that were affected by the switch to Workload Pricing feel more satisfied with their workflow because they can do more.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Manager at a large enterprise telecommunications services company would be very likely to recommend Splunk Cloud Platform for this reason:

Maturity. Capabilities. Support.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Testimonial

Converting the Splunk Cloud Platform from Ingest to Workload Pricing provides us with more flexibility to run analysis workloads.

Alan Davis, Network Administrator, Verizon Communications Inc.

Splunk Cloud Platform Case Study

Verizon Communications Leverages Splunk Cloud Workload Pricing to Increase the Number and Quality of Its Workloads

Introduction

This case study of Verizon Communications Inc. is based on a December 2021 survey of Splunk Cloud Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Converting to Splunk Cloud Workload Pricing provided us with more flexibility for analysis workloads.” — Alan Davis, Network Administrator, Verizon Communications

Challenges

Before switching to Workload Pricing, Verizon Communications was spending too much time and too many resources on administrative tasks, instead of high-value use case delivery.

Use Case

Splunk’s Workload Pricing model is valuable to Verizon Communications because they now have the flexibility they need to run workloads on all the data they want, when they want. Verizon’s Splunk Account Manager advised them that Workload would give them better value from their investment.

Results

As a result of switching the Workload pricing, Verizon has:

  • Gained more and better insights from their data, due to Workload pricing’s flexibility.
  • Increased the number and quality of workloads, running in the Cloud.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

A medium enterprise professional services company ingested more data, and increased the number, size and quality of workloads using Splunk’s Workload Pricing.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

An S&P 500 financial services company decided to switch to Workload Pricing because their volume of data has grown and they need more flexibility to run searches where and when they want.

Splunk Cloud Platform Case Study

Parsons Transportation Group Controls Costs and Optimizes Performance with Splunk Cloud Workload Pricing

Introduction

This case study of Parsons Transportation Group Inc. is based on a December 2021 survey of Splunk Cloud Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Splunk, it’s great to see the pricing before committing to the use case.” — Christopher Colaianni, Engineer, Parsons Transportation Group Inc.

Challenges

Parsons Transportation Group was experiencing slow time-to-value using ingest pricing before switching to Splunk Cloud Platform Workload Pricing.

Use Case

Parsons decided to convert to Splunk’s Workload Pricing model because they wanted to ingest more data without worrying about data volume limits. The volume of their data had grown, and they needed more flexibility to run searches where and when they wanted.

Results

Now that Parsons is using Splunk Cloud Platform’s Workload Pricing model, they called out that the combination of Workload Pricing and the Workload Management features allow them to control costs and optimize performance. Since using Splunk’s Workload Pricing, Parsons is benefitting because they can ingest more data. Here are the increases Parsons Transportation has achieved:

  • The number of workloads run is up by as much as 75%.
  • The amount of ingested GB increased by 51-75%.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

A large enterprise insurance company says managing workloads using Splunk Cloud Platform Workload Pricing is easy and transparent. Splunk’s Workload Pricing has been valuable to their organization because they can now gain higher quality insights from data more quickly.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Testimonial

Workload has helped us ingest more data and allowed us to choose which data to analyze without increasing our Splunk contract value.

IT Specialist, Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Splunk Cloud Platform Case Study

A Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company Ingests More Data, Gains More Insight

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a December 2021 survey of Splunk Cloud Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Workload has helped us ingest more data and allowed us to choose which data to analyze without increasing our Splunk contract value.” — Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Challenges

Prior to switching to Splunk Cloud Workload Pricing, the organization struggled with ingesting more data without the added cost of ingest pricing.

Use Case

The aspects of Splunk’s Workload Pricing model that have been valuable to the organization:

  • Ingesting more data and not worrying about data volume limits
  • Accessing increased value

The main reasons they decided to switch to Workload Pricing:

  • Ingest pricing was becoming too expensive.
  • Their Splunk account manager advised that Workload would give them better value.

Results

The customer agrees with the following statements:

  • We can ingest more data now without being ‘taxed’ for doing so.
  • Because of Workload’s flexibility, we are able to gain more and better insights from our data.

The customer increased the amount of GB they ingest by 51-75% since using Splunk’s Workload Pricing and has experienced the following benefits:

  • Ingested more data
  • Improved the quality of workloads

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

A medium enterprise financial services company increased the amount of GB they ingest by up to 100% since using Splunk’s Workload Pricing.

Splunk Cloud Platform Customer Fact

A large enterprise telecommunications services company increased the amount of GB they ingest more than 50% since using Splunk’s Workload Pricing.