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Splunk Case Study

TD Improves Visibility Across the Organization Using Splunk

Introduction

This case study of TD is based on a June 2022 survey of Splunk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’ve seen improved visibility across the organization. " — Laney Thomas, Security Architect, TD

Challenges

Challenges/pain points their organization faced before implementing Splunk:

  • Accessing, ingesting, searching and/or monitoring siloed data across organization
  • Previously used RSA before choosing Splunk

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Splunk that the surveyed company uses:

  • Splunk’s features that have been most valuable to their organization:
    • Powerful searching, reporting and analyzing capabilities
    • Ability to automate our critical security tasks
    • Ability to stream unstructured data from all systems, devices and people
    • Ability to reallocate time-consuming tasks to Splunk to focus on high-value use case delivery
    • Ability to react quickly using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics
    • Highly secure environment that meets rigorous security and compliance standards
    • Predictable pricing that aligns with value and scales with your business
  • Splunk products their organization is using:
    • Splunk Enterprise Platform
    • Splunk SIEM
    • Splunk ITSI
  • They partner with:
    • AWS
    • Azure

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Splunk:

  • What benefits has your organization experienced since using Splunk:
    • Accelerated ability to collect, onboard, and analyze data within Splunk from a variety of sources
    • Ensure business resilience by empowering our people to predict, identify and solve problems in real time
    • Reduced time spent on administrative tasks, freeing up time for other priorities
    • Easier onboarding of new teams and improved end user workflow
    • Increased quantity and quality of user cases with an ability to scale quickly and on-demand
    • Modernized and strengthened our cyber defenses to lower the risk of data breach, IP theft and fraud
    • Reduced downtime, keeping mission-critical applications and infrastructure up and running
    • Faster time to market for new apps, improving developer efficiency
  • Agrees that:
    • Splunk has enabled us to combat threats with actionable intelligence and advanced analytics that scale with our needs.
    • Splunk has enabled us to more easily migrate to the cloud, supporting the strategic direction of our organization.
    • Splunk has helped us tackle tough cloud complexity challenges to avoid costly overages, consolidate toolsets and gain overall cloud confidence.
    • Splunk has provided end-to-end service visibility and streamlined incident resolution while offering predictive analytics that are so crucial to our business.
    • Splunk full-stack observability integrates with other observability tools to provide logs, metrics, user data (RUM), and more all in one interface.
    • We can now investigate faster and answer any questions about our business, saving valuable time and effort.
  • Saw a return on their investment with Splunk immediately.
  • Rated Splunk as significantly better on the following compared to other solutions:
    • Powerful searching, reporting and analyzing capabilities
    • Stream unstructured data from all systems, devices and people
    • Reallocate time-consuming tasks to Splunk to focus on high-value use case delivery
    • React quickly using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics
    • Highly secure environment that meets rigorous security and compliance standard
  • Improvements in the following areas since using Splunk:
    • Ensure business resilience by empowering our people to predict, identify and solve problems in real time
    • Reduce time spent on administrative tasks, freeing up time for other priorities
    • modernize and strengthen our cyber defenses to lower the risk of data breach, IP theft and fraud
    • reduce downtime, keeping mission-critical applications and infrastructure up and running
    • achieve faster time to market for new apps, improving developer efficiency




About This Data

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