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Splunk Case Study

A Large Enterprise Computer Services Company Uses Splunk with AWS for Security


This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a June 2022 survey of Splunk customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Splunk:

  • Challenges/pain points their organization faced before implementing Splunk:
  • Accessing, ingesting, searching and/or monitoring siloed data across organization
  • Issues maintaining compliance/meeting security standards

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
  • Splunk products their organization is using:
    • Splunk Enterprise Platform
  • They partner with:
    • AWS


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
    • Modernized and strengthened our cyber defenses to lower the risk of data breach, IP theft and fraud
  • Agrees that:
    • Splunk has enabled us to combat threats with actionable intelligence and advanced analytics that scale with our needs.
  • Saw a return on their investment with Splunk immediately.
  • Rated Splunk on the following compared to other solutions:
    • powerful searching, reporting and analyzing capabilities: superior
    • stream unstructured data from all systems, devices and people: significantly better
    • reallocate time-consuming tasks to Splunk to focus on high-value use case delivery: significantly better
    • react quickly using descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics: significantly better
    • highly secure environment that meets rigorous security and compliance standard: significantly better
  • Improvements in the following areas since using Splunk:
    • ensure business resilience by empowering our people to predict, identify and solve problems in real time: improved
    • reduce time spent on administrative tasks, freeing up time for other priorities: improved
    • modernize and strengthen our cyber defenses to lower the risk of data breach, IP theft and fraud: improved
    • reduce downtime, keeping mission-critical applications and infrastructure up and running: improved
    • achieve faster time to market for new apps, improving developer efficiency: improved

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Splunk by TechValidate.

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