Earnings roundup: Salesforce, Nutanix, Okta and more
Many tech companies presented their quarterly results this week. In this round-up: Salesforce, Nutanix, Okta, HP, Splunk and Pure Storage.
Salesforce managed to present better quarterly figures than analysts had predicted. Still, expected revenue for the coming year was below expectations. The r... Read more
Cisco buys cybersecurity and observability company Splunk for $28 billion
Cisco is intending to acquire Splunk. To make this happen, Splunk will be delisted. Cisco offers $157 per share. Consequently, the total acquisition will cost Cisco about $28 billion.
The acquisition has already received unanimous support from the boards of directors of both parties, Cisco indi... Read more
Ever-growing data piles lead to an ever-growing Splunk
Splunk has been a data collector at heart from its inception. At one point, it wasn't entirely clear what could be done with said collected data, but over the years the company has kept expanding the applications it offers. At .conf23 in Las Vegas Splunk touted the credo "Ready for Anything", with ... Read more
Splunk integrates security and observability with Splunk AI
Splunk has unveiled Splunk AI at .conf23 in Las Vegas, which Techzine is attending. In addition to launching a generative chatbot, the security and observability company has integrated more AI innovations into its own platform.
"Everyone is talking about AI right now," observes SVP Products &... Read more
Partnership with Microsoft brings Splunk to Azure Marketplace
During its first keynote at .conf23 in Las Vegas, Splunk announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Microsoft. With that, Splunk lands in the Azure Marketplace. In addition, the two parties are working on Azure-focused cloud services.
CEO of Splunk Gary Steele talks about improvin... Read more
Splunk aims to simplify OT security with Edge Hub hardware
At its own .conf23 event in Las Vegas, Splunk has announced a new OT product. The Splunk Edge Hub can streamline data gathering from sensors, IoT devices and industrial tools. A striking move, given that other security players don't choose to invest in hardware.
Splunk originally specialized in ... Read more
Splunk updates Security and Observability Cloud for better resilience
Splunk is releasing new functionality for its Security and Observability Cloud. This is to help companies become more resilient against attacks and other problems with applications and the underlying infrastructure.
The new updates focus primarily on the Splunk Observability Cloud and Mission Co... Read more
New layoffs at SAP, NetApp, Splunk, PayPal, Workday, Hubspot and more
You probably didn't miss that many large tech companies are currently reorganizing. One reorganization after another is being announced. One layoff after another is announced this week. PayPal, Workday, Hubspot, Splunk, NetApp, Pinterest, Rivian, OpenText and Micro Focus, among others, are cutting ... Read more
Splunk sues Cribl for copyright infringement
Splunk has taken its competitor Cribl to court over the illegal use of its source code and other technical secrets. With this, Cribl would like to undermine the data platform specialist's market position.
According to Splunk, former employee and current CEO of Cribl Clint Sharp took source code ... Read more
Heineken shows Splunk is more than IT and security
Many professionals are familiar with Splunk because of its capabilities for IT operations and security. We weren't surprised that during our visit to .conf22 earlier this year, there was a lot of focus on precise observability and security. Yet, Splunk has been focusing for some time on the broad a... Read more