SAN FRANCISCO - August 20, 2013 -?Splunk Inc.?(NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced the general availability (GA) of the latest version of the Splunk App for VMware to provide accelerated operational visibility into virtualized environments. Customers rely on the Splunk App for VMware for proactive monitoring, comprehensive operational analytics and to correlate VMware data with all other technology tiers beyond virtualization, including applications, operating systems and hardware infrastructure such as servers, storage and network devices. Learn more about the?Splunk App for VMware 3.0?and?click here?to watch an educational video.
"The Splunk App for VMware showcases Splunk's leadership in providing deep levels of analytics across the entire infrastructure. With more than 25 out-of-the-box reports, the Splunk App for VMware shines a light on the entire virtual infrastructure and enables administrators to quickly resolve issues and get deeper analytics about the health, security and capacity of their environments," said Leena Joshi, senior director of solutions marketing, Splunk. "With Splunk software, customers can achieve a broad, central view of key performance indicators across the entire data center, not just the virtualization layer. This helps ensure improved user satisfaction and effective resource planning as well as the ability to track changes, control costs and eliminate vulnerabilities."
"As virtualization evolves to support mission critical applications and workloads, so does the need for improved infrastructure monitoring and analytics," said Bernd Harzog, analyst, The Virtualization Practice. "The new release of the Splunk App for VMware introduces new scalability and usability enhancements and enables the visibility benefits associated with correlating VMware data with other operational data."
The latest version of the app installs quickly and comes with a resilient and auto-load-balanced configuration allowing for uninterrupted visibility into VMware environments. Splunk customers report they are already benefitting from the Splunk App for VMware and are scaling it rapidly to large virtual environments.
"The Splunk App for VMware is key to our operations as it provides insight to the virtualization data. We are now able to easily correlate problem VMs to application metrics," said Paris Georgallis, vice president of platform operations,?RMS. "We love the granular visibility across all tiers of our virtualized infrastructure. With this new level of visibility, we are able to trend, baseline and analyze CPU, memory and disk consumption and forecast and plan for growth."
The Splunk App for VMware 3.0 includes several patent-pending technologies including visualizations that help analyze the health of virtual environments. The app provides real-time granular visibility into VMware environments across hosts, virtual machines and virtual centers based on pre-defined thresholds and pre-packaged log analyses. It allows administrators to:
Splunk will be demonstrating the?Splunk App for VMware 3.0 at VMworld 2013?in San Francisco from August 25-29. See a live demonstration in addition to other Splunk operational intelligence, security and virtualization solutions that will be demonstrated at booth #2023.
Register now?for .conf2013, the 4th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference, featuring more than 100 sessions by Splunk customers, partners, experts and employees.?.conf2013?is being held September 30-October 3 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the engine for machine data?. Splunk??software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated?big data?coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. 5,600 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain?Operational Intelligence?that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk.?Splunk Storm?, a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing and running applications in the cloud.
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