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Cisco to acquire Splunk in effort to accelerate digital resilience

Cisco has announced its intention to acquire Splunk for approximately $28 billion in cash, at a rate of $157 per share. After the acquisition, Splunk’s CEO, Gary Steele, will join Cisco’s executive leadership team under the leadership of Chuck Robbins, who is currently chair and CEO of Cisco. Upon acquisition, Splunk and Cisco will be … continue reading

Splunk .conf23 brings core platform improvements, better visibility and admin controls for Splunk platforms

Splunk unveiled many enhancements to its core platforms along with more comprehensive visibility from edge to cloud and improved admin controls at its .conf23 event happening on July 17-20th in Las Vegas.  Splunk Enterprise 9.1 and Splunk Cloud Platform enhancements The recent enhancements in these two platforms empower SecOps, ITOps, and engineering teams to gain … continue reading

Splunk releases security and observability platform to help build secure digital enterprises

Cybersecurity and observability company Splunk today announced new innovations to its unified security and observability platform, including improvements to Splunk Mission Control and Splunk Observability Cloud, as well as the general availability of Splunk Edge Professor.  These innovations are geared at assisting teams as they work to build safer and more resilient digital enterprises. With … continue reading

Splunk infrastructure monitoring

ITOps Times news digest: Splunk updates; JumpCloud Series F; vFunction Series A

Splunk has announced several updates to its observability portfolio, spanning the products Splunk APM, Splunk RUM, Splunk Synthetic Monitoring, Splunk Log Observer, Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring, and Splunk IT Service Intelligence.  According to the company, these updates will help provide increased visibility, thus leading to improved performance, productivity, and innovation.  “Observability at its core is a … continue reading

Splunk acquires cloud network observability company Flowmill

Splunk has announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire Flowmill, which is a cloud network observability provider. The acquisition will help Splunk bolster its Observability Suite. After the acquisition, customers will be able to ingest, analyze, and take action on cloud network and infrastructure data. This will enable them to quickly resolve issues, … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: BMC Helix Control-M, Splunk’s new IT capabilities, and SkyKick’s Cloud Manager

BMC has announced new automation and AI capabilities. It has released BMC Helix Control-M, which is a workflow orchestration platform. The solution provides users with an end-to-end, single view orchestration platform for application, file transfer, and data pipeline workflows.  BMC Helix Control-M can seamlessly integrate into hybrid infrastructures and is hosted through AWS, the company … continue reading

Splunk releases latest version of SignalFx Microservices APM

Monitoring company Splunk has announced the latest release of SignalFx Microservices APM, which is an APM solution that provides observability into cloud-native environments.  According to Splunk, this latest release combines features from both SignalFx and Omniton, both of which were acquired by Splunk within the last year. Such features include NoSample full-fidelity tracing, open standards … continue reading

Box and Splunk partner to provide enhanced threat detection capabilities

Cloud content management provider Box announced a new partnership to build integration between the “data-to-everything” platform provider Splunk and its security platform Box Shield. Box Shield is Box’s set of content security controls and advanced threat detection capabilities that is generally available this month. The controls are built natively into Box and designed to help … continue reading

Splunk acquires distributed tracing company Omniton

Splunk has announced that it is acquiring SaaS company Omniton. According to Splunk, Omniton has been innovating distributed tracing methods. Splunk explained this acquisition continues with the company’s mission of finding new ways to “deliver remarkable products to our customers, and to be a leader in observability and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) for organizations at … continue reading

Instana integration helps accelerate application delivery with Splunk

Instana announced a new integration with Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI), to solve challenges that can arise as organizations embrace a Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) application delivery strategy. The new Instana App delivers integrated access to Instana’s full-stack infrastructure and application monitoring information for Splunk users. Connected directly to Splunk ITSI, the Instana App for Splunk … continue reading

Splunk Insights for Infrastructure provides IT teams with a new approach to monitoring

Splunk has announced the general availability of Splunk Insights for Infrastructure, which is designed to be a low-cost solution for automatically correlating metrics and logs to monitor IT. It was created with system administrators and DevOps teams in mind. “At Splunk, we believe infrastructure monitoring should be seamless, inexpensive, and easy to administer and use. … continue reading

Splunk to acquire Phantom Cyber Corporation

Splunk Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Phantom Cyber Corporation. Phantom is a security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solution provider. Splunk is expected to acquire Phantom for a total purchase of approximately $350 million. According to the company, the plans are to integrate Phantom’s security automation and orchestration platform into its security operations … continue reading Protection Status

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