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  • How Marcus by Goldman Sachs stood up its monitoring in under a day

    The observability team in charge of maintaining the health of Goldman Sachs' new digital saving and lending platform Marcus had to quickly stand up a Splunk instance to monitor its logs and establish some key health metrics for its systems as the service quickly scaled.

  • How the Phantom acquisition changed Splunk's approach to automation

    The future is increasingly looking automated for the machine data cruncher Splunk as customers look to ease the burden on analysts grappling with higher alert volumes, and since the acquisition of Phantom in February last year, Splunk has been busy folding the startup's automation and orchestration expertise into its IT and security monitoring product portfolio.

  • Splunk to buy SignalFx for $1 billion

    ​Data analytics software maker Splunk on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about US$1.05 billion.

  • Splunk pulls out of Russia

    Splunk has announced it will cease selling its platform to organisations in Russia. The decision also applies to subsidiaries whose parent companies are based in Russia and businesses that “would use the software or services within the territory”.

  • How Splunk expanded into IoT

    Splunk has formalised plans to enter the IoT space, promising to "take Splunk's ability to make data usable to an entirely new set of customers".

  • How machine data helps Shazam remain 'app store royalty'

    ​Shazam is one of the most popular mobile apps in the world. The company earlier this month announced it had reached a billion downloads – half of which came in the last two years –​ and, for the first time, turned a profit. And it's the data that did it.

  • New query language could turn log files into business insights

    IT departments have long relied on log data to help keep systems up and running, but they're not the only ones who can benefit from these vast stores of information. A new analytics language from Logentries could help managers tap log data to gain insights about their business.