Agreement Enables Unique Subscription Offering to Meet the Needs
of Hundreds of Universities, Colleges and Affiliated Non-Profit Entities
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for
real-time operational intelligence, and Internet2
today announced a strategic agreement to bring Splunk software to
hundreds of potential new higher-education customers. The agreement
enables member universities to deploy Splunk® Enterprise with a
pre-negotiated contract and subscription pricing. The agreement allows
all U.S. universities or colleges to subscribe via Internet2, a
member-owned advanced technology community. Non-profit higher education
institutions in the United States that are not currently members of
Internet2 are also eligible to participate in the program.
As part of the Internet2 NET+ service validation process, executives and
staff from several Internet2 institutions, including Baylor University,
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Harvard University, Indiana University, North
Dakota State University, University of Illinois and the University of
Washington worked together to define and tailor the offering for higher
“Splunk software is helping to deliver transformational insights to
Baylor University, and we are excited to be the first institution to
purchase a Splunk Enterprise subscription through Internet2,” said Jon
Allen, assistant vice president and chief information security officer,
Baylor University. “Baylor standardized on Splunk Enterprise as a
platform for machine data, with a heavy focus on our IT operations and
security. In IT operations, Splunk software made an immediate difference
by helping us to reduce downtime and resolve problems faster. In
security, we know what is happening on all of our networks and can
identify advanced threats and anomalies in real time. These are the
kinds of insights that revolutionize efficiency.”
Arizona State University (ASU) and The University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(UNLV) are also examples of two members of Internet2 who are already
Splunk customers. Watch this Splunk
in Education video, featuring ASU and UNLV, to learn how Splunk
software helps campuses gain operational intelligence, ensure the
privacy of students’ data and maximize the efficiency of staff.
“Splunk Enterprise is a must-have solution to improve operations for any
higher education institution, and we are pleased to help our members
take advantage of what Splunk software can provide through this
agreement,” said Shelton Waggener, senior vice president, Internet2.
“Through Internet2’s NET+ Splunk offering, universities will have
uniquely simplified access to valuable insight from the real-time
analysis of machine data. Our members manage some of the most complex IT
infrastructures, with many already using Splunk software to enhance
security, lower costs, increase IT efficiency and improve operations.”
“Splunk is thrilled to be working with Internet2’s NET+ staff to deliver
our leading platform for machine data to even more higher education
institutions,” said Rob Reed, worldwide education evangelist, Splunk.
“Splunk Enterprise can help to transform the way universities operate.
Our customers consistently report that Splunk technology helps them to
do much more with less, and we are delighted to make it even easier for
other institutions to benefit from the power of Splunk Enterprise.”
Interested Internet2 members, and other non-profit, education and
research organizations can visit the Internet2 Web page https://www.internet2.edu/products-services/cloud-services-applications/splunk/
to learn more about deploying Splunk Enterprise. Splunk and Internet2
will be conducting a webinar on March 12 at 9:00 a.m. PT (Noon ET)
featuring Reed, Allen and Tom Lewis, director of academic and
collaborative applications, University of Washington. Click
here to register for the webinar.
Internet2® is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by
the nation's leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2
provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education
organizations to solve common technology challenges, and to develop
innovative solutions in support of their educational, research, and
community service missions.
Internet2 also operates the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast
research and education network, and serves more than 90,000 community
anchor institutions, including more than 250 U.S. universities, 70
government agencies, 38 regional and state education networks, 60
leading corporations working with our community and more than 65
national research and education networking partners representing more
than 100 countries. Internet2 offices are located in Ann Arbor, Mich.;
Emeryville, Calif.; Washington, D.C.; and West Hartford, CT. For more
information, visit www.internet2.edu
or follow @Internet2 on Twitter.
About Splunk Inc.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for
real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services
enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize
machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers,
networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 6,400 enterprises,
government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90
countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer
understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve
service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk®
Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Storm®, Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for
Hadoop and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company.
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