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Splunk .conf18 to Feature Industry Visionaries and Product Innovations


Silicon Valley Icon and Philanthropist Steve Wozniak and More than
200 Customers to Present

(NASDAQ:SPLK), first in delivering "aha" moments from machine
data, today announced that industry visionaries including Steve Wozniak,
Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist, will present at .conf18, the
annual Splunk conference. The event will take place from October 1-4,
2018, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando,

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Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak is scheduled to speak at Splunk's annual confer ...

Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist Steve Wozniak is scheduled to speak at Splunk's annual conference, .conf18. Photo credit: Michael Bulbenko.

More than 9,000 people are expected to attend .conf18 to learn about the
latest Splunk® products and innovations spanning IT,
security, developer, artificial intelligence and machine learning,
mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Attendees will
participate in more than 300 sessions and hear from more than 450
speakers from leading companies from around the world. To reserve your
spot at .conf18, register

"The product innovations we are unveiling at .conf18 will enable our
ecosystem to create value through completely new avenues, and I can't
wait to show our customers and partners what we've been building to help
them power their digital future," said Doug Merritt, President and CEO,
Splunk. ".conf18 is the best opportunity for our customers, partners and
community members to learn from each others' uses of data and
extraordinary business results. In true Splunk style, after a week of
working hard, we will celebrate with equal measure and host everyone at
our enormous party at Universal's Islands of Adventure™ at Universal
Orlando Resort™."

Merritt will deliver his vision for Splunk's future in the keynote
address on Tuesday, October 2, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. ET at the ESPN
Arena. He will be joined on stage by Tim Tully, Splunk Chief Technology
Officer, to reveal significant updates across the Splunk product
portfolio. Wozniak will be presenting on Thursday, October 4, from
9:00-10:00 a.m. ET at the ESPN Arena and will be taking questions from
the audience as part of his presentation.

More than 200 customers will also present how they use Splunk to get
answers from data including ABN AMRO, Applied Materials, ATB Financial,
Murex, Porsche, Viasat and more. The full list of .conf18 sessions is
available on the Splunk
.conf18 website.

source=*Pavilion to Offer One-on-One and Experiential Learning

Attendees will have the chance to visit showcases in the source=*Pavilion
and events including:

  • Customer Success Studio to hear customer success stories and
    learn how to scale Splunk deployments, apply governance best practices
    and talk with value consultants to document return on investment.
  • Dashboard Control Room to view Splunk analyzing and visualizing
    data from .conf18, including mobile app usage, foot traffic and other
    activity details.
  • Hands-On Labs to learn the latest Splunk software tips and
    tricks from Splunk experts. Attendees will learn new skills, hear
    expert insights and discover the latest technologies to help solve
    their most pressing business challenges.
  • Science Sandbox to see new applications of Splunk in real time.
    Splunk teams will debut their personal technology and IoT experiments
    throughout the week.
  • Splunk Exploratorium to experience some of the innovative ways
    Splunk is used to analyze data.
  • Boss
    of the SOC & NOC
    to compete individually or in
    teams to pivot through realistic data using Splunk Enterprise Security
    or Splunk IT Service Intelligence.

.conf18 Sponsors to Showcase Latest Technology and Integrations with

More than 90 leading technology vendors and Splunk ecosystem partners,
including Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Puppet and more, will showcase
demos of their latest technologies and integrations with Splunk.
Advancements and enhancements across Splunk's Partner+
ecosystem include solutions for IT, Security and the Internet of Things

Splunk University to Train Next Generation of Splunk Ninjas

Join over 1,500 Splunk users at Splunk University — a pre-conference
educational training program to help Splunk users sharpen their skills
and experience the full range of Splunk product features in a live,
hands-on setting. Splunk University at .conf18 offers single-day,
two-day, and three-day boot camps from September 29 - October 1.
Register through the Splunk

About Splunk Inc.

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Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning
to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.
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