StarLink Becomes a Splunk Distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Dubai, UAE – December 15, 2014 StarLink, the region’s trusted security-specialized “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), today announced an agreement with Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, to become a distributor of Splunk® software. StarLink will distribute Splunk products through its extensive network of Channel Partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

Splunk® Enterprise collects, indexes, monitors, analyzes and visualizes machine data being generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, mobile devices and more. Customers gain real-time visibility and insights from Splunk Enterprise in multiple use cases including IT operations, application delivery, security, compliance, digital intelligence and business analytics. StarLink will also distribute Splunk premium apps including the Splunk App for Enterprise Security and Hunk®: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL databases.

“Splunk is excited to have StarLink as a distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa,” said Andrew Morris, EMEA Director of Alliances and Channels, Splunk. “With StarLink’s regional experience in security and IT operations, this agreement opens the door for Splunk software to help more organizations leverage machine data for deeper IT and business insights.”

“Signing with Splunk is a strategic milestone for StarLink as Splunk is the undisputed leader in providing machine data insight,” said Avinash Advani, VP, Business Strategy at StarLink. “With the rapid proliferation of connected devices, and the advent of the Internet-of-Things, monitoring and analyzing everything becomes even more critical to feed security intelligence and enable smart decision making.”  

About Splunk Inc.

Splunk Inc. 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 8,400 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in more than 100 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™, Hunk®, Splunk MINT Express™ and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company