Splunk's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

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Based on data from Splunk's latest SEC filings

Annual Revenue

Based on data from Splunk's latest SEC filings

Employees

Doug Merritt's photo - President & CEO of Splunk

President & CEO

Doug Merritt

CEO Approval Rating

76/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

2004

Headquarters:

San FranciscoCalifornia

Status:

PublicIndependent Company of NASDAQSPLK

Industry Sector:

IT Services

Internet Software

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Competitive Analysis

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BMC is Splunk's #1 rival. BMC was founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas. Like Splunk, BMC also operates in the IT Services space. BMC generates $136.1M more revenue than Splunk.

Micro Focus is one of Splunk's top competitors. Micro Focus is headquartered in Berkshire, England, and was founded in 1976. Micro Focus is in the Application Software field. Micro Focus generates 156% the revenue of Splunk.

IBM is seen as one of Splunk's top competitors. IBM was founded in 1911, and its headquarters is in Armonk, New York. Like Splunk, IBM also works within the IT Services sector. IBM has 346,200 more employees than Splunk.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Doug Merritt

President & CEO

- -
4,400
$269.5M
$2B
1

Ayman Sayed

President & CEO

82/100
6,700
- -
$2.2B
2

Stephen Murdoch

CEO

65/100
14,000
- -
$3.2B
3

Virginia M. Rometty

Chairman & CEO

67/100
350,600
- -
$77.9B
4

Robert H. Swan

CEO

79/100
107,400
$6.8M
$70.4B
5

Satya Nadella

CEO

75/100
131,000
$61M
$125.8B
6

Pat Gelsinger

CEO

64/100
24,200
$1.3B
$9.2B
7

John Donahoe

President & CEO

88/100
6,000
$293.5M
$3B
8

Mark J. Barrenechea

President & CEO

85/100
12,200
- -
$5B
9

Michael P. Gregoire

Chairman & CEO

63/100
5,100
- -
$4B
10

Shay Banon

Founder & CEO

91/100
1,023
$356M
$358.8M

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$2B

Splunk's revenue is the ranked 10th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 27.6B. Over the last four quarters, Splunk's revenue has grown by 7.4%. Specifically, in Q3 2019's revenue was $516.6M; in Q2 2019, it was $424.9M; in Q1 2019, it was $622.1M; in Q4 2018, Splunk's revenue was $481M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Omnition

Sep 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Omnition develops a cloud-based SaaS platform that provides tracking and monitoring solutions for microservices applications.
SignalFx, Inc.

Aug 2019

Source »
$1.1B
SignalFx is a cloud-based platform that provides real-time operational intelligence solutions for retail, healthcare and manufacturing sectors.
Krypton Cloud

Jul 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Krypton is a provider of data management, monitoring and troubleshooting solutions for renewables, electronics and automotive industries.
VictorOps, Inc.

Jun 2018

Source »
$120M
VictorOps is an unified incident management platform that offers real-time alerting, collaboration, and documentation solutions for DevOps teams.
Phantom Cyber

Feb 2018

Source »
$350M
Phantom Cyber is a security automation and orchestration platform that provides cyber security solutions.

These are all the companies that Splunk has acquired. Splunk has acquired 10 companies and its latest acquisition was Omnition in Sep 2019. Omnition develops a cloud-based SaaS platform that provides tracking and monitoring solutions for microservices applications.

Splunk Funding History

Since Splunk was founded in 2004, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Splunk has raised $269.5M. Splunk's last funding round was on Apr 2012 for a total of $229.5M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Apr 2012
$229.5M

Series C
Sep 2007
$25M
Series B
Jan 2006
$10M
Series A
Dec 2004
$5M

Total Funding: $269.5M

Since Splunk was founded in 2004, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Splunk has raised $269.5M. Splunk's last funding round was on Apr 2012 for a total of $229.5M

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

$15.8M
Jul 26, 2017
Series A
-
Insight Engines is an Information Technology firm that provides language processing, cybersecurity and big data management services.
$15.8M
Jul 19, 2017
Series A
-
Acalvio provides advanced threat defense solutions to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter.
-
Nov 03, 2016
Equity
-

These are all the companies that Splunk has invested in. Splunk has invested 10 companies and its latest investment was Omnition in Sep 2019. Omnition develops a cloud-based SaaS platform that provides tracking and monitoring solutions for microservices applications.

Splunk News

October 15, 2019MarketScreener

conf19 to Celebrate a Decade of Showcasing Customer Success in front of a Sold Out Audience of Industry and Technology Innovators

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October 14, 2019MarketScreener

Introducing the Rapid7 InsightConnect App for Splunk

(marketscreener.com) Rapid7 is excited to announce our new integration between InsightConnect and Spl... See more »
October 8, 2019DirectorsTalk Interviews

Splunk Inc. - Consenus Indicates Potential 22.4% Upside

Splunk Inc. with ticker code (SPLK) have now 36 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus po... See more »
October 7, 2019Fintech Finance

Duncan Ash, Splunk

We speak with Duncan Ash, Splunk about what opportunities does data provide banks, protecting against... See more »
October 4, 2019Telecompaper

Box announces integrations with Adobe, Splunk

(Telecompaper) Cloud content management specialist Box announced plans to integrate Adobe and Splunk ... See more »
October 3, 2019Martech Series

Splunk Closes Acquisition of Cloud Monitoring Leader SignalFx

Splunk and SignalFx Combine Forces to Usher In New Era of APM; Joint Offering Helps Customers Monitor... See more »
October 1, 2019Seeking Alpha

Buy The Best Of Breed In Splunk

Splunk Blogs

February 21, 2017Splunk Blog

SSL Proxy: Splunk & NGINX

Who is this guide for?It is a best practice to install Splunk as a non-root user or service account a... See more »
February 21, 2017Splunk Blog

Splunking Microsoft Azure Network Watcher Data

Microsoft has released a new service in Azure called Network Watcher. Network Watcher is a network ... See more »
February 15, 2017Splunk Blog

Adaptive Response: A Level Deeper for Continued Customer Success

Over the past three or four years, we've been hearing more and more about analytics-driven security a... See more »
February 15, 2017Splunk Blog

Using machine learning for anomaly detection research

Over the last years I had many discussions around anomaly detection in Splunk. So it was really great... See more »
February 14, 2017Splunk Blog

Healthcare and Machine Data-What's Not to Love?

It's February, the designated month of love, so I thought it fitting to share the Splunk slogan I lov... See more »
February 14, 2017Splunk Blog

Find Malicious Insiders Before You Become a Headline

The media is filled with reports of Russia's possible influence over the U.S. presidential elections.... See more »
February 13, 2017Splunk Blog

Splunk and Cisco Umbrella: See what you've been missing…

The following is a guest post by Rachel Ackerly, product marketing manager, Cisco Umbrella.Do you hav... See more »

Splunk Press Releases

July 15, 2019PRWeb

Valuize Consulting Chosen by Splunk to Help Accelerate the Efficiency, Scalability, and Impact of Its Customer Success Strategy

Valuize Consulting Inc. has been chosen by Splunk Inc. to help accelerate the efficiency, scalability... See more »
June 27, 2019WebWire

Rise Against Hunger and Splunk Fight Global Hunger with Data and Volunteerism

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, today announcedï¿... See more »
May 29, 2019Business Wire

Splunk Inc. to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology Conference

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the ... See more »
May 2, 2019Business Wire

Splunk to Announce Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results on May 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the ... See more »
April 30, 2019Business Wire

Dark Data Research Reveals Widespread Complacency in Driving Business Results and Career Growth

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), delivering actions and outcomes from the ... See more »
April 9, 2019Newswire Today

UK Councils Improve Security and Citizen Privacy with Splunk

NewswireToday (newswire) - Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 London, United Kingdom - Orbis Partnership... See more »
April 5, 2019StreetInsider

BAI Recognized as 2019 Splunk Global Channel Partner of the Year

BAI, an IT solutions provider based in the DC metro area, today announced it has received the Global ... See more »

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Overview

Splunk (NASDAQ, SPLK) is a Software-as-a-service platform for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data using a web-style interface. Founded in 2003, the company captures, indexes, and correlates real-time data in a searchable re...

CEO

Splunk's President & CEO, Doug Merritt, currently has an approval rating of 76%. Splunk's primary competitors are BMC, Micro Focus & IBM.

Website

splunk.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Splunk

  1. When was Splunk founded?

    Splunk was founded in 2004
  2. Who is Splunk's CEO?

    Splunk's CEO is Doug Merritt
  3. How much revenue does Splunk generate?

    Splunk generates $2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Splunk have?

    Splunk has historically raised $269.5M in funding
  5. Where is Splunk's headquarters?

    Splunk's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Splunk have?

    Splunk has 4,400 employees
  2. What sector does Splunk operate in?

    Splunk is in IT Services, Internet Software
  3. Who are Splunk's competitors?

    Splunk's top competitors are BMC, Micro Focus, IBM
  4. Who has Splunk invested in?

    Splunk's has invested in companies such as Insight Engines, Insight Engines, Acalvio