Splunk’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Splunk is a Software as a Service platform for searching, monitoring and analyzing machine-generated big data via a web-style interface. Read more

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Splunk is a Software as a Service platform for searching, monitoring and analyzing machine-generated big data via a web-style interface. Read more

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President & CEO

Doug Merritt

CEO Approval Rating

75/100

Founded:

2004

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQSPLK

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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 $343.3M less revenue than Splunk.

Micro Focus International plc is one of Splunk's top competitors. Micro Focus International plc is headquartered in Berkshire, England, and was founded in 1976. Micro Focus International plc is in the Application Software field. Micro Focus International plc generates 142% 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 379,400 more employees than Splunk.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$2.3B

Splunk's revenue is the ranked 9th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 33.4B. Over the last four quarters, Splunk's revenue has decreased by 21.5%. Specifically, in Q3 2020's revenue was $491.7M; in Q2 2020, it was $434.1M; in Q1 2020, it was $791.2M; in Q4 2019, Splunk's revenue was $626.3M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Flowmill, Inc.

Nov 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Flowmill develops a cloud-based network observability platform that offers network and application performance monitoring solutions to businesses.
Rigor, Inc.

Oct 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Rigor is a digital experience monitoring company that provides advanced synthetic monitoring and optimization tools for enterprises.
Plumbr

Oct 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Plumbr is an application performance monitoring company that offers auto-instrumentation and user monitoring solutions for enterprise applications.
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.

These are all the companies that Splunk has acquired. Splunk has acquired 13 companies and its latest acquisition was Flowmill, Inc. in Nov 2020. Flowmill develops a cloud-based network observability platform that offers network and application performance monitoring solutions to businesses.

Splunk Funding History

$5M$15M$40M$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

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

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

Aclima designs internet-connected air quality sensors integrated with a monitoring platform to analyze greenhouse gas emissions.
$40M
Nov 18, 2020
Series B
-
Vault is an employee benefits management company that offers financial advisory and debt payment services for professionals.
$4.8M
Jan 13, 2020
Equity
-
$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 13 companies and its latest investment was Flowmill, Inc. in Nov 2020. Flowmill develops a cloud-based network observability platform that offers network and application performance monitoring solutions to businesses.

Splunk News

November 25, 2020The Business Journals: San Francisco Business Times

Splunk acquires Palo Alto startup to nab bigger slice of $12 billion monitoring market

Splunk is looking to make a bigger splash in the $12 billion online monitoring market with its acquis... See more »
November 24, 2020TechCrunch

Splunk acquires network observability service Flowmill

Data platform Splunk continues to make acquisitions as it works to build out its recently launched ob... See more »
November 20, 2020BW BUSINESSWORLD

Inspira Enterprise Acquires SmartCirqls Infotech's Splunk Business

Inspira Enterprise Acquires SmartCirqls Infotech's Splunk Business... See more »
November 19, 2020Electronic Payments International

Q&A with Splunk's James Hodge

James Hodge is the global chief technical advisor (CTA) at Splunk, an enterprise software platform us... See more »
November 19, 2020TechCrunch

Investors including Microsoft's climate fund back hyperlocal environmental monitoring tech developer Aclima

Mitigating the effects of climate change and pollution is a global problem, but it's one that require... See more »

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

October 6, 2020PR Newswire

IntSights Announces New Application for Splunk; Maximizing Value of SIEM Deployments with Tailored Threat Intelligence

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IntSights, the threat intelligence company focused on enabling... See more »
September 20, 2020WebProNews

Every Company Needs A Data Czar

WebProNews Splunk CEO: Every Company Needs A Data Czar Doug Merritt, CEO of Splunk, discusses how big... See more »
September 4, 2020Newswire Today

Splunk Releases New Industry Research Showing the Volume and Value of Data Increasing Exponentially in the Data Age

NewswireToday (newswire) - Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 San Francisco, CA United States - Study id... See more »
August 6, 2020WebWire

Splunk to Announce Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results on August 26, 2020

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the Data-To-Everything Platform, will report results for its... See more »
August 5, 2020AsiaNet Pakistan

Ivanti Integrates Ivanti Neurons Platform with Splunk Security Operations Suite to Further Enable the Self-Healing Autonomous Edge

Ivanti Neurons Platform and Splunk Security Operations Suite Integrate to Power Self-Healing Endpoint... See more »
June 25, 2020WebWire

Leading Industry Analyst Firm Ranks Splunk First in ITOM Market Share Report for 2019

Splunk Inc. �(NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform,�announced it was ranked... See more »
April 21, 2020PRWeb

Splunk and AnChain.AI Partner to Crack Down on Financial Crime

The AnChain.AI team is excited to announce an official partnership with Splunk, provider of the Data-... See more »

Splunk Videos

October 30, 2019Splunk Youtube Channel

"SOCtails Episode 1" on YOUTUBE

March 21, 2019Splunk Vimeo Channel

"Difficult, Dangerous, Delightful Flanders" on VIMEO

Splunk is sponsoring the Trek-Segafredo men's and women's professional cycling teams in 2019. Find ou... See more »

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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...

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Splunk's President & CEO, Doug Merritt, currently has an approval rating of 75%. Splunk's primary competitors are BMC, Micro Focus International plc & IBM.

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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 $2.3B 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, SaaS
  3. Who are Splunk's competitors?

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

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