Announcing Splunk Live DC: 15 May 2012

Splunk Live DC will be held Tuesday 15 May 2012 at the Ronald Reagan center in downtown DC. The agenda includes some great updates on Splunk’s powerful capabilities– Splunk is the engine for machine data and this is a great way to learn more about what it can do. The agenda also includes some fantastic sessions led by world class enterprise grade customers of Splunk, which is a great way to learn how to make maximum use of Splunk. Splunk is able to collect all your machine-generated data in real-time, whether physical, virtual or in the cloud. Splunk indexes everything for deep visibility, forensics and troubleshooting. 

Here is more on the event from the Splunk Live registration page:

Splunk takes your machine data and makes sense of it. Business sense. IT sense. Security sense. Common sense. Only Splunk delivers real-time visibility and operational insights for IT and the business.

Please join us at SplunkLive! Washington DC – and learn how more than 3,300 enterprises, service providers and government organizations in 75 countries use Splunk to improve service levels, reduce IT operations costs, mitigate security risks, and drive new levels of operational intelligence.

Agenda: Tuesday May 15, 2012

  • 8:30 am Registration
    *Please ensure you allow enough time to get through security at the Ronald Reagan Building and Trade Center
  • 9:00 am What is Splunk? From fixing IT to delivering real-time business insights, Godfrey Sullivan, CEO Splunk
  • 9:30 am Bob Gourley, CTOvision
  • 10:00 am Customer presentations: Splunk for Security, Splunk for Exchange
  • 11:00 am See Splunk in action: Demo
  • 12:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Technical break-out Sessions
  • 3:00 pm Happy Hour at Partner and Solutions Pavilion

Register today for this free event -

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