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Splunk signs StarLink as regional distributor

StarLink to distribute Splunk machine data intelligence platform

Splunk signs StarLink as regional distributor
The Splunk solution will help to address the growing demand to gain value from IoT and connected device, says Advani.

Security value-added distributor StarLink has been signed as a distributor for operational intelligence solutions vendor Splunk.

The Splunk software platform collects machine-generated data from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices, and provides search, monitoring, analysis and visualisation of data for multiple use cases including IT operations, application delivery, security, compliance, digital intelligence and business analytics.

StarLink will distribute Splunk products through its extensive network of Channel Partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. The VAD 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 organisations 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 analysing everything becomes even more critical to feed security intelligence and enable smart decision making."

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