The initial focus of 'big data' has been about its increasing volume, velocity and variety — the "three Vs" — with little mention of real world application. Now is the time to get down to business.
Splunk is the platform for machine data. It’s the easy, fast and resilient way to collect, analyze and secure the massive streams of machine data generated by your IT systems and technology infrastructure—whether it’s physical, virtual or in the cloud.
Splunk software collects machine data securely and reliably from wherever it’s generated. It stores and indexes the data in real time in a centralized location and protects it with role-based access controls. Splunk lets you search, monitor, report and analyze your real-time and historical data
451 Research, and three "real world" case studies of Splunk customers handling the variety and velocity of their ever increasing unstructured data. 451 Research believes that in order to deliver value from 'big data', businesses need to look beyond the nature of the data and re-assess the technologies, processes and policies they use to engage with that data