Splunk can read data from just about any source imaginable, such as network traffic, web servers, custom applications, application servers, hypervisors, GPS systems, stock market feeds, social media, and pre-existing structured databases. Splunk does something no other product can – it delivers a real-time understanding of what’s happening and deep analysis of what’s happened across your IT systems and infrastructure.
Splunk is used to solve problems in many areas of IT, such as
• Application Management: troubleshoot across application environments; monitor for performance degradation
• Security and Compliance: provide rapid incident response, correlation and in-depth monitoring across all data sources
• Infrastructure and Operations Management: proactively monitor to ensure uptime; rapidly pinpoint and resolve problems
• Business Analytics: gain visibility and intelligence on customers, services and transactions; identify trends and patterns in real time