Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie is using Splunk® Enterprise to gain a complete, integrated view of all its IT operations. Splunk software enables real-time analysis and greater system stability at Swisslos, which has a positive effect on Swisslos’ business.
The Swisslos Interkantonale Landeslotterie, founded in 1937, is a co-operative organization. Swisslos offers, on behalf of twenty cantons and the Principality of Liechtenstein, lottery, sports betting, bingo and a whole range of lottery ticket offerings.
“Splunk closes the gap between people and data, which enables us to make better decisions faster,” said Joris Vuffray, network and systems management team leader, Swisslos. “Big data analysis is now easier than ever before at Swisslos, and we gained operational intelligence almost immediately with the extensive visualization features provided by Splunk software.”
Swisslos uses Splunk Enterprise to collect, index, analyze and visualize data coming from a several IT systems in order to run IT operations management and network security. Splunk software is pivotal to monitoring the games systems, measuring the network and application security and registering compliance policy violations. Swisslos also utilizes alerting within Splunk Enterprise to warn teams about application problems before they become failures and to identify and block complex fraudulent attacks.“Splunk software helps to keep our games systems online. Additionally, our IT training has been significantly reduced, freeing up my team’s time to work on other critical projects,” said Vuffray. “Like many Splunk customers, Swisslos first implemented Splunk software to replace legacy technology with a real-time solution for IT operations management. However, after quickly getting value from their Splunk deployment, Swisslos implemented Splunk Enterprise across the organization with vast datasets coming from several systems,” said Olav Strand, director of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, Splunk. “Splunk software is an end-to-end solution for complex IT and big data challenges which can greatly simplify your IT infrastructure and provide significant business benefits, as Swisslos discovered.”