(NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced .conf2013, the fourth annual Splunk Worldwide Users’ Conference, is being held September 30-October 3 at The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas. This year’s conference theme is “Your Data, No Limits” and will feature more than 130 sessions including more than 30 customer presentations from employees of organizations such as ADP, Neustar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Staples and Yahoo!. Splunk will also unveil exciting advancements around the next generation of its industry leading product, Splunk® Enterprise, during the keynote address by Godfrey Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, Splunk.
“The announcements at this year’s .conf will make it one of the most memorable events in Splunk’s history. We are looking forward to sharing Splunk’s latest product developments and how our customers are using Splunk software in ways that transform their organizations,” said Sullivan.
.conf2013 will feature Splunk customers and experts using Splunk software as an enterprise data platform, a platform for applications and developers, and in virtualized and cloud environments. The conference will feature session tracks including Application Management, Big Data, Cloud Solutions, Developers, IT Operations Management and Security.
Splunk will also honor customers and partners with
Splunk Revolution Awards
. The awards recognize individual Splunk users in categories including “The Developers Award,” “The ‘Do-Gooder’ Award,” “The Enterprise Award,” “The Innovation Award” and “The Splunk Ninja Award.” Apply for the contest
through August 31, 2013.
Developers can hone their skills in the
Splunk App Dev Contest
, a competition to recognize the groundbreaking projects users create using Splunk software. Contest categories include “Best Application” and “Best Application for Social Impact,” and the winners will be selected before .conf so they can present their project at the conference. Apply for the contest
through August 30, 2013. For official rules, please
Splunk will also host more than 25 technology partners at .conf2013, including AppDynamics , DataStax, ExtraHop, Function1, GrandSLA, nPulse, Pentaho, Prelert, SnapLogic, Tealium, Thycotic Software, Ltd. and Vello Systems.