Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, and Hitachi Solutions, Ltd. today announced a reseller agreement with Hitachi Solutions to distribute Splunk® Enterprise across Japan. Japan is long recognized as one of most advanced and largest IT markets in the world. “Organizations like Hitachi Solutions recognize the tremendous value in achieving business insight from machine-generated big data,” said Robert Lau, general manager and vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan, Splunk. “Splunk customers tell us that they generate a significant return on their investment from Splunk software. The Japanese IT market is world renowned for recognizing and utilizing superior software. We are pleased Hitachi Solutions has joined with Splunk to help further educate the Japanese market about the profound impact Splunk software makes in organizations.” “Japanese businesses are constantly seeking out cutting edge technology, and Splunk Enterprise has proven itself a standard for IT monitoring, security, business analytics and more,” said Hideaki Sakaue, executive officer, Hitachi Solutions. “We are excited to offer Splunk Enterprise to our reseller network and customers.” Splunk Enterprise collects, indexes, monitors, analyzes and visualizes machine data being generated by websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, mobile devices and more. Customers typically gain real-time visibility and insights from Splunk Enterprise in multiple use cases including IT operations, application management, security, compliance, digital intelligence and business analytics. Learn more about the latest version of Splunk’s flagship product, Splunk Enterprise 6. About Hitachi Solutions, Ltd. Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle from systems planning to systems integration, operation and maintenance. Hitachi Solutions delivers products and services of superior value to customers worldwide through key subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, China and India. The flagship company in the Hitachi Group's information and communication system solutions business, Hitachi Solutions also offers solutions for social innovation such as smart cities. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit: http://www.hitachi-solutions.com. About Splunk Inc. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) provides the engine for machine data™. Splunk ® software collects, indexes and harnesses the machine-generated big data coming from the websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices that power business. Splunk software enables organizations to monitor, search, analyze, visualize and act on massive streams of real-time and historical machine data. More than 6,000 enterprises, universities, government agencies and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk Enterprise to gain Operational Intelligence that deepens business and customer understanding, improves service and uptime, reduces cost and mitigates cybersecurity risk. Splunk Cloud™ is a service that delivers Splunk Enterprise in the cloud for large scale production environments. Splunk Storm ® , a cloud-based subscription service, is used by organizations developing and running applications in the cloud. To learn more, please visit www.splunk.com/company. Splunk, Splunk>, Splunk Storm, Listen to Your Data, SPL, Splunk Cloud, and The Engine for Machine Data are trademarks and registered trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners. © 2013 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.