Splunk Acquires Rocana Assets
October 10, 2017
Share this

Splunk has acquired selected assets of Rocana, a privately held technology company offering analytics solutions for the IT market.

Under the terms of the agreement, Splunk has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of Rocana for an undisclosed amount.

A number of technical employees from Rocana will also be joining Splunk as part of the transaction, which was funded with cash from Splunk’s balance sheet.

“Insights from machine data are the lifeblood for organizations seeking to better monitor, investigate and understand their IT and security environments at scale,” said Richard Campione, Chief Product Officer, Splunk. “Adding Rocana’s team demonstrates Splunk’s commitment to innovate - through a build, buy, and partner approach - as we better serve our customers and partners around the world. We are always interested in adding great talent to Splunk, particularly a team such as Rocana’s with experience in large scale data systems and open source technologies.”

Splunk will leverage Rocana’s technology and team to advance its market-leading machine data platform and machine learning capabilities across Splunk’s product portfolio.

“Splunk is the most widely adopted machine data and analytics platform in the market today,” said Eric Sammer, CTO, Rocana. “We are thrilled to join the Splunk team and help contribute to its vision of helping customers turn data into answers.”

Share this

The Latest

October 18, 2018

Two years ago, Amazon, Comcast, Twitter and Netflix were effectively taken off the Internet for multiple hours by a DDoS attack because they all relied on a single DNS provider. Can it happen again? ...

October 17, 2018

We're seeing artificial intelligence for IT operations or "AIOps" take center stage in the IT industry. If AIOps hasn't been on your horizon yet, look closely and expect it soon. So what can we expect from automation and AIOps as it becomes more commonplace? ...

October 15, 2018

Use of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital commerce is generally considered a success, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. About 70 percent of digital commerce organizations surveyed report that their AI projects are very or extremely successful ...

October 12, 2018

Most organizations are adopting or considering adopting machine learning due to its benefits, rather than with the intention to cut people’s jobs, according to the Voice of the Enterprise (VoTE): AI & Machine Learning – Adoption, Drivers and Stakeholders 2018 survey conducted by 451 Research ...

October 11, 2018

AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) are the number one strategic enterprise IT investment priority in 2018 (named by 33% of enterprises), taking the top spot from container management (28%), and clearly leaving behind DevOps pipeline automation (13%), according to new EMA research ...

October 09, 2018

Although Windows and Linux were historically viewed as competitors, modern IT advancements have ensured much needed network availability between these ecosystems for redundancy, fault tolerance, and competitive advantage. Software that offers intelligent availability enables the dynamic transfer of data and its processing to the best execution environment for any given purpose. That may be on-premises, in the cloud, in containers, in Windows, or in Linux ...

October 04, 2018

TEKsystems released the results of its 2018 Forecast Reality Check, measuring the current impact of market conditions on IT initiatives, hiring, salaries and skill needs. Here are some key results ...

October 02, 2018

Retailers that have readily adopted digital technologies have experienced a 6% CAGR revenue growth over a 3-year period, while other retailers that have explored digital without a full commitment to broad implementation experienced flat growth over the same period ...

October 01, 2018

As businesses look to capitalize on the benefits offered by the cloud, we've seen the rise of the DevOps practice which, in common with the cloud, offers businesses the advantages of greater agility, speed, quality and efficiency. However, achieving this agility requires end-to-end visibility based on continuous monitoring of the developed applications as part of the software development life cycle ...

September 28, 2018
I developed a Glossary, aimed at introducing topics and indicating where simple further reading can be found about the differences between CS and IT in their applicability to computing needs in today's workplace ...