Splunk

September 15, 2015

DATA CENTER

Tales of a Fourth-Grade Something: Big Data with Cisco & Splunk at .conf & Strata

4 min read

Someone at a meeting recently told me how cool it was that big data was finally moving out of the early adopter phase. He’s lucky I wasn’t drinking a beverage at the time, or he might have ended up wearing it. I’m accused of being sort of a unicorn when it comes to the Big Data […]

June 9, 2015

DATA CENTER

Why I Love Big Data Partner Series 5: Cisco and Splunk: The Weapons of a Security Warrior

3 min read

In this 5th why I love big data blog series, I am joined by Jeff Aboud from Splunk to outline why big data security analytics is essential to today’s security challenges. Jeff Aboud, Sr. Solutions Marketing Manager, Security Markets, Splunk Jeff Aboud has more than a dozen years in various areas of the security industry, […]

June 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Find and Fix Problems Faster with New Splunk Integration for Cisco UCS

2 min read

IT infrastructures are increasingly complex and include a broad range of technologies and platforms hosted in physical, virtual and cloud environments. Cisco UCS has become a world leading server platform in large part because the unique UCS architecture enables organization to harness the power of virtualization and dramatically simplify infrastructure management. Splunk is a great […]

May 29, 2015

DATA CENTER

Cisco and Big Data and Analytics Partners unveil vertical solutions at Cisco Live

2 min read

Why do I love Big Data so much? It’s because there are endless possibilities to deliver on the Internet of Everything (IoE) opportunity that will create new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented economic opportunities for businesses, countries, and individuals. Analytics is an enormous part of that value creation and is estimated to drive $7.3T of the $19T IoE opportunity over […]

March 5, 2015

DATA CENTER

Big Data is better than a sharp stick in the eye

3 min read

Big Data is better than a sharp stick in the eye. I can say this with great authority, since I missed the first half of Strata+Hadoop World 2015 in San Jose because of the latter. But eye injuries have never kept me offline for long, and I was able to follow online with what I […]

February 27, 2015

DATA CENTER

Oh, The Things You Learn After Hours!

1 min read

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for us in big data land. One thing that struck me is how much we learned about the big data and analytics space after hours at Strata Hadoop, and sometimes that can be just as exciting as what we learn during the sessions. I have a couple of […]

January 23, 2015

SECURITY

More Than Just a Pretty Dashboard – Cisco ISE and Splunk Turn Event Data Analysis into Action

2 min read

Previous blogs in this series, both by Splunk and Cisco, detail how Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) can be used to drive enhanced event visibility in Splunk. Splunk is a machine data platform that allows you to search, report, alert, and visualize any data that it ingests. Cisco ISE brings an added dimension to analyzing […]

January 21, 2015

SECURITY

Using Cisco ISE Data to Drive Enhanced Event Visibility in Splunk

3 min read

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) is commonly associated with use as a network access policy, BYOD and AAA platform. But to do its job in network policy, ISE collects a great breadth of telemetry about network users and devices. Whether a device is trying to access the network or is already connected, ISE knows specifics […]

December 18, 2014

DATA CENTER

ACI for Splunk Enterprise: Enabling comprehensive application health

3 min read

On January 13th, 2015, Cisco will celebrate the 1-year anniversary of its launch of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), a ground breaking SDN architecture.  It will include a public webcast with...