Splunk Inc. provides software products. The Company�s products enable users to collect, index, and search, explore, monitor and analyze data regardless of format or source. The Company�s products address large and diverse data sets commonly referred to as big data and are specifically tailored for machine-generated data. Machine data is produced by nearly every software application and electronic device in an organization and contains a definitive, time-stamped record of various activities, such as transactions, customer and user activities and security threats. The Company�s products are intended to help users in various roles, including information technology (IT), cyber security and business professionals, quickly analyze their machine data and achieve real-time visibility into and intelligence about their organization's operations.