StarLink becomes Splunk distributor in Middle East, Turkey and Africa
StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialised "true" value-added distributor (VAD), today announced an agreement with Splunk, provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, to become a distributor of Splunk software. StarLink will distribute Splunk products through its extensive network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.
Splunk Enterprise collects, indexes, monitors, analyses and visualises machine data being generated by Web sites, applications, servers, networks, sensors, mobile devices and more. Customers gain real-time visibility and insights from Splunk Enterprise in multiple use cases, including IT operations, application delivery, security, compliance, digital intelligence and business analytics.
StarLink will also distribute Splunk premium apps, including the Splunk App for Enterprise Security and Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL databases.
"Splunk is excited to have StarLink as a distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa," said Andrew Morris, EMEA Director of Alliances and Channels, Splunk. "With StarLink's regional experience in security and IT operations, this agreement opens the door for Splunk software to help more organisations leverage machine data for deeper IT and business insights."
"Signing with Splunk is a strategic milestone for StarLink, as Splunk is the undisputed leader in providing machine data insight," said Avinash Advani, VP, Business Strategy at StarLink. "With the rapid proliferation of connected devices, and the advent of the Internet of things, monitoring and analysing everything becomes even more critical to feed security intelligence and enable smart decision-making."