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Accenture and Splunk Collaborate to Help Businesses Use Data Analytics to Drive Performance

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NEW YORK: Accenture and Splunk, a provider of computer software services and solutions, announce partnership to create solutions to enable businesses realize better efficiency and performance. The partnership is integrating Accenture’s Managed Security Services with Splunks analytics. Accenture will provide Security Information Event Management (SIEM) As-a-Service to clients by leveraging Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security (ES) to deliver advanced threat detection, correlation, search and incident management capabilities.

By integrating Accenture’s intelligent application management services, security and digital solutions with Splunk’s products and cloud services, the partnership aims to help businesses realize opportunities and identify trends by mining application and operational data using data analytics, which were otherwise hard to detect.

Accenture and Splunk also aim to make businesses more business-centric. Accenture is increasing its number of trained Splunk practitioners to meet the growing demands for operational intelligence solutions by customers. Accenture is using Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk User Behavior Analytics and Splunk IT Service Intelligence to deliver operational intelligence solutions that span the entire software development lifecycle.

The partnership also plans on providing additional solutions which will include other areas such as digital, marketing and sales.

“Our alliance with Splunk is another strong example of how Accenture is impacting our clients’ businesses with ‘new IT.’ By mining and analyzing machine data from back-end systems, call centers, web traffic, inventory levels, shipments and more, IT can play a greater role in influencing business performance, not just IT performance,” says Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. “We’re integrating Splunk’s platform for operational intelligence into our global application service offerings and delivery teams, bringing robust new capabilities to our clients at scale. We can also deliver this capability through our new intelligent automation platform, Accenture myWizard, to help turn data into critical insights that drive improved business outcomes,” he added.

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