Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced Splunk® Partner+ Program growth and notable partner activities at .conf20, Splunk’s 11th annual users conference. The Splunk Partner+ Program provides support and investments to drive the success of more than 2,000 Splunk partner organisations worldwide, including distributors, global system integrators, service providers, original equipment manufacturers, technology alliance partners and value-added resellers. With over 6,300+ individual partner registrants, .conf20 is the premier education and thought leadership event for thousands of IT, security and business professionals looking to turn their data into action.
“COVID-19 has accelerated the move to digital technology, but this transformation can add immense complexity without a strategic cloud and partner strategy,” said Bill Hustad, vice president of global GTM partners, Splunk. “.conf20 is the best place to engage with Splunk partners and build a Splunk community. Splunk has continued to focus on developing our vast network of partners to help accelerate our customers’ journey to the cloud, making it easier than ever to focus on key business outcomes. Thank you to all of our partners for helping our joint customers unlock insights and better understand their role in The Data Age.”
Splunk continues to build its partner ecosystem to help our joint customers investigate, monitor, analyse and act on their data. The Splunk Partner Portal also continues to see significant growth, including a 42% increase of new partner user accounts created in the first half of the year. The high engagement on the Splunk Partner Portal remains a strong indicator of Splunk’s continued relationships and collaboration with its partner ecosystem.
Big Data Beard’s Virtual Race to .conf20
The Big Data Beard team took road tripping to the next level by introducing the Virtual Race to .conf20. The 10-city tour broadcasted a virtual series with daily races at global race tracks, inviting the Splunk community and customers from around the world to race against members from various racing teams, including members of McLaren Racing’s Formula One team. As an official McLaren Racing Technology Partner, Splunk incorporates its Data-to-Everything Platform to the racing series to provide real-time insight and analytics from the races and drivers.