May 12th, 2015


Please join us at SplunkLive! Boston - and learn how more than 9,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 100 countries use Splunk® software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost.


Is your mind already churning with ways Splunk can help you to address challenges in your environment? Our customers share their stories to provide further inspiration.

Senior Director, Product Management
Principal Engineer
CloudOps + EnerNOC Splunk Champion
Senior Director, Information Security Engineering
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Director - Performance Architect
Multinational Financial Services Corporation


  • 8:00am – Registration
  • 9:00am – Welcome, Agenda, Overview
  • 12:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:15pm – Breakout Sessions 1-3
  • Intro to Splunk for Security
    Learn how the Splunk App for Enterprise Security helps you deliver faster investigations, detect threats and disrupt your attackers before they disrupt your business.
  • Splunk for IT Ops
    Come and learn from our experts on ways to improve you IT Operational Visibility by using Splunk for monitoring environment health. In this hands-on session we will cover recommended approaches for end to end monitoring, across applications, OSes, and devices. Topics will include: critical services to monitor, use of the Splunk Common Information Model (CIM) for cross-dataset normalization, commonly deployed apps and TAs to gather data for IT infrastructure uses, and use of pre-made dashboard panels to quickly build dashboards for monitoring your environment.
  • Splunk Ninjas: New Features, Pivot, and Search Dojo
    Besides seeing the newest features in Splunk Enterprise and learning the best practices for data models and pivot, we will show you how to use a handful of search commands that will solve most search needs. Learn these well and become a ninja. Besides seeing the newest features in Splunk Enterprise and learning the best practices for data models and pivot, we will show you how to use a handful of search commands that will solve most search needs. Learn these well and become a ninja.
  • 2:30pm – Breakout Sessions 4-6
  • Taking Splunk to the Next Level - Technical
    Are you outgrowing your initial Splunk deployment? Is Splunk becoming mission critical and you need to make sure it's Enterprise ready? Attend this session led by Splunk experts to learn about taking your Splunk deployment to the next level. Learn about Splunk high availability architectures with Splunk Search Head Clustering and Index Replication. Additionally, learn how to manage your deployment with Splunk’s operational and management controls to manage Splunk capacity and end user experience.
  • New Splunk Management Solutions Update: Splunk MINT and Splunk App for Stream
    Join us to learn what is new in Splunk App for Stream and how it can help you utilize wire/network data analytics to proactively resolve applications and IT operational issues and to efficiently analyze security threats in real-time, across your cloud and on-premises infrastructures. Additionally, you will learn about Splunk MINT, which allows you to gain operational intelligence on the availability, performance, and usage of your mobile apps. You’ll learn how to instrument your mobile apps for operational insight, and how you can build the dashboards, alerts, and searches you need to gain real-time insight on your mobile apps.
  • Detection and Response with Splunk+FireEye
    Thousands of Security Operations Teams (SOCs) and Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRTs) use Splunk and FireEye. But many of them don't know that the combination can be greater than the sum of the parts. This session will cover FireEye's approach to information security, show how the FireEye App for Splunk can bring FireEye data and alerts into Splunk for enterprise-wide analytics, and explain how FireEye's TAP Detect offering can integrate FireEye's industry-leading threat intelligence with your Splunk instance for supercharged threat detection.
  • 3:30pm – Happy Hour Sponsored by Blue Coat, Digital Guardian, EMC, Eview Technology, Exabeam, FireEye, Nimble Storage, Okta, Prelert, Qualys, Tripwire and Ziften

Event Details


Tuesday, May 12, 2015
From 8:00am to 4:30pm


Boston Marriott Long Wharf
296 State St
Boston, MA 02109

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SplunkLive! Boston is sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Bluecoat, Digital Guardian, EMC, Eview Technology, Exabeam, FireEye Nimble Storage, Okta, Prelert, Qualys, Tripwire, and Ziften.

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  • Do I need to pay to attend? No, SplunkLive! is free to all. Join us in the morning to learn how other Splunk Customers are using Splunk then stay for detailed workshops in the afternoon.
  • Should I bring my laptop? Yes! Make sure to download Splunk first:
  • Will there be wireless internet? Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.
  • What time should I show up? We start promptly at 9:00am - make sure to arrive by 8:30am to snag a good seat!
  • Is there a dress code? Dress code is business casual. If you want show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's also welcome!
  • Will parking be included? Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses but we'll include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!