Splunk acquires SignalSense
Splunk Inc. of San Francisco, CA announced on October 17 that it has acquired SignalSense, Inc., a privately held technology company offering cloud-based advanced data collection and breach detection solutions that leverage machine learning. The acquisition was funded with cash from Splunk’s balance sheet for an undisclosed amount.
“The SignalSense team consists of industry-leading experts in building modern cloud applications and applying machine learning to data at scale. The addition of the SignalSense team will help expand Splunk’s product leadership and drive customer value,” said Richard Campione, chief product officer, Splunk. “We welcome SignalSense to the Splunk family and look forward to working together to deliver automated insights across cloud and hybrid environments.”
Seattle-based SignalSense will join Splunk’s Products organization in its growing Seattle office. Splunk will leverage expertise from the SignalSense team to further advance its machine learning capabilities and its market-leading machine data platform.
“Before joining SignalSense, I spent three amazing years at Splunk, and I’m thrilled to return as the company continues to rapidly innovate. Splunk is the perfect platform for our team to make a big impact on Splunk’s substantial customer base,” said Brad Lovering, chief engineering officer, SignalSense. “As organizations continue to realize the value hidden in machine data, while moving workloads to hybrid and cloud environments, there’s never been a better time to help Splunk customers solve these challenging issues with machine learning and artificial intelligence.”