Splunk and Syncsort Team Up to Open Mainframe Metrics

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Splunk Inc., a provider of a real-time operational intelligence software platform, and Syncsort, a supplier of high-performance big data software, have formed a technical alliance to unlock insights from machine data generated by mainframe systems, a critical and major source of corporate data. The alliance enables organizations to search, analyze and visualize massive streams of mainframe data, with the simplicity, scalability and efficiency of Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud. This alliance also enables joint customers to correlate mainframe data with data across the enterprise to gain broader Operational Intelligence for the organization.

Many organizations rely on Big Iron for critical business applications and need to unlock operational intelligence hidden in mainframe records to gain valuable insights into the customer experience, security and other key business metrics," said Bryan Ashley, vice president, business development at Syncsort. "This alliance will allow customers to use Syncsort to efficiently collect and transform targeted mainframe data, without disrupting the mainframe operating environment, and load it into Splunk Enterprise or Splunk Cloud for real-time analytics."

Joint customers include top Fortune 500 telcos, retailers, insurance, healthcare and financial organizations, which rely heavily on mainframes for critical business operations and have long been challenged to leverage mainframe data for valuable business insights. The alliance between Syncsort and Splunk solves this problem and enables our joint customers to get immediate visibility into mainframe data for the first time. Syncsort makes it simple to collect, transform and forward mainframe log data, such as Systems Management Facilities (SMF) records and mainframe application data into Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud platforms for correlation and analysis.

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