Penguin Computing to Offer Splunk-Powered Enhanced Support Offerings and Resell Splunk to Broaden Customer Application Capabilities

Penguin Computing, a leading provider of Linux solutions, and Splunk, the IT Search company have entered an agreement allowing Penguin Computing to use Splunk in their enhanced support offerings, and to resell Splunk in North America.

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San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2008

Penguin Computing, a leading provider of Linux solutions, and Splunk, the IT Search company have entered an agreement allowing Penguin Computing to use Splunk in their enhanced support offerings, and to resell Splunk in North America.

"By using Splunk for remote monitoring and diagnostics, we will be able to offer a superior and differentiated level of support," said David Ingersoll, vice president software and service sales at Penguin Computing. "In addition, the opportunity to provide Splunk to our customers will allow us to continue adding differentiated value which is a key objective for the company."

Penguin Computing's enhanced support offering will use Splunk to monitor and report on key system variables including machine data on fan speed, temperature, RAM and hard disk drives. If a problem should occur, Penguin Computing support can remotely diagnose the issue, reducing the time between problem identification and resolution, and providing greater infrastructure availability. Also if Penguin Computing customers want to use Splunk for other application areas like security, compliance or business intelligence, they can get higher data indexing levels through Penguin Computing.

"IT infrastructures have increasingly complex and dynamic dependences, so finding and fixing problems can take too long and cost too much," said Pervaiz Choudhry, director of business development at Splunk. "Our partnership with Penguin helps improve their service levels so their customers can recover faster, experience less downtime, and improve service levels. And as Penguin's customers use Splunk, they will find they can index their data once and use it many ways for security monitoring, compliance - even business intelligence."

About Splunk
Splunk is a Silicon Valley company inventing large-scale, high-speed indexing and search technology for IT infrastructures. The company's freely downloadable software indexes and makes it possible to search and navigate data from any application, server or network device in real time. Logs, configurations, messages, traps and alerts, scripts and metrics. If a machine can generate it -- Splunk can eat it. It's easy to download, install and use, and is very powerful. More than 600 enterprises, service providers and government organizations, and more than 150,000 users are achieving higher availability, investigating security incidents in record time, and meeting compliance requirements at lower costs with Splunk. Download your own free copy at http://www.splunk.com.

About Penguin Computing
Penguin Computing is a privately held firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. Penguin Computing has been specializing on Linux since 1998, delivering a powerful combination of Linux software, systems and services. In 2003 Penguin Computing acquired Scyld Software, developer of the industry leading HPC Linux clustering software Scyld Beowulf. Focused on the high performance computing, enterprise consolidation and web hosting markets, the company has an extensive customer base including Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and educational institutions. For more information about Penguin Computing and Penguin products, please go to http://www.penguincomputing.com.

Penguin Computing is a registered trademark and Altus is a trademark of Penguin Computing, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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