Cisco Completes Acquisition of Splunk

Cisco has completed the acquisition of Splunk. Cisco’s purchase of Splunk for $28 billion has been the company’s largest acquisition ever. Splunk is an American software company that produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated data.

The acquisition of Splunk was announced by Cisco last year. 

“We are thrilled to officially welcome Splunk to Cisco,” said Chuck Robbins, Chair and CEO of Cisco. “As one of the world’s largest software companies, we will revolutionize the way our customers leverage data to connect and protect every aspect of their organization as we help power and protect the AI revolution.”

“Uniting Splunk and Cisco will bring tremendous value to our joint customers worldwide,” said Gary Steele, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Splunk. “The combination of Cisco and Splunk will provide truly comprehensive visibility and insights across an organization’s entire digital footprint, delivering an unprecedented level of resilience through the most extensive and powerful security and observability product portfolio on the market.”

Splunk President and CEO Gary Steele now joins Cisco’s Executive Leadership Team reporting to Chair and CEO Chuck Robbins.

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