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Implementing use cases in Splunk Enterprise


These use cases, curated by our best practices team, help you get started using Splunk Enterprise.

Security Use Cases 

Cybersecurity use cases teach you to work with key data to streamline your security posture, mitigate business risk, and drive the modernization and optimization of your cyber defenses.

Discover additional methods for deploying, administering and extracting more value from your Security data.

  • Splunk Security Essentials: A free Splunk-built app that makes security easier, with four key pillars: to help you find the best content, learn how it works, deploy it successfully, and measure your success.
  • Splunk Enterprise Security: A premium security solution that is the nerve center of the security ecosystem, helping teams gain organization-wide visibility and security intelligence for continuous monitoring, incident response, and SOC operations.

IT Use Cases 

IT operations use cases teach you to work with key data concerning uptime, performance, and response times of mission-critical applications and the underlying infrastructure they run on.

  • IT Essentials Learn: A free Splunk-built app with pre-configured searches and step-by-step guidance to make it easy to adopt and learn how to use Splunk for common IT monitoring and troubleshooting use cases. 
  • IT Essentials Work: A free Splunk-built app with  out-of-the-box dashboards so you can start analyzing and working with your IT infrastructure data quickly. Better understand entity health and performance to speed up troubleshooting and streamline investigative workflows. 

Observability Use Cases 

Observability use cases teach you to work with key data for better management of complex, cloud-native environments, case management, and streamlined processes.


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