G2X TAKE: Splunk, a leading technology provider focused on driving outcomes across Security, IT and DevOps with a data platform built for the cloud, has been awarded a new 5-year, $100M Internal Revenue Service contract requirement for enterprise-wide software, maintenance and support through marketing partner Carahsoft. The contract was competed and awarded using GSA IT-70 drawing two bids.
- IRS Splunk general business purpose statement, Jan 2020 – “The purpose of Splunk is to collect and generate audit records for security-related events. Splunk assists Cybersecurity, Business Units, IRS projects, and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) to detect unauthorized intrusions and privileged access abuse.” Source: IRS More here.
- This July 2020 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report details how Splunk, “a network traffic, database, and analytics tool …and industry standard technology that is used to analyze the streams of machine data generated by information technology systems and technology infrastructure in order to improve both insider threat detection and application troubleshooting” is helping the agency make progress in implementing solutions to address audit trail weaknesses. Source: IRS More here.
- Splunk was named to the list of NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come.
RFP ID: 2032H5-21-Q-00054
Award ID: 2032H521F00285