Coping with COVID-19 impacts, Black Friday Sales made Bright, and Online Multi-Player Gaming!

Melbourne Splunk User Group

May 14, 2020, 4:00 – 11:00 AM


About this event

We're excited to have you join us virtually at 2:00pm on Thursday, May 14th for our first ever Splunk Australia and New Zealand national user group! Please be sure to RSVP on this page to access the virtual event URL.

We'll kick things off with a welcome, some announcements, followed by our speakers for the evening.

Our first speaker Eric Hoy, a Splunk enthusiast from icare NSW will share his expertise with enabling icare's workforce to work remotely during the COVID-19 Crisis.

Next up, Kyle Prins, from Dell EMC will describe how the team at Dell uses Splunk to help customers during the Black Friday rush and all throughout the year as well!

The final Speaker Mike Barry, helps run the ZSU gaming community and hosting the Squad servers for the Australian region. Mike will talk about how they use Splunk to ensure that each and every game is free of Racism, Trolls, cheats and to enforce the games rules.

In closing, the event will end with community break-out and sharing sessions. (BYO Pizza + Beers :))

Schedule: (Note this is Melbourne Time)

Start: May 14, 2020 2:00 PM End: May 14, 2020 3:30 PM

2:00 PM - Welcome - Introduction to Splunk User Group and User Community

2:10 PM - Remote Working Insights - Eric Hoy from icare NSW will discuss his experience with Splunk for monitoring their workforce

2:30 PM - Service Insights - Black Friday Sales Event - Kyle Prins from Dell EMC will discuss how Dell uses Splunk + ITSI to monitor their critical services during the Black Friday sales rush

2:50 PM - Enforcing Rules in Video Game Communities - Mike Barry will talk about ZSU gaming community's interesting Slunk use case to monitor player bullying and enforcing gaming rules

3:15 PM - Q&A/Community Sharing - Q&A and breakout rooms for community sharing

3:30 PM - Event Close - Thank You

Virtual Event URL:

Thanks and have a great long weekend.


  • Eric Hoy

    icare NSW

    Enterprise Architect

  • Kyle Prins


    Advisory Architect

  • Mike Barry

    ZSU Gaming

    A bit of everything!



Thursday, May 14, 2020
4:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC


4:00 AMWelcome
4:10 AMRemote Working Insights
4:30 AMService Insights - Black Friday Sales Event
4:50 AMEnforcing Rules in Video Game Communities
5:15 AMQ&A/Community Sharing


  • Brett Matthews

  • Andrew Foote

    Leader, Melbourne Splunk User Group

  • Jean-Philippe Naiken

    Melbourne Splunk User Group Lead

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