Top Analyst Firm Positions RSA in Leaders Quadrant
Top Analyst Firm Positions RSA in Leaders Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management
Evaluation Based on RSA enVision® Platform’s Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 13, 2008 – RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), today announced that it is positioned in the Leaders quadrant within Gartner's Q12008 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). This positioning is based on RSA’s ability to execute and completeness of vision. It appears in the May 8, 2008 report by Mark Nicolett and Kelly M. Kavanagh entitled, ”Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, Q12008.”
According to Gartner, “The SIEM market is driven by customer needs to analyse security event data in real time (for threat management, primarily focused on network events) and to analyse and report on log data (for security policy compliance monitoring, primarily focused on host and application events).”
The RSA enVision Platform is designed to give organizations a single, integrated 3-in-1 log management solution for simplifying compliance; enhancing security and risk mitigation; and optimising IT and network operations through the automated collection, analysis, alerting, auditing, reporting and secure storage of all logs. More than 1200 customers have selected the RSA enVision® platform globally since September 2006.
“This is the fifth year that Gartner has positioned RSA in the Leaders quadrant in this market.” said Mark Pullen, Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand, RSA. “The need for visibility and a complete view of what’s happening in the enterprise has been a major factor in many of the conversations we’re having with customers. We’re happy to be recognised by Gartner and we believe that this recognition is based on our offering a SIEM solution that meets the diverse needs of compliance, security, and IT and network operations personnel within a single product.”
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