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SOLARWINDS
  • Austin, Texas, US
  • 1999
  • $101MN to $500MN

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager

SOLARWINDS Overview

SolarWinds provides FIM with its Log and Event Manager – a security and compliance management virtual appliance software. The solution constantly monitors file activities to secure critical information from malware, data theft, and loss. It tracks files and directory access, movement, and shares to detect and alert about modifications to key files, folders, and registry settings. In addition, the software enables users to correlate logs from antivirus and IDS/IPS with file audit events to detect APTs and malware. Moreover, it helps organizations to meet stringent regulatory compliances and provides deeper intelligence and broader compliance support through embedded FIM. The FIM solution detects insider exploitation using file audits and intelligent correlation rules. SolarWinds provides FIM with its Log and Event Manager – a security and compliance management virtual appliance software. The solution constantly monitors file activities to secure critical information from malware, data theft, and loss. It tracks files and directory access, movement, and shares to detect and alert about modifications to key files, folders, and registry settings. In addition, the software enables users to correlate logs from antivirus and IDS/IPS with file audit events to detect APTs and malware. Moreover, it helps organizations to meet stringent regulatory compliances and provides deeper intelligence and broader compliance support through embedded FIM. The FIM solution detects insider exploitation using file audits and intelligent correlation rules.

SOLARWINDS USP

SolarWinds is among the leading global providers of IT management software to small businesses, MSPs, government agencies, and educational institutions. The company provides numerous products through various segments such as network management, system management, database management, IT security, IT help desk, and monitoring cloud. In addition, it provides its customers technical support and maintenance services. SolarWinds provides FIM with its Log and Event Manager, which protects user’s sensitive files and folders from unauthorized access and changes. The solution also monitors file activities to secure confidential information from malware, data breach, and loss. Thus, the solution helps organizations to comply with stringent regulatory compliances such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, SOX, ISO, FISMA, FERPA, NERC CIP, and GLBA

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Evaluated against 198 key buying criteria
Strengths
  • Agent Based
  • Agent Less
  • Professional Services
  • Hosted / On-Cloud
  • Hybrid
  • On-Premise
  • Windows
  • log management
  • security configuration management
  • SIEM
  • Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
  • Product Features and Functionality
  • Web application Servers, DNS Servers
  • Active Directories/DLAP
  • CSA
  • Databases
  • Desktops
  • DIACAP
  • FISMA
  • HIPAA
Weaknesses
  • R&D Spend
  • Managed Services
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • On-Site Support
  • Remote Support
  • Other Support Services
  • Customer Support
  • Sales Support
  • Technical Support
  • Product Upgradation
  • New Product Launches
  • Focus on Product Innovation
  • Product Quality and Reliability
  • Scalability
  • Differential Pricing and Features to Meet Customer Needs
  • product enhancement
  • Achieve Rapid Time-to-Value
  • Alarm on Unauthorized Changes
  • Authorization protocols - Authorized access to a particular changes.
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SOLARWINDS Presence in File Integrity Monitoring Software
SolarWinds is among the leading manufacturers and providers of robust IT management software to global customers. The company has adopted various organic strategies such as product enhancement and business expansion, which helped it to expand in the FIM market. For instance, in September 2015, the company launched an upgraded version of its Log and Event Manager software equipped with the capabilities of threat intelligence, which delivers insights into known and proven threats to rapidly detect them. In February 2015, the company opened an office in Virginia and expanded its business in the US, which is expected to help it acquire a significant market share among public organizations. Moreover, in February 2015, the company launched an enhanced Log and Event Manager with the features of configuration and rules wizards for faster deployment and simplified setup of correlation rules. The company has delivered innovative offerings in the market by adopting various organic business growth strategies. Inorganic business growth strategies have also helped SolarWinds to deliver cutting-edge technological solutions through its partnerships and acquisitions. For instance, in September 2015, the company collaborated with Edvance Technology, a Hong Kong-based value-added distributor to provide its IT management software portfolio in Hong Kong and Macau. Similarly, in May 2015, the company formed a distributor partnership with the Australia-based enterprise distributor, Nextgen, to offer its products in Australia and New Zealand. In April 2015, the company acquired Papertrail, a cloud-based log management company, which allowed the company to collect, monitor, search, analyze, and act on log data across on-premises, SaaS, and cloud-based environments. In April 2015, the company collaborated with Spire Solutions, a leading value-added product distributor in the Middle East, which helped SolarWinds to strengthen its base in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

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#5 Deployment Model / Hosted / On-Cloud

PARTICIPATING QUADRANTS

SOLARWINDS has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-North America

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe