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1,756 Customers Surveyed

12,072 Data Points Collected

338 Published TechFacts

16 Published Charts

69 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


SolarWinds Log & Event Manager Customer Statement

A medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company purchased SolarWinds Log & Event Manager to report that they are meeting their compliance requirements to auditors, for example, by storing log data for a required retention period.

VXI Global Solutions Tracks Anomalies in Real-Time With Log & Event Manager

“Log & Event Manager has allowed me to track anomalies within my network environment.”

VXI Global Solutions rates Log & Event Manager 8/10, because: “SolarWinds [Log & Event Manager] is able to provide an accurate depiction of [the] network environment and the learning curve isn’t too steep.”

Challenges

VXI Global Solutions considers network security as the most critical security area to their organization.

VXI Global Solutions meets HIPAA compliance requirements with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager.

Use Case

  • According to VXI Global Solutions, the three most critical features that will help detect and respond to threats are:
    • Centralized real-time event detection, correlation & notifications
    • Single pane of glass across performance monitoring and security tools
    • Anomaly detection

Results

After deploying Log & Event Manager, VXI Global Solutions:

  • Detects 51 – 100 security incidents every month.
  • Feels more prepared to deal with security and compliance issues.
  • Their favorite feature is compliance reporting.

Other products considered before choosing SolarWinds Log & Event Manager?

What other vendors or products did you evaluate before purchasing SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)?

HP ArcSight
24%
IBM QRadar
10%
McAfee NitroSecurity
18%
LogRhythm
26%
GFI EventsManager
10%
Splunk
48%
AlienVault
12%
EiQ Networks
8%
NetIQ Sentinel
8%
EventTracker
14%
ManageEngine
34%
Other
16%

Patch Management Process

Software patch management process, prior to using SolarWinds Patch Manager

Manual patching and in-house processes
62%
Microsoft WSUS
64%
Microsoft SCCM
18%
LANDESK Patch Manager
2%
ManageEngine Desktop Central
1%
GFI LanGuard
3%
Other
8%

A Medium Enterprise Insurance Company Saves Over $500,000 a Year with Log & Event Manager

The System Analyst of this insurance company rates Log & Event Manager 10/10, and says: “I have been using this tool for some time now and I am satisfied with its results.”

“LEM has helped me track down privilege account usage in our production environment and to detect SQL injection attempts.”

Challenges

Web security is the most critical security area to their organization.

  • Demonstrates HIPAA and PCI-DSS compliance requirements with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager.

Use Case

  • According to this insurance company, the three most critical features that will help detect and respond to threats are:
    • Threat intelligence
    • Centralized real-time event detection, correlation & notifications
    • Anomaly detection

Results

With the help of Log & Event Manager, the insurance company:

  • Detects > 500 security incidents, every month.
  • Saved $500,001 – $1,000,000 within the past 12 months.
  • Reduced network/business downtime by 50% – 60% since deploying Log & Event Manager.
  • Their favorite feature in Log & Event Manager is creating custom rules for real-time correlation.
  • The organization now feels more prepared to deal with security and compliance issues with Log & Event Manager.

A Small Business Banking Company Saves Over $200,000 a Year With Log & Event Manager

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager helps a small business banking company adhere to HIPAA and PCI-DSS compliance requirements. Over a 100 security incidents are detected per month, and the bank has reduced the occurrence of network/business downtime by about 30%-50% with Log & Event Manager.

By detecting and remediating security incidents, the bank has realized a cost-savings of about $200,001 – $500,000 a year with Log & Event Manager.



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About SolarWinds Security

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