Prism Microsystems positioned in Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) by leading industry analyst firm

Columbia, MD – Prism Microsystems, a leading provider of SIEM solutions to the midsize enterprise market, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner in the recently published ‘Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08’ report.

Gartner evaluates vendors based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision and places them in the Magic Quadrant accordingly. “In my opinion, our addition to the Magic Quadrant is a recognition of our commitment to midsize enterprises that have all the technical, regulatory and security challenges of larger enterprises but lack the resources to address these challenges efficiently” said Steve Lafferty, VP of Marketing at Prism Microsystems Inc. “Prism’s SIEM solution, EventTracker, is optimized for the midsize market and offers a powerful combination of real-time log management, security event management, change management and compliance reporting in one solution.”

According to the Magic Quadrant report, “An optimal solution will support the real-time collection and analysis of log data from host systems, security devices and network devices; will support long-term storage and reporting; will not require extensive customization; and will be easy to support and maintain.” Gartner, ‘Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08,’ May 2008, Mark Nicolett, Kelly M. Kavanagh.

With one of the largest customer bases in the SIEM market, EventTracker has continually delivered ahead-of-the curve innovations that directly address evolving market requirements. Of all the players in the market, it is the only SIEM solution that delivers all of the following in one comprehensive package:-

  • Real-time collection, consolidation and analysis of log data from all sources within an enterprise
  • Integrated change management for Windows systems
  • Correlation engine with automated remediation
  • Over 800 pre-configured report templates for the various compliance mandates and security threats
  • Compressed storage of data for unlimited years
  • Ease of use, scalability and flexibility

The Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08 was published May 8, 2008 by Gartner Inc. and was authored by Mark Nicolett and Kelly M.  Kavanagh

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted May 8, 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Prism Microsystems

Prism Microsystems, Inc. delivers business-critical solutions to consolidate, correlate and detect changes that impact the performance, availability and security of your IT infrastructure. EventTracker, Prism’ market leading enterprise log management solution combines Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with Change Management to defend critical IT assets from emerging and traditional cyber attacks and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Recently featured by Gartner on its ‘Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08’ report, Prism’s solutions are designed specifically for the needs of midsize enterprises and are easy to use, feature rich and highly scalable. With over 650 customers in 50 plus countries, EventTracker is deployed in multiple sectors including government, financial, retail and healthcare.

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