WASHINGTON--()--ArcSight Protect ’10 – ArcSight, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARST), a leading global provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, today announced an industry-leading Universal Log Management solution, Logger 5.0, for security, compliance and IT operations. The solution enables organizations to capture, store and search on any type of information, anytime.
“We recently downloaded and installed software Logger and were really impressed with the simplicity of the whole process. It downloads, installs and is ready to use in just a few minutes”
ArcSight Logger is already in use at leading global organizations. Leading private firms and public agencies use ArcSight Logger to cut the time, cost and effort of IT troubleshooting, compliance reporting and security audits. ArcSight Logger 5.0 is available today as downloadable software for a starting price of $49, bringing true enterprise-class log management functionality to everyone. For customers who wish to operate within a cloud or virtualized environment, ArcSight Logger 5.0 can be deployed within the cloud, such as Amazon Web Services or via virtual machine.
“ArcSight Logger is a cost effective and comprehensive log management solution for both small-medium enterprises and large scale organizations,” said Joe Bonnell, CEO, Alchemy Security. “Our holistic approach to compliance, security intelligence and business imperative initiatives delivers the flexibility clients need to address an ever shifting compliance and security intelligence landscape. Logger fits perfectly into our strategy because it’s easy to deploy, highly scalable, and has market-leading search functions.”
In addition to new the price point and form factors that support universal availability, ArcSight Logger 5.0 brings new Universal Log Management functionality to customers outside of traditional security and compliance job roles. ArcSight Logger 5.0 includes the ability to create reports against both structured and unstructured data, as well as unified search across data types. ArcSight Logger 5.0 also brings a new simplified search language for users who prefer iterative searches. For example, an IT helpdesk employee might use multiple commands to troubleshoot a failing server, then pipe the results to a live graph or chart. These results can also be saved as reports for future use. Logger 5.0 includes new IT operations analysis functions, such as:
"The new software form factor, easy installation and surprisingly accessible price enables IT staff to rapidly evaluate the benefits of log management and IT search capabilities in a variety of use-cases," said Jasmine Noel, Partner at Ptak, Noel and Associates, an IT management research and analysis group. "Logger 5.0 allows IT professionals to solve immediate problems, while building the business case for a cross-domain search, analysis and reporting solution."
Logger 5.0 is the underlying data storage and search solution for the newly updated ArcSight Enterprise Threat and Risk Management (ETRM) Platform (see related release, “ArcSight Upgrades ETRM Platform for Enterprise-Wide Threat and Risk Management”), which currently protects more than 100 banks, the government systems of over 30 nations, nearly 55 U.S. Federal agencies and more than 50 telecommunication service providers. Available as a self-managing appliance, downloadable software or cloud service, Logger 5.0 features major enhancements to search, reporting, storage, form factor flexibility and usability.
“We recently downloaded and installed software Logger and were really impressed with the simplicity of the whole process. It downloads, installs and is ready to use in just a few minutes,” said Plamen Martinov, Sr. Data Security Engineer at a large health care organization in Chicago. “ArcSight Logger makes our teams more efficient as there is one language to understand, one search and reporting interface and a single log management platform to deal with. ArcSight Logger truly is The Universal Log Management Solution.”
"Today enterprises want a first class log management and analysis solution that is capable of spanning both IT operations and information security needs across an entire organization," said Hugh Njemanze, CTO and executive vice president of Research and Development for ArcSight. "That's why we've designed Logger 5.0 as the universal log management solution, with features for analyzing logs across the enterprise, including distributed deployments. Now with Logger 5.0 available for datacenter deployment as an appliance, in a downloadable software version, as a virtual machine or for cloud deployments, organizations have more flexibility as to how they deploy and operate a log management solution."
New Distribution Channels
ArcSight Logger appliances will be available from ArcSight resellers, as well as directly from ArcSight. ArcSight Logger software will be available for download directly from ArcSight, as well as from GroundWork Open Source, a leading provider of open source IT management solutions.
“GroundWork Open Source (GWOS) has over 30,000 deployments of GroundWork Monitor, who regularly tell us they’re keen to integrate their existing network and system management solutions with sophisticated log management to solve IT operations problems more quickly,” said David Dennis, Sr. Director of Marketing and Business Development for GroundWork. “GroundWork has been working with ArcSight Logger since the beta and we’re very impressed with its speed and ease of installation. We’re excited to partner with ArcSight to offer Logger to our customers to enable faster searching, reporting, and alerting on enterprise log data.”
Pricing and availability
ArcSight Logger 5.0 is available today for download at http://www.arcsight.com/logger starting at $49. Logger 5.0 is also available as an appliance starting at $20,000.
ArcSight will host a webinar on September 28 at 10 a.m. (PT) to discuss the new features of Logger 5.0. To register for the webinar titled “Universal Log Management with ArcSight Logger 5.0,” visit: http://www.arcsight.com/webinars/watch/universal-log-management-with-arcsight-logger-5/.
ArcSight (NASDAQ: ARST) is a leading global provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions that protect organizations from enterprise threats and risks. Based on the market-leading SIEM offering, the ArcSight Enterprise Threat and Risk Management (ETRM) platform enables businesses and government agencies to proactively safeguard digital assets, comply with corporate and regulatory policy and control the internal and external risks associated with cybertheft, cyberfraud, cyberwarfare and cyberespionage. For more information, visit www.arcsight.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements, including without limitation those regarding the anticipated benefits of Logger 5.0. These forward-looking statements are subject to material risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ substantially from expectations. Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risk that demand for ArcSight Logger 5.0 may not increase and may decrease; the risk that alternative solutions may be perceived by customers to be better positioned to help handle security, compliance and IT threats; and other risks detailed under the caption “Risk Factors” in the ArcSight Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, on September 8, 2010 and the company’s other filings with the SEC. You can obtain copies of the company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and its other SEC filings on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
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