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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management

Published: 12 May 2011

Summary

Broad adoption of SIEM technology is driven by both security and compliance needs. Targeted attack discovery requires effective user activity, data access and application activity monitoring. Vendors are now testing demand for broader-scope solutions.

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  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AlienVault
    • CorreLog
    • eIQnetworks
    • HP/ArcSight
    • IBM
    • LogLogic
    • LogRhythm
    • netForensics
    • NetIQ
    • NitroSecurity
    • Novell
    • Prism Microsystems
    • Q1 Labs
    • Quest Software
    • RSA (EMC)
    • S21sec
    • SenSage
    • Splunk
    • Symantec
    • Tango/04
    • Tenable Network Security
    • Tier-3
    • TriGeo
    • Tripwire
    • Trustwave

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