Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management


Broad adoption of SIEM technology is driven by compliance and security needs. New use cases in areas such as application activity monitoring are emerging.

Published: 08 May 2008

ID: G00156945

Analyst(s): Mark Nicolett , Kelly Kavanagh

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Customer Requirements — Compliance, Log Management, Security and Fraud Detection
    • The Changing Vendor Landscape
    • 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
    • ArcSight
    • CA
    • Cisco Systems
    • eIQnetworks
    • ExaProtect
    • High Tower
    • IBM
    • Intellitactics
    • LogLogic
    • LogRhythm
    • netForensics
    • NetIQ
    • NitroSecurity
    • Novell
    • OpenService
    • Prism Microsystems
    • Q1 Labs
    • Quest Software
    • RSA (EMC)
    • SenSage
    • Symantec
    • Tenable Network Security
    • TriGeo
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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