Montner & Associates, Tech PR
RENEWDATA SELECTS ACCELOPS TO AUTOMATE SECURITY AND LOG MANAGEMENT SUPPORTING ISO/IEC 27001 COMPLIANCE PROCESSES
RenewData Leverages Integrated Log Management, Real-time Event Correlation, Identity Access and Configuration Monitoring, and Case Management
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – November 8, 2010 –
AccelOps, the integrated data center
and cloud service monitoring leader, today announced that RenewData has selected
AccelOps’ Security Information Event Management (SIEM) platform. Leveraging AccelOps’
extensive security management functionality and knowledgebase, RenewData was able to
achieve results and produce necessary documentation to augment their information
security programs and meet ISO/IEC 27001 standards quickly and cost-effectively.
ISO/IEC 27001 certification is the leading standard for service providers to demonstrate
their security program and respective operations adhere to security management best
practices. Less than 100 companies in the US have achieved this certification to date.
Among ISO 27001 requirements are monitoring of security events, resource access and
configuration changes, as well as comprehensive log, incident and audit management.
RenewData joins other enterprise customers and service providers migrating from
conventional log management and SIEM systems to AccelOps to automate compliance
AccelOps’ platform combines advanced event, log, configuration, security, identity and
access data cross-correlation and incident management technologies with a
knowledgebase of built-in rules, dashboards and over 900 report templates mapped to
best practices. The result enables proactive controls, expedites incident response and
automates operational and compliance reporting.
"As a provider of e-Discovery solutions, assuring the integrity and protection our company
and clients’ information assets are paramount. We continue to invest in proven processes
and leading-edge solutions to achieve service reliability and maintain operational
integrity," said Ed McCraken, COO at RenewData. "We have a complex, dynamic
infrastructure and an extensive security management program. AccelOps provides our
security team with the comprehensive situational awareness and extensive audit capacity
necessary to support our ISO compliance requirements."
RenewData is a trusted provider of eDiscovery, archiving and review-acceleration
solutions helping hundreds of law firms, corporations and government agencies manage
the inherent risks associated with Electronically Stored Information (ESI). RenewData’s
primary drivers were to build-out their security and log management faculties and
automate audit processes to fortify ISO/IEC 27001 compliance standards.
"Ask any security practitioner about their holy grail and the answer is twofold: They want
one alert specifying exactly what is broken, on just the relevant events, with the ability to
learn the extent of the damage. They need to pare down billions of events into actionable
information. Second, they want to make the auditor go away as quickly and painlessly as
possible, which requires them to streamline both the preparation and presentation aspects
of the audit process," said Michael Rothman, security industry analyst and president of
Securosis. "SIEM and Log Management tools have emerged to address these needs and
continue to generate a tremendous amount of interest in the market, given the compelling
use cases for the technologies."
RenewData uses AccelOps to consolidate, monitor, analyze, report and retain volumes of
log, event, configuration and access data. The solution offers real-time correlation,
historical analysis and compliance reporting without requiring the deployment of software
agents. AccelOps goes beyond conventional SIEM approaches by providing a single pane
of glass that cross-correlates security and performance operational data across technology
boundaries. Key features that figured prominently in making the AccelOps selection were:
- Out-of-the-box use: Immediate value from an extensible knowledgebase
- Streamlined compliance: Central platform to address diverse compliance attributes
- Robust: Broad source coverage, flexible reporting, online data analysis and scalability
- Advanced event correlation and management: Log consolidation, network
behavior analysis, IDS false positive filtering, intelligent alert suppression and more
- Administration Ease: Rapid deployment, discovery, configuration and maintenance
"We welcome organizations to compare AccelOps’ breadth of functionality, scale and value
to that of more conventional SIEM approaches, and like RenewData, automate security
operations and compliance processes at a lower total cost of ownership," said Imin Lee,
CEO of AccelOps.
About AccelOps – Intelligent. Proactive. Secure.
AccelOps’ integrated data center and cloud service monitoring solutions bring unparalleled
operational intelligence, service insight, efficiency and security to enterprises and service
providers. Delivered as a scalable virtual appliance or SaaS, the AccelOps platform cross-correlates
and manages diverse operational data on-premise, off-premise and in cloud
environments to provide proactive performance, availability, security, change and
business service management. AccelOps enables service delivery with end-to-end
visibility, efficient root-cause analysis, reduced MTTR and compliance automation.
AccelOps, with offices in Silicon Valley, London and Shanghai, markets their solution direct
and through a network of authorized partners.
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