LogLogic Gets EMCs Compliance Smarts

 
 
By Brian Fonseca  |  Posted 2006-01-20 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The log management vendor joins the Smarts Technology Alliance Program and integrates its log data and reporting software with EMC's information model and correlation engine.

LogLogic Inc. has tethered its log management capabilities to EMC Corp.s Smarts Technology, enabling organizations to bolster their internal log discovery and log administration processes to help simplify and streamline overworked risk management and compliance efforts. In addition to joining EMCs Smarts Technology Alliance Program this week, LogLogic, based in San Jose, Calif., went a step further. The company announced that its LogLogic automated log data and reporting software could be used in tandem with EMC Smarts to access, categorize and retrieve all log data regardless of where it resides within the IT enterprise.
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For security purposes, the LogLogic software can drill down to pinpoint behavioral anomalies associated with any application, device or operating system, according to company officials. Storage vendor EMC widens its goals to encompass security and analytics. Click here to read more.
Following last years heightened awareness of information-management government regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act), Gramm-Leach Bliley, Basel II, and the Patriot Act, customers in early 2006 are still feeling the pinch to get their systems and data ready for potential audits and scrutiny from regulatory forces. By using EMC Smarts, LogLogic customers can determine how targeted infrastructure issues may impact service levels and related IT architecture. Smarts, acquired by EMC, based in Hopkinton, Mass., for $206 million just over one year ago, offers software featuring an information model and correlation engine which highlights network elements supporting corresponding applications, services and customers. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, commentary and analysis on regulatory compliance.
 
 
 
 
Brian Fonseca is a senior writer at eWEEK who covers database, data management and storage management software, as well as storage hardware. He works out of eWEEK's Woburn, Mass., office. Prior to joining eWEEK, Brian spent four years at InfoWorld as the publication's security reporter. He also covered services, and systems management. Before becoming an IT journalist, Brian worked as a beat reporter for The Herald News in Fall River, Mass., and cut his teeth in the news business as a sports and news producer for Channel 12-WPRI/Fox 64-WNAC in Providence, RI. Brian holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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