Novell Offers Free Version Of Sentinel Log Manager

New version helps customers start using log management as a tool to improve security and ensure regulatory compliance

February 26, 2011

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WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novell today announced it will offer a free version of Sentinel(TM) Log Manager. The new version will allow customers to leverage key capabilities of Sentinel Log Manager including log collection at 25 events per second, search and reporting capabilities for compliance requirements and security forensics. Customers can seamlessly upgrade to a full license that supports additional features such as distributed search and log forwarding.

The release of the free version of Novell Sentinel Log Manager makes it simpler for customers to start using log management as a tool to improve security and ensure regulatory compliance. Novell Sentinel Log Manager includes pre-configured templates to help customers quickly and easily generate custom compliance reports. Novell Sentinel Log Manager also uses non-proprietary storage technology to deliver intelligent data management and greater storage flexibility.

"Strained IT departments are struggling to keep up with stringent regulatory compliance mandates. With the release of the free version of Sentinel Log Manager, Novell is showing a strong commitment to reducing the burden of regulatory compliance," said Brian Singer, senior solution manager, Security, Novell. "Log management also provides the foundation for user activity monitoring, an important capability that's becoming mandatory to combat emerging threats."

Sentinel Log Manager is an easy-to-deploy log management tool that provides higher levels of visibility into IT infrastructure activities. Built using SUSE Studio(TM), Novell's web-based appliance building solution, Sentinel Log Manager helps customers significantly reduce deployment cost and complexity in highly distributed IT environments.

Novell Sentinel Log Manager is one of the latest products to ship from Novell's Security Management product roadmap for the intelligent workload management market. Novell Sentinel Log Manager easily integrates with Novell Sentinel and the Novell Identity Management suite providing organizations with an easy path to user activity monitoring through identity-aware security event and information management.


The complimentary download of Sentinel Log Manager will be available on March 1,

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