GFI Software's Events Manager solution centralizes event log management and reporting within
an IT infrastructure and works to reduce downtime.
GFI Events Manager is adept at advanced event processing and filtering rules. It gathers, sorts and reports on W3C, Syslog and Windows events generated by Windows-, Linux- and Unix-based hardware and software systems, such as events generated by antivirus and software applications as well as servers, workstations, firewalls, routers, printers, phone systems and other network equipment.
The tool was designed to deliver insight into what's happening within the IT infrastructure and to augment network uptime efforts. Events Manager acts as an early-warning system for all potential hardware and software failures while monitoring and sending alerts about possible security breaches. It also satisfies the increasing demands of event-log-based legal compliance.
GFI Events Manager's key features include the following:
An intelligent events processor that processes logs and presents information in a centralized, user-friendly fashion.
The ability to translate cryptic event descriptions into clear, concise explanations and suggestions for action.
A high-performance scanning engine that scans and collects up to 6 million events per hour.
A plug-in-based methodology that allows additional features and modules to be integrated without interfering with existing code.
System requirements: .NET framework 2.0, Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6 or later, access to MSDE/SQL Server 2000 or later.
Pricing: Available for a free 30-day evaluation. Pricing starts at $800 for three nodes.
This was first published in January 2008