Microsoft Azure Sentinel named a Visionary for SIEM

Research and advisory company Gartner recognized Microsoft Azure Sentinel as a “Visionary” for its completeness of vision in their most recent report: “2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM).”¹

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM report focuses on a vendor’s completeness of vision and ability to execute when determining award winners.

Microsoft explains that “Azure Sentinel is built from the ground up to be completely cloud-native, and it enables security teams to focus on protecting their organizations instead of maintaining infrastructure. It collects, correlates, and analyzes data at cloud scale across the entire organization, resulting in higher efficiency and more effective security analytics.”²

Modernizing how businesses utilize technology is important for information security, especially in our ever-changing world. A noteworthy piece of information is that Azure Sentinel was released in 2019, meaning that the cloud-native SIEM received this recognition after being released only two years ago! It is the first of its kind in the industry and will continue to be a “Visionary” for cloud SIEM.

About Microsoft Azure Sentinel

Azure Sentinel uses built-in AI to help analyze large volumes of data across an enterprise. It collects data from all sources, including users, applications, servers, and devices running on-premises or in multiple clouds. Azure Sentinel includes built-in connectors for easy onboarding of popular security solutions, and you can also collect data from any source with support for open standard formats like CEF and Syslog.

Opal Business Solutions is proud to offer Microsoft Azure Sentinel along with training and support. We are a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner ready to help keep your business secure. Contact us to learn more about Azure Sentinel and Opal’s Safeguard Security options!

¹ Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management Kelly Kavanagh, Toby Bussa, John Collins, 29 June 2021.

² “Microsoft named a Visionary in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM for Azure Sentinel”, Sarah Fender, 8 July 2021.

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