LogPoint enters global SIEM elite with top score in Gartner Peer Insights
June 2017 by Marc Jacob
LogPoint, the next generation SIEM and big data analytics platform, soars straight to the top of the Gartner Peer Insights for Security Information and Event Management software. Results of the Peer-Review published today at the Gartner Security & Risk Management summit in National Harbour, MD, places LogPoint ahead of the usual suspects of the Magic Quadrant with an average score of 4.6 points out of 5.0.
LogPoint scores the highest grades in all category criteria of the review; Overall experience, Product capabilities, Evaluation & Contracting, Integration & Deployment, but especially stands out in the reviews of Service & Support. “Strong committed support and high availability from product and vendor, has made the journey of implementing LogPoint to our infrastructure a game”, one of 59 peer reviewers, an IT Security and Risk Management professional noted in one of the reviews.
The LogPoint platform combines the simplicity and flexibility of Scandinavian design with cutting-edge European technology. The simplicity and flexibility of LogPoint does not only apply to the technical platform, but also to the business model which includes a licensing structure which drastically reduce the cost of deploying a SIEM platform whether it be local or global, hosted on premise or in the cloud. During the Gartner SEC summit on June 12, LogPoint also launched version 6.0 of its SIEM platform, which entails the biggest upgrade of the platform since version 5.0 was launched in the fall of 2014. While LogPoint has been the SIEM platform of choice for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP’s) for years, with version 6.0, LogPoint add even more functionality for central management and multi-tenancy that make it the continued ultimate platform for the managed delivery of SIEM services. This includes the launch of unique the LogPoint Director, developed in collaboration with some of the largest MSSP’s in Europe.
LogPoint serves more than 300 customers globally with a significant customer base in Europe, whether it is government authorities, organizations and private enterprises. The clients are served through a network of certified infrastructure and security specialists partners such as CGI, Securelink, NNIT, KMD and Cygate. The company is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with offices in Germany, United Kingdom, France and Sweden. LogPoint is the only European SIEM vendor and has an EAL 3+ certification achieved in partnership with Boeing Defense, Space & Security. This certification facilitates partnerships with NATO, intelligence agencies, military and police entities and critical infrastructure companies in general.
In April 2017 LogPoint secured $10 million in Series B funding from US and Swiss-based Evolution Equity Partners. The funding will enable LogPoint to enter the next phase of growth; fueling expansion in new markets and providing for continuous enhancement of the LogPoint Enterprise SIEM platform. Current and past cyber-security portfolio companies of Evolution Equity include: AVG Technologies (AVG: NYSE), Cognitive Security (CSCO: NASDAQ), OpenDNS (CSCO: NASDAQ), Carbon Black, Onapsis, Security Scorecard, DFLabs and Fortscale.