LogPoint launches version 6.0 of its SIEM platform targeting the MSSP market
June 2017 by Marc Jacob
LogPoint, the next generation security information and event management (SIEM) and big data analytics platform, launched version 6.0 of its SIEM platform today at the Gartner Security & Risk Management summit in National Harbor, MD. While LogPoint has been the platform of choice for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP’s) for years, with version 6.0 LogPoint emerges as the ultimate platform for the managed delivery of SIEM services.
LogPoint 6.0 includes the unique the LogPoint Director, developed in collaboration with some of the largest MSSP’s in Europe. LogPoint 6.0 is a true multi-tenant SIEM platform, that leverage the need for a modern management fabric currently absent from other top-tier SIEM vendors. LogPoint Director can be used to push configurations across enterprise subsidiaries or clients and makes it possible to centrally manage and cluster analytics effortlessly.
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 the LogPoint SIEM platform whether it be local or global, hosted on premise or in the cloud.
LogPoint has a partner-centric approach to the market and clients are served through a network of certified infrastructure and security specialists partners such as CGI, Securelink, NNIT, KMD and Cygate. The partner-centric approach is supported by the customer praised support organization, that not only deliver 2nd and 3rd level support, but also contribute actively in system needs as part of the partnership with LogPoint.
In the results of the Gartner Peer Insights review for Security Information and Event Management published on June 12, LogPoint scored a 4.6 average placing the European SIEM platform in head-to-head competition with US regulars in the Gartner SIEM Magic Quadrant. LogPoint scored the highest grades in all category criteria of the review; Overall experience, Product capabilities, Evaluation & Contracting, Integration & Deployment, but especially stood out in the reviews of Service & Support.
LogPoint serves more than 300 customers globally with significant customer base in Europe, whether it be government authorities, organizations and private enterprises. The clients are served through a network of 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.