Okt 21 2011

Ipswitch Named Finalist in GSN’s 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program

Government Security News Has Announced Finalists in All Three Broad Categories of Its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program

LEXINGTON, Mass. ─ October 21, 2011 ─ Ipswitch Inc.’s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions, today announced that they have been chosen as a finalist in the GSN’s 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program. Ipswitch is nominated in Category 1: Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions for the “Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution” for its Log Management solution.


WhatsUp Log Management v10 automatically collects, stores, archives, back-ups, analyses and reports on Syslog, Windows events logs, or W3C logs generated by Web Application Servers, Load Balancers, Firewalls, Proxy Servers or Content Security appliances. This pioneering solution is easy to use, intuitive, comprehensive and provides an out-of-the-box security and compliance solution.


Regulatory compliance is an important consideration for any modern business, however, many find the need to retain and report on Event Log and Syslog activity overwhelming. WhatsUp Log Management v10 provides over one hundred pre-packaged reports organized according to government and industry regulations so IT managers can quickly select the reports necessary for their individual business need. These reports are then compressed and delivered to secure directories in accordance with FIPS 140-2 cryptographic standards to prevent unauthorized viewing.

About the GSN Homeland Security Awards Program

The GSN Homeland Security Awards Program celebrates the on-going public-private partnership between all branches of the federal, state and local government in the United States of America and the private sector vendors of IT security and physical security products, solutions and technologies, whose combined efforts successfully defend and protect the nation’s people, property, and way of life.


The GSN 2011 Homeland Security Awards are divided into three categories:

  • Outstanding Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions
  • Outstanding Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions
  • The Most Effective Federal, State, and Local Government Agency Programs, Projects, and Initiatives


About the Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc.

The Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. is the developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management software. WhatsUp Gold is deployed on over 100,000 networks worldwide and delivers comprehensive network, system, application and event log monitoring and management solutions for small and medium businesses and enterprises. The award winning solution supports a wide range of IT management tasks including automated discovery, mapping, real-time monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting and reporting.

Founded in 1991 and currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Ipswitch, Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts, and has offices in Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia and Madison, Wisconsin, as well as its European headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ipswitch sells its products through distributors, resellers and OEMs worldwide.

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