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ManageEngine Adds "IPFIX with Extensions" to Firewall Analyzer

Latest Release Also Includes Dedicated Compliance Section, User-group VPN Reports, Application Reports for More Firewalls

  • IPFIX-based reports include top URLs, applications, users, attacks, spyware, etc.
  • Detailed reports on apps accessed through Check Point, Dell SonicWALL devices
  • Download ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer 7.4: http://ow.ly/ci6So

PLEASANTON, Calif. - July 31, 2012 — ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the immediate availability of "IPFIX with extensions" in its firewall log and configuration monitoring software, Firewall Analyzer. The 'Best of Interop 2012' security category finalist, Firewall Analyzer also gains user-group VPN reports, application reports for Check Point and SonicWALL, and a dedicated compliance section for monitoring firewall rules and change management.

IP Flow Information Export (IPFIX) is the NetFlow standard that is vendor neutral. With increasing adoption of IPFIX in Enterprise IT organizations, Firewall Analyzer now supports 'IPFIX with extensions' flow reporting for SonicWALL firewalls running SonicOS 5.8.x. 'IPFIX with extensions' supports both static and dynamic flows and provides unparalleled insight into application traffic analysis, bandwidth monitoring, threat detection, user activity tracking, VPN usage, and more.

"IPFIX offers scalability, less network overhead, better correlation and quicker query responses, which makes it a better alternative to syslogs," said Pravin Kumar, product manager, ManageEngine. "Firewall Analyzer 7.4 now helps SMEs to further unlock the real value of their network security devices by supporting standards like IPFIX."

Firewall Analyzer is agent-less log analytics and configuration management software for network security devices. The product is used for end-point security monitoring and analysis, change management, employee internet monitoring, bandwidth monitoring, capacity planning, policy enforcement, and security and compliance audit reporting. Firewall Analyzer is vendor-agnostic and supports almost all open source and commercial network firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPNs, proxies and related security devices.

Network Security Monitoring Enhancements

The latest version of Firewall Analyzer introduces advanced functionality that facilitates effortless and effective network security monitoring with features such as:

  • Dedicated Compliance Section: A single-pane-of-glass console for configuring device rules, viewing firewall change management reports and alerts.
  • User-group VPN Reports: Provides VPN usage details for a group of users with details on number of hits, duration of usage, and total bytes of VPN traffic.
  • Application Reports for Check Point and SonicWALL: Previous version of Firewall Analyzer provided reports for applications (like Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, etc.) accessed through FortiGate firewalls alone. In this release, it has been extended to Check Point and SonicWALL devices.

Pricing and Availability

Firewall Analyzer 7.4 is available immediately and can be downloaded at http://www.manageengine.com/products/firewall/download.html. Pricing starts at $395 for one device. A fully functional, 30-day trial version is also available for download.

For more information on ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer, please visit http://www.manageengine.com/products/firewall. Follow the product blog at http://blogs.fwanalyzer.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/LogAnalyzer and on Twitter at @LogGuru.

For more information on ManageEngine, please visit www.manageengine.com; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

Resources

Related ManageEngine News

  • ManageEngine Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2012; http://ow.ly/amyU2
  • ManageEngine Fortifies Firewall Analyzer with Cisco, Fortinet, Check Point Virtual Firewall Support; http://ow.ly/9Q3E9

About ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer

ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is log analytics and configuration management software for network security devices like firewalls, proxy servers, intrusion detection systems (IDS)/intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and virtual private networks (VPNs). For more information on ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer, please visit http://www.fwanalyzer.com.

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization’s need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, more than 55,000 established and emerging enterprises — including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 — rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corp. with offices worldwide, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit http://www.manageengine.com/; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com/, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

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