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|RSA Teams with Pivotal to Offer Security Analytics and Big Data Playbook|
|Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 03:57:42 PM|
New Reference Architecture Delivers the Foundation for a Broader ‘IT Data Lake’ Strategy, Helping Organizations Improve Security, Control Costs and Gain Maximum Value from IT Analytics.
RSA CONFERENCE 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO, FEBRUARY 25, 2014 - RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), today announced the availability of a new reference architecture created with Pivotal to help organizations add flexibility and power to security analytics while laying the foundation for broader IT analytics investments. Building on the expertise of both RSA and Pivotal, this reference architecture helps organizations gain insights into the visibility, analytics and actionable intelligence they need to detect and investigate today's security threats while also providing a solid foundation for a broader ‘IT Data Lake' strategy, which helps to control costs and enables organizations to gain maximum value from IT systems.
Additionally, the new reference architecture showcases how the technologies from both companies can work together to help organizations investigate and respond to security incidents before they have the opportunity to impact the business. Together, RSA and Pivotal can help security analysts and incident responders with:
Leveraging an open Hadoop-based data warehouse, RSA Security Analytics allows customers to take advantage of the innovations coming out of the Hadoop ecosystem. By partnering with Pivotal, RSA is able to offer customers the most complete set of analytics tools on the market today – delivering superior visibility above and beyond traditional log-based solutions while lessening dependence on data science skills. By bringing together the leaders in security analytics and data science, RSA and Pivotal are delivering a foundation for a broader ‘IT Data Lake' strategy, to help organizations control costs and enable IT to gain maximum value from the analytics and IT Systems.
Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
“Big Data is one of the most important trends in IT, but there is still confusion around what technologies to leverage in order to derive maximum value from these disparate information sources. From an information security perspective, modern data centers produce huge amounts of data about themselves that can help improve security availability, performance and efficiency, but it's often captured in silos and tough to correlate and analyze. The foundation offered by RSA and Pivotal will be extremely valuable not only for organizations looking to bolster security capabilities, but also those considering expanding their Big Data strategy beyond just security.”
Todd Paoletti, Vice President, Product Marketing, Pivotal
“When it comes to modern day security threats, data is key to stopping the bad guys. RSA is building upon the Big Data expertise at Pivotal that lays the groundwork for a more secure computing environment. With the Big Data for Security Analytics reference architecture organizations now have a forward-looking guide to better stop threats through the use of sophisticated data and analytic techniques.”
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Grant Geyer, Vice President, Security Analytics, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
“Last year we broke new ground with the launch of RSA Security Analytics and this year we are taking that innovation one step further. By partnering with Pivotal, we are offering customers a new, scalable approach to analytics that goes well beyond security to benefit the full IT organization”