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Silvestre Figueroa
Real User
Information Systems Manager at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 30 2017

What is most valuable?

The query tool of the web UI is so cool! (Lucene-based, filters-based on taxonomy). The web interface gives you the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Sentinel can help our customers meet PCI, and other requirements based on the reporting and control of related components… more»

What needs improvement?

The Java desktop tool and the WMI integration (WECS server architecture). The integration UI and modules deployment can… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Sentinel is not for home use. Others versions are available by the same vendor, like Sentinel Rapid Deployment or… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Yes.. sure... Syslog!! SIEM is not a simple logging tool. The big clients (banks, big industries, government, etc.) need a… more»

What other advice do I have?

Be careful with requirements, production resources are really needed. Be clear with objectives, and test it before use… more»
Tomasz Nogalski
Real User
Security/Service Engineer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Nov 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Anomaly dashboards, search/filters features. Anomaly dashboard provides possibility to find 0-day attacks. This feature is built based on the second-search/filters. It's great and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

For example, from version 7.1 the company where I worked started using an anomaly dashboards. It very convenient, because SOC could and can react on possible attack, which are not… more»

What needs improvement?

I would prefer to extend dashboards part and their functions in Web GUI version, so the charts could be for configurable.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

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Real User
Manager Platform Monitoring at a non-tech company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 26 2017

What do you think of NetIQ Sentinel?

What is most valuable?

Scalability is the best feature.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides real time security event analytics.

What needs improvement?

Take a look at other vendors like LogRhythm. They are light years ahead of where this product is.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used this solution for seven years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We did have issues with stability. Java is not stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We did not have scalability issues.

How is customer service and technical support?

Support is good, but only for backend support. Both Level-1 and Level-2 support teams are terrible.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not have a previous solution.

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What is NetIQ Sentinel?

NetIQ Sentinel is a full-featured Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution that simplifies the deployment, management and day-to-day use of SIEM, readily adapts to dynamic enterprise environments and delivers the true "actionable intelligence" security professionals need to quickly understand their threat posture and prioritize response.
Also known as
Novell SIEM
NetIQ Sentinel customers
Faysal Bank, GaVI, Handelsbanken, ISC Mªnster, Lambeth Council, Swisscard, The Municipality of Siena, Tukes, University of Dayton, University of the Sunshine Coast
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