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October 23, 2020
Tim Short | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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If you are familiar with SolarWinds then you can use this product it's as easy as that. If you have never used a SolarWinds product then it will take a minute to get how they do reports and make dashboards but that being said the tool is great and can make things very easy once you get a feel for how it works and get everything setup how you like it.
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December 09, 2020
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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After learning best practices of the SEM it is fairly easy to use and manage. Just the initial configuration and revision process can take some time. After about a month of using the SEM, I was able to navigate through most aspects of it with no problems. It just takes some hands on practice to best utilize the SEM.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Centralized event and log data collection (18)
Correlation (15)
Event and log normalization/management (18)
Deployment flexibility (18)
Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools (13)
Custom dashboards and workspaces (17)
Host and network-based intrusion detection (4)

What is SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)?

SolarWinds Security Event Manager (previously know as Log & Event Manager) is presented by the vendor as a powerful and award-winning SIEM. It is an on-prem deployed tool that collects, consolidates, and analyzes logs and events from firewalls, IDS/IPS devices and applications, switches, routers, servers, operating system logs, and other applications.

The main applications are threat detection, automated incident analysis and response, and compliance reporting for IT infrastructure.

SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) Features

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Features

Has featureCentralized event and log data collection
Has featureCorrelation
Has featureEvent and log normalization/management
Has featureDeployment flexibility
Has featureIntegration with Identity and Access Management Tools
Has featureCustom dashboards and workspaces

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SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Video Tutorials / Webinar

SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows
Mobile Application:No

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)?

SolarWinds LEM is security information and event management (SIEM) software.

What is SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)'s best feature?

Reviewers rate Host and network-based intrusion detection highest, with a score of 9.

Who uses SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM)?

The most common users of SolarWinds Security Event Manager (SEM) are from Mid-size Companies and the Information Technology & Services industry.