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Novell Sentinel Log Manager: Providing Peace of Mind?

How can channel partners safeguard customer workloads across physical, virtual and cloud environments? One potential answer comes from Novell, which touts its own Novell Sentinel Log Manager 1.1 as solution for log management, corporate compliance and enhanced IT security. Rick Wagner (pictured), senior product manager, security, describes Novell's channel partner strategy for Sentinel Log Manager in this FastChat Video.

The FastChat Video below covers...
  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:25 - Aggregating customer logs to search data
  • 0:45 - Target users: Corporate customers or channel partners... or both?
  • 1:35 - Where Novell's WorkloadIQ strategy fits in: Physical, virtual and cloud security
  • 2:38 - More information and Web links
  • 2:45 - Conclusion

Part 2 of 2: Where Channel Partners Fit In

Part 2 of our FastChat Video below covers:
  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 0:15 - Industry and partner reaction to Novell Sentinel Log Manager 1.1
  • 1:46 - Novell's partner strategy: Are resellers installing Sentinel Log Manager in corporations, or are MSPs using Sentinel Log Manager as a tool for safeguarding third-party networks?
  • 2:55 - More information and Web links
  • 3:09 - Conclusion

The Bigger Picture

In some IT circles, Novell is best known for its SUSE Linux strategy. But keep a watchful eye on the company's WorkloadIQ strategy. Novell claims WorkloadIQ enables VARs and customers to build, secure, manage and measure workloads across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

If Wagner has his say, Novell Sentinel Log Manager 1.1 will be a key tool within that broader WorkloadIQ effort.

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