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May 25, 2011

IBM InfoSphere Guardium Named a Leader with highest scores in overall Market Presence, Offering, and Strategy

Forrester Wave: Database Auditing and Real-Time Protection, Q2 2011, May 6, 2011

Database auditing has become critical to all enterprises for dealing with various regulatory compliance and security requirements. In addition, preventing attacks and unauthorized access to sensitive data by database administrators and other privileged users has become vital to all organizations.

In this comprehensive assessment incorporating 147 criteria, Forrester Research, Inc. gave IBM the highest score in all 3 high-level buckets: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence. IBM also achieved among the top ranking in all 16 high-level categories that were scored, including the highest possible scores in the following 7 categories:

  • Audit policies
  • Auditing repository
  • Corporate strategy
  • Installed base
  • Services
  • Employees
  • Technology partners

According to Forrester, “IBM InfoSphere Guardium continues to demonstrate its leadership in supporting very large heterogeneous environments, delivering high performance and scalability, simplifying administration, and performing real-time database protection.”

“The Forester Wave is copyrighted by Forrester Research Inc. Forrester and Forrester Wave are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc. The Forrester Wave is a graphical representation of Forrester’s call on a market and is plotted using a detailed spreadsheet with exposed scores, weightings, and comments. Forrester does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in the Forrester Wave. Information is based on best available resources. Opinions reflect judgement at the time and are subject to change.”

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1 Comment »

  1. Dear All,

    Have a look at the following IBM Guardium demonstration video uploaded by me:

    Saurabh Saxena

    Comment by Saurabh Saxena — November 11, 2011 @ 11:24 am

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