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Rapid7 Announces InsightOps, Pioneering Combination of Endpoint Visibility and Log Analytics for Streamlined IT Operational Control

Dienstag, 29.11.2016 15:10

Now entering beta, InsightOps combines live and historical machine data to provide IT professionals with the continuous operational visibility needed to make decisions fast and improve business outcomes

BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD), a leading provider of data analytics solutions for IT and security professionals, today announced InsightOps, a new IT operations solution designed to centralize machine data across organizations' infrastructure. Recognized for helping to establish user behavior analytics (UBA), Rapid7 is now pioneering a solution for another critical business challenge: providing IT teams with comprehensive operational awareness by pairing endpoint visibility and log analytics. With InsightOps, IT professionals will have the ability to easily search and ask questions of their data to gain insight regarding core issues, faster.

InsightOps is purpose-built to provide IT teams with meaningful awareness of their entire IT environment in order to improve uptime and business productivity. By combining endpoint visibility with log analytics, IT professionals will no longer be forced to sift through disparate solutions and manually connect endpoint and infrastructure data. InsightOps is designed to ensure that IT professionals have the answers they need at their fingertips when an issue arises so they can act quickly to maintain business continuity.

InsightOps represents the evolution of Logentries - a leading log management and analytics solution, used for infrastructure and application monitoring, log centralization, and maintaining compliance - acquired by Rapid7 in October 2015. Recognizing that log management is only one piece of what IT professionals need on a daily basis, InsightOps will provide IT professionals greater operational visibility across the network and all the way to the endpoint. With the ability to narrow issues down to specific endpoints and drill into log data for deeper root cause analysis, InsightOps enables IT professionals to solve problems faster while eliminating the need for various single-solution tools.

Rapid7 is opening a beta program for InsightOps to offer users an opportunity to provide feedback and influence future development of the solution. To apply to participate in the beta program, please visit: https://www.rapid7.com/products/insightops/beta-request.  

"Traditional IT operations solutions are limited in terms of their ability to provide comprehensive understanding of the entire IT environment, all the way to the endpoint. Today, IT teams are forced to use several separate tools that provide only partial network visibility and fail to empower them to act quickly," said Lee Weiner, chief product officer at Rapid7. "InsightOps streamlines IT investigations by combining endpoint visibility with log analytics, shortening the initial discovery phase and time to resolution. We believe the key to meaningfully enabling IT teams is to harness the data in their IT environments so they spend less time searching and more time solving problems, maintaining uptime, and increasing productivity."

Live endpoint visibility, interrogation, and asset management
InsightOps gives IT professionals visibility across endpoints on the network with up-to-the-minute accuracy. This includes basic information like an endpoint's status, location, and resource utilization, along with deeper visibility into what's happening on the endpoint in the moment. InsightOps Endpoint Interrogator allows users to ask questions of their endpoints and receive live answers. For example, users can list all applications running on their endpoints, identify which employee is generating a suspicious amount of network traffic, or list all of the users logged into a particular workstation.

IT operations analytics and infrastructure monitoring 
By bringing together endpoint visibility and log analytics, Rapid7 is helping to identify the true, root cause of issues fast, meaning that IT teams can act more quickly, with confidence. InsightOps Data Normalization automatically restructures data into a consistent format (JSON) for easy analysis, helping to reduce IT professionals' struggle to manage unstructured data. Users will have the ability to identify endpoints that have issues, then switch to log view for an in-depth record of events. Alternatively, users can start by searching logs for known issues, then switch to identify related endpoints.

Log centralization, analysis, and compliance
InsightOps will centralize logs from across the infrastructure for troubleshooting, monitoring, visualizing, alerting, and maintaining compliance requirements, while also tracking system metrics like CPU, memory, and more. The solution is designed to simplify the process of reviewing log data and to streamline notifications of suspicious or anomalous activity.

With InsightOps Visual Search, users will automatically see top trends appearing in their organizations' log data, helping them identify where to start an investigation when an issue arises. Users will also have the ability to drill into datasets to identify trends and anomalies related to any issue.

For more information, please visit: https://www.rapid7.com/products/insightops.  

Attendees of Amazon re:Invent 2016 can see a live demo at Rapid7's booth #517.

About Rapid7
With Rapid7, technology professionals gain the clarity, command, and confidence to safely drive innovation and protect against risk. We make it simple to collect operational data across systems, eliminating blind spots and unlocking the information required to securely develop, operate, and manage today's sophisticated applications and services. Our analytics and science transform your data into key insights so you can quickly predict, deter, detect, and remediate attacks and obstacles to productivity. Armed with Rapid7, technology professionals finally gain the insights needed to safely move their business forward. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 5,800 organizations across over 110 countries, including 37% of the Fortune 1000. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit www.rapid7.com.

Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements. All statements contained in this press release other than statements of historical facts, including, without limitation, statements regarding expectations, beliefs, features, benefits and general availability of InsightOps, technology integrations, as well as statements regarding plans and strategies for future operations, are forward-looking statements. The words "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "will" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that we believe may affect the performance of InsightOps, our financial condition, results of operations, business strategy, short-term and long-term business operations and objectives and financial needs. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks related to our rapid growth and ability to sustain our revenue growth rate, the ability of our products and professional services to correctly detect vulnerabilities, competition in the markets in which we operate, market growth, our ability to innovate and manage our growth, our ability to integrate acquired operations, our ability to operate in compliance with applicable laws as well as other risks and uncertainties set forth in the "Risk Factors" section of our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2016 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 10, 2016, and subsequent reports that we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Moreover, we operate in a very competitive and rapidly changing environment. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for our management to predict all risks, nor can we assess the impact of all factors on our business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements we may make. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance, achievements or events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statements will occur. We are under no duty to update any of these forward-looking statements after the date of this press release to conform these statements to actual results or revised expectations, except as required by law. You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. Any future service, feature, objective or benefit that may be referenced in this release is for information purposes only and is not a commitment to deliver any service, feature, objective or benefit. Rapid7 reserves the right to modify or cancel future plans at any time.

Press contact:
Rachel E. Adam 
Rapid7 Senior PR Manager
press@rapid7.com 
(857) 415-4443




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