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5 tools for making sense of system logs

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    Log management software helps IT managers understand and act on the flood of log data spewing from IT systems — to investigate security problems, prevent outages and improve the online customer experience. In essence, logs are a specialized source of business intelligence, while also providing an audit trail for regulatory compliance.

    Five of the top log management software products are Splunk, LogRhythm, AlienVault, HPE ArcSight Logger and SevOne, according to online reviews by enterprise users in the IT Central Station community. Those users say that the most important criteria to consider when choosing log management software are speed, stability, ease of use, and robust search capabilities.

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