When did you first hear about the SC Awards and what prompted you to be a part of the big event?
We have been hearing about the SC Awards for the last four to five years. SC Awards is one of a kind event which provides a level playing field for IT security products, companies and professionals to compete with the best of the best in global IT security.
What's a key benefit for entering your company in the SC Awards?
The SC Awards provide us with an opportunity to present our company, ManageEngine, and specifically our SIEM product, EventLog Analyzer, to a very focused audience of IT security professionals. We're also able to compete with the best in the industry, gain recognition and possibly win the coveted "Best Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) Appliance" award this year.
To what other prominent awards ceremony outside of the security industry would you compare the SC Awards?
SC Awards would top the list. But to name a few others it would be SANS National Cybersecurity Innovation Awards, Interop Awards - where we were named a security finalist.
How do you think winning an SC Award would impact the perceptions of your customers toward your products and services?
SC Awards will add credibility to ManageEngine products, and will help us reach out to new customers.
With readers and industry leaders judging the various SC Awards, how do you intend to tout a finalist spot or win?
ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer provides a comparable, extensive feature set at an affordable price — 90 percent of the functionality at 10 percent of the cost — to meet the needs of more than 5,000 small to midsize businesses and enterprise customers alike!