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BeyondTrust Receives 5 Star Rating from SC Magazine

Posted February 4, 2014    Sarah Lieber

Recently our UVM20 Security Management Appliance received a perfect 5-star review + “Best Buy” recognition from SC Magazine. Read the full review here.

The UVM20 includes several pre-installed and pre-configured solutions: Retina Network Security Scanner, PowerBroker for UNIX/Linux, and PowerBroker for Windows, plus our patch management, regulatory reporting and configuration compliance modules — in addition to all of BeyondInsight’s platform capabilities. All starting at $19,995 — What a steal!

An excerpt from SC Magazine follows…

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Strengths: Solid scanning and vulnerability management features with excellent reporting.
Weaknesses: None that we found.
Verdict: A solid product available as an appliance or software-only, and well worth your attention. It is our choice for Best Buy.

“The UVM20 Security Management Appliance from BeyondTrust offers a full set of vulnerability scanning and compliance tools that are well integrated into a single easy-to-use appliance that features the Retina CS Threat Management Console as the center piece of the suite. Using this console, security professionals and system administrators alike can easily find and analyze weaknesses throughout the entire enterprise infrastructure. The Threat Management Console displays – in an easy-to-read contextual format – results and analytics taken from the Retina Network Security Scanner, as well as other compliance-based tools from BeyondTrust.”

Read the entire review on SC Magazine.

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Posted October 16, 2014    Chris Burd

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