Sumo Logic Updates and Enhances its Analytics Platform


The new analytics features include a new cloud SIEM solution, new open platform APIs, search templates and a new global intelligence service.

Sumo Logic has added several new features to its analytics platform. Those features include

  • A new cloud SIEM solution
  • New open platform APIs
  • Search templates
  • A new global intelligence service for machine learning

The cloud SIEM democratizes security analytics and breaks down legacy silos using new cloud models that include DecSecOps. It delivers native elastic scale for on-demand analytics and flexible deployments which can enable new collaborative and scaleable workflows.

Users can link upstream DevSecOps models to downstream security operations for a solid and flexible cloud scale defense.

The platform integrates out of the box with Amazon Web Services (AWS) GuardDuty, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, Fastly, Okta, OneLogin, Palo Alto Networks, zScaler and more for increased visibility and threat response.

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Sumo Logic operates one of the most sophisticated pure-cloud services used by more than 50+ users. Its innovations extend the machine data analytics platform value by focusing on serving growing use cases and people powering modern business. A data steward for modern business — delivered and consumed as a service — its engine drives faster decision making enabling it to thrive in the analytics economy.

Global Intelligence That Extends Analytics, ML and Insights

Sumo Logic also announced a new global intelligence service designed to extend machine learning and insights across the enterprise. Use cases for the new global intelligence service include:

  • Sumo Industry Insights – Sumo Logic’s ‘State of Modern Applications and DevSecOps in the Cloud’ report, highlights the world’s most innovative companies adoptions of the latest application technologies.
  • Sumo Community Insights – These insights will deliver the industry’s first real-time operational and security insights by leveraging machine-learning powered algorithms to uncover global KPIs and KRIs from the Sumo Logic user community. This data will allow organizations to benchmark and compare their own technology decisions and performance to the leading adopters of modern application stacks. Customers in all part of development, production, and security lifecycles will benefit from this initiative by optimizing costs and efficiencies. Example use cases include choosing the right cloud services for their unique needs, benchmarking system and application performance and, analyzing trends and anomalies across peers.
  • Sumo Data Science Insights – Sumo Logic offers a new open source integration with Jupyter and Apache Zeppelin notebooks. This integration empowers data science teams to build and train ML algorithms and models using valuable machine data extracted by the Sumo Logic platform.

The company will roll out enhancements to assist with operational analytics and optimize IT operations and infrastructure. They include:

  • New open platform APIs
  • New search templates designed for non-IT/ non-engineering users who can use SumoLogics analytics without needing to know the query language
  • Automatic rollups for logs to metrics to enable users to extract business KPIs from logs and convert them to metrics

Sue Walsh

About Sue Walsh

Sue Walsh is News Writer for RTInsights, and a freelance writer and social media manager living in New York City. Her specialties include tech, security and e-commerce. You can follow her on Twitter at @girlfridaygeek.

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