FAQ: What’s new in Netwrix Auditor 8.0

Today Netwrix has introduced its major release of Netwrix Auditor 8.0.  New Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility into into hybrid cloud IT infrastructures to protect corporate data at rest regardless of its location.

The new version of company’s leading IT auditing platform simplifies detection of security threats and enables organizations to gain rigorous control over critical data across all levels of IT environment, including hybrid cloud and storage appliances

Free Trial of Netwrix Auditor 8.0 is available here.

We asked Netwrix Team to answer the most popular questions about new Netwrix Auditor from the last Netwrix Customer Virtual Summit.

Q: Are you planning to support EMC Isilon?

A: Great news, we are introducing a new application for EMC storage auditing. Netwrix Auditor for EMC delivers visibility into changes and data access for EMC Isilon, as well as VNX and VNXe.

Q:  Will this version support NetApp?

A: The answer is yes. Another new application Netwrix Auditor for NetApp supports all the latest versions of Data OnTAP, including 8.3.1. and 8.3.2. All this is available as a part of Netwrix Auditor 8.0 starting from April 12, 2016.

Q:  When API would be available?

A: Along with other features, Netwrix Auditor 8.0 offers its customers RESTful API to enable endless integration with any existing on-premises or cloud-based application. The release date is April 12, 2016.

Q:  Will this version work with other services or applications?

A: There was a number of questions about: Dropbox, Citrix ShareFile, AirWatch, MobileIron, SharePoint Online, Linux/Unix, etc.

These systems are not yet supported by Netwrix Auditor out of the box. However, Netwrix API is available to all customers starting on April 12. What does this mean for you:

  • You can start building your integrations with any systems you may need.
  • We consider releasing an API-based add-on for the most requested systems, so stay tuned!
  • We consider to continue adding fully functional support for new systems in the future releases.

Do you need to audit something we don’t support yet? Please keep the feedback coming, tell us in the comments below.

Q: I heard last time about integration with Splunk. I believe this is available in 8.0. Can you confirm?

A: Yes, Netwrix Auditor 8.0 continues to support integration with Splunk. This functionality will allow you to bring more context into your Splunk data and slash your SIEM costs. For those who are not aware of this functionality, but would like to learn more, I suggest cheking our recoded webinar at this link:

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Co-founder of Netwrix. Michael is a recognized expert in information security. In his articles, Michael shares his thoughts on key IT industry events, the hottest cybersecurity topics and Netwrix product updates.