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Global Security University: SIEM Solutions Center


SIEM solutions can be extremely costly and take a long time (in some cases years) to implement effectively. Enterprises need to understand the problems they are trying to solve with SIEM so they can accurately assess their business and technical requirements.

In this Decision Center, we take a look at the top ten most important features and functions to consider before purchase and implementation or during a refresh cycle to tune and improve SIEM efficacy. Then hear what a market leading vendor has to say in response to your five most pressing questions around SIEM solutions.

Sponsored by: IBM


Jay Bretzmann Security Division, IBM Software Group

IBM Experience

Jay currently directs product marketing activities for IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform offerings developing product messaging, marketing collaterals, website contents and conducting new product launch efforts.   

His earlier Software Group experience involved Business Partner marketing activities for Tivoli automation and asset management solutions and the WebSphere portfolio of service-oriented middleware products, specializing in the connectivity offerings.  He developed focused marketing assets to address the needs of Business Partners, defined quarterly sales plays, externalized IBM marketing assets and published content to PartnerWorld websites.

Prior to joining IBM’s Software Group, Jay managed IBM’s modular line of industry standard servers including all rack and tower, Intel- and AMD-based offerings.  He and his team developed customer-driven requirements and worked with the development organization to deliver state-of-the-art technology.  Jay led the marketing team that launched the popular pay-as-you-grow model for large scale SMP servers back in 2001, known as Enterprise X-Architecture.

Industry Experience

Before joining IBM, Jay was vice president for worldwide server research at International Data Corporation with responsibilities for forecasting the growth of the server market, and analyzing server environments.  He regularly met with CEOs and SVPs from Bull, Compaq, Dell Computer, Digital Equipment Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, NCR Corporation, Sequent, Sun Microsystems, Tandem Computer, and Unisys.  Before he left, IDC had become the de facto standard for vendor market share statistics and reporting, ending a long-standing rivalry with DataQuest.

Jay has also worked as a software product manager for a UNIX operating system and networking protocol supplier, a PC support specialist and a PR writer.  He has a BS degree from the University of Illinois in Advertising, knows how to program, and is one of the more technically-oriented marketing people in the company.

03 Apr 2013
01 Apr 2013
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