Company name: Q1 Labs, an IBM company
Product Name: QRadar
Why we are watching: IBM bought Q1Labs in 2011 and threw it into a newly formed security systems division, which kind of marked the end of IBM’s own Tivoli SIEM. IBM has since added indexing and query improvements to support keyword search; improvements in event storage scalability; integration with IBM DAM and support for endpoint management, IPS firewall, and governance, risk and compliance technologies. IBM has announced a co-managed service option for QRadar for customers that want to combine an SIEM technology deployment with monitoring services from IBM.