Information Security

Gurucul Recognized for Security Information and Event Management

Recognized for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Gurucul, a leader in the next-gen SIEM market with its innovative, disruptive, and proven Analytics-driven Cloud SIEM, today announced that Gurucul has been positioned by Gartner as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for SIEM1. The evaluation was based on specific criteria that analyzed the company’s overall completeness of vision and ability to execute.

“We are thrilled with Gurucul’s inaugural positioning, further right and ranked higher for vision as compared to many traditional and next-gen SIEM solutions,” said Saryu Nayyar, Gurucul CEO. “This is a testament to Gurucul’s disruptive approach, proven scalable lower cost technology, and customer adoption of our cloud / hybrid Analytics-Driven SIEM to modernize security operations centers. The hyper growth we are experiencing is attributed to consistent delivery of industry leading innovation and proven customer success with unparalleled time to value.”

Gurucul Analytics-Driven SIEM is cloud-native, built for speed and scale, helping modernize security operations by delivering ultra-high-fidelity detection and automated response. Key features include a cutting-edge lightweight SaaS architecture with cloud elasticity and predictable costs, real-time threat detection, the industry’s most advanced data science powered by Gurucul STUDIO™ ML / behavior analytics and the largest, most diverse security content library. The advanced and intuitive UX provides contextual investigation and intelligent timeline views, blazing fast searches, and risk based responses.

Gurucul provides an open, flexible, and extensible platform that unifies SIEM, XDR, UEBA, SOAR, NTA, and Identity Analytics with a single seamless and consolidated view. Gurucul Analytics-driven SIEM provides customers a powerful, proven alternative to legacy and next-gen SIEM products with the following differentiated capabilities:

  • Cloud-native / hybrid / easy on-prem implementations
  • Data pipelines with hundreds of agent/agentless/cloud connectors and the flexibility to ingest legacy/proprietary data
  • Ingest unlimited historical and real-time data with long-term retention options
  • Guaranteed lower cost including predictable no infrastructure cost
  • Real-time high efficacy detection driven by the largest, most comprehensive security content library including 2000+ machine learning models
  • Blazing fast contextual investigations with advanced data enrichment
  • AI-powered analyst-optimized contextual threat hunting
  • Advanced case management, data science, and risk-driven automated response
  • Gurucul STUDIO™, open analytics builder, to customize existing out-of-the-box models and security content along with drag and drop capability to build new models and policies
  • Identity and access monitoring and intelligence

Gartner says, “SIEM technology aggregates event data produced by security devices, network infrastructure, systems and applications. The primary data source is log data, but SIEM technology can also process other forms of data, such as network telemetry data (flows and packets).”

“Gurucul Analytics-driven SIEM goes way beyond delivering all the features expected from a SIEM platform and adds capabilities that no traditional SIEM platform can match,” says Nayyar. “It leverages an open metadata and flexible entity framework to consume business critical, cloud, and on-prem applications data including proprietary and legacy systems. Gurucul is the only platform in the space with deep identity monitoring and intelligence capabilities providing unconventional and advanced coverage for insider threats and radical risk reduction of the identity threat plane, which is more important now than ever with digital and cloud transformation.”

View a complimentary copy of the Magic Quadrant report to learn more about Gurucul’s strengths and cautions, among other provider offerings, at

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