SolarWinds Orion Platform is under evaluation to meet international computer security standard
HERNDON, VA – August 28, 2018 — SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced today that the Orion® Suite v3.0 is now under evaluation for Common Criteria certification to Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2+ in the Spanish Common Criteria Scheme (SCCS). The Common Criteria is an international standard for computer security to which conformance is verified through laboratory evaluation and scheme certification.
“SolarWinds is continually working to improve the array of products that comprise our Orion Suite of IT management solutions,” said Paul Parker, chief technologist of federal and national government, SolarWinds. “We will continue to invest in Common Criteria evaluation, which will aid our intentions to develop solutions that strive to meet the critical needs of IT professionals in the public sector.”
Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation
Common Criteria is an international program with 28 nations as signatories, in which IT products are certified against standard specifications, specifically to ensure they meet an agreed-upon security standard for government deployments. For additional information on Common Criteria certification, visit the Common Criteria Portal or contact us.
The Orion Suite for federal government 3.0 includes:
- Network Performance Monitor v12.2
- Server & Application Monitor v6.6
- Network Configuration Manager v7.7
- Network Traffic Analyzer v4.2.3
- IP Address Manager v4.6
- User Device Tracker v3.3
- VoIP & Network Quality Manager v4.4.1
- Web Performance Monitor v2.2.1
- Enterprise Operations Console v2.0
- Storage Resource Monitor v6.6
- Virtualization Manager v8.2
The Orion Suite 3.0 leverages the Orion Platform, a modular and highly scalable platform that unifies data from multiple IT layers into an application-centric view. The platform is designed to enable powerful, end-to-end hybrid IT management, deliver cloud visibility along with deep on-premises monitoring. It incorporates a simple drag-and-drop dashboard to visualize infrastructure and application relationships, helping IT professionals monitor, troubleshoot, and improve performance across hybrid environments. It also provides the flexibility to add modules as needs grow.
EWA-Canada, an Intertek Company, has a Common Criteria Testing Laboratory (CCTL) accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and approved by Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE). EWA-Canada’s CCTL is evaluating SolarWinds software to determine that it meets all of the requirements of this security certification. EWA-Canada’s CCTL, in conjunction with its partner lab in the Spanish Common Criteria Scheme, is carrying out the evaluation of the SolarWinds Orion Suite v3.0. EWA-Canada is recognized for its extensive experience with Common Criteria evaluations, enabling companies to manage the process and ensure their products meet important certification requirements. Previous versions of SolarWinds Orion Suite and SolarWinds® Log & Event Manager have been certified under the Common Criteria; more details are available here.
SolarWinds Solutions for Government
- Pricing SolarWinds software is available on the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, Department of Defense ESI, and other contract vehicles.
- U.S. Government certifications and approvals include Army CoN and Navy DADMS. Technical Requirements include FIPS compatibility, DISA STIGs, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) compliance.
- SolarWinds also has hundreds of built-in automated compliance reports, which meet the requirements of major auditing authorities, including DISA STIG, FISMA, NIST, and more.
- SolarWinds THWACK® online user community provides a number of out-of-the-box compliance report templates, available to download for free, that are designed to help users prepare for an inspection. THWACK also provides information on Smart Card and Common Access Card (CAC) product support.
Questions for the federal team on Common Criteria? Please ask us here, or contact:
Lisa M. Sherwin Wulf
Director of Marketing – Federal & National Government | SolarWinds
Chief Technologist – Federal & National Government | SolarWinds
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid models. We continuously engage with all types of technology professionals—IT operations professionals, DevOps professionals and managed service providers (MSPs)—to understand the challenges they face maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures. The insights we gain from engaging with them, in places like our THWACK online community, allow us to build products that solve well-understood IT management challenges in ways that technology professionals want them solved. This focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in network management software and MSP solutions. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com.
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