ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer Leads TRC Companies, Inc. to SOX Compliance

Firm Collects, Retains and Reviews Terabytes of Audit Trail Log Data to Support IT Process Controls of SOX Section 404

PLEASANTON, Calif. - March 20, 2012 — ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) is using the syslog and event log management tool, EventLog Analyzer, to successfully meet Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance audit requirements. Using EventLog Analyzer, the national engineering services, consulting, and construction management firm is now able to collect, retain and review terabytes of audit trail log data generated by its IT infrastructure to support IT process controls of SOX Section 404.

"We needed a solution that could handle system logs from a variety of hardware and handle huge volumes of real-time logs," said Devank Kumar, manager, enterprise systems and network security at TRC. "We chose ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer over other solutions because it was the only one that provided us with pre-defined report templates for SOX, which helps us meet our audit requirements."

EventLog Analyzer at TRC

TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to operations. The company has 2,400+ employees spread over 70 offices and has two data centers in Arizona and New Jersey to handle the network load. Their environment consists of 40 to 50 domain controllers, 400+ Web servers, several Cisco devices (e.g., firewalls, IPS, switches, routers), ERP, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint, virtual machines, thousands of desktops (Windows, Linux), SAN storage and other business critical hardware.

By selecting EventLog Analyzer, TRC achieved a number of key results, including:

  • Rapid deployment – Completed in under an hour and log collection was almost instantaneous.
  • Immediate reporting – The first set of reports was available to system engineers almost immediately.
  • Immediate reporting – The first set of reports was available to system engineers almost immediately.
  • Out-of-the-box SOX reports – Pre-built SOX compliance reports met auditors’ stringent requirements.
  • User-friendly UI – Network operations team was able to effortlessly generate their own reports without any technical assistance.
  • SMS and email alert notifications – Operations team can immediately respond to security threats.

"We are seeing an increasing demand for canned reports for various regulatory compliance requirements like PCI, SOX, HIPAA and others," said Chenthil Kumaran, product manager, ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer. "The significant amount of IT operations time that EventLog Analyzer saves for TRC has enabled them to focus on efficiently managing their production environment and handle complex configuration management challenges."

Pricing and Availability

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer is now available. A 30-day, fully functional trial edition can be downloaded from the ManageEngine website at Pricing starts at $995 for the Professional Edition for up to 10 hosts.

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About ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer

EventLog Analyzer is web-based, real-time, agent-less (optional agents available) event log and application log monitoring and management software. The EventLog Analyzer software collects, analyzes, reports and archives event logs from distributed Windows hosts; SysLogs from distributed UNIX hosts, routers, switches and other SysLog devices; and application logs from IIS Web server, IIS FTP server, Apache Web server, Print server, MS SQL server, Oracle database server, DHCP Windows and DHCP Linux servers. The EventLog Analyzer application generates graphs and reports that help in analyzing system problems with minimal impact on network performance. For more information on ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer, please visit

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization’s need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, more than 55,000 established and emerging enterprises — including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 — rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corp. with offices worldwide, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit; follow the company blog at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

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