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Sumo Logic boosts AWS troubleshooting & security with AI enhancements
Tue, 28th Nov 2023

Announced this week at AWS re:Invent, Sumo Logic is introducing new enhancements and features to its SaaS Log Analytics Platform, specifically developed to quicken troubleshooting and security procedures across AWS environments. These additions include new Cloud Infrastructure Security (CIS) for AWS and AI/ML innovations for quicker alerting and AWS CloudTrails DevOps and SecOps.

The digital transformation and cloud initiatives are generating complexity for many organisations. They are struggling due to a lack of visibility, slow tools, high costs and data silos. Sumo Logic's AI-powered SaaS Log Analytics Platform answers this by unifying logs, metrics, traces, and metadata through a single, comprehensive platform. This will ensure mission-critical applications remain reliable and secure across AWS settings.

The company is launching new solutions and features tailor-made for AWS. They are designed to assist users pinpoint the causes of performance, availability, and security issues faster than ever before. This includes high-speed troubleshooting for AWS with a few clicks, helping organisations gain full visibility into their application's health and systems' functioning.

The new offering, Sumo Logic Log Analytics for AWS, presents a holistic view and a single pane of glass for monitoring and troubleshooting AWS services with ease and efficiency. The zero-configuration solution automatically collects logs and metrics data from 12 core AWS services, including EC2, Lambda, ECS, RDS, DynamoDB, API GW, and Load Balancers. This enables users to get full visibility across different AWS accounts and regions, quickly troubleshoot issues with ML-powered analytics, and control costs by regulating AWS expenditure.

Securing your AWS environment within minutes is now doable with Sumo Logic's SaaS Log Analytics Platform. It simplifies the process for security and DevOps teams to detect, investigate and respond to security threats across AWS infrastructure and cloud-native apps. One significant part of these new offerings is the Cloud Infrastructure Security (CIS) for AWS solution by Sumo Logic. It provides an enterprise-wide unified view of your AWS infrastructure, delivering insights into active threats, non-compliant security controls and suspicious activity across complex AWS environments.

The company is also further innovating its AI/ML models to deal with the most challenging operational and security issues. The new AI-Driven Alerting feature enables users to reduce the noise of daily alerts and false alarms by highlighting the most critical problems requiring immediate attention. Moreover, applications for AWS CloudTrail DevOps and AWS CloudTrail SecOps have been developed. These will allow DevOps and SecOps professionals to compare AWS CloudTrail events against a cohort of AWS customers to detect potentially harmful configuration changes in AWS accounts.

Joe Kim, President and CEO of Sumo Logic, commented, "Every organisation across every industry is transforming, relying on digital and cloud to accelerate innovation, develop a competitive edge and help service their customers better. These initiatives often lead to significant complexities for operations and security teams... We're excited about these new innovations and updates we’re showcasing this week to further strengthen our cloud-native SaaS Log Analytics Platform to provide a single, unified view, that allows users to go from insights to action, fast."