Business Analytics in Protection Center
|Article:DOC4853|||||Created: 2011-10-27|||||Updated: 2011-11-18|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC4853|
This article lets you get started using business analytics in Protection Center 2.x.
About business analytics in Protection Center 2.x
Symantec Protection Center 2.X supports business analytics to help you better assess the security status of your network. Business analytics collects large amounts of data from multiple sources, applies advanced business intelligence technology to it, and then delivers actionable information through reports, charts, dashboards, pivot tables, and more. Business analytics allows companies to save time and resources and optimize business processes by making knowledge-based decisions.
- Mine data to identify critical trends.
- Perform statistical and quantitative analyses to determine root cause.
- Test previous conclusions.
- Use predictive analytics and modeling to forecast future results.
About using business analytics in Protection Center 2.x
The Protection Center business analytics functionality is provided through integration with Altiris IT Analytics Solution from Symantec. IT Analytics is a separate product that leverages the information that is collected from various Symantec security products and provides a unified view of this information to facilitate prioritized risk-based remediation. IT Analytics provides multi-dimensional analysis and robust graphical reporting as well as dashboards and out-of-the-box, visually informative Key Performance Indicator (KPI) scorecards.
To use business analytics, you should install Symantec IT Analytics on a standalone server and integrate it with Protection Center.
For more information on how to install IT Analytics and integrate it with Protection Center, refer to the following documentation:
- Altiris IT Analytics Solution 7.1 from Symantec User Guide
- Altiris IT Analytics Solution from Symantec and Symantec Protection Center Integration Guide
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC4853