GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. wins Redmond Magazine award

January 20, 2005 - 12:00

Redmond Magazine readers name GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. as “Best of the Best” for 2005
London, UK – GFI LANguard Security Event Log Monitor (S.E.L.M.) was voted Best Security Auditing Product based on readers' votes in the 2005 Redmond Magazine Readers' Choice Survey. This is the second consecutive year that GFI LANguard S.E.L.M won the prestigious Readers’ Choice Award (formerly the MCP Magazine “Products You Love Award”).

More than 2,200 readers voted to pick the favorites in over 40 product categories. The voting took place during a 10-day period in November. Readers sent in their recommendations for best network management, application management, performance management, network monitoring, bandwidth monitoring and Web usage monitoring products. GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. headed its category with 11.4% of the readers' votes.

“The level of response, and the passion that our readers exhibited in their comments, was fantastic,” says Lafe Low, executive editor for Redmond magazine. “Clearly, our readers feel very strongly about the products they use day in and day out.”

The complete results are published in Redmond Magazine’s January 2005 “Best of the Best” issue. “We called it ‘Best of the Best’ because the products in our market are solid, innovative, and essential. All of our winners are truly outstanding,” commented Doug Barney, editor in chief of Redmond.

About GFI LANguard S.E.L.M.
GFI LANguard Security Event Log Monitor (S.E.L.M.) performs event log based intrusion detection and network-wide event log management. GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. archives and analyzes the event logs of all network machines and alerts administrators in real time to security issues, attacks and other critical events. GFI LANguard S.E.L.M.'s intelligent analysis means an administrator does not need to be an 'Event Guru' to be able to monitor users attempting to access secured shares and confidential files; monitor critical servers and create alerts for specific events and conditions occurring on the network; back up and clear event logs automatically on remote machines; detect attacks using local user accounts; and much more. Pricing starts at $399 for 2 servers and 25 workstations. More information and a freeware version are available at

About Redmond Magazine
Originally founded in 1995 as Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine, the magazine was re-launched as Redmond magazine in October 2004 to reflect an evolution and increasing level of responsibility among the readership. Redmond provides cutting edge product, business, and how-to information to network professionals, IT managers and IT directors focusing on the Microsoft Windows platform.

About 101communications LLC
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About GFI
GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. With award-winning technology, an aggressive pricing strategy and a strong focus on small-to-medium sized businesses, GFI is able to satisfy the need for business continuity and productivity encountered by organizations on a global scale. GFI has offices in the US, Malta, UK, Hong Kong and Australia which support more than 200,000 installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with over 10,000 partners worldwide. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. More information about GFI can be found at