Blue Coat Systems, engaged in application delivery networking, has launched version 9.0 of Reporter to provide enterprises with customizable role-based visibility into web-related user activity.
According to the company, Reporter is a flexible role-based intuitive reporting tool that enables businesses to collect, correlate and analyze web activity that is managed and logged by Blue Coat ProxySG and ProxyAV appliances, Blue Coat WebFilter and Blue Coat ProxyClient mobile software.
Blue Coat has said that to provide real-time visibility into web-related user activity, Reporter can be configured to continuously upload logs. Reporter highlights web activity information through a combination of common, pre-defined reports as well as customizable reports that enable administrators to view captured user behavior, security and operational information. With these reports, businesses can track malware and other spyware, traffic profiles, sessions, users and authentication, Web content and technical profiles.
Blue Coat claims that Reporter 9.0 is now available in three versions. The standard version supports 50 million log lines. The enterprise version supports 2.5 billion log lines and the Premium version supports more than 10 billion log lines.
Carrie Oakes, vice president of product management at Blue Coat Systems, said: As business has come to rely upon the web, understanding where and how people are using the internet is critical to ensuring policy compliance and effective use of corporate resources. With real-time visibility into web-related user activity and flexible, customized reports, the Reporter platform is a powerful tool that helps enterprises understand web usage patterns and more tightly align network investments with business requirements.