Home Properties Uses Tripwire’s Data Center Configuration Audit and Control Solutions
Multi-family real estate investment trust, Home Properties (www.homeproperties.com), has selected the configuration assessment and auditing solution, Tripwire Enterprise (www.tripwire.com) to improve safety and ensure complete visibility exchange activity across the company IT systems.
Just as their apartment residents expect a safe environment in the company of hundreds of properties, Home Properties expects the same from their complex enterprise data center. According to the compliance data center and infrastructure management software developer Tripwire in its announcement Thursday, Tripwire Enterprise now provides Home Properties both extensive surveillance of the integrity of files and change auditing capabilities and a method for automatic support the change control policies.
“With more than 37,000 apartment units in our real estate portfolio, our systems are in a continual state of information processing and updating of data,” Home Properties Information Systems Vice President Chris Berson said in a statement. “Tripwire Enterprise offers a single point of control for the detection of changes in servers, network devices, firewalls and application systems, providing accurate and timely information through alerts and customizable reports. This technology will play an important role in helping to protect the stability of our critical production systems so that we can maintain high availability for our users. ”
In addition, Tripwire offers evaluation tests of the configuration, evaluation of each change of policy compliance and operational security, that Home Properties to use for critical systems, including implementation of property management that is key to their process financial management.
Integrity control file Tripwire Enterprise also offers Home Properties with automatic alerts about any suspicious activity change. If a problem arises, Tripwire offers repair assistance to settle quickly out of configuration compliance, and automatically produces an audit trail that can easily generate the reports used by system administrators comply with regulations.
Tripwire Enterprise’s ability to track changes and evaluate the configurations across physical and virtual environments strengthens the position of Home Properties’ to expand their operations while maintaining the visibility and control of their infrastructure.