Visibility Improves Security, Say 87% of Netwrix Customers

Netwrix customers share insights into how the visibility and user behavior analytics provided by Netwrix Auditor have significantly improved their security and compliance postures and increased the efficiency of IT operations.

Irvine, CA, January 10, 2017

Netwrix Corporation, the first vendor to introduce a visibility and governance platform for hybrid cloud security, today released the key findings of its 2017 global customer survey. The survey is conducted annually and aims to identify the value that visibility brings to customers and how they improve security, compliance and IT operations processes with Netwrix Auditor.

Netwrix Auditor is a visibility and governance platform that enables control over changes, configurations and access in hybrid cloud IT environments to protect data regardless of its location. The platform provides security analytics to detect anomalies in user behavior and investigate threat patterns before a data breach occurs.

The survey gathered insights from 223 Netwrix customers representing organizations of various industries and sizes worldwide. According to the survey, 97% of customers are satisfied with Netwrix Auditor, as it has enabled them to achieve the following results:

  • Stronger security. 87% of the surveyed organizations have been able to maintain security policies more efficiently and have improved the security of their IT infrastructures and data. About a third (31%) of Netwrix customers have managed to prevent data breaches at least once.
  • Quicker preparation for IT audits. Customers not only maintain security policies with Netwrix Auditor, but also use it to find information requested by auditors and generate compliance reports. Overall, the platform has simplified audits for 74% of customers and saves time for all of them: 31% of the organizations save up to 12 hours of work during each audit, 60% save between 12 hours and 1 week, and 9% save more than 1 week.
  • More efficient daily IT operations. The majority of customers (86%) have been able to free up resources and concentrate on more important tasks because Netwrix Auditor automates a significant amount of routine work. In fact, 51% of customers save more than 3 hours weekly.

"We don’t like vendors; we like partnerships. Netwrix has virtually become part of our staff. With Netwrix Auditor, our IT team gets back valuable time, which makes our organization more efficient in accomplishing our goals for the county," said John Adams, IT Director, Washington County, Arkansas.

"We are happy to see that with the new features introduced over the year, our customers have achieved even more impressive results. In fact, 91% of customers perceive Netwrix Auditor as a strategic solution for their organizations to move forward," said Michael Fimin, CEO and co-founder of Netwrix. "We are proud to receive feedback on so many use cases where Netwrix Auditor has brought real value: detection of threats, such as insider misuse, ransomware, hacker attacks, which prevents potential damage, including data breaches; protection of sensitive data; validation of compliance requirements and passing of audits; and so on. Our goal is to continue to provide our customers with visibility and deeper insight into what is happening to their systems and data to bring even more value to their businesses."

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About Netwrix Corporation

Netwrix Corporation was the first vendor to introduce a visibility and governance platform for hybrid cloud security. More than 160,000 IT departments worldwide rely on Netwrix to detect insider threats on premises and in the cloud, pass compliance audits with less effort and expense, and increase productivity of IT security and operations teams. Founded in 2006, Netwrix has earned more than 100 industry awards and been named to both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. For more information, visit

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