Forrester Consulting - The Total Economic Impact™ of Exabeam Fusion - Exabeam

Customers Achieve 245% ROI Using Exabeam Fusion SIEM

Read the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ Study

ROI over three years, payback in under six months.

Transforming Security Operations with Exabeam Fusion SIEM

Exabeam commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ study to examine the measurable benefits six organizations achieved with Exabeam Fusion SIEM.

In this study, you’ll read about how the Exabeam Fusion SIEM behavioral analytics-driven approach transformed Security Operations at these organizations by delivering a quantifiable return with ROI as high as 245%, and payback in under six months.

Transforming Security Operations with Exabeam Fusion SIEM
Benefit: Efficient Security Operations

Benefit: Efficient Security Operations

The combined organizations were able to improve their threat coverage by ingesting additional data sources while increasing the number of incidents they could investigate.

Benefit: Reduced attack dwell times

Understanding user behavior is key to detecting compromised accounts. The five organizations had very little visibility of insider threats before Exabeam. However, after deploying, they all gained a new ability to recognize and respond to these threats, resulting in a measurable return.

Benefit: Reduced attack dwell times
Benefit: Deploying a cloud-delivered solution

Benefit: Deploying a cloud-delivered solution

Cloud-hosted solutions are easier to manage and maintain, and offload systems maintenance to the provider. In the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact Study, all of the organizations reported tangible value using the cloud-delivered Exabeam Fusion SIEM.

The Forrester study identified many other unquantifiable benefits —
from better SLAs to improved employee churn, and more.

When evaluating tools my first two questions are, does your tool align to the NIST framework? Does it integrate with Exabeam? Exabeam became the foundation of our entire security program.

— CISO, Australian mining company

Executive Summary of the TEI Study

The Total Economic Impact is a methodology developed by Forrester Research that enhances a company’s technology decision-making processes and assists vendors in communicating the value proposition of their products and services to clients. The TEI methodology helps companies demonstrate, justify, and realize IT initiatives’ tangible value to senior management and other key business stakeholders. This study revealed Exabeam Fusion SIEM delivering a 245% ROI over three years with payback in less than six months.

245% Return on Investment (ROI)
A project’s expected return in percentage terms. ROI is calculated by dividing net benefits (benefits less costs) by costs.

$3.73M Present Value (PV)
The present or current value of (discounted) cost and benefit estimates given at an interest rate (the discount rate). The PV of costs and benefits feed into the total NPV of cash flows.

$2.65M Net Present Value (NPV)
The present or current value of (discounted) future net cash flows given an interest rate (the discount rate). A positive project NPV normally indicates that the investment should be made, unless other projects have higher NPVs.

Less Than 6-Month Payback Period
The break-even point for an investment. This is the point in time at which net benefits (benefits minus costs) equal initial investment or cost.

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Disclosure: This is a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Exabeam, April 2022. It is not meant to be used as a competitive analysis. Forrester makes no assumptions as to the potential ROI that other organizations will receive. Forrester strongly advises that readers use their own estimates within the framework provided in the study to determine the appropriateness of an investment in Exabeam Fusion SIEM. Exabeam reviewed and provided feedback to Forrester, but Forrester maintains editorial control over the study and its findings and does not accept changes to the study that contradict Forrester’s findings or obscure the meaning of the study. Exabeam provided the customer names for the interviews but did not participate in the interviews.

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