Being able to actually demonstrate value to your customer is a powerful selling tool and you have a few great options to show customers Novell Sentinel Log Manager ranging from doing a Web-based demo to placing an evaluation version in your customer's environment that can easily be converted into a production system. Here are your options for showcasing log management features:
- Novell Demo System for Sentinel Log Manager
The Novell Demo System allows you to schedule a remote control demo and also provides links to image downloads and documentation. You can demo Sentinel Log Manager to your customer from anywhere you have an internet connection and the demo runs on Novell hardware.
Access the Novell Demo System (PartnerNet Login required):
- Sentinel Log Manager Appliance Demo
While the production version of Sentinel Log Manager runs on 64-bit hardware with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, this demonstration-only appliance version can be installed on 32-bit hardware using VMWare ESXi server so you don't need to source a 64-bit system to leave behind at your customer's site. It's a great way to reduce your expense while delivering an on site demo version for your customers.
Download the Novell Sentinel Log Manager Appliance Demo:
- Sentinel Log Manager Evaluation Version
"But will it really work in my environment?" The Sentinel Log Manager evaluation version is the full-blown 64-bit version that runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 so you can place it into your customers environment and show them exactly how it performs. A 90-day evaluation license is availble and the nice thing about this is you can replace the 90-day license key with a purchased license key at any time during or after the evaluation period. So, the evaluation instance can be converted into a production instance leveraging all the effort and time used to set up the evaluation instance.
Download the Novell Sentinel Log Manager 64-bit Evaluation:
You can also access additional enablement resources for Sentinel Log Manager here (PartnerNet Login required): http://www.novell.com/partners/secure/offers/is/slm/