USM Anywhere™

USM Anywhere Deployment Types and Scalability

USM Anywhere scales with your business needs. Using the following deployment types you can add or remove sensors, bring on additional cloud servicesA cloud service is any resource that is provided over the Internet. The most common cloud service resources are Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)., and scale central log management as your business needs change.


USM Anywhere provides VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper‑V sensors to support an on-premises (private cloud) deployment.

VMware ESXi Microsoft Hyper-V
  • ESXi API asset discovery
  • Network-based intrusion detection system (NIDS) packet inspection
  • ESXi log monitoring and alerting
  • Network asset discovery
  • NIDS packet inspection
  • Network asset discovery

Cloud and Multi-Cloud

USM Anywhere provides Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure sensors to support deployment on a public cloud. If your organization deploys resources into both of these cloud services, you can use both sensors to monitor your assets.

Amazon Web Services Microsoft Azure Google Cloud Platform
  • AWS API asset discovery
  • Azure API asset discovery
GCP API asset discovery
  • CloudTrail monitoring and alerting
  • Azure Monitor REST API (formerly Insight Logs) monitoring and alerting
Cloud Pub/Sub monitoring and alerting
  • Amazon S3 access log monitoring and alerting
  • Azure infrastructure assessment
Audit logs
  • ELB access log monitoring and alerting
  • Azure security alerts
Stackdriver audit logs
  • AWS infrastructure assessment
  • Azure Windows log locations
  • Network-based intrusion detection system (NIDS) packet inspection

Hybrid Cloud

A hybrid cloud deployment uses a combination of private (VMware vSphere, Hyper‑V, or both) and public cloud (AWS and/or Azure) sensors.