IBM Security Network IPS Review
The Configuration of this product is complex. It could me made more user friendly.


Valuable Features

  1. The Inline Simulation
  2. Centralized management using IBM SiteProtector Server
  3. Customization of the Signatures

Improvements to My Organization

IPS has helped us in understanding more about the latest threats out there and made us realize that we need to be proactive when it comes to security rather then reactive

Room for Improvement

The Configuration of this product is complex. It could me made more user friendly.

Use of Solution

I have used this product for 4 Years

Deployment Issues

Yes, the Java version installed was the latest version which is not compatible with the Version the IPS supports. So had to remove and install an older version of Java so that initial configuration could be performed.

Stability Issues

I haven't had any issues with stability.

Scalability Issues

I haven't had any issues with scalability.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

The customer service was up to the mark. They provide detailed steps on how to solve a problem.

Technical Support:

Good

Initial Setup

Complex, Initial configuration can be done using the web console which is Java based. It only works with a older version of Java.

Implementation Team

In-House

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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