IBM Security Network IPS Review

Valuable features include signature based analysis and preventing different types of network attacks.

Valuable Features

Signature based analysis and preventing different types of network attacks.

Room for Improvement

The management server can be made more user friendly and also the database configuration could be made simpler.

Use of Solution

2.5 years.

Deployment Issues

Yes during the connectivity between management server and database server.

Stability Issues

Yes sometimes while managing the same through management server.

Scalability Issues

Not really.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

3.5 out of 5.

Technical Support:

3.2 out of 5.

Initial Setup

As mentioned earlier the configuration and setting up management server was a bit complex

Implementation Team

Through a vendor team. They were good enough to implement it smoothly.


ROI is fair as per the security is concerned.

Other Advice

Would advise people to use the product but only with the technical support in place for product.

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