Cisco Stealthwatch Competitors and Alternatives

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OseremeOsobase
Reseller
Director at Baverianvine
Aug 25 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable part of the product is the whole package. The features included in the Enterprise Immune System are complete and effective. Its detection engine is ridiculously good.

How has it helped my organization?

It helps us to reliably serve our customers with quick deployment of a durable, effective and intelligent product.

What needs improvement?

It is hard to really address what needs to be improved in the respect that it does everything I would expect of a superior solution. It is simple enough to use because the interface is quite simple, the setup is quick and painless — in only… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think that the price is quite fair and very good for this type of product and the features that the product provides.

What other advice do I have?

My advice to people and organizations considering this as a solution is: go buy it. They shouldn't waste their time fussing and looking around at other solutions. It works. I've done administrating for several years, and this is the one… more»
Real User
Security Analyst at IT Convergence
Mar 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to centrally manage all the IPS sensors, track the different security events generated by it, and customize the different policies, depending on their… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We feel safer now. We are currently enhancing all of our network security. The IPS has proven that it can find events and items, which previously went under the radar. We… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like the ability to apply more filters or better customize reports in order to display information in a readable way. That would be nice.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I did not handle the purchasing, but I believe it cost $15,000. There is an additional support fee, but I don't know how much it is.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

This is our first IPS technology that we deployed in our EDGE network. We are users of other McAfee tools. We wanted everything to be able to talk to each other. We want… more»

What other advice do I have?

This product is helping us grow, as we have a newly created security operations team.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at Cisco and Palo Alto. The centrally managed solution allows for control of the tool and policies in a more straightforward manner. I would imagine other… more»
Samuel-Akindele
Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Oct 08 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution offers a feature to show which traffic is the highest on the network, and which traffic is the lowest. There's also a feature that scans incoming and outgoing traffic, and one feature that is able to flag a suspicious IP… more»

How has it helped my organization?

There have been updates to the solution recently that have ramped up protection. Before this, we had a lot of hacks on the network, specifically in the cloud environment. After the proper implementation of that product, we've not had one… more»

What needs improvement?

The solution needs to improve Reverse DNS functionalities. Right now, when you check the IP address, it tells all. It assumes that that IP address is locally available on the inside. When the request is going back to me it's supposed to do… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We've previously used Cisco, Salesforce, and Fortinet. We last used Salesforce, and we mainly switched due to the cost of the solution.

What other advice do I have?

We use both the cloud and on-premises deployment models. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.
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