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"We are running at about 90,000 pounds per year. The solution is a licensed cost. The hardware that they gave us was pretty much next to nothing. It is the license that we're paying for.""The license is based on the concurrent IP addresses that it's investigating. We have 9,800 to 10,000 IP addresses.""There are additional features that can be purchased in addition to the standard licensing fee, such as Cognito Recall and Stream.""We have a desire to increase our use. However, it all comes down to budget. It's a very expensive tool that is very difficult to prove business support for. We would like to have two separate networks. We have our corporate network and PCI network, which is segregated due to payment processing. We don't have it for deployed in the PCI network. It would be good to have it fully deployed there to provide us with additional monitoring and control, but the cost associated with their licensing model makes it prohibitively expensive to deploy.""At the time of purchase, we found the pricing acceptable. We had an urgency to get something in place because we had a minor breach that occurred at the tail end of 2016 to the beginning of 2017. This indicated we had a lack of ability to detect things on the network. Hence, why we moved quickly to get into the tool in place. We found things like Bitcoin mining and botnets which we closed quickly. In that regard, it was worth the money.""The pricing is very good. It's less expensive than many of the tools out there.""The pricing is high.""Their licensing model is antiquated. I'm not a fan of their licensing model. We have to pay for licensing based on four different things. You have to pay based on the number of unique IPs, the number of logs that we send through Recall and Stream, and the size of our environment. They need to simplify their licensing down to just one thing. It should be based on the amount of data, the number of devices, or something else, but there should be just one thing for everything. That's what they need to base their licensing on. Cost-wise, they're not cheap. They were definitely the most expensive option, but you get what you pay for. They're not the cheapest option."

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"The solution has saved thousands of dollars within the first day. Our ROI has to be in the tens of thousands of dollars since October last year.""Awake Security was the least expensive among their competitors. Everyone was within $15,000 of each other. The other solutions were not providing the MNDR service, which is standard with Awake Security's pricing/licensing model.""We switched to Awake Security because they were able to offer a model that was significantly less expensive and the value that we get out of it is higher.""The solution is very good and the pricing is also better than others...""The pricing seems pretty reasonable for what we get out of it. We also found it to be more competitive than some other vendors that we've looked at.""Awake's pricing was very competitive. It's not a cheap option though. It's an investment to utilize it, but it's one that we decided was worth the cost, with the managed services. At our scale, it was a much better option to utilize their software and their managed services to handle this, rather than hiring another person to be an analyst. It was quite cost-effective for us."

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Top Answer: It does a reliable job of parsing out the logs of all the network traffic so that we can ingest them into our SIEM and… more »
Top Answer: Their licensing model is antiquated. I'm not a fan of their licensing model. We have to pay for licensing based on four… more »
Top Answer: They use a proprietary logging format that is probably 90% similar to Bro Logs. Their biggest area of improvement is… more »
Top Answer: The query language that they have is quite valuable, especially because the sensor itself is storing some network… more »
Top Answer: The pricing seems pretty reasonable for what we get out of it. We also found it to be more competitive than some other… more »
Top Answer: One concern I do have with Awake is that, ideally, it should be able identify high-risk users and devices and entities… more »
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Overview

Vectra® is the leader in network detection and response – from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices. Its Cognito® platform accelerates threat detection and investigation using artificial intelligence to collect, store and enrich network metadata with the right context to detect, hunt and investigate known and unknown threats in real time. Vectra offers three applications on the Cognito platform to address high-priority use cases. Cognito Stream™ sends security-enriched metadata to data lakes and SIEMs. Cognito Recall™ is a cloud-based application to store and investigate threats in enriched metadata. And Cognito Detect™ uses AI to reveal and prioritize hidden and unknown attackers at speed.

Awake Security is the only advanced network traffic analysis company that delivers a privacy-aware solution capable of detecting and visualizing behavioral, mal-intent and compliance incidents with full forensics context. Powered by Ava, Awake’s security expert system, the Awake Security Platform combines federated machine learning, threat intelligence and human expertise. The platform analyzes billions of communications to autonomously discover, profile and classify every device, user and application on any network. Through automated hunting and investigation, Awake uncovers malicious intent from insiders and external attackers alike. The company is ranked #1 for time to value because of its frictionless approach that delivers answers rather than alerts.

Garland Prisms unlocks both public and private cloud visibility to enable best-of-breed security and visibility for your network. Our revolutionary, born-in-the cloud solution, is 100% out-of-band and passive, works with any cloud, works with any monitoring tool or system, and supports any cloud traffic mirroring (including Amazon VPC traffic mirroring, Azure vtaps). Easy to deploy, use and disruptively affordable, Garland Prisms provides essential traffic visibility needed for security and devops monitoring and inspection.

Garland Prisms is the most advanced Cloud TAP solution to get cloud packets to monitoring tools and services. Garland Prisms allows organizations to access, process and deliver packet-level traffic from VMs and containers in any cloud. Our next-generation agent technology sends processed packet traffic to your tools and services.

With Garland Prisms, customers activate and run the tools of their choice to gain the critical visibility and control they need. Garland Prisms allows organizations to accelerate their cloud transformations with clarity and confidence.

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Sample Customers
Tribune Media Group, Barry University, Aruba Networks, Good Technology, Riverbed, Santa Clara University, Securities Exchange, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association
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cisco, corelight, cpacket networks, dell emc, forescout, gearbit, imperva, mcafee, netfort
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm20%
Retailer20%
Manufacturing Company13%
Mining And Metals Company13%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company24%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Insurance Company20%
Legal Firm10%
Engineering Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Media Company5%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise81%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise52%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise70%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise45%
Large Enterprise34%
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Awake Security Platform is ranked 7th in Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) with 9 reviews while Garland Prisms is ranked 23rd in Network Traffic Analysis (NTA). Awake Security Platform is rated 9.0, while Garland Prisms is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Awake Security Platform writes "The time from finding threats to remediation is almost instantaneous". On the other hand, Awake Security Platform is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch, ExtraHop Reveal(x), Corelight and Splunk User Behavior Analytics, whereas Garland Prisms is most compared with .

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