We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Azure Defender is a bit pricey. The price could be lower."
"The price of the solution is good for the features we receive and there is an additional cost for Microsoft premier support. However, some of my potential customers have found it to be expensive and have gone on to choose another solution."
Azure Defender, integrated with Azure Security Center, delivers Azure and hybrid cloud workload protection and security, including virtual machines, databases, containers, IoT, and more. With Azure Defender, you can:
- Protect hybrid data that’s hosted in Azure, on premises, or in other clouds and detect unusual attempts to access Azure Storage
- Scan container images for vulnerabilities in Azure Container Registry. Protect Azure Kubernetes Service instances
- Safeguard Windows servers and clients and protect Linux servers. Assess application vulnerabilities in virtual machines
- Monitor the security state of your hybrid cloud workloads via one console. Use Azure Arc to extend coverage to workloads outside Azure
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XDR Defined and Explained
Extended detection and response (XDR) is a natural extension of the endpoint detection and response (EDR) concept, in which behaviors that occur after threat prevention controls act are further inspected for potentially malicious, suspicious, or risky activity that warrant mitigation. The difference is simply the location (endpoint or beyond) where the behaviors occur.
Azure Defender is ranked 5th in Extended Detection and Response (XDR) with 2 reviews while FortiXDR is ranked 9th in Extended Detection and Response (XDR). Azure Defender is rated 8.0, while FortiXDR is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Azure Defender writes "Effective ransomware feature, useful file system protection, and stable". On the other hand, Azure Defender is most compared with Amazon GuardDuty, Azure Security Center, Trend Micro XDR, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks and Microsoft 365 Defender, whereas FortiXDR is most compared with .
See our list of best Extended Detection and Response (XDR) vendors.
We monitor all Extended Detection and Response (XDR) reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.