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Allows for visibility into the OT that didn't exist before and has helped our network tracking when it comes to...
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The older version of the tools that I use also included the connectivity aspect, and the fact that the tool now has it separate from the collection of usage data makes the deployment of these tools much easier.
One of the biggest benefits BigFix has had for our organization is the ease and efficiency to perform many different tasks, across pillars and platforms, all from one pane of glass.
The most valuable feature is patch management, a must have, even for Linux and iOS.
It's enabled us to have a highly successful endpoint patching program for the past decade. It's been enormously successful there. It's also become a core part of many of our business processes, from compliance monitoring of endpoints, encryption management, key escrow, and local administrator password escrow. It's built into our inventory. It's very much everywhere.
Servers are patched more consistently than they have been previously.
Being able to intelligently create reports, gather data, export CSVs and give that to the leadership of some of the client groups that my team supports has helped my organization.
We are able to use BigFix through API connections to automate and reduce resources and time. The product's been great for us. It's increased the security posture ten-fold and it's increased our visibility across our endpoints enormously.
BigFix has drastically reduced the maintenance window period to patch and reboot servers.
This solution has made the lives of the IT staff much easier, compared to the previous one.
We are now able to find the root cause analysis on any threat. We can figure out where the issue came in versus just dealing with where it is at the moment.
We have seen a reduction to the performance hit to our operating systems.
We are happy with CloudStrike's ease of use and touch notification.
Because it is security product and acts like an AIML smart product, not merely based on daily/weekly updates and signatures.
The automatic alert feature is the most important feature of the solution.
The most valuable feature is its threat analysis.
Scalability is good. We have had no issues with it.
I self-taught for this online, so the initial setup was a little difficult to pick up at first. I had to create a couple of testing environments and destroy them in order to learn how to use it. There was a lot of trial and error, a lot of reading of the manuals.
I would like to see SDK for Web UI included in the next release.
I would like to see the Self Service section made more user-friendly.
Around the scalability concern, I would like to see the ability to run teamed, clustered, or hierarchical root servers, in order to provide a more robust, high availability system. The single monolithic root server model does somewhat bother me.
I would like to see the integration of user security between the different products to be improved. There's separate security for compliance, separate security for web reports, and the console, and you have to manage those things separately.
The stability is generally pretty good. The one thing that we came across is the battle between load on endpoints and load on our servers and relays versus how quickly, effectively and reliably actions can be taken. I'd like to not have to take an action on a system while I'm working with someone and then have to say whether something will happen between five seconds or thirty minutes from that point.
I would like to see API connectivity, built-in API connectors to the standard toolsets, whether it's for your ServiceNow or your Qualys. More API connectivity to make it easier to integrate to other tools.
I would like to see a web UI SDK so we could take what is provided currently and be able to build our own customized web UI for particular customers that want to sell service.
I would like to see the machine learning feature enhanced.
As the company has grown, the technical support has felt less personal.
The GUI can use improvement, it's cloud-based so sometimes the interface can be a bit slow. The interface could use a little bit more speed.
We have had to open a case with the technical support to get some issues and bugs resolved.
Unfortunately, native applications are not supported.
The management of log aggregation is in need of improvement.
I would like CrowdStrike to provide some correlation in the threat analysis, so we can visualize things better.
Whenever there is a feature release (upgrade) where we push to all the endpoints, it causes something to be blocked without us knowing.
Pricing and Cost Advice
Compliance, inventory, and licensing are really pricey. They should lower the price. It discourages users from getting onboard.
The product is less costly when compared to other solutions, and this is a good solid solution for what we have paid.
I would stay with the Managed Virtual Server license model, which is a 1-to-1 license per OS whether it is virtual or physical.
When purchasing, buying with other IBM tools provided us with a very good discount in pricing.
This solution has a very competitive price.
We are at about $60,000 per year.
The other administrator and I can log in to check the exact details of what happened, what was running, and what caused the detection. We know exactly what was happening on the end users PC and we can tell if it's something that we actually need or something that's malicious.
I do not have experience with the cost or licensing of the product.
I would like them to further reduce the price, because it is quite pricey at the moment.
Purchasing the product through the AWS Marketplace is just a click away. Since we were using the on-premise version of the product, we continued on the cloud by purchasing it through the AWS Marketplace.
The pricing will depend upon your volume of usage.
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IBM BigFix provides complete visibility and control into all endpoints through a single, unified platform. Enterprises can now bridge the bridge the gap between threat detection and response, drastically reducing remediation times and costs by consolidating best-in-class EDR, enterprise asset discovery, endpoint interrogation, rich threat intelligence, multi-platform patch management (90+ OS) and software distribution. Security and operations teams can see, understand and act on all endpoint threats while proactively reducing the attack surface. • SEE: Discover and audit every endpoint, on or off the corporate network—and rapidly detect evasive attacks using behavioral analytics that understand how attackers compromise your endpoints. • UNDERSTAND: Guided investigation enables security analysts to understand the full context and scope of an attack based on real-time endpoint information, not just historical data. • ACT: Respond with purpose. BigFix provides the capability to deliver targeted remediation—not only on patient zero but enterprise-wide—in minutes or hours.
Falcon sensor (small and light) and cloud (big and powerful) work seamlessly to deliver real-time protection and visibility -- yes, even when the sensor is not connected to the internet. The simplicity of CrowdStrike’s architecture finally gives you the freedom to replace and retire the complicated, performance-robbing security layers that clutter your environment.
This architecture lies at the heart of Falcon, CrowdStrike’s pioneering cloud-delivered endpoint protection platform. It both delivers and unifies next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), managed threat hunting, security hygiene and threat intelligence. Using its purpose-built cloud native architecture, the Falcon Platform collects and analyzes more than 30 billion endpoint events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries.
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