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Pros
"The automated rule cleanups and automated policy installs have improved my customers' organizations.""The API is its most valuable feature. On the API side, relative to the rest of the market, Check Point is decades ahead of its competitors.""The main benefit is that hackers can't steal information.""Check Point adds value with east-west protection in the data center.""It seems quite scalable. We don't anticipate any scaling issues. We have it deployed in the cloud.""The most valuable features would be its ability to intercept phishing emails and emails laden with malware, viruses, false links, etc.""The program has a nice interface and it is easy to use.""The feature I find to be most valuable is very much the zero-touch provisioning. I was able to be up, operational, and 100 percent functional in less than a half an hour."

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"It has helped us to understand internal network visibility and firewall policy implementation. We use the product to simplify firewall policy implementation.""The flexibility of the solution is its most valuable feature."

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Cons
"I have learned enough to make the product stable. However, the stability has some challenges.""I would love it if they would do some work on the Postgres definition on the back-end.""We have used technical support, but their response time is very slow. It needs to be improved.""There is always room for improvement and growth.""Stability has been a pain point. I was going back and forth with my product engineer and project manager for a couple of months. I had the product in a demonstration mode and wasn't satisfied with the results initially. After a few alterations and a few revisions later, it is fine.""At this time, the two-factor authentication does not work for Active Directory.""if a phishing email were to get through and bypass the product — which very few do — it would be nice if, when a user clicked on that phishing email, they got a second-chance opportunity, a chance to double-check that they really wanted to proceed to that website.""We still get some false positives. There are times when legitimate stuff gets flagged and it could be that somebody is expecting a very important email but they don't end up getting it. On the flip side, when we alert Check Point about stuff like this, it is corrected, so they are improving. That's a plus."

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"It requires a low-level re-architecting of the product.""The interaction we've had with the support team hasn't been ideal. Technical support should be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Having information stolen by a hacker would be more expensive than purchasing a license.""Being able to keep the phishing campaigns out of my company has been ROI for me.""Do a full feature evaluation (interactive) with a support person. That is what I did.""The price is very good, based on what they deliver.""One of the nice features is that the licensing model is elastic, so if you go over your license count, you can add users during your billing cycle and true-up later.""There are absolutely no additional costs to the standard licensing fees. One of the wonderful pieces is that CloudGuard SaaS is all-inclusive in its licensing. There's no a-la-carte functionality. You're getting 100 percent of the product for the licensing that you're paying.""The difference between [Check Point and its competitors] boiled down to money. Price-wise, Check Point was very good, it was very competitive."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The feature I find to be most valuable is very much the zero-touch provisioning. I was able to be up, operational, and 100 percent functional in less than a half an hour.
Top Answer: It's hard to advise people on pricing and licensing. It's priced per user, although I do not remember what the list-price per user is and I don't even remember what we pay per user. But Check Point… more »
Top Answer: One of the areas that I would like to see them develop into the product would be in the user feedback arena. Today, if a phishing email were to get through and bypass the product — which very few do —… more »
Top Answer: The flexibility of the solution is its most valuable feature.
Top Answer: The interaction we've had with the support team hasn't been ideal. Technical support should be improved. The solution needs to better integrate before we are able to deploy. It would be helpful if we… more »
Top Answer: We've had to implement the infrastructure. In fact, we are changing over to FortiGate's VMX security solution.
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Overview

From private cloud datacenters to public clouds and SaaS applications, CloudGuard provides comprehensive cloud security solutions to keep enterprise data, assets and apps free from even the most sophisticated attacks.
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Illumio Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) helps you stop cyber threats, improve understanding of risk, and simplify security operations for applications in and across data center and cloud environments. It's adaptive segmentation capabilities lets organizations understand and protect their computing assets in minutes, across a range of formats in both data centers and public clouds.

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Helvetia, Denham Capital, Daymark Solutions, Neopharm GroupPlantronics, NTT Innovation Institute Inc.
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Energy/Utilities Company45%
Financial Services Firm18%
Government9%
Insurance Company9%
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Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company8%
Government4%
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Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm6%
Media Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about Check Point CloudGuard SaaS vs. Illumio Adaptive Security Platform and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
441,478 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Check Point CloudGuard SaaS is ranked 5th in Cloud Workload Security with 8 reviews while Illumio Adaptive Security Platform is ranked 7th in Cloud Workload Security with 2 reviews. Check Point CloudGuard SaaS is rated 8.6, while Illumio Adaptive Security Platform is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Check Point CloudGuard SaaS writes "Daily phishing attacks are no longer negatively impacting us, and we no longer have data exfiltration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Illumio Adaptive Security Platform writes "Good flexibility and excellent scalability with good technical and informational guides". Check Point CloudGuard SaaS is most compared with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, Dome9, Cisco Tetration, Symantec Cloud Workload Protection and Guardicore Centra, whereas Illumio Adaptive Security Platform is most compared with Guardicore Centra, Cisco Tetration, VMware NSX, Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks and Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks . See our Check Point CloudGuard SaaS vs. Illumio Adaptive Security Platform report.

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