Compare Cisco AMP for Endpoints vs. Microsoft Windows Defender

Cisco AMP for Endpoints is ranked 8th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 10 reviews while Microsoft Windows Defender is ranked 2nd in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 10 reviews. Cisco AMP for Endpoints is rated 8.6, while Microsoft Windows Defender is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Cisco AMP for Endpoints writes "Excellent scalability with good integration capabilities and easy to deploy in Cisco ecosystems". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Defender writes "A security implementation that supplies proactive issue resolution with cloud analytics and APT". Cisco AMP for Endpoints is most compared with Microsoft Windows Defender, CrowdStrike and Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), whereas Microsoft Windows Defender is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), CrowdStrike and ESET Endpoint Security. See our Cisco AMP for Endpoints vs. Microsoft Windows Defender report.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco AMP for Endpoints vs. Microsoft Windows Defender and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
398,259 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.It is a very stable program.I am really satisfied with the technical support.The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.For the initial first level of support, we provide it from our side. If there's escalation required, we use Cisco tech for the AMP. And again, they are perfect. I mean, one of the best, compared to any other vendors.I am told that we get over 100 million emails a month. This filters them down and allows only somewhere about three million emails, which is a great help.

Read more »

The most valuable feature is that we can use the solution right out of the box without too much configuration.The most valuable features are that it's easy to use and the updates are very simple.Defender is integrated into the operating system. It's integrated with everything. You don't have to spend time analyzing what you have to do to be sure that the integration is okay between the security tool and all the other apps. This, from my point of view, is the main advantage.The most valuable feature of this solution is that it's easy to deploy Microsoft Windows. The performance is good and the management tools are very good. We are quite happy with the solution.I like the real-time protection features. Windows Defender will detect if there's a threat like a Trojan or something like that but Kaspersky lets it run normally.This is a very go, proactive solution to threat protection using advanced analysis.It's really stable. I've used a lot of stuff, a lot of products, like ESET and Kaspersky. None of them are comparable with this one. This one is much better.Within its class I think, it has a high and decent detection rate.

Read more »

Cons
I would recommend that the solution offer more availability in terms of the product portfolio and integration with third-party products.The technical support is very slow.I would like more seamless integration.The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.The initial setup is a bit complex because you need to execute existing antiviruses or security software that you have on your device.In the next release, I would for it to have back up abilities. I would like the ability to go back to a point in time to when my PC was uninfected and to the moment of when the infection happened.In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.The solution needs more in-depth analytics.

Read more »

There's scanning going on that occasionally topples the memory, causing everything to freeze. This should be fixed.I would like to be able to set up any kind of protection I want in the firewall, any IP address or any number.The solution needs to improve its ransomware. It's not so good. It could also use some general performance optimization for the computers the solution operates on, to ensure it does not slow down the devices.The management console could be better.The system can always be simplified and have a better integration check. More detailed reports would be good. When it does the integrated check, it just shows if the system is okay but I want to know what happened.Updates are not coming out of preview quickly enough and it is holding back on the development of the product.The end-user also cannot do some advanced actions on it. It's a little bit complicated for our end-user, so it needs to be simplified.There's a lot of manual effort involved to configure what we need.

Read more »

Pricing and Cost Advice
The price is very good.The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.​Pricing can be more expensive than similar software that does less functionality, but not recognized by customers.​

Read more »

Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business solutions are best for your needs.
398,259 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
Views
10,784
Comparisons
7,321
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
411
Avg. Rating
8.5
Views
44,350
Comparisons
41,177
Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
467
Avg. Rating
8.1
Top Comparisons
Also Known As
Windows Defender, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
Learn
Cisco
Microsoft
Overview

Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is subscription-based, managed through a web-based management console, and deployed on a variety of platforms that protects endpoints, network, email and web Traffic. AMP key features include the following: Global threat intelligence to proactively defend against known and emerging threats, Advanced sandboxing that performs automated static and dynamic analysis of files against more than 700 behavioral indicators, Point-in-time malware detection and blocking in real time and Continuous analysis and retrospective security regardless of the file's disposition and Continuous analysis and retrospective security.

Windows Defender Pro is your first line of defense against spyware and other unwanted software. And in Windows 7, it's easier to use, with simpler notifications, more scanning options, and less impact on your computer's performance.
Offer
Learn more about Cisco AMP for Endpoints
Learn more about Microsoft Windows Defender
Sample Customers
Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial BankAl-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government25%
Healthcare Company25%
Comms Service Provider13%
University13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government10%
Construction Company5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm29%
Aerospace/Defense Firm14%
Comms Service Provider14%
Real Estate/Law Firm14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider11%
Retailer6%
Media Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco AMP for Endpoints vs. Microsoft Windows Defender and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
398,259 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business 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.