Compare Cisco AMP for Endpoints vs. Sophos Intercept X

Cisco AMP for Endpoints is ranked 20th in Endpoint Protection for Business with 4 reviews while Sophos Intercept X which is ranked 42nd in Endpoint Protection for Business with 4 reviews. Cisco AMP for Endpoints is rated 9.0, while Sophos Intercept X is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco AMP for Endpoints writes "Cloud-based, highly scalable and highly integrated". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Intercept X writes "Enables us to watch the throughputs and the loading of the device to see how much traffic is happening". Cisco AMP for Endpoints is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Encryption, McAfee Complete Data Protection and Sophos SafeGuard, whereas Sophos Intercept X is most compared with SentinelOne, CrowdStrike and Cylance.
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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.Its most valuable features are its scalability and advanced threat protection for customers.Real-time threat prevention using sandboxing, file trajectory, and retrospective security.

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The most valuable feature is the supervisory side of it where we can watch the throughputs, and even the loading of the device, to see how much traffic is happening.We most value the price and interface quality with Sophos Intercept X. We focus on solution quality.We use Sophos Intercept X for Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) in our organization.It is easy to change the size of its capabilities, i.e. to expand processes or scale the size of users.

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The solution needs more in-depth analytics.I would like them to add whatever makes filtering more advanced in scanning and blocking for malware in emails.We would like to have an API integration with a SIEM solution, because as far as I know, it currently hasn't yet been released.It does not include encryption and decryption of local file shares.

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In terms of the site-to-site VPN elements, they tend to concentrate. It's quite simple when there are Meraki devices at both ends of the VPN but if there is another user at one end, on another device, it can be a bit tricky. So they could really simplify that process a bit.Sophos needs to create a YouTube channel with educational material for technicians or engineers.They should work on the logs and events. Sophos Intercept X needs to increase the interface test so that it can export to a live event.Technical support can be improved. There could be shared support, i.e. where someone in Egypt can respond.

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​Pricing can be more expensive than similar software that does less functionality, but not recognized by customers.​

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We renew the license for one year at $10,000.

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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.

Sophos Intercept X stops the widest range of attacks with a unique combination of deep learning malware detection, exploit prevention, anti-ransomware, and more.

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Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial BankFlexible Systems
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