Cisco NGIPS vs. McAfee Network Security Platform

As of May 2019, Cisco NGIPS is ranked 10th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 2 reviews vs McAfee Network Security Platform which is ranked 11th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 1 review. The top reviewer of Cisco NGIPS writes "This solution has helped improve productivity and detect attacks before they happen". The top reviewer of McAfee Network Security Platform writes "The IPS has proven that it can find events and items, which previously went under the radar". Cisco NGIPS is most compared with Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS. McAfee Network Security Platform is most compared with Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS, Darktrace and Palo Alto Threat Prevention.
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Pros
This solution has helped improve productivity and detect attacks before they happen.It has good intelligence. It does a great job at stopping threats.

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The ability to centrally manage all the IPS sensors, track the different security events generated by it, and customize the different policies, depending on their location.

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Cons
I would like to see better integration with SIEMs.In the next release I would like to see better reporting. I also find it's hard to act on the data it gives you.

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The Network Security Managers could be more stable, agile, and work faster. When it comes to instability, there is room for improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We buy the licensing on a yearly basis, when we renew our contract. It is around $14,000.

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Also Known As
Sourcefire NGIPS, Firepower NGIPS
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Overview

Cisco Firepower NGIPS provides network visibility, threat intelligence, automation and industry leading threat effectiveness. Gartner has ranked Firepower NGIPS as a Magic Quadrant Leader for seven years running, and the independent NSS Labs testing organization consistently rates it as a “Recommended” IPS solution for eight years.

McAfee Network Security Platform is a uniquely intelligent security solution that discovers and blocks sophisticated threats in the network. Using advanced detection and emulation techniques, it moves beyond mere pattern matching to defend against stealthy attacks with a high degree of accuracy. This next-generation hardware platform scales to speeds of more than 40 Gbps with a single device to meet the needs of demanding networks. Our Unified Defense Architecture approach to security management streamlines security operations by combining real-time McAfee Global Threat Intelligence feeds with rich contextual data about users, devices, and applications for fast, accurate response to network-borne attacks.

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Sample Customers
American Electric Power, Huntington Bank, Keycorp, Nationwide, Transunion, Marriott, Inova Health, Ford, Thomson Reuters, Dow Chemical, Equifax, Chevron, Walmart, Coca ColaDesjardins Group, HollyFrontier, Nubia, Agbar, WNS Global Services, INAIL, Universidad de Las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), Cook County, China Pacific Insurance, Bank Central Asia, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, City of Chicago, Macquarie Telecom, Sutherland Global Services, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, United Automotive Electronic Systems
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