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Pros
"It provides the ability to roll back to a point in time or roll forward without the assistance of a DBA.""Delphix interfaces are simple to use and very user friendly.""Data being available anytime is a life changer.""The most valuable feature is creating virtual databases."

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"It allows us to put in controls to make sure that only the right persons access the proper records in the database.""From the perspective of analysis and prevention, this product is pretty accurate.""Ease of deployment is a valuable feature.""The most valuable features are the reporting and data-level access control.""he solution offers trouble-free access.""One of the most valuable features is the accelerator. It has a predefined report for PCI SOX compliance and other compliances.""IBM Guardium Data Protection has better integration options than most of the leading competitors on the market, and the price is always better.""The product has proven to be flexible"

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Cons
"My only complaint about this solution is the price.""Delphix is a strong solution for virtualization, but it's not strong enough for creating data, so we have to use another solution for creating new data.""GUI could be improved.""This product should be extended and made to be a more comprehensive storage solution."

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"The biggest complaint that I hear from customers and users is that using this solution requires database skills, yet it is a security and monitoring tool.""Sometimes the connectors to the databases need to be manually updated and we have to configure them again, which is something that should be improved.""Flexibility could be improved.""The price of this solution is quite high for smaller organizations, so they should release a version that is affordable for small and medium-sized businesses.""The technical support is very poor.""The most important requirements for us are integration with new database solutions and the ability to manage things like Jailbreak or something like that. Its reduction feature can also be improved. It has a functionality called reduction, which is like masking data, but it is just a replacement of characters. Sometimes the customer needs more than this. It would be good if it was more advanced or complete. We also have a problem with this solution because the IBM aggregator isn't working very well. IBM has created big data intelligence for Guardium, and occasionally, customers need three or four months of data, but they can't run it from the collectors. It can have a better dashboard and more pre-defined use cases for those customers who don't have any idea about data protection or don't have expert personnel in this area. For example, they can include five use cases for banks and five use cases for retail.""Guardium Data Protection is far better in terms of external integration. But in terms of firewall features, like when you're blocking activities, it's as if Oracle AVDF simply has superior features. This is just from third-party observations, but the users of Oracle AVDF are saying that when it comes to the firewall and protection functionality, they're much more inclined to AVDF.""The installation should be a bit easier."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The cost is $370K annually for the Delphix Masking Engine and Delphix Virtualization Engine."

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"One of the deployments that I know of had three databases, and the yearly fees are approximately $50,000 USD.""Its cost is good. With the new metric of licensing, such as PDO not being available now, customers are expecting a good price for the solution.""For IBM Guardium, licensing is very simple and straightforward. There are no issues I can speak of."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is creating virtual databases.
Top Answer: This product should be extended and made to be a more comprehensive storage solution. Everything can be stored on the platform but it is mostly used for the database and database virtualization. If… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case is cloning databases. We can complete this process in minutes.
Top Answer: IBM Guardium Data Protection has better integration options than most of the leading competitors on the market, and the price is always better.
Top Answer: For IBM Guardium, licensing is very simple and straightforward. There are no issues I can speak of. Regarding the pricing, Guardium's price is always better compared to competitors like Oracle. It's… more »
Top Answer: One thing I'm always thinking with regard to Guardium Data Protection is that, when compared to Oracle AVDF, Oracle's often got the upper hand when it comes to the standard features. So I believe that… more »
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Also Known As
InfoSphere Guardium, Guardium, IBM Guardium
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Overview

Delphix enables IT organizations to support upscaling their development processes and shortening development cycles by providing self-service to production-like data using automated masking of personal information. The Delphix Dynamic Platform enables IT Operators to move, manage, and secure enterprise data on-premise, in a cloud, or both. Developers, testers, and data analysts get production-quality data within minutes and have control over bookmarking, versioning, refreshing, restoring, branching, and sharing their virtualized data. With easy access to virtualized data, enterprises can accelerate time-to-innovation while reducing storage costs and data risk.

With the Delphix Dynamic Data Platform, your data is:

• Fast: Provision data securely and in the required environments in minutes instead of hours, days, or months to enable IT transformation.

• Secure: Protect sensitive data in adherence with security policies and ensure regulatory compliance.

• Everywhere: Move and manage data from any environment – on-premises, cloud, or in hybrid environments – and seamlessly provision data where required.

The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform provides a collaborative platform for IT Operators and data consumers, ensuring that sensitive data is secured and that the right data is made available to the right people, when and where they need it. For more information visit www.delphix.com

The IBM Security Guardium portfolio empowers organizations to grow their business and prove compliance with smarter data protection capabilities. It provides complete visibility, actionable insights, real time controls and automated compliance workflows throughout the entire data protection journey, to support your most critical data protection needs.

IBM Security Guardium delivers discovery & classification, vulnerability & risk assessments, real-time monitoring & alerting, encryption, advanced analytics and compliance reporting across structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data in on-prem (including mainframe), cloud, and across hybrid cloud environments.

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Sample Customers
Alberta Blue Cross, Fastweb, SABMiller, California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA), Molina Healthcare, AT&T, Nike, Facebook, eBay, Comcast, IBM, HP, Intel, Avaya, BNP Paribas, P&B, Toyota, Walmart, Best Western, Directv, JPMorganChase, Verizon, Bank of the West, Fannie Mae
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company8%
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Financial Services Firm44%
Insurance Company15%
Healthcare Company11%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm13%
Insurance Company6%
Company Size
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise55%
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise60%
Find out what your peers are saying about Delphix vs. IBM Guardium Data Protection and other solutions. Updated: March 2021.
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Delphix is ranked 2nd in Data Masking with 4 reviews while IBM Guardium Data Protection is ranked 1st in Data Masking with 8 reviews. Delphix is rated 7.8, while IBM Guardium Data Protection is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Delphix writes "Fast response time and the interface is very user-friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Guardium Data Protection writes "Proven record of preventing unauthorized access and modifications to our customer's data". Delphix is most compared with Actifio, Denodo, IBM InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management (TDM), Informatica PowerCenter and Rubrik, whereas IBM Guardium Data Protection is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security, Oracle Audit Vault, Vormetric Application Crypto Suite, Informatica Persistent Data Masking and jSonar. See our Delphix vs. IBM Guardium Data Protection report.

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