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"Its most valuable features are its scalability and advanced threat protection for customers.""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.""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.""The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.""The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.""The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.""I am really satisfied with the technical support.""It is a very stable program."

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"It is very valuable in finding out unknown malware.""The most valuable feature of this solution is its simplicity.""The most valuable network security feature is the network sandbox solution. This sandbox feature works on traffic flow.""The investigation and forensic analysis have been most helpful.""The most valuable feature is the integration between environments.""The exploit guard and malware protection features are very useful. The logon tracker feature is also very useful. They have also given new modules such as logout backup, process backup. We ordered these modules from the FireEye market place, and we have installed these modules. We are currently exploring these features."

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"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.""We most value the price and interface quality with Sophos Intercept X. We focus on solution quality.""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.""A valuable feature offered by Sophos is called Naked Security, and it entails the control managed by the firewall on the site regarding the desktop client interfacing with our cloud client.""It is a practically maintenance free intelligent system that independently protects environments from malicious attacks.""All of the features are very important for anyone who is supporting a large number of computers.""After that, the client switched to Sophos to get the protection they lacked. It either works or it doesn’t and Sophos works."

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"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.""I would like them to add whatever makes filtering more advanced in scanning and blocking for malware in emails.""The solution needs more in-depth analytics.""In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.""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.""The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.""I would like more seamless integration."

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"I hope the solution can be used in cloud systems going forward.""The integration and display of the dashboards have to be done better.""They could also increase or improve the scalability because to my knowledge the biggest bandwidth can only support up to 10 gigs of input.""If you have another endpoint product running on the same machine, you have to fine tune functions from FireEye to avoid performance and user experience issues.""I would like to see simple processing and reporting online.""The Linux support is very poor. I use base detection. Currently, they are providing malware protection and logon track features in Windows and Mac. These features aren't available in Linux. It will be helpful to extend these capabilities to Linux. We would also like assets grouping and device lock protection features, which are included in their roadmap."

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"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.""Sophos needs to create a YouTube channel with educational material for technicians or engineers.""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.""The initial setup was not very user-friendly.""The product defends very well on its own but could possibly use enhancement in giving users more controls.""The price of this solution can be improved.""They might want to offer an MSP model for licensing, to offer the solution as a software as a service."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.""The price is very good.""The visibility that we have into the endpoint and the forensics that we're able to collect give us value for the price. This is not an overly expensive solution, considering all the things that are provided. You get great performance and value for the cost.""Whenever you are doing the licensing process, I would highly advise to look at what other Cisco solutions you have in your organization, then evaluate if an Enterprise Agreement is the best way to go. In our case, it was the best way to go. Since we had so many other Cisco products, we were able to tie those in. We were actually able to get several Cisco security solutions for less than if we had bought three or four Cisco security solutions independently or ad hoc.""In our case, it is a straightforward annual payment through our Enterprise Agreement.""Our company was very happy with the price of Cisco AMP. It was about a third of what we were paying for System Center Endpoint Protection.""There are a couple of different consumption models: Pay up front, or if you have an enterprise agreement, you can do a monthly thing. Check your licensing possibilities and see what's best for your organization.""The Enterprise Agreement is like an all-you-can-eat buffet of Cisco products. In that vein, it was very affordable."

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"The current pricing is much better than before because they now offer product-related promotions along with some changes in product licensing. The new pricing model is better than before.""It is a yearly subscription-based product, which includes the license and hardware. There is also a subscription for technical support up to five years."

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"We renew the license for one year at $10,000.""The price is pretty good.""When you start going to the EDR technologies and the MTR, it is a little bit expensive. It's a very good technology, and obviously, you're going to pay for it, but the pricing could do a little bit of work.""We were able to eliminate the ransomware using the one-month, full-featured trial license.""Licensing is based on the number of users. They give a discount for editors who are considered as important members. From what I know, Sophos products are not expensive. If you have a license extension, you just need to contact the editor or partner to change the mode of licensing or extend the license to cover more people.""Intercept X for endpoints is around $35 per user per year. The server version is $95 per server per year.""I find the pricing to be a little bit expensive, although it is acceptable, for now.""The price of this product should be reduced because it is a little high."

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Top Answer: The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.
Top Answer: Nice to have URL management, password protection of the app, more details of the machine & user running the app.
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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.

FireEye Endpoint Security is an integrated endpoint solution that detects, prevents and responds effectively to known malware and threats traditional anti-virus endpoint security products miss. It expands endpoint visibility and provides contextual frontline intelligence to help analysts automate protection, quickly determine the exact scope and level of any attack activity and adapt defenses as needed.

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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Non Profit7%
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Computer Software Company23%
Government6%
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Comms Service Provider22%
Government11%
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Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise48%
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Find out what your peers are saying about FireEye Endpoint Security vs. Sophos Intercept X and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
455,164 professionals have used our research since 2012.

FireEye Endpoint Security is ranked 13th in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) with 5 reviews while Sophos Intercept X is ranked 5th in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) with 28 reviews. FireEye Endpoint Security is rated 7.0, while Sophos Intercept X is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of FireEye Endpoint Security writes "A simple to use, yet effective solution for protecting us against malware and other threats". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Intercept X writes "Great reporting and good training with a pretty straightforward setup". FireEye Endpoint Security is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Darktrace, Carbon Black CB Defense, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and SentinelOne, whereas Sophos Intercept X is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Carbon Black CB Defense, Bitdefender GravityZone Ultra, Microsoft Defender Antivirus and Symantec End-user Endpoint Security. See our FireEye Endpoint Security vs. Sophos Intercept X report.

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