Compare Google Kubernetes Engine vs. Twistlock

Google Kubernetes Engine is ranked 9th in Container Security with 3 reviews while Twistlock is ranked 3rd in Container Security with 1 review. Google Kubernetes Engine is rated 7.6, while Twistlock is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Google Kubernetes Engine writes "An improvement over our traditional methods but additional security is required". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Twistlock writes "Has provided us with insight into the dynamic topology of our containers". Google Kubernetes Engine is most compared with , whereas Twistlock is most compared with Aqua Security, Sysdig Secure and StackRox.
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Pros
The initial setup was very easy because it's like a Google platform as a service. It's just one button to set it up. The deployment took only a few minutes.Stability-wise, this solution is really good.Before using this solution, it was a lot of manual tasks and a lot of people participated in the process.

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It has helped us understand the dynamic topology of our containers, and manage security through the application of policies that our pipelines apply straight from Git.

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Cons
There are some security issues, but it might just be because we are not up to speed yet as much as we should be and so we haven't found it in the documentation yet. That's why I don't want to confuse this. Still, it could be a little bit easier to understand and implement.The network configuration has to be simplified.I think that security is an important point, and there should be additional features for the evaluation of data in containers that will create a more secure environment for usage in multi-parent models.

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I would like to see the inclusion of automated counter-attack, although this is probably illegal.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
This is an open source solution, so there is no pricing or licensing.We are planning to use external support, and hire a commercial partner for it.

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Ranking
9th
out of 20 in Container Security
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195
Comparisons
33
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
505
Avg. Rating
7.7
3rd
out of 20 in Container Security
Views
10,741
Comparisons
8,732
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
106
Avg. Rating
10.0
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
GKE
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Overview

Kubernetes Engine is a managed, production-ready environment for deploying containerized applications. It brings our latest innovations in developer productivity, resource efficiency, automated operations, and open source flexibility to accelerate your time to market.

Twistlock is an end-to-end security solution for containerized environments. Protect against exploits, malware and active threats with Twistlock's advanced intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Automated policy creation and enforcement along with native integration to leading CI/CD tools provide security that doesn't slow development. Robust compliance checks and extensibility allow full control over your environment from developer workstations through to production.

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Sample Customers
Philips Lighting, Alpha Vertex, GroupBy, BQWix, HolidyCheck, AppsFlyer, StreamRail
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Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company5%
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