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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."

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Top Answer: From the perspective of analysis and prevention, this product is pretty accurate.
Top Answer: 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.
Top Answer: The primary use case is for ensuring compliance with databases. It allows monitoring of what kind of statements and alterations are going on, as well as who is accessing what data.
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InfoSphere Guardium, Guardium, IBM GuardiumSQL Secure

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.

IDERA SQL Secure discovers security vulnerabilities and user permissions for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Identify who has access to what and alert on violations of your corporate policies. Monitor changes made to security settings, and generate audit reports and recommendations on how to improve your security model.

Unlike its competition, it provides configurable data collection, customizable templates to satisfy audits for multiple regulatory guidelines, extensive security checks and audit rules, automated server registration process, and server group tagging.

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Sample Customers
Charles Schwab, OldĀ National Bank, Sharp, Premera, HomeServer USA
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm48%
Insurance Company16%
Healthcare Company12%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company7%
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Company Size
Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise62%
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IBM Guardium Data Protection is ranked 2nd in Database Security with 6 reviews while IDERA SQL Secure is ranked 11th in Database Security. IBM Guardium Data Protection is rated 8.2, while IDERA SQL Secure is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Guardium Data Protection writes "Proven record of preventing unauthorized access and modifications to our customer's data". On the other hand, IBM Guardium Data Protection is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security, Oracle Audit Vault, Vormetric Application Crypto Suite, Informatica Persistent Data Masking and Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise, whereas IDERA SQL Secure is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security and IDERA SQL Compliance Manager.

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