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We have a desire to increase our use. However, it all comes down to budget. It's a very expensive tool that is very difficult to prove business support for. We would like to have two separate networks. We have our corporate network and PCI network, which is segregated due to payment processing. We don't have it for deployed in the PCI network. It would be good to have it fully deployed there to provide us with additional monitoring and control, but the cost associated with their licensing model makes it prohibitively expensive to deploy.At the time of purchase, we found the pricing acceptable. We had an urgency to get something in place because we had a minor breach that occurred at the tail end of 2016 to the beginning of 2017. This indicated we had a lack of ability to detect things on the network. Hence, why we moved quickly to get into the tool in place. We found things like Bitcoin mining and botnets which we closed quickly. In that regard, it was worth the money.The license is based on the concurrent IP addresses that it's investigating. We have 9,800 to 10,000 IP addresses.There are additional features that can be purchased in addition to the standard licensing fee, such as Cognito Recall and Stream.We are running at about 90,000 pounds per year. The solution is a licensed cost. The hardware that they gave us was pretty much next to nothing. It is the license that we're paying for.

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The cost of operations is very low.

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Top Answer: I that feel there are two old problems still there in the market: 1-Vendors don't talk to each other. 2-Whoever is focusing on endpoint is missing the network and human side and the opposite is also… more »
Top Answer: The two platforms take a fundamentally different approach to NDR. Corelight is limited to use cases that require the eventual forwarding of events and parsed data logs to a security team’s SIEM or… more »
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Vectra Networks, Vectra AI NDRSecurity Network Intrusion Prevention System, IBM Security Network Protection, XGS, GX
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Overview

Vectra® is the leader in network detection and response – from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices. Its Cognito® platform accelerates threat detection and investigation using artificial intelligence to collect, store and enrich network metadata with the right context to detect, hunt and investigate known and unknown threats in real time. Vectra offers three applications on the Cognito platform to address high-priority use cases. Cognito Stream™ sends security-enriched metadata to data lakes and SIEMs. Cognito Recall™ is a cloud-based application to store and investigate threats in enriched metadata. And Cognito Detect™ uses AI to reveal and prioritize hidden and unknown attackers at speed.

IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System appliances are designed to stop constantly evolving threats before they impact your business. This means providing both high levels of protection and performance, while lowering the overall cost and complexity associated with deploying and managing a large number of point solutions.Zenith helps organizations protect client devices, data centers, and enterprise cloud deployments from cyber attacks.
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Sample Customers
Tribune Media Group, Barry University, Aruba Networks, Good Technology, Riverbed, Santa Clara University, Securities Exchange, Tri-State Generation and Transmission AssociationEquifax, Christian Hospital CentreSplunk, Alien Vault, Lancope, Palo Alto Networks, Vmware, ServiceNow, LookingGlass
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IBM Security Network IPS is ranked 17th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software with 1 review while Ziften Zenith is ranked 32nd in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software. IBM Security Network IPS is rated 8.0, while Ziften Zenith is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Security Network IPS writes "Simple to use, quick to integration, and the cost of operations is low". On the other hand, IBM Security Network IPS is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Umbrella, Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS, Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, whereas Ziften Zenith is most compared with .

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