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"The number one feature I found was that the install was really easy, it was quite helpful."

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"The most valuable feature is the TPM (Trusted Platform Module), which makes the PC security stronger because somebody who is not from the team cannot access the PC without the decryption PIN.""It is easy to use. It is usually easy to recover someone's privacy. The manageability is much easier than McAfee. I think that Microsoft is a leader in this area. We are in the Microsoft school so our judgment of McAfee will be a little bit unfair as we recommend Microsoft all the time because of the easy manageability and support. I think that McAfee is designed for a different customer and every time we open a ticket with their support, it takes a very, very long time. The main difference is just the manageability and support. In terms of the solution itself or the functionality, I know that McAfee is very strong, but manageability and support, for us, is much more important. It's strengthens the solution for us.""The most valuable feature is the simplicity and integration with the Microsoft Clouds platform.""There's a lot of manageability within the solution. This is very helpful.""We have not seen any bugs or glitches, so the stability is good.""The solution works the way it's supposed to - stability and scalability are fine.""The most important aspect of this solution is that if your laptop gets stolen, the information is encrypted.""The ease of use is the most valuable feature. The ability to import data to build your frontend on top of the data is very simple and very useable."

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Cons
"For a future release, the interface looks a bit dated and could be improved."

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"If the encryption was faster then it would make the experience more pleasant.""If integration with Active Directory are not mandatory for him, I think that there are many other solutions in the market that equal or are much stronger than Microsoft.""I would like to be able to encrypt our cloud tenancy.""The solution should offer encryption for other items such as shared folders, removable media, etc.""The people at the first level of support refer you to articles that do not pertain to the problem at hand.""Lacks a portal that can be managed rather than just existing.""I would recommend BitLocker only because of the economic side, not the technical side. If the features were included in the already existing licenses I would use it. If not, I would recommend other products.""The visualization could be better."

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"I found some of their licensing is a bit complex. I am also finding that some of their cloud solutions are quite expensive."

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"This solution is included with Microsoft Server and my clients did not have to pay for anything extra.""It's not about pricing, because we are working with Enterprise companies that already have Windows Enterprise, so BitLocker comes already included as a Windows feature. It's free for Enterprise users. The price is only for deployment. The customer will pay for McAfee, however.""The cost of this solution is bundled in with part of the subscription for the Microsoft Cloud. We have users subscribed to Enterprise E5 and it comes with E5""The price of this solution should be more competitive.""BitLocker is included in our license and doesn't cost us anything extra.""It is free. It is enabled as part of the operating system. Once you have an operating system license, you're licensed for Bitlocker."

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Top Answer: The number one feature I found was that the install was really easy, it was quite helpful.
Top Answer: I found some of their licensing is a bit complex. I am also finding that some of their cloud solutions are quite expensive. I am hoping the pricing would come down in the near future based on the… more »
Top Answer: Some of the complications we found were sometimes people did not like the type of changes that needed to happen, it was very difficult to get a product like that implemented into certain business… more »
Top Answer: It's my understanding that the initial setup is straightforward.
Top Answer: The solution is completely free and available through Windows 10. We are not paying any licensing fees to use it.
Top Answer: I was looking for a better solution. It's my understanding that if you're just to generate that endpoint encryption and you just run it normally, it may not give you the actual protection you need as… more »
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Overview

Across industries-from compliance mandates such as PCI and GDPR to new IT initiatives such as data analytics and cloud migration-businesses rely on Voltage SecureData to secure their information at its core while at rest, in motion, and in use for comprehensive protection without gaps.

BitLocker is Microsoft's full disk encryption solution, which protects all of your data from theft, hacking or loss. BitLocker does this by encrypting the entire drive that hosts your Windows operating system and all your data.

BitLocker is available for all devices, including portable storage devices (such as external hard drives and USB flash drives). These portable devices are supported by a feature called BitLocker To Go, which is included in Windows 7 and 8, and in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. In Windows XP, encrypted devices can be read, but not written to, using the BitLocker To Go Reader program.

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Sample Customers
Epicor, Allegiant Travel Company, EnvisionRxOptions
ACV, Proaxis Therapy, Choice Hotels International, adnymics GmbH, Intermedia, NMBS/SNCB
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm24%
Comms Service Provider13%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
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Insurance Company20%
Healthcare Company20%
Financial Services Firm20%
Logistics Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise48%
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Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise is ranked 9th in Endpoint Encryption with 1 review while Microsoft BitLocker is ranked 1st in Endpoint Encryption with 12 reviews. Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Microsoft BitLocker is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise writes "Effortless install, features rich, and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft BitLocker writes "A cost-effective solution to protect data from physical theft, but the encryption process is slow". Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise is most compared with Vormetric Data Security Platform, Protegrity Data Security, Oracle Advanced Security, IBM Guardium Data Protection and Vormetric Application Crypto Suite, whereas Microsoft BitLocker is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Encryption, McAfee Complete Data Protection, ESET Endpoint Encryption, Sophos SafeGuard and Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption.

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