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

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"The Intercept X feature is the most valuable feature. You can't find this feature in other firewalls because Intercept X works as if it has an interaction between the endpoint and the firewall.""The most valuable features of the solution are the fact that they are able to encrypt the hard disk and to encrypt USB sticks.""The user interface is simple, It makes it very easy to use.""The monitoring features are easy to use.""The user experience and the quality of the features are good.""Policy deployment is easy and quick to do.""The solution has done a fabulous job of protecting us from threats.""The most valuable feature is the synchronized security. It's a unique feature on the market at this time only offered by Sophos. As a reseller, we often win bids and get clients because of this unique trademark feature."

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

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"Sophos SafeGuard is a German product. Sophos isn't really active in Europe. The Middle East, Africa, South Africa works with Sophos but their primary users aren't in Europe. They should market and push this solution to the European market.""The solution is not using other features like booting encryption, because it causes very heavy processing of the workstation. If they could find some way to handle the encryption and decryption to be lighter on the workstation it would be better.""The cost is rather expensive. It's a pain point for many clients. They should work to see if they can reduce pricing.""I would like to see a support-cloud, where Sophos creates a single package that contains all of its products.""The tutorials need to be simplified. The existing ones need to be easier to follow and we could use some tutorials for basic setups. They should aim to be more like Cisco, which offers very good tutorials and materials.""Having a DLP integrated with the encryption engine would be very good.""Technical support could be a bit better.""In the next release, I would like to see more automation with the endpoint logging, but it's a special feature that is quite complicated to explain."

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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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"The licensing costs depend on the series. For example, XG 85 can be around $200. If you go to ACC or to a four or five-year enterprise solution, you will find these devices can cost $10,000. It depends on the series.""Licensing for this solution is on a yearly basis.""The licenses are dependant on the number of users and computers you have to protect.""We have a yearly license with Sophos which is around $1000-$1200 or so per annum. There are no additional costs beyond the standard licensing fee.""Licensing is on a yearly basis and the pricing could be better.""It would be great if the price of the solution was lower than the current price. If we are to sell this particular solution to smaller businesses and not just enterprise businesses it needs to be lower."

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Questions from the Community
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: The malware protection and the scanning features are most valuable in this solution.
Top Answer: It would be great if the price of the solution was lower than the current price. If we are to sell this particular solution to smaller businesses and not just enterprise businesses, it needs to be… more »
Top Answer: There are times that this solution takes up too much memory that needs to be resolved. If it is not fixed it will definitely create issues in the future. In an upcoming release, there should be more… more »
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Micro Focus SecureData, Voltage, SecureData, Voltage SecureData
SafeGuard, SafeGuard Encryption
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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.

Protect your confidential information and comply with regulatory mandates safely and securely with SafeGuard Enterprise, Utimaco's comprehensive modular information protection platform. SafeGuard Enterprise is a modular information protection control platform that enforces policy-based security for PCs and mobile devices across mixed environments. SafeGuard Enterprise offers full transparency to end-users and is easy to administer from a single central console.
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Sample Customers
Epicor, Allegiant Travel Company, EnvisionRxOptions
Rushmoor Borough Council
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm23%
Comms Service Provider13%
Retailer7%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company29%
Marketing Services Firm29%
Non Tech Company14%
Comms Service Provider14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government8%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business62%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise19%
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Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise is ranked 9th in Endpoint Encryption with 1 review while Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 2nd in Endpoint Encryption with 16 reviews. Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Micro Focus Voltage SecureData Enterprise writes "Effortless install, features rich, and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos SafeGuard writes "An excellent endpoint solution that's easy to setup, very stable, and highly secure". 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 Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, Cisco AMP for Endpoints, Symantec Endpoint Encryption and ESET Endpoint Encryption.

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