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"One of the most valuable features is the ability to report on questionable activity.""The solution works well when used with other Microsoft solutions.""The stability of the solution is very good."

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"The 24/7 support is the most valuable feature. They have been able to answer support questions pretty quickly.""The analytics would have to be our most valuable feature.""On the Varonis side, technical support is phenomenal. Their ability to explain is very good, and they seem to be very knowledgeable. When I get an alert that doesn't quite make sense, they dive in there and kind of take me through it. That's very useful and very good. There are some false alerts, but it is better to have a false alert than no alert at all."

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"Some of the newer features are not completely there yet... For example, there's a tool that allows you to grade your overall internal security and I don't feel that it's completely accurate.""It would be ideal if the interface allowed for more granular configurations. For example, if I were to set a rule that is a deviation from the pre-defined rules in the Microsoft product, there's conflict.""There are occasions where it generates some false positives and you have to embark into figuring it out. You need to find out if it was a true alert or a false positive. It's a little bit cumbersome in that area."

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"I would like it to have cloud integration.""I'd like to see automatic updates for this solution. Currently, it's a manual process to update all the keywords""We have Microsoft Office 365. I just saw an article today which says that they're actually getting integrated with Microsoft Office 365, which would be a useful feature. For user-based reports, log on activity, and stuff like that, it doesn't seem to really be present like Log360. That could just be my inexperience with it. I've been dealing with it for only about two and a half months."

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"I believe we are looking into new licenses. They may be called the E5. Honestly, I don't have it on top of my mind, but I think it's around seven to $10 a user per month."

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"You could do a subscription, where you pay yearly, or you could purchase it outright. The licensing cost is based on the number of users on the system that you are monitoring."

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Top Answer: The solution works well when used with other Microsoft solutions.
Top Answer: The software is not as advanced as many competitors. It doesn't offer the level of granularity that other software might. It would be ideal if the interface allowed for more granular configurations… more »
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Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics
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Overview
Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) provides a simple and fast way to understand what is happening within your network by identifying suspicious user and device activity with built-in intelligence and providing clear and relevant threat information on a simple attack timeline. Microsoft ATA is an on-premises platform to help you protect your enterprise from advanced targeted attacks by automatically analyzing, learning, and identifying normal and abnormal entity (user, devices, and resources) behavior. It detects suspicious activities and malicious attacks with behavioral analytics, adapts to the changing nature of cyber-security threats, focuses on what is important with a simple attack timeline and reduces false positive fatigue.

Varonis Datalert prevents data breaches and alert on suspicious activity, stop ransomware, and defend your data from insider threats. It monitors enterprise assets for suspicious activity and unusual behavior, detecting critical events and compromised assets on your core infrastructure: Windows, UNIX/Linux, NAS, Active Directory, SharePoint, Exchange, and Office 365. It detects insider threats and cyber threats by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior and automate responses to suspicious activity and alert on unusual behavior - using deep analysis of metadata, machine learning, and advanced User Behavior Analytics (UBA).

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Financial Services Firm7%
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Comms Service Provider14%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm4%
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Microsoft ATA [EOL] is ranked unranked in User Behavior Analytics - UEBA with 3 reviews while Varonis Datalert is ranked 12th in User Behavior Analytics - UEBA with 3 reviews. Microsoft ATA [EOL] is rated 6.6, while Varonis Datalert is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Microsoft ATA [EOL] writes "Good integration, simple to maintain, and very stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Varonis Datalert writes "Alerts and detects abnormal behavior and is easy to set up, configure, and customize". Microsoft ATA [EOL] is most compared with Splunk User Behavior Analytics, Securonix UEBA, Rapid7 InsightIDR, Exabeam and IBM QRadar User Behavior Analytics, whereas Varonis Datalert is most compared with Splunk User Behavior Analytics, ObserveIT, Rapid7 InsightVM, Exabeam and Rapid7 InsightIDR.

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