Jos-KatengwaInformation Technology Specialist at Calculus system
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"Endpoint can give you the full details about how the attacker moved into and through your system. That description shows you each and every step up to the cabinet-level."
"The most valuable feature is the support for email."
"Overall, I think that it's very interesting."
"Very good interface."
"The solution enables all the development and technical team members to work from home while, at the same time, ensuring the security of the work environment."
"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."
"To improve Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, the user interface could be somewhat more friendly. It is already friendly, but it can not be approached through to the exact issue and just to give you the full detail of each and every port graphically."
"It would be great if this solution had support for file integrity monitoring."
"In terms of what must be improved, I would say the support, the next feature, and the road map. I think all these must be improved, but the important thing to improve is the support."
"Integration and support could be improved."
"We would like to see a wider, better dashboard for the purposes of monitoring the users of the Trend Micro software."
"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."
"One of the reasons we decided to go with Trend Micro Endpoint Security is because of its cost effectiveness."
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.
Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption, a full disk, file encryption and data protection that ensures data privacy by encrypting data stored on your endpoints - including PCs, Macintoshes, DVDs, and USB drives, which can easily be lost or stolen. Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption provides the data security with full disk encryption, folder and file encryption, and removable media encryption. It protects data at rest with full disk encryption software, automates data management with self-encrypting hard drives, encrypt data in specific files, shared folders, removable media and set granular policies for device control and data management. A single, well-integrated management console allows to manage the users using the same interface for endpoint protection and other Trend Micro security products. Deploying Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption helps ensure that your data will continue to be protected as your mobile computing devices and organizational needs change.
Microsoft BitLocker is ranked 1st in Endpoint Encryption with 12 reviews while Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption is ranked 7th in Endpoint Encryption with 5 reviews. Microsoft BitLocker is rated 7.2, while Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft BitLocker writes "A cost-effective solution to protect data from physical theft, but the encryption process is slow". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption writes "Offers a full path and full description of any compromise to the system that shows you each and every step up to the cabinet-level". Microsoft BitLocker is most compared with Symantec Endpoint Encryption, McAfee Complete Data Protection, ESET Endpoint Encryption, Sophos SafeGuard and WinMagic SecureDoc, whereas Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption is most compared with Carbon Black CB Defense, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Sophos SafeGuard, Cisco AMP for Endpoints and McAfee Complete Data Protection. See our Microsoft BitLocker vs. Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption report.
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