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"Its most valuable features are its scalability and advanced threat protection for customers.""I am told that we get over 100 million emails a month. This filters them down and allows only somewhere about three million emails, which is a great help.""For the initial first level of support, we provide it from our side. If there's escalation required, we use Cisco tech for the AMP. And again, they are perfect. I mean, one of the best, compared to any other vendors.""The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.""The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.""The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.""I am really satisfied with the technical support.""It is a very stable program."

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"The patch management is very easy, as it can be done automatically or added to a schedule.""Provides good vulnerability assessment.""It shows us the risky sign-ins, and if a user's password has been compromised.""What I like most is the protection against phishing emails and anti-spam.""It integrates very well with all Windows workstations or other Microsoft Endpoint products. It also works quite well. So far, I have not had any issue that hasn't been sorted out. It doesn't use too many resources, so you don't have to install different things.""Its simplicity is the most valuable. It also has very good integration. We like it."

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"In the past, we were not able to identify a few viruses, but now we are able to identify them because of the machine learning feature.""I have found the activity timeline and threat analysis to be particularly useful.""All of the features are valuable. The way that it integrates into management with fault correction capabilities over is especially valuable. Any of the full gamut of the features that it provides are useful to us.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the user-friendly interface.""We have a preference for their receptor. It's good at finding many EFC files. EFC files could have a virus.""The solution offers very rich details surrounding threats or attacks.""It has the ability to rollback a ransomware infection instantly and with minimal disruption to the user & provides robust reporting.""We love the API. We use it to generate robust reporting, and we also developed tools to perform agent actions remotely without needing to provide all IT staff with console access."

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"We would like to have an API integration with a SIEM solution, because as far as I know, it currently hasn't yet been released.""I would like them to add whatever makes filtering more advanced in scanning and blocking for malware in emails.""The solution needs more in-depth analytics.""In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.""The initial setup is a bit complex because you need to execute existing antiviruses or security software that you have on your device.""In the next release, I would for it to have back up abilities. I would like the ability to go back to a point in time to when my PC was uninfected and to the moment of when the infection happened.""The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.""I would like more seamless integration."

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"I would like to see better integration with their other security products to give better visibility from a higher level.""The GUI is very complex and could be more user friendly.""I am not sure if I will be using this product in the future because of the price.""If they integrate with the EDR then it will benefit this solution.""The scanning is slow when it is working with incoming emails.""Its price could be better.""Its interface can be improved a little bit. We would like to have some sort of centralization. It should have something like a central server that is managing all the other clients. There are solutions from Kaspersky or ESET NOD32 that are really doing this kind of thing currently. We would like to see something similar from Microsoft."

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"The reporting needs improvement and I would like to see a more granular level of administrative privileges.""I would like to see something a little more sophisticated than simply being able to mark a false positive as safe or there's usually just one or two options in certain areas and they're a little rudimentary at this stage.""In terms of improvement, I would like to see better alerting to let us know if there is anything wrong with SentinelOne working on the endpoint of the computer.""This solution would be more attractive to customers if the price were lower.""It's fine. It's correcting all the EFC files with a virus. All the achievements, maximum EFC files. Many EFC files will be flagged as a virus. Some virus databases need to be updated. The model is good at finding many EFC files. The trouble is it needs to be updated.""The solution needs better reporting on new threats and malware. The reporting is present, but I can't find the information easily.""Set up is very labor-intensive.""It would be nice if the console stored data daily, so that you could look at a timeline of events on a machine over a period of time, and currently this is not possible."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.""The price is very good.""The visibility that we have into the endpoint and the forensics that we're able to collect give us value for the price. This is not an overly expensive solution, considering all the things that are provided. You get great performance and value for the cost.""Whenever you are doing the licensing process, I would highly advise to look at what other Cisco solutions you have in your organization, then evaluate if an Enterprise Agreement is the best way to go. In our case, it was the best way to go. Since we had so many other Cisco products, we were able to tie those in. We were actually able to get several Cisco security solutions for less than if we had bought three or four Cisco security solutions independently or ad hoc.""In our case, it is a straightforward annual payment through our Enterprise Agreement.""Our company was very happy with the price of Cisco AMP. It was about a third of what we were paying for System Center Endpoint Protection.""There are a couple of different consumption models: Pay up front, or if you have an enterprise agreement, you can do a monthly thing. Check your licensing possibilities and see what's best for your organization.""The Enterprise Agreement is like an all-you-can-eat buffet of Cisco products. In that vein, it was very affordable."

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"If you don't purchase the advanced threat protection then there is no additional charge.""Microsoft Defender ATP is expensive.""When compared with other vendors, the pricing is very high.""We sell this product as part of Office 365 and it is not expensive.""It is within the same range as other products. It is not too expensive, and it is also not cheap. Its price can be better, but, well, it is Microsoft.""Currently, for us, Windows Defender is free with the purchase of Windows Server. Pricing is an important point for us when we are looking at the competitors of this solution. If we choose to go with another vendor, we will have to pay some license fees."

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"The per-seat cost is low, but you have to commit to a certain number of licenses for a year.""The larger count you have, the deeper discount you will receive in your contract.""Our licensing fees are about $5 USD per endpoint, per month.""USD$6 per end point which decreases as end points increase.""Pricing is a bit of a pain point. That's where we have not been able to convince all of our customers to use SentinelOne. The pricing is still on the higher side. It's almost double the price, if not more, of a normal antivirus, such as NOD32, Kaspersky, or Symantec.""The solution's price/performance ratio is reasonable.""You have to look at the kinds of problems you can end up with and the fact that you want security against them, and then SentinelOne is not expensive.""It was cheaper than McAfee, which was a way to convince management to go with the solution."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.
Top Answer: Nice to have URL management, password protection of the app, more details of the machine & user running the app.
Top Answer: The primary use case is for endpoint protection. For the larger deployments, we use it for our policy enforcement as… more »
Top Answer: SentinelOne is hands down my recommended solution. SentinelOne has not been breached and offers upto $1,000,000… more »
Top Answer: The strength of SentinelOne is that it has an automated, active EDR. It does that first level of what a SOC analyst… more »
Top Answer: We have got very competitive price from SentinelOne and its meeting our expectations.
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Overview

Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is subscription-based, managed through a web-based management console, and deployed on a variety of platforms that protects endpoints, network, email and web Traffic. AMP key features include the following: Global threat intelligence to proactively defend against known and emerging threats, Advanced sandboxing that performs automated static and dynamic analysis of files against more than 700 behavioral indicators, Point-in-time malware detection and blocking in real time and Continuous analysis and retrospective security regardless of the file's disposition and Continuous analysis and retrospective security.

Microsoft Defender ATP includes a configuration score to help you dynamically assess the security state of your enterprise network, identify unprotected systems, and take recommended actions to improve the overall security of your organization.

SentinelOne delivers autonomous endpoint protection through a single agent that successfully prevents, detects, responds, and hunts attacks across all major vectors. Designed for extreme ease of use, the S1 platform saves customers time by applying AI to automatically eliminate threats in real-time for both on-premise and cloud environments and is the only solution to provide full visibility across networks directly from the endpoint. To learn more visit www.sentinelone.com or follow us at @SentinelOne, on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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Sample Customers
Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial BankPetrofrac, Metro CSG, Christus HealthHavas, Flex, Estee Lauder, McKesson, Norfolk Southern, JetBlue, Norwegian airlines, TGI Friday, AVX, Fim Bank
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company20%
Government13%
Comms Service Provider7%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company23%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company21%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Manufacturing Company17%
Healthcare Company17%
Retailer17%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider19%
Retailer5%
Construction Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise62%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise43%
REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise61%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise44%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Defender for Endpoint vs. SentinelOne and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
455,301 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is ranked 20th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 7 reviews while SentinelOne is ranked 2nd in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 23 reviews. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is rated 7.6, while SentinelOne is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint writes "Good with vulnerability assessment and integrates well with Office 365 and Azure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SentinelOne writes "Made a tremendous difference in our ability to protect our endpoints and servers". Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, FireEye Endpoint Security, Tanium and Symantec Endpoint Detection and Response, whereas SentinelOne is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Carbon Black CB Defense, CylancePROTECT, Microsoft Defender Antivirus and Symantec End-user Endpoint Security. See our Microsoft Defender for Endpoint vs. SentinelOne report.

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