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"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.""The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.""It doesn't impact the devices. It is an agent-based solution, and we see no performance knock on cell phones. That was a big thing for us, especially in the mobile world. We don't see battery degradation like you do with other solutions which really drain the battery, as they're constantly doing things. That can shorten the useful life of a device."

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"The feature I find most valuable is the advance search engine.""Panda Security solution has a feature to block any unknown process and that is what is best about it.""The patch management module is very important.""The most valuable feature is the web filter application control.""It's very easy to deploy, we don't have any problem or issues. It's most full automatic. It basically takes the assumption that everything is supposed to be a suspect; files, processes, URL accesses, and so on.""Their remote management (RMM) is very good.""The protection from malware is the most important feature. It has some endpoint information about the vehicle of the virus, malware, etc. It is also stable and easy to install, and they also provide good technical support.""The product so far has been good at protecting us. We haven't faced a breach."

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"We use Sophos Intercept X for Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) in our organization.""It is easy to change the size of its capabilities, i.e. to expand processes or scale the size of users.""We most value the price and interface quality with Sophos Intercept X. We focus on solution quality.""The most valuable feature is the supervisory side of it where we can watch the throughputs, and even the loading of the device, to see how much traffic is happening.""A valuable feature offered by Sophos is called Naked Security, and it entails the control managed by the firewall on the site regarding the desktop client interfacing with our cloud client.""It is a practically maintenance free intelligent system that independently protects environments from malicious attacks.""All of the features are very important for anyone who is supporting a large number of computers.""After that, the client switched to Sophos to get the protection they lacked. It either works or it doesn’t and Sophos works."

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Cons
"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.""The technical support is very slow.""I would recommend that the solution offer more availability in terms of the product portfolio and integration with third-party products."

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"I would like to see better data protection.""They need to expand their offering of add-ons to enhance capabilities further.""Improvements could be made in terms of how the reporting is structured.""The Linux installation is performed on the command line and they need a package installer for that operating system.""The gap between the two final conclusions is a problem, whether or not a file is known to be malware or is known to be safe.""The only part I really don't use as much is their firewall. It's a bit superfluous. Most people have their own firewall in place, so they don't really need that part portion of the solution.""It needs some improvements in the DNS security feature. Currently, it does not have full DNS security. It only has semi-DNS security, which can be improved. It is an important feature for us, and it would be really good if they can improve the DNS security feature. Our group has some plans to change to Cisco AMP, which has features such as DNS, Umbrella. We are trying to learn about Cisco AMP and compare it with Panda.""Occasionally, we suffer from little bugs that give us the wrong message."

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"They should work on the logs and events. Sophos Intercept X needs to increase the interface test so that it can export to a live event.""Technical support can be improved. There could be shared support, i.e. where someone in Egypt can respond.""Sophos needs to create a YouTube channel with educational material for technicians or engineers.""In terms of the site-to-site VPN elements, they tend to concentrate. It's quite simple when there are Meraki devices at both ends of the VPN but if there is another user at one end, on another device, it can be a bit tricky. So they could really simplify that process a bit.""The initial setup was not very user-friendly.""The product defends very well on its own but could possibly use enhancement in giving users more controls.""The price of this solution can be improved.""They might want to offer an MSP model for licensing, to offer the solution as a software as a service."

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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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"Our licensing fee is 1M Euro per month, so it is about 80 Euro's per user.""Panda is cloud-only and comes at a reasonable cost. It is a set price per seat.""The price of this solution depends on the number of licenses that you are purchasing.""The licensing is subscription-based and priced well compared to other endpoint security solutions.""The licensing costs are not too high. We pay about 20 Euros a year. It's a reasonable amount to pay."

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"We renew the license for one year at $10,000.""The price is pretty good.""When you start going to the EDR technologies and the MTR, it is a little bit expensive. It's a very good technology, and obviously, you're going to pay for it, but the pricing could do a little bit of work.""We were able to eliminate the ransomware using the one-month, full-featured trial license.""Licensing is based on the number of users. They give a discount for editors who are considered as important members. From what I know, Sophos products are not expensive. If you have a license extension, you just need to contact the editor or partner to change the mode of licensing or extend the license to cover more people.""Intercept X for endpoints is around $35 per user per year. The server version is $95 per server per year.""I find the pricing to be a little bit expensive, although it is acceptable, for now.""The price of this product should be reduced because it is a little high."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is signature-based malware detection.
Top Answer: Licensing fees are on a yearly basis and I am happy with the pricing.
Top Answer: The GUI needs improvement, it's not good. There are false positives in emails. At times, the emails are blocked and… more »
Top Answer: The product so far has been good at protecting us. We haven't faced a breach.
Top Answer: The licensing costs are not too high. We pay about 20 Euros a year. It's a reasonable amount to pay.
Top Answer: Although the antivirus solution is so good that we've never suffered from an attack, we've had a few problems with false… more »
Top Answer: Bonjour Monsieur, Pour le cas de Sophos InterceptX le déploiement est selon un demarché très aisée et d’une façon… more »
Top Answer: We find the app control and its threat protection to be the best features.
Top Answer: While I do not have much experience dealing with the price, we have been entitled to a substantial discount on the… more »
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Also Known As
Cisco Secure Endpoint
Panda Security Adaptive Defense 360, Panda Security Endpoint Protection, Panda Security for Desktops
Intercept X
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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.

Adaptive Defense 360 is a cyber-security service that combines next-generation protection (NG EPP) and detection and remediation technologies (EDR), with the ability to classify 100% of running processes.

Sophos Intercept X stops the widest range of attacks with a unique combination of deep learning malware detection, exploit prevention, anti-ransomware, and more.

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Healthcare Company20%
Government13%
Non Profit7%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Computer Software Company22%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Comms Service Provider46%
Computer Software Company21%
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Financial Services Firm22%
Healthcare Company17%
Insurance Company11%
Real Estate/Law Firm11%
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Computer Software Company21%
Government6%
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Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise50%
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Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise54%
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Small Business67%
Midsize Enterprise22%
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Small Business56%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise22%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise41%
Find out what your peers are saying about Panda Security Adaptive Defense vs. Sophos Intercept X and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
511,773 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Panda Security Adaptive Defense is ranked 19th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 8 reviews while Sophos Intercept X is ranked 6th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 47 reviews. Panda Security Adaptive Defense is rated 8.4, while Sophos Intercept X is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Panda Security Adaptive Defense writes "Simple enough to be used by a non technical specialist but it needs better threat intelligence ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Intercept X writes "Great reporting and good training with a pretty straightforward setup". Panda Security Adaptive Defense is most compared with Microsoft Defender Antivirus, ESET Endpoint Security, Kaspersky Endpoint Security, Bitdefender GravityZone Ultra and Trend Micro Apex One, whereas Sophos Intercept X is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Microsoft Defender Antivirus, Kaspersky Endpoint Security, Carbon Black CB Defense and Fortinet FortiEDR. See our Panda Security Adaptive Defense vs. Sophos Intercept X report.

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