Compare Sophos SafeGuard vs. Trend Micro Mobile Security

Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 2nd in Mobile Data Protection with 11 reviews while Trend Micro Mobile Security is ranked 4th in Mobile Data Protection with 3 reviews. Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.2, while Trend Micro Mobile Security is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Sophos SafeGuard writes "An excellent endpoint solution that's easy to setup, very stable, and highly secure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trend Micro Mobile Security writes "Heightened mobile protection that is user-friendly and offers lots of custom features". Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Cisco AMP for Endpoints, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption and Boxcryptor, whereas Trend Micro Mobile Security is most compared with Lookout, Sophos Mobile, McAfee MVISION Mobile and Microsoft BitLocker. See our Sophos SafeGuard vs. Trend Micro Mobile Security report.
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It's quite easy to integrate Safeguard with BitLockerThe features that I have found most valuable are encryption tools that encrypt the hard disk and the USB sticks.With Sophos, I only need to generate the password and give that to a user to be able to allow them to login to the admin page of the Endpoint and do whatever they need to do. The user cannot go ahead and uninstall it. It's kept us much more secure because of this. Should any event happen on a particular system, I'm given the username and the system IP address. I get notifications and can deal with issues right away.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.The solution has done a fabulous job of protecting us from threats.Policy deployment is easy and quick to do.The user experience and the quality of the features are good.The monitoring features are easy to use.

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Customer service has been excellent. Trend Micro has very good deals and support - also in the Middle East.The solution offers a lot of custom features.This solution is able to protect the data, files, and folders that have been hijack or encrypted.

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When you have the PPM chipset, you can have the power-on authentication, when you boot up your machine, you can set the six-digit passcode. As of right now, SafeGuard can't manage the six-digit passcode in terms of the expiration, and I need that added as a feature.The security does not have 100% authentication.If it's possible, they should make all the features available because it's got a lot of features on offer, but you have to buy the license in order to add those features to the normal Endpoint. If they could make all those features available and/or offer a bundling option it would be 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.Technical support could be a bit better.Having a DLP integrated with the encryption engine would be very good.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.I would like to see a support-cloud, where Sophos creates a single package that contains all of its products.

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There have been some users who have been complaining about the interface being unfriendly and when the application software is installed on their phone making their mobile slow.Sometimes, when generating random numbers to our mobile feed the random number doesn't work. We mainly deal with QR codes because of this. If they could fix the random number generator that would be helpful.This solution is weak and cannot detect the latest ransomware.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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.The licenses are dependant on the number of users and computers you have to protect.Licensing for this solution is on a yearly basis.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.

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Each license costs about $10/year. It's fairly inexpensive because it's a new product. In Pakistan, no more than two or three companies can apply for mobile protection right now. I don't know if there are ancillary costs above the standard licensing fee.

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Overview
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.Trend Micro Mobile Security Solutions includes Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android and Trend Micro Mobile Security for iOS devices that provide advanced comprehensive protection against ransonware, identity theft, phishing scams, fraudulent websites, etc and safeguards your privacy on Facebook and Twitter. It also includes Trend Micro Password Manager software that helps to securely store all passwords and sensitive information, to access them when needed on PCs, Macs, and mobile phones and tablets.
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