Compare Sophos SafeGuard vs. WinMagic SecureDoc

Sophos SafeGuard is ranked 3rd in Endpoint Encryption with 4 reviews while WinMagic SecureDoc is ranked 7th in Endpoint Encryption with 1 review. Sophos SafeGuard is rated 8.6, while WinMagic SecureDoc is rated 7.0. 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 WinMagic SecureDoc writes "Provides DLP and security of all company data on workstations, however we had issues with deployment on legacy-formatted drives". Sophos SafeGuard is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Cisco AMP for Endpoints and Symantec Endpoint Encryption, whereas WinMagic SecureDoc is most compared with Microsoft BitLocker, Symantec Endpoint Encryption and Sophos SafeGuard.
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Pros
The features that I have found most valuable are encryption tools that encrypt the hard disk and the USB sticks.The most valuable features of the solution are the fact that they are able to encrypt the hard disk and to encrypt 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 Intercept X feature is the most valuable feature. You can't find this feature in other firewalls because Intercept X works as if it has an interaction between the endpoint and the firewall.

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The Central Management server.

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Cons
The security does not have 100% authentication.The solution is not using other features like booting encryption, because it causes very heavy processing of the workstation. If they could find some way to handle the encryption and decryption to be lighter on the workstation it would be better.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.Sophos SafeGuard is a German product. Sophos isn't really active in Europe. The Middle East, Africa, South Africa works with Sophos but their primary users aren't in Europe. They should market and push this solution to the European market.

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MacOS X is missing features.

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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 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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Licensing and pricing is on par with the market.

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SafeGuard, SafeGuard EncryptionSecureDoc
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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.SecureDoc is used by some of the world's largest organizations. By simplifying data security we can help save time and reduce costs associated with security management. At the end of the day, we make data security easy.
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Sample Customers
Rushmoor Borough CouncilNEC Group,Export Development Canada, SecureDoc University of Guelph, Swiss Bank, Suva (Swiss Accident Insurance), Money Partners (UK), Children's Hospital of Denver, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Arch Chemicals
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