ForeScout CounterACT Competitors and Alternatives

The top ForeScout CounterACT competitors are
  • Aruba ClearPass
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine
  • Bradford Networks Sentry
  • Access Layers portnox
  • Tenable SecurityCenter
  • Armis
  • Rapid7 NeXpose
  • ExtremeControl
Read reviews of ForeScout CounterACT competitors and alternatives
Vijay Khatri
Real User
Senior Network Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 20 2016

What is most valuable?

It can handle Radius and TACACS+.

How has it helped my organization?

Authorisation and Authentication Policy creation is easier. Access right limitation is pretty easy in ISE. Context... more»

What needs improvement?

It is quite complex when it comes to troubleshooting.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Smartnet is not so cheap depending on the deployment.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using ACS and IAS servers for radius and TACACS. ISE is one stop shop for everything with more to offer.

What other advice do I have?

We have deployed this solution and we keep on exploring more and more. It can do wonders for authentication and... more»
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Aruba Networks
WiFiSuperman
Real User
Senior Network Engineer/Mobility Specialist at CCSI - Contemporary Computer Services, Inc.
Oct 31 2016

What is most valuable?

All of the features work in concert to provide secure on-boarding for guests and bring-your-own-device users.

How has it helped my organization?

I implement this for other companies and they all greatly benefit. It's worked well in many sectors, such healthcare,... more»

What needs improvement?

Helping streamline the setup and more in-depth tutorials would be helpful. The product is very complex and therefore... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It may be a little expensive or complex for very small clients.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It's the first AAA security product of its kind.

What other advice do I have?

It's very powerful, but the individual needs to have a lot of knowledge across several IT disciplines.
Uchechukwu Ukazu
Real User
Tech Support at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Apr 05 2018

What is most valuable?

It's agentless, and it's scalable.

How has it helped my organization?

Previous to the deployment we didn't have complete visibility of all the endpoints, all the devices that are connected to the network. But with the deployment of portnox, we could... more»

What needs improvement?

For now, they just released the new version which has a completely different design interface, and there are some other improvements that were added onto it. So we need to look at... more»

What other advice do I have?

When selecting a product, if I want to bring in a new solution, I will look up the competing solution: What features do they have that are better than what I'm bringing, which will... more»

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