ForeScout CounterACT Competitors and Alternatives

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Maged Elgamal
Real User
System Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 04 2019

What is most valuable?

It gives us a very good view of what's happening on the network. The security feature is very good as well. The network isn't open to everyone. It's open only to those who work on it. One improvement… more»

What needs improvement?

We occasionally have false positives, but the solution certainly has a good configuration. In terms of improvements, I think the pricing model could be improved. They charge you by port, for every… more»

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

Licensing is based on the number of ports you have. Even if you aren't using all the ports, you will be charged for them. The license is renewed on a yearly basis and we do pay for support on top of… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I tested the solution about six years ago. We checked other solutions too, but we decided that this one was the one that would work best. Since then we've been very happy with it.

What other advice do I have?

We use the on-premises version of the solution. For what we need, for how we're using the solution, it does what it's supposed to do. If I were to give advice about the product to others, I would say… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Forescout at the time. The system was more complicated and more complex. I don't know how it is today, however. It took a lot more time to integrate it into the company. It also had… more»
Principcon67
Real User
Consulting Principal at a transportation company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 08 2019

What is most valuable?

The user interface is very convenient.

How has it helped my organization?

The minute people have issues on their network, we can see what is happening right away. It is graphical, and we can see where the issue is, including the network port. It… more»

What needs improvement?

This solution reports a certain number of false positives, but it generally has to do with the configuration. The licensing is based on a per-port price, even when you are… more»

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

We pay for port licensing and support on a yearly basis, and it's not cheap.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did not use another solution prior to this one.

What other advice do I have?

This is a simple solution and it does pretty much what it's supposed to do. We haven't had any problems with it for the past six years. This product is always running in… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Six years ago, I evaluated other solutions before choosing this one. This was what we decided on at the time, but maybe today there are other solutions on the market that… more»
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