IBM BigFix Competitors and Alternatives

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Microsoft
Real User
Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Aug 09 2018

What is most valuable?

Application deployment is the most congenial tool we have seen. With the right administrator, it can do wonders.

How has it helped my organization?

There tons of ways it has improved our organization, especially when you tie SCCM in with cloud-based tools like Intune. You can have global 24/7 coverage and purview off your workloads. When you are outside of the network, it still is... more»

What needs improvement?

The main thing is that SCCM has to become an appliance instead of a server. When I say appliance, it has to come preconfigured so that it is drop-shipped into the enterprise and then you activate the feature sets that you want. It should pull... more»
Real User
Lead Information Technology Specialist at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 10 2016

What is most valuable?

As of July 2016 we updated our version of Endpoint encryption from V5.03 to V7.03 with an updated deployment console it is much more convenient to navigate and to recover the user \ machine password process is so less cumbersome .. thumbs up... more»

How has it helped my organization?

All the care facilities are mandated by the State to protect patient information. McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection has helped us to enforce that mandate, protecting both staff and patient information data. That's why the most value that it... more»

What needs improvement?

The virus scanning in Enterprise V8 needs improvement. Also, the spyware protection needs to be be more expansive.
Consultant
Senior Consultant - Infrastrute at a tech services company
Nov 14 2017

What do you think of Symantec Endpoint Protection?

Valuable Features Central management Group update points (GUPs): They are valuable when throttling new updates through a slower WAN. • Improvements to My Organization Reduced burden of responding to alerts. Granular security lets lower level techs triage issues as they come in. • Room for Improvement Reporting without Altiris should be improved.  More cloud-based functionality, but that seems happening going forward.  It should have hypervisor level AV protection for VMs, so you do not need a client on the systems. • Use of Solution Five years supporting it. • Stability Issues Random issues with the apps. The built in firewall is tricky sometimes to get an app working in it. • Scalability Issues No, I have not. I have always found Symantec Endpoint Protection...

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