IBM Guardium Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Guardium competitors are
  • Imperva SecureSphere Database Security
  • Oracle Audit Vault
  • Trustwave DbProtect
  • DataSunrise Database Security
  • Informatica Data Masking
  • Informatica Secure@Source
  • Fortinet FortiDB
  • IDERA SQL Compliance Manager
Read reviews of IBM Guardium competitors and alternatives
Subhash Kasundra
Consultant
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 29 2017

What is most valuable?

Reports and alerts are most valuable to us. Management wanted complete traceability of non-DBAs accessing databases using a database power user... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Some major improvements in organizational operations: * Our organization has a complete alert and control mechanism to identify unauthorized... more»

What needs improvement?

Large scope of improvements: * A method to group targets (databases generating audit files) logically is missing; for example, PROD, QA, UAT... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

This was our first solution.

What other advice do I have?

Go ahead and implement the latest version. The product is really good with many built-in features and controls.
Patrick Essien
Consultant
Consultant Member at a financial services firm
Mar 13 2017

What is most valuable?

Its automation functionality and ease of use.

How has it helped my organization?

An everyday staff member in the IT unit can use this service without having to be an expert in DB management.

What needs improvement?

Its improvement levels are not technically related, but rather marketing related. They need a better study of the needs of other markets with... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not have a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure the service will meet your tailored needs and your organizational expectations.
Database5b8b
Real User
Database Administrator at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 05 2018

What is most valuable?

We had to use auditing. It was a demand that came from our security group. We had no choice.

How has it helped my organization?

Using it was just a security process that had to be done. We didn't change the way we were working or the way things... more»

What needs improvement?

What would really be nice is if it were a bit more flexible, in several ways. The assistant for creating rules is nice,... more»

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

It's a good price value. Pricing is absolutely okay for us at the moment. The other tools weren't cheaper.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used another solution but it was built by us. We did some Visual Basic scripts and collected the performance... more»

What other advice do I have?

What I like most among all IDERA products is Diagnostic Manager. It's really easy to use, it's very stable. It comes... more»

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