Illumio Adaptive Security Platform Competitors and Alternatives

Get our free report covering GuardiCore, Cisco, VMware, and other competitors of Illumio Adaptive Security Platform. Updated: November 2019.
377,556 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Read reviews of Illumio Adaptive Security Platform competitors and alternatives

Brian Talbert
Real User
Director of Network and Connectivity Solutions at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 04 2018

What is most valuable?

The primary features are being able to isolate and segment workloads, both within our data center and in the cloud, and to get visibility into what the applications are… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The primary driver, as far as how it improves our business, is that rather than having to have infrastructure teams work with our application teams on a very long and… more»

What needs improvement?

The product is pretty good today. The areas of improvement are primarily going to be around resource consumption. With any kind of tool like ShieldX, where you're in the… more»

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

Pricing is on par with some of the better firewalls. ShieldX's licensing model is based on bandwidth consumption, and that part is a little bit different. They're priced… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Prior to ShieldX, we were using very traditional security controls, meaning traditional perimeter firewalls. We switched to ShieldX because traditional firewalls are more… more»

What other advice do I have?

The advice here really is two-fold. The first is a comment I made earlier. The bulk of the security incidents that are going to be made in the environment that security… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated vArmour and Illumio. They didn't meet our requirements. ShieldX is a superior solution and I can give you the quick differences: Illumio is really an… more»
Real User
Sr. Regional Director, US East at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 02 2019

What is most valuable?

While automated micro-segmentation is in itself valuable, application dependency mapping is time-saving and efficient.

How has it helped my organization?

Cisco Tetration provides visibility into networks and additional security. This improves the entire organization by saving time, resisting attacks, and allocating resources properly.

What needs improvement?

While the product does its job and more than any organization currently needs, the entire interface could be improved. It's ugly and uninviting. The biggest competitor has a very nice, modern-looking… more»

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

The cost depends on the size and the implementation. The larger the implementation the more cost effective it becomes. There are two different types of licenses. If you want to add enforcement there's… more»

What other advice do I have?

This product does everything that you need it to do and more. I would definitely rate it a 10 out of 10. It does a lot to provide visibility in a network environment, save time and money, and makes… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The only other product we considered before deciding on Cisco Tetration is Illumio, which is a direct competitor. It is possible to string together multiple tools from the VMware side that can create… more»
Get our free report covering GuardiCore, Cisco, VMware, and other competitors of Illumio Adaptive Security Platform. Updated: November 2019.
377,556 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Sign Up with Email