Imperva SecureSphere Database Security Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Trusted Security Advisor at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 06 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution has a lot of functionality and there are hundreds of use cases for it. We are talking about the database, which is the main business core for the company… more»

How has it helped my organization?

One of our clients is a passport authority, and they were able to successfully apply this solution to detect corruption within their organization. There had been some… more»

What needs improvement?

The biggest complaint that I hear from customers and users is that using this solution requires database skills, yet it is a security and monitoring tool. Specifically, it… more»

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

In the past, the pricing of IBM Guardium was very complex. It was dependent on the number of CPUs and other things to support the servers. Nowadays, things have changed… more»

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

I cannot recall an instance where a customer switched to this solution from another one that they already had in place. We have been assisting people with migrating from… more»

What other advice do I have?

When it comes to implementing this solution, it is important for people to know exactly what they need to do. This includes what they need to monitor, what they need to… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The main competitor in the market is Imperva. They were originally not allowed in the Kingdom because of their country of origin, but they now have a local Saudi team… more»
AaronMasembe
Real User
Information Technology and Services Professional at Independent
Jun 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to isolate the view and who has the rights to view the audit logs is valuable to us. Senior executives can check the system, the IT team, the IT individuals… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Generally, security is enhanced and monitoring traffic and data became possible using this solution rather than others. You can audit and configure notifications so that… more»

What needs improvement?

This kind of solution should supply more analytical data for the traffic that comes in. I think that that side is not as strong as some other products. However, it is… more»

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

On licensing, Oracle is very expensive. Oracle handles the licensing. I just do the deployment. Especially now that they are moving towards the cloud, cloud licensing… more»

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

As a consultant, I install different products based on client need. I have experience also with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security and IBM Guardian which are products… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate Oracle Audit Vault an eight out of ten. The features are there, but the users don't know how to take full advantage of them. I would strongly recommend that… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Again, as a consultant, our job is to provide the best solution for a particular client's needs. We are constantly evaluating products to keep flexible and make the base… more»
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