McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Karthik Balakrishnan
Consultant
Senior Security Consultant at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Oct 21 2018

What is most valuable?

Carbon Black Defense has a higher detection ratio because it's cloud-based and it also does a lookup to virus total, so it… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved the number of alerts or the number of threat events that we are able to recognize in our environment. And… more»

What needs improvement?

It is still evolving, as we see. We started using the version 3.0. We've been migrating and upgrading as well, laterally… more»

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

I just told you the price point that's one of the factors, basically because that is what the higher management gave us as… more»

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

We did a comparison of products and analyzed how many of them are getting detected on a weekly basis. We also did a trend… more»

What other advice do I have?

In terms of the fixes from what the behavior was with the environment, it has been evolving. And the only thing that could… more»
Amjad Khan
Real User
Information Technology Manager at a hospitality company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 14 2019

What is most valuable?

A majority of its features are very good, well-designed, and programmed. Most of the machine learning has features where… more»

How has it helped my organization?

After deploying Traps, we saw the performance of the network improve by 65 to 70 percent. There was a drop in the latency… more»

What needs improvement?

There are some default policies which sometimes affect our applications and cause them to run around. In the hotel… more»

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

It is cost-effective compared to similar solutions. It fits for the small businesses through to the big businesses.

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

We were the victim of ransomware. Prior to that we were using an antivirus application from Sophos, which was not able to… more»

What other advice do I have?

Overall, Traps is a very good application compared to all the other available solutions which is available in the market… more»
Leopold Dapa
Reseller
Country Director at socitech
Mar 11 2019

What is most valuable?

We had to position Symantec in big companies like Telco and several banks. With this solution, you also get the Protection Suite, endpoint… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We had a bank that we were working with and they had a challenge in which they needed to protect against vulnerability. They had previously used… more»

What needs improvement?

The mobility solution should be improved. You need to separately purchase mobile, like a smartphone with Android and so on, you need to buy it… more»

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

We also use McAfee because of the scalability. It had the issue that it consumed too many resources and for vulnerabilities, sometimes there are… more»

What other advice do I have?

This solution is very effective. It can really address the challenges but you need to have training in order to be able to effectively implement… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Director of Cloud Architecture at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 13 2019

What is most valuable?

I noticed that the performance hits on our operating systems are a more minimal than they were on McAfee.

How has it helped my organization?

We are now able to pick up more alerts than we were with McAfee. A lot of things were being missed by our security team using McAfee. We are… more»

What needs improvement?

We have had to open a case with the technical support to get some issues and bugs resolved, but they were resolved relatively quickly.

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

We just moved over from McAfee to CrowdStrike, which detected a lot of things that McAfee did not. We detected a malicious code on our on-premise… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would anyone to look at this product based on our company's experience so far. We have both the on-premise and AWS versions of the product.
CollinsNyamori
Real User
Senior Manager Business Productivity, IT with 5,001-10,000 employees
Dec 19 2018

What do you think of Kaspersky Endpoint Security?

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case of this solution is for enterprise endpoint protection of our computers and servers. 

What is most valuable?

I value the modular capability to house the network, device, web and email protection. Additionally, the central management policies are valuable.

What needs improvement?

We have experienced problems with downloads and integration in the past. I think it would be good for them to consider cloud integration capabilities.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of this product on a scale of one to five, is a four.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I would rate the scalability as a four out of five stars. …
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