McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection Competitors and Alternatives

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Reseller
Owner at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jun 03 2019

What is most valuable?

The feature that I've found most valuable is the ability to configure updates to be hourly. Only very few antiviruses can do that. You can be protected from a wide range… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Bitdefender has improved my organization in the way that it has grown our revenue over the years. We have more clients that have signed on Bitdefender GravityZone. Then we… more»

What needs improvement?

The pricing should be improved. The user interface has been improved on a yearly basis. The key issue is that they need to look at their pricing. Bitdefender is very… more»

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

The licensing cost is on a monthly basis when you're doing the MSP model. MSP is a managed security service model. If you're doing the regular one year license, the… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have been using Bitdefender for a long time. We've never used any other antivirus. Other customers have moved from other platforms to Bitdefender because of the… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice to somebody considering this solution would be to one, make sure that you get the exact model of the product you're looking for based on your environment. Two… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated all other solutions like Symantec and McAfee which has no local support. We evaluated ESET but their rating was not good. We evaluated Kaspersky but Kaspersky… more»
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 is out of like 65 vendors that are normally… 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 it also highlights the usage of potentially… 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, until version 3.2. So, we have been seeing a lot… 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 an input. But, we didn't play a major role in… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I 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 chart for a monthly threat review. Which… 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 be improved is enabling Carbon Black to be a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also had a review of FireEye HX as well, but we chose this in terms of the utility and also in terms of the cost involved. So that is the reason why we chose CB… 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 we took a deep analysis on kernel level scanning… 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 rate over the application, when accessed via our… more»

What needs improvement?

There are some default policies which sometimes affect our applications and cause them to run around. In the hotel industry, we use a different type of data versus Oracle… 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.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

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

What other advice do I have?

Overall, Traps is a very good application when you compare endpoint security solutions available in the market. You can see your value for your money. You can see the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have worked with different product lines: McAfee, ESET Endpoint Security, and Sophos. However, I find the Traps to be much better in comparison to all the other… more»
Imtiaz Hussain
Real User
Malware Hunter and Incident Responder at Computer Network Systems
Jul 02 2019

What is most valuable?

In Symantec Endpoint Protection, the most valuable feature I like is the good performance. With Symantec, I always know this tool will be reliable and with the latest protection.

How has it helped my organization?

Symantec is top of all of the antivirus tools. I couldn't find any single incident that happened. Symantec was not the leader previously, McAfee and Kaspersky were. This is a new game.

What needs improvement?

The device control level and application control level should improve. I am finding a lot of issues when I block the devices, like a printer or scanner. In the classes of the devices for the application control, the most important issue is the hashing. Nowadays all the vendors, like Cisco firewalls… more»

What other advice do I have?

In my personal experience, most people use Symantec. In my whole life, I couldn't find any problems with Symantec. In the ransomware protection, though, I found many issues. Many people were having infections but the virus sometimes was not detected. Even the Kaspersky software could not detect it… more»
Mohsinoddi Mohammed
Consultant
Senior Information Security Consultant at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 25 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the behavior monitoring, behavior analysis, and web reputation service. They have a very good web reputation service.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution contributes to our multiple layers of security. First, we have a DNS filter. If there is any malicious file or communication then it will first be blocked by the DNS. If it passes the… more»

What needs improvement?

The only drawback to this solution is that it needs different products for different types of clients, and it would be better to have a single agent for all of the products. For example, the Office… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We used to use a solution by McAfee but we switched because of the support. It was bad at the time, although now I don't know.

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I recommend. The support is excellent and unlike I have seen from other vendors. The biggest lesson that I have learned from using this solution is that it should be installed… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are always evaluating other products and comparing them to Trend Micro. Between 40% and 50% of these products rely on a signature-based detection method, while there are a few that depend totally… more»
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