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»

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

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 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.

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 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»
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 protection, SEP, and you also have the Mail Security and… 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 Kaspersky, we discussed and told them that Symantec is… 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 separately with SAP, for example. It would be better for… 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 some direct varieties you cannot delete.

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 it. If you don't fully know how to implement it you… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

It's not planned yet to switch to another product but we can potentially implement Cisco as we are also a Cisco partner and we find it sometime interesting when requested by the customer. But we push… more»
Consultant
Consultant at a wholesaler/distributor with 10,001+ employees
Sep 26 2019

What is most valuable?

From an application perspective, this solution is stable.

What needs improvement?

I feel that this product is more to bolster their marketing, rather than its use for actual synchronization. This solution is not able to deliver interprocess visibility when it comes to the endpoint, and this is something that needs to be… more»

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

Fortinet requires you to buy a lot of product in order for you to have proper protection.

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

I have worked with, and am familiar with many security solutions. These include Palo Alto, Fortinet, Malwarebytes, Sophos, and Carbon Black.

What other advice do I have?

When it comes to Fortinet, the users are not a big fan of their current model. Bit by bit, they pull you into to buying the entire security fabric. You have to buy a lot of product, and a lot of licenses, to enable all of the features which… more»
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