McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM) Competitors and Alternatives

The top McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM) competitors are
  • Splunk
  • IBM QRadar
  • ArcSight
  • LogRhythm NextGen SIEM
  • Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps)
  • AlienVault
Read reviews of McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM) competitors and alternatives
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Micro Focus
Merana Sadikovic Mandzukic
Real User
Dynamics Nav Expert at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 31 2017

What is most valuable?

The valuable features are: * Integration and log collection with different devices. * Collecting logs from many different sources. If you have your own app, you can do logging for... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the following improvements: * Less time to administer and track logs on separate devices. * Ease of changing the product underneath. For example, instead of... more»

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

The product is not cheap. If you set it up and use it well, it is a worthwhile purchase.

What other advice do I have?

Prior to implementation, do an internal assessment and analyze business, technical, and other requirements. Know your inventory and ask for a project methodology approach. Ask your... more»
ManagerSc364
Real User
Manager Security Operations Center at a leisure / travel company
Oct 24 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable features is the investigation tab. It allows us to dig in deeper into the alerts that we receive today, based on the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our key challenges in security include * standardizing our policies * having the end user population be aware on the security side of things.... more»

What needs improvement?

I think a must-have feature would be better reporting. Today, as you can imagine, the organization would like to see what is happening in our... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Because the organization wanted to have an in-house solution, when we looked at what was out there, we thought that LogRhythm, based on the user... more»

What other advice do I have?

The most important criterion, when selecting a vendor, is how easy it is to adapt to the solutions we have in house. Every organization, I... more»
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AlienVault
reviewer103734
User
IT Officer with 51-200 employees
Aug 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable aspect of AlienVault is the visibility into the network. You have the capability to gather logs from multiple sources and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Recently, we used the NetFlow capability to find a bottleneck in the network and the offending computer.

What needs improvement?

It is a lot of work to get the software configured and set up properly.

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

The engineering support that is provided by AlienVault upon first installation was excellent! They went way above and beyond what I was expecting.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

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