Microsoft Cloud App Security Overview

Microsoft Cloud App Security is the #5 ranked solution in our list of CASB solutions. It is most often compared to Cisco Umbrella: Microsoft Cloud App Security vs Cisco Umbrella

What is Microsoft Cloud App Security?

Microsoft Cloud App Security (formerly Adallom) is a comprehensive service that provides deeper visibility, comprehensive controls, and improved protection for your cloud applications. Cloud App Security is designed to help you extend the visibility, auditing, and control you have on-premises to your cloud applications.

Microsoft Cloud App Security is also known as Adallom.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Buyer's Guide

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Microsoft Cloud App Security Customers

McKesson, Israel-France Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Deloitte, Matrix Global, ECI Telecom

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Microsoft Cloud App Security pricing:
  • "This product is not expensive."
  • "We have an educational licensing agreement. It's a customer agreement for multiple years."

Microsoft Cloud App Security Reviews

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Babrubahan Das
Sr. Technical Engineer/ Sr. Executive at PSR
Real User
Top 20
May 31, 2020
Enables us to protect our organisation's data and has good support

What is our primary use case?

We use it to protect our organization's data. It has the ability to create and can copy-paste for the end-user. You can take a screenshot from your mobile devices and download some confidential things. After creating the policy you can be assured that a user's data is being protected We give devices access within a particular device that the user is accessing. We are also certain that there is no chance of scamming or that an email account can be hacked. We also create a password policy. Whenever the end-user wants to download anything or wants to access anything there has to be some security… more »

Pros and Cons

  • "All of the features are valuable because all of the features are related."
  • "I would like for it to be available on Mac and for it to support all of the features of Microsoft financing products. It is really for Windows."

What other advice do I have?

It is certainly a good product. It is important to get a cloud-based product so that if you want to manage it remotely, you can work on a PC that is ready for that mission then. I would rate it an eight out of ten.
Anand Dutta
Director Global Strategic Alliances at Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.
Apr 5, 2020
A stable solution that integrates seamlessly across different clouds

What is our primary use case?

We are a solution provider and this is one of the products that we implement for our customers. Our customers have applications that are running across different clouds or on different platforms. Microsoft Cloud App Security brings them together onto the same platform from a security standpoint. The application can run seamlessly across different clouds, which helps.

Pros and Cons

  • "The most valuable feature is the seamless integration across different clouds."
  • "The interface needs to be more user-friendly."

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I recommend. Overall, it is a good product but the robustness should be improved. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.
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Information Technology Manager at a educational organization with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
Dec 31, 2019
Hybrid active directory that is easy to manage, but integration with Apple products is needed

What is our primary use case?

We have an educational institution and we are using this solution to personally teach our students these applications.

Pros and Cons

  • "The most valuable feature is the ease of management. It's important."
  • "Generally, the pricing can always be improved along with the management system."

What other advice do I have?

We have experience with Microsoft products, Windows Server Data Centers, Microsoft Office 365, and they have a new branch called M365 products, Cloud systems, and Branch Management systems. We are working on implementing the MDM system and we are looking for alternatives. We are using an Apple-based system as well as Microsoft. Generally, there is always room for improvement. It can always be better. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.