ShieldX Alternatives and Competitors

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Brian Talbert
Real User
Director of Network and Connectivity Solutions at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 04 2018

What is most valuable?

The primary features are being able to isolate and segment workloads, both within our data center and in the cloud, and to get visibility into what the applications are… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The primary driver, as far as how it improves our business, is that rather than having to have infrastructure teams work with our application teams on a very long and… more»

What needs improvement?

The product is pretty good today. The areas of improvement are primarily going to be around resource consumption. With any kind of tool like ShieldX, where you're in the… more»

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

Pricing is on par with some of the better firewalls. ShieldX's licensing model is based on bandwidth consumption, and that part is a little bit different. They're priced… more»

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

Prior to ShieldX, we were using very traditional security controls, meaning traditional perimeter firewalls. We switched to ShieldX because traditional firewalls are more… more»

What other advice do I have?

The advice here really is two-fold. The first is a comment I made earlier. The bulk of the security incidents that are going to be made in the environment that security… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated vArmour and Illumio. They didn't meet our requirements. ShieldX is a superior solution and I can give you the quick differences: Illumio is really an… more»
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