Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… more»
Omar Sánchez (Mr.Tech)
Consultant
Information Security Advisor, CISO & CIO, Docutek Services at Docutek Services
Feb 14 2019

What is most valuable?

If the user leaves our premises or network, Palo Alto Traps will still be on that endpoint and will still apply our… more»

How has it helped my organization?

In organizations where they don't implement a NAC, this product helps stop threats at the endpoint level. Everything goes… more»

What needs improvement?

There are some limitations on the Traps agents. Traps for Windows has limitations and Traps for Linux too. Traps doesn't… more»

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

It is "expensive" and flexible.

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

We were previously using Malwarebytes and McAfee. We are still using them along with Traps.

What other advice do I have?

Test normal behavior of the Traps agents (injection and policy) and confirm that there has been no change in the user… more»
Jayandra Wickramasinghe
User
Senior Systems engineer at a tech services company
Jun 03 2018

What is most valuable?

* ESET SysInspector: Provides full details of the process and modules loaded with path and risk levels. * Two-way… more»

How has it helped my organization?

ESET Endpoint Security helps to improve our organisation's security. ESET Endpoint Security provides a smart level of… more»

What needs improvement?

ESET Endpoint Security does not have application control. ESET should consider giving it application control. Also, it… more»

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

The cost is a very reasonable. When compared with other products, the price is low (though not very low).

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

We have some level of experience with Panda, Kaspersky, and Symantec. We considered the resources that would be taken, the… more»

What other advice do I have?

ESET Remote Administrator server (ERA) installation and ESET Endpoint Security Agent installation are not complex. Policy… more»
Jayandra Wickramasinghe
User
Senior Systems engineer at a tech services company
Apr 18 2018

What is most valuable?

Carbon Black Cb Defense has a nice component called Alert Triage. It has helped to detect threats across the data. It contains full details of the… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Carbon Black Cb Defense improved our endpoint level security. It helped to identify endpoint and infrastructure loopholes.

What needs improvement?

It would be a better solution if Carbon Black Cb Defense had an on-promise solution and a virus auto delete or quarantine.

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

The cost is a considerable factor, but the benefit factor is the most important. When you compare it with other products, the price is high. Carbon… more»

What other advice do I have?

I have done a few PoCs and implementations with Carbon Black Cb Defense.
Sahad Malliveettil
Real User
IT Manager with 1-10 employees
Jan 20 2019

What do you think of Trend Micro OfficeScan?

What is most valuable?

There is nothing valuable about this product.

What needs improvement?

Recently, we had a malware attack and considered looking at other cloud solutions because of this breach. 

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is perfect. It has an LDAP view.

How is customer service and technical support?

The tech support is OK.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Symantec.
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