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Terry Stokes
Real User
Information Technology Manager at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Jul 23 2018
I have a web-based firewall solution from our telecom vendor which is not user friendly nor does it show you the traffic on the firewall. I have six geographically dispersed locations. What do you recommend for a corporate firewall implementation?  more »
83 answers
it_user261051I would recommend firewall devices from FortiNet. They can be configured as... more»
Abdelmegeed SalemI recommend PA 5020 firewall.
reviewer533667hi, I can assure you that 6 fortigate 100d can do the job, also if you want... more»
Business Analyst at a manufacturing company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 27 2018
Hello, Our company is looking to replace our current BI Reporting infrastructure which consists of using BIRT & Pentaho's Spoon. We've found a third party plugin that allows BIRT reports to run in Pentaho's ETL and has lasted us for 7 years.  We are now trying to replace this solution...more »
97 answers
it_user70353Hi, Your company can use Cognos BI, QlikView
Nicholas IvinsOracle OBIEE would be my reccomendation
ChristopherSmithI’ve been using Microsoft SQL Server tools since 1993 so SQL Server Reporting... more»
Apr 25 2018
Can I please get feedback on which of these three Firewall products are the best? Is there another product you would recommend? more »
71 answers
Eyob SolomonWell, I prefer to use Cisco ASA and also Fortinet as an option.
Shahzaib AfzalFortinet is best solution coz it passes NSS Labs for data center and... more»
Ethan ZenatiHello, I don't know too much FireWalls but Proxies Web only
Admin - IT Infrastructure, Networking ,Communications & Security at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 25 2018
We are planning to procure UTM along with end point solution. Primarily we have selected the following brands and models by going thru different reviews. SOPHOS XG 210 HW & SOPHOS XG 135 HW. FORTIGATE FG 100E & FORTIGATE FG 60E. Ours is a medium size organization with 100...more »
68 answers
RaytechHave you ever considered using a cloud based security solution. I would... more»
it_user258411Hi, Kindly go for Fortinet 100. And for ransomware you can use Symantec... more»
Justin Twiss Hi guys, Not familiar with the Sophos units but definitely am with the... more»
Mar 30 2018
We are a medium size company with 120 employees across 3 offices and growing. We are still debating between a cloud solution such as Zscaler Web Security or iboss and a physical appliance such as Fortigate 201E. Which Web Security Solution do you recommend? more »
59 answers
Thomas GoodThere are several factors to consider: · In-house expertise to... more»
daniel erbeznikDepending what is your goal and where offices are based. When you want to... more»
Phillip TannerAlthough Zscaler is a great product it is probably not right for your... more»
‎Senior IT Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 24 2018
Which is better in terms of functionality and management?  more »
45 answers
Zoher AbuzarNutanix.
Neil Cummingsinteresting question. Simply put, the one that is better is the one that... more»
JayeshPatelWe preferred Nutanix.
Janet Peng
Real User
Manager of IT at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 26 2018
Hi. I hear great things about both Dynatrace and AppDynamics. What is the advantage of Dynatrace over AppDynamics and vice versa? For an enterprise, how do I decide which one is better for my needs? more »
44 answers
reviewer595590Disclaimer : Working as developer at APM domain having good experience I... more»
Darshan KapadiaWe have implemented both solutions for our clients. Before you take a call on... more»
Randall HindsHello Janet, Having used both the products you mention in my team's current... more»
Chris Poorte
Real User
Computer & Network Systems Administrator at a aerospace/defense firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 16 2018
My organization has one last piece to the puzzle in our completion for NIST 800-171 compliance. I know nothing about Network Security and Event Management. I have a team of two Systems and Network Admins that already spend a lot of time ensuring the organization is running smooth, dealing with...more »
37 answers
David BurtonThere are many good SIEM products on the market today. Our company evaluated... more»
Abdel Alloucheamongst SIEM solutions marketed by editors, the leading products are Splunk,... more»
Robert Romig"The required manpower is a critical piece when evaluating... more»
IT Services Bureau Chief with 201-500 employees
Apr 27 2018
Working for a state agency, we have to purchase off a state contract unless we can justify buying a product not on the contract. We have seen Nutanix and feel it is the hyper-converged infrastructure that will fill our needs. I need specific examples of what Nutanix provides that other...more »
35 answers
Michael HaleI am completing a project where the customer went to a SDDC solution. Nutanix... more»
Marianne LeaseNutanix is the only HCI that has a hypervisor included at no additional cost.... more»
NickCasagrandeI would rec'd looking at HyperV with Starwind Virtual SAN. You can scale... more»
it_user209856
Real User
Testing Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 18 2018
Before I started at my company, they had tried integrating ALM with JIRA and it did not work completely as expected. However, we're now using ALM 12.20 and I came across the JIRA integrator offered by HP directly. I would like to hear from someone who has first hand experience implementing this...more »
25 answers
it_user228018Hi Russell, I certainly can. The ability to integrate with Jira is new... more»
it_user224574Building the integration isn't the hardest part, we've built a... more»
it_user3891It is not clear what JIRA integrator does HP offer - because they do not have... more»
Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Apr 09 2018
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now! more »
165 answers
it_user103908Ease of use, implementation, adaptability licensing.
Deepak ManoharPerformance and Scalability. Ease of use goes without saying.
Abhhishek SinhalThe following are important when researching BI Tools: 1. Licensing... more»
Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Jul 13 2018
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!more »
94 answers
reviewer172683Solving My Backup Problem : - small time backup windows - Easy to... more»
it_user184029-The Average of daily or weekly changes in your data -High level of recovery... more»
it_user189318- Latency data transfer, mainly remote and long distance backups; -... more»
Ariel Lindenfeld
Community Mgr
Sr. Director of Community
IT Central Station
Aug 15 2018
Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now! more »
67 answers
it_user198270Collaboration
Hugo Van den BergI consider integration (both within the suite and with external tooling) and... more»
it_user203490Collaboration , Status Reporting , Defect Analysis , Supported life cycle
Rhea Rapps
Community Mgr
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 15 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Cohesity vs Rubrik. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? Which of these two solutions would you recommend for Backup and Recovery Software? Why? Thanks for helping...more »
60 answers
reviewer806250I would dump both of them and buy Qumulo!
Nathan MonkIf you do a head to head challenge with the two products capabilities, Rubrik... more»
Pratik KulkarniHands down, it is Cohesity. The comparison, datasheets, numbers, etc. prove... more»
Rhea Rapps
Community Mgr
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Mar 19 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is IBM QRadar vs Splunk. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? Which of these two solutions would you recommend for Log Management? Why? Thanks for helping your peers...more »
44 answers
Tomas MoserAbsolutely Splunk Enterprise Security. Splunk is the market leader. List of... more»
Tim WittenburgThe answer of course is, it depends. They are both great tools. In my... more»
Sarika DubeyWe implemented Splunk.

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