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What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Microsoft Cloud App Security?



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Top 20MSP

I've worked with almost eight to 10 customers using Cloud App Security. This is Microsoft Cloud App Security. Cloud App Security has two offerings. One is Office 365 Cloud App Security, which is a basic cloud app security. Then there is Advanced Cloud App Security which is called Microsoft Cloud App Security. The Office 365 one, the one which you get with E5 licenses, it'll give you basic Office 365 monitoring and snapshot reports, but not a whole lot of capabilities. That said, I don't have any information about the actual costs of the license themselves.

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Top 20Consultant

Its pricing is on the higher side. Its price is definitely very high for a small-scale company. As an enterprise client, we do get benefits from Microsoft. We get a discounted price because of the number of users we have in our company. We have a premier package, and with that, we do get a lot of discounts. There are no additional costs. It only comes in the top-tier packages. Generally, the top-tier license is the best license that you can get for your organization. If you want, you can buy it separately, but that's not a good idea. This tool alone is not a great investment, but when you get it as a part of the package from Microsoft, it is good. Along with Microsoft Teams, Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and other solutions, this added feature of an extra layer of security makes a lot of sense. If you are only using this tool, and it is not in a Microsoft ecosystem, then it is not worth it.

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Real User

The pricing is a little bit high but right now, we are okay with it because of the compatibility with Office 365, Teams, and Azure AD. These features make it worth the cost.

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Top 10Real User

Our clients normally use the Microsoft E1 licensing, which is renewed yearly. It gives them access to many Microsoft services, and one of them is Microsoft Cloud App Security.

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Top 20Real User

Customers are looking to protect their data and to protect their organization's files. For this, we offer them a package but the price is very high. This particular product, the Indian product, is running very well in the US and UK.

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Top 20Real User

This product is not expensive.

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Top 20Real User

We have an educational licensing agreement. It's a customer agreement for multiple years.

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