Acalvio ShadowPlex vs. Symantec Endpoint Security

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acalvio ShadowPlex
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Acalvio, headquartered in Santa Clara, invented breakthrough Deception Technology, based on 25+ issued patents, and integrated it with advanced AI to provide an autonomous deception solution, Acalvio ShadowPlex, designed to reduce attacker dwell time by early detection of advanced threats and increases SOC efficiency by sophisticated investigation and active threat-hunting capabilities. Partner integrations allow ShadowPlex to leverage customer's security ecosystem for rapid and comprehensive…N/A
Symantec Endpoint Security
Score 7.7 out of 10
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Symantec Endpoint Protection is the company's flagship antivirus / endpoint security product.N/A
Pricing
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Endpoint Security
Comparison of Endpoint Security features of Product A and Product B
Acalvio ShadowPlex
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Ratings
Symantec Endpoint Security
8.8
36 Ratings
4% above category average
Anti-Exploit Technology00 Ratings8.630 Ratings
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)00 Ratings9.533 Ratings
Centralized Management00 Ratings8.734 Ratings
Hybrid Deployment Support00 Ratings8.425 Ratings
Infection Remediation00 Ratings7.734 Ratings
Vulnerability Management00 Ratings9.231 Ratings
Malware Detection00 Ratings9.534 Ratings
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User Ratings
Acalvio ShadowPlexSymantec Endpoint Security
Likelihood to Recommend
9.3
(3 ratings)
9.0
(63 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
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(0 ratings)
9.1
(4 ratings)
Usability
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9.1
(4 ratings)
Availability
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9.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
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1.0
(11 ratings)
Implementation Rating
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6.4
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Acalvio ShadowPlexSymantec Endpoint Security
Likelihood to Recommend
Acalvio Technologies
Acalvio shadowplex is a program with the benefit of having a totally innovative new technology for the protection of the network its users, once this program is executed it will manifest an artificial intelligence that will allow it to detect and rule out all threats to my work, I I recommend it for the effectiveness it has given us for a long time.
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Broadcom
Symantec Endpoint Security is a well-rounded product that provides a significant amount of functionality and covers many of our endpoint needs without needing to resort to multiple vendors that might clash in unpredictable ways when ultimately deployed to the endpoints in our estate. The default policies are adequate and tuning these requires some time as with all similar EDR products but the product is flexible enough to allow very granular whitelisting/blacklisting which is great. Low resource requirements are also fantastic and we've not had many complaints from developers who were getting slowed down when compiling complex code with other previous solutions.
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Pros
Acalvio Technologies
  • One of the best things that I like about acalvio shadowplex is the most innovative solutions that it offers to have in our possession, there are few programs of this style that are capable of offering fully automated security.
  • This program increases the credibility of our work, this software protects one hundred percent of our most important information and the assets of my work and is not affected by any kind of virus on the web.
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Broadcom
  • The virus and spyware protection has worked well for us, catching several things and quarantining the items or cleaning them.
  • The virus definitions very rarely fail to update for the users, so I feel confident that my client machines are kept up to date.
  • I like the report I get daily telling me about threats found and action taken without having to login to the console to look it up myself.
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Cons
Acalvio Technologies
  • One of the negative points that we have found in this program is, by far, its cost and payment plans that it offers to each of its new users, the truth is that the rate seems somewhat high to us.
  • It should be mentioned that the weight and size of this program can be very high, this is a problem because it compromises the space on my system and with other equally important programs.
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Broadcom
  • The system should have a better ability to auto repair, if an item is malfunctioning it should auto reinstall.
  • The cloud platform and the server do not talk well to each other and it would be great to get the same data on both platforms, this may be due to version though.
  • It seems the whitelisting on the cloud platform could use some work.
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Likelihood to Renew
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
Best of Breed. Symantec Endpoint Protection beats all other end point products I have used, tested and seen in presentation at this point in time.
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Usability
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
I think it works great. It's easy to administer. It's easy to see if it's working and how well. There's no real user interaction necessary.
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Reliability and Availability
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
We've used it for years and the software is easy to use. The dashboard is easy to read, and you can easily figure out where to go to troubleshoot or deploy software. Symantec is there for emergencies like backup restoration or file retrieval. It's pretty low maintenance. Symantec is there when your IT infrastructure needs it
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Support Rating
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
Support is completely awful! You can never get anyone to help if you can even find a number to call. The support web portal is a joke and their response time if you're even able to submit a ticket is ridiculously slow.
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Implementation Rating
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
Use a third party deployment tool and not the deployment option within the SEP Manager itself.
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Alternatives Considered
Acalvio Technologies
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Broadcom
Symantec Endpoint Security offers very similar features to the above products, they all do the same thing in terms of protecting your endpoints against cybersecurity threats. Installation wise the products all install from a central management system and report back to this for central reporting. Ultimately we choose Symantec as the reseller was able to offer additional incentives which made their pricing very competitive.
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Return on Investment
Acalvio Technologies
  • This program was designed to provide multiple autonomous solutions to each of its users immediately, in our case we are satisfied with the security that this program provides us every time we work.
  • We have the knowledge of working at least with different programs with the same shadowplex acalvio function, but none has been as effective as this one, since the level of technology allows it to be much more effective in ruling out any type of threat.
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Broadcom
  • The ROI from deploying this has led to fewer security issues which reduces costs.
  • Keeping track of security issues and how the were remedied is easier.
  • Deskside support can work with end users easily if something is triggered and this allows us to not have to overstaff.
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