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Likelihood to Recommend

Avast CloudCare

Avast CloudCare is very competitively priced for a cloud-managed product. Its management console is excellent, easy to use, and easy to manage resources and policies. There is a good overview of all alerts and issues with clients, and it is easy to apply changes to multiple devices at the same time. It is also easy to split assets into groups and manage the group, whether it is just a specific policy or a particular setting or exception is needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

It’s a dedicated Network Advanced Threat Detection and
Prevention solution. Easy maintenance and low operating costs fit perfectly for
SMEs. Variety of appliance selection makes NX the perfect choice for large
enterprises. As it’s a dedicated solution with its own appliance, price is higher
compared to NGTP add on solutions. FireEye is an ecosystem therefore when you’ve
the EX or HX vice versa, you should be looking to NX. Otherwise, you’re missing
the threat intel exchange on the network side reverse is the true. Sizing is
important before the purchase, if you select a low end model for a busy network
you lose your initial investment. For multiple NX deployments I highly
recommend CMS. Without CMS you’ll lose the threat intel exchange and this will
negatively reduce the risk scores.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Avast CloudCare

  • Great central management platform.
  • Policies are straightforward to create and deploy, and you can use groups with individual policies.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

  • Advanced detection of targeted attacks.
  • Mandiant team effort is a big plus.
  • Inline mitigation capabilities particularly well.
  • Different deployment models for specific needs.
  • License and information sharing selection 1 way or 2 way mode.
  • Frequent updates.
  • Low false positive rates.
  • FireEye sandboxing is immune to sandboxing attacks.
  • Central management (CMS) capabilities for managing several NX's.
  • Extra IPS/IDS functionality in the product.
  • Smartvision specific to lateral movement detection.
  • Upgrades and updates with zero down time.
  • Local FireEye support is superb.
  • Multiple deployment scenarios (span, inline) in the same NX for different interface pairs.
  • SSL inspection support.
  • No need to maintain, build or updates the images. It's highly automatic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast CloudCare

  • Below average protection
  • Unreasonably high system resource consumption.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

  • Very first detected APT sample can pass the NX even it's inline blocking mode.
  • Performance optimization for busy networks is cumbersome.
  • CMS does not provide all the management capabilities, CLI or local config. Should be done for advanced customization.
  • Constant limitations of tcpdump/ packet capture for 10G interfaces.
  • IPS functionality is a bit cumbersome, not a full feature IPS, lack of signatures and customization of IPS signatures.
  • It's not a full NDR solution or a UBA solution.
  • Lack of device or user mapping.
  • Forensics is based on the specific APT. May not provide the whole story and need some additional tools.
  • You cannot make manual submission to NX (needs AX).
  • You cannot access the kernel directly for deep analy[sis] or troubleshooting (assist from FireEye Support should be taken).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avast CloudCare

Avast CloudCare 8.0
Based on 2 answers
The support at Avast CloudCare is excellent; the guys are professional and know their product very well. They have helped us (in the latter years of us using the product), on multiple occasions, especially when an upgrade goes wrong. Community support is not as high, but that is to be expected, as other products are much more popular and have much better adoption. All in all, although being an average Antivirus solution, the management console is excellent, and the support the company offers is excellent too.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

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Alternatives Considered

Avast CloudCare

When the product was initially deployed in our organization, it was a stable, dependable, and easy to use Antivirus protection. However, the newer versions, under Avast CloudCare management, had significantly reduced the detection rates, turning it into not as great a product as it once was. This lead me to look into alternatives, and eventually, we decided to replace the product with Sophos Intercept X, with EDR. It is a much more expensive product; however, the features are much better, and the added functionality of, for example, web filtering saves costs elsewhere, so works out only a bit more expensive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

FireEye NX is a solid product. It gives you sustainable
security throughout the organization. NX detection engines are more capable
compared to others. Its catch rate is higher, FP rate is lower, [and] speed is
awesome. NX can work for highly regulated environments with 1 way solution.
Operation costs are much lower. Software quality is very good. It may have bugs, but these bugs do not compromise the security in general. SOC team loves the
FireEye NX for its pinpoint detection capabilities. Local and partner support
is exceptional.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast CloudCare

  • Below average protection.
  • On the flip-side it is cheap.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Network Security

  • As [a] financial company on the digital markets, we need to be safeguard for 0days and targeted attacks. FireEye NX provides the best updated protection with its enhanced capabilities.
  • Security score based on detection/prevention metrics [is] very high ensuring the highest level of security.
  • APTs in our region successfully detected and mitigated by the NX.
  • For the ROI, in a six month period FireEye is paying off its [investment].
  • One negative thing, especially with increasing network bandwidths, [is that] you need to make [the] investment every two or three years.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Avast CloudCare

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Avast CloudCare Editions & Modules

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FireEye Network Security

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

FireEye Network Security Editions & Modules

Edition
SmartVision$01
  1. per appliance/ per mbps
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