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Score 10 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

Encryption software applies to all industries, the way you have to see the big picture is asking yourself, "How important is our data?".
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

It is well suited to environments that are using multiple platforms, or operating systems. The compatibility of Winzip with various OS's is really good. It is also well suited for organizations that are looking for something that is easy to use from an end-user perspective and doesn't really require training to use.It is less suited for organizations that need/want a low/no-cost compression solution. This would not be Winzip, as they don't offer any "free" options, only paid one. It is also less suited for environments that need to have a solution that will create the smallest size compression file(s) possible. There are some other competitors on the market that is a bit better than Winzip at doing this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

  • The product works with Windows, Linux, and OS X.
  • The management of Pointsec has really become very simple and centralized for all IT to handle with ease.
  • Preboot encryption keys in the form of a password, by inserting a USB drive containing the key and/or using a one-time password generating device such as an RSA token.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

  • Zips files
  • Unzips files
  • Encrypts archives
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

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WinZip

  • One area of improvement is with regards to pricing and the mass market. Since there is no free options for the software (as compared to some other compression programs), this may be a disadvantage to many organizations that are looking for a low/no-cost solution.
  • Another area of improvement can be to its ability to create the smallest file sizes, as compared to what some other compression programs can do. It is not the top contender in this case, but improvements can be made in the future.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WinZip

WinZip 8.5
Based on 3 answers
Listen, nobody can get a perfect 10 (just ask your boss at review time, you can't say you are a 10 because then you'd have nothing to strive for!). WinZip's Support team knows their product, which is a fantastic thing to hear, unlike when you call giant companies (Microsoft, Vipre, and Norton) and their turnaround in their support center is so disgusting that their Support team only knows how to read off of a script
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

Symantec Encryption, a few management points led me to evaluate and not go with it.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

Also, I have tested and used the following similar programs:WinRAR7-ZipHow Winzip stacks about against these similar compression programs, and others on the market is Winzip has been around for a very long time (longer than a lot of others), so there is something to be said for its widespread use in industry and organizations around the world. It is a solid product, in terms of the capabilities it has, and the performance of it.It also has a better Graphical User Interface (GUI) than many others on the market. This has helped greatly to save time in is to use the program right away, and not to have consult documentation on how to use the product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

  • Decreasing vulnerability to attack is the key, it's the game to play and Pointsec plays it very well.
  • Key management systems and the various recovery options are very well thought out.
  • Full disk encryption vs. file or folder encryption system. With FDE data is encrypted automatically when it's stored on the hard disk making this the best solution.
Bonn Chavez | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

  • Winzip is not our standard corporate zip app.
  • It's causing additional troubleshooting.
  • Additional hands-on time for tech support personnel that are trained in 7zip.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Check Point Endpoint Media Encryption and Port Protection (Pointsec)

General

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

WinZip

General

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

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