6 Ratings
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Score 8.9 out of 100
11 Ratings
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Secure IPS is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued) and Cisco Secure IPS are tied in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

90%
2 Ratings
9.1

Cisco Secure IPS

91%
6 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Cisco Secure IPS

90%
1 Rating

Usability

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Cisco Secure IPS

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.0

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

90%
2 Ratings
9.0

Cisco Secure IPS

90%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

IPS sensors are more suited for companies that do not have visibility into their network with third-party analyzing tools. Scenarios would be to place IPS sensors at the perimeter firewalls mainly. IPS sensors are less appropriate for companies that have third-party analyzing tools that will mitigate vulnerabilities and malicious traffic and activities already.
Kenneth Ma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

Cisco Secure IPS is required for every organization and it gives us all the advanced security features for more visibility and control on our incoming and outgoing network traffic. We can easy to configure and management is also very easy. You can deploy in the existing network very easily. The price is very low and performance is very high and it works very quickly on threats and takes the necessary action.
Basant Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

  • Detects threats
  • Included in other Cisco tools
  • Feeds for automatic actualization
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

  • The option to deploy it as a virtual machine in a UCS-E inside a Cisco Router is something to consider a lot. It simplifies a lot the deployment in places where you need to optimize resources and keep things simple. It also saves some money on unnecessary hardware.
  • Having the most complete license, we can have in the same box IPS, inspection for malware and URL filtering. As Cisco uses Talos Intelligence network to mitigate and evaluate risks, having this complete set of security features turns the box into a powerful resource to protect our remote locations. Considering the hyper-connected business we have today, it's almost impossible to think that we can run a business without this kind of protection.
  • The integration between Firepower NGIPS and other products, like Cisco ISE and Splunk, is also a key feature for this solution. In both cases, you can integrate the product to have the best of both. As a security appliance, it's very important for us to have all the logs centralized in Splunk and this is done simply connecting FMC (Firepower Management Console) to the Splunk collector.
Eduardo Viero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

  • The web GUI is somewhat slow.
  • Sometimes difficult to adjust policies.
  • Fail open feature may not work properly all the time.
Kenneth Ma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

  • Wish additional modules were included such as FireAmp.
  • Wish it was easier to include customized signatures if needed. Required to know how to code with Snort in order to add real customization.
Marc Uydess | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

General

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

Starting Price

Cisco Secure IPS

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Cisco Secure IPS

Cisco Secure IPS 9.0
Based on 1 answer
We are in the middle of outsourcing and may not be able to keep this product.
Marc Uydess | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Cisco Secure IPS

Cisco Secure IPS 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very easy to navigate GUI in the FMC and very effective at performing the intending duties.
Jonathan Pauley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Cisco TAC has been great at helping with configurations and issues that may arise
Kenneth Ma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

Cisco Secure IPS 9.0
Based on 4 answers
We didn't have any major issues that let us need support. Only, for this reason, I think Cisco Firepower deserves the rating. Even for small issues, the partner that helped us during the project could solve it quickly. There are also tons of documents and other online resources to help maintain, administer and support the product.
Eduardo Viero | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

HP and Fortinet were in the PoC, too, but we decided to use Cisco IPS because it integrated with the rest of our Cisco equipment better. It was well integrated in the ACI datacenter, too. Performance and actual integration work with Cisco. Most of the workers at our company are familiar with Cisco.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

Cisco Secure IPS is our first product. We were not using any other tools before. We are very happy with the Cisco Secure IPS features and customer support
Anjali Nair | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco IPS Sensor (Discontinued)

  • Recognize virus outbreaks.
  • Find unauthorized administrative traffic.
  • Customization needs to be done to reach your objective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Secure IPS

  • Has made it much easier to determine when incidents have occurred
  • Has been effective in reducing false positives and making solution management more efficient and cost effective
Jonathan Pauley | TrustRadius Reviewer

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