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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

Specific tool for specific need. If you have a gap in your security infrastructure (protection from malware) you might think to use Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints to make sure your company's devices are safe. But also you can go beyond and enforce your SOC with Cisco AnyConnect where Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints is used as one of modules.
Oleksandr Tsapenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite is well suited to standard images of company approved software and standard configurations for all users. When every user has the same computer configuration, it is easily managed with a standard image across the board. It is less effective if you need to have multiple configurations for different groups. It becomes cumbersome to manage all the various images. When you add to the complexity by having to address the different drivers for the different hardware model computers, this only adds to the overall number of images you will have to manage, create and keep updated. I find Ghost most helpful with standard hardware model computers and one or two images company wide.
Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.0
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Anti-Exploit Technology
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
7.9
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.4
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Centralized Management
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
9.0
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Hybrid Deployment Support
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
7.1
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Infection Remediation
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
7.4
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Vulnerability Management
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
7.6
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
Malware Detection
Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.7
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

Pros

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

  • lightweight connector
  • great integration with other security products
  • highly effective
  • will also alert for vulnerable software being used on your systems
Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

  • Pushing out scripts and jobs to computers
  • Remote imaging and pushing out Windows OS Images
  • Helping to track who pushed out what jobs
Andrew Breyen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

  • Sometimes during whitelisting, other files from security tools get isolated even if it's not user intended.
  • Re-syncing policies also take some time, albeit in a straightforward process.
  • As with all security software, false-positives are still detected.
  • Hoping that once the library is expanded further, the false positives will be fewer.
Ericson Aragoza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

  • Initial install could be easier. Had to call support to assist.
  • Joining domains had a few kinks that had to be figured out.
Brian Wheatley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP) 8.5
Based on 4 answers
I give it a very good score due to its simplicity in deployment, actually being able to do everything remotely is very good. Also noteworthy is the low consumption of resources compared to other competitive products.
Cisco support is really very remarkable and the tool has a good integration with other products, a very good work dashboard and very useful reporting.
Sebastián Sarasate | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP) 8.1
Based on 12 answers
We have needed very little support, but anytime we need to reach out for assistance they have always been helpful and knowledgeable about the product and helped us resolve any issues or needs we may have
Nicole McMillian | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

AMP is far superior to Symantec in my opinion. It is much more robust and customizable. It is much easier to manage systems and to spot trouble areas. Deploying and upgrading clients is much simpler. It is a much more lightweight client on the desktop. Overall a much better product in my opinion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

The Symantec Ghost Solutions Suite learning curve isn't that steep.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

  • HAMP has allowed the team to focus on value added activities instead of constant cleanup of workstations and servers.
  • AMP is probably not the most cost effective solution, but is very good at protecting your systems.
Scott Shipley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

  • A positive impact of Ghost would be time. To deploy computers form scratch is very time consuming and labor intensive for the IT Department. Ghost clearly saves the time of the IT departments staff to quickly get a new computer out to user so they can spend their time on addressing other issues and being more productive.
  • Time is money. If the IT department is spending hours preparing computers and employees are out of a computer for an extended period of time waiting for one to be loaded, this is money lost to the company in paying employees to sit around and wait for a computer to be configured.
Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)

General

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

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.1
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite
7.7

Usability

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.5
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

Support Rating

Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly Cisco AMP)
8.1
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

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