2 Ratings
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Score 6.6 out of 100
21 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ControlNow (Discontinued)

Its middle of the road and should suit most applications well
John Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

It would be well suited in an environment where most all your endpoints are Windows-based computers, as Windows Defender is already built into the operating system, so there is no client to have to worry about installing. It also will make the management of endpoints easier on the server side, if most all machines are Windows-based.It might be less of ideal solution if a company/organization were looking for something more robust, or had a lot more features/configuration settings. It also might be less ideal for a company/organization that was looking for a product that didn't have a high detection rate of false positives
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.2
Anti-Exploit Technology
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.3
Centralized Management
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
9.0
Hybrid Deployment Support
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
6.9
Infection Remediation
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0
Vulnerability Management
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.7
Malware Detection
ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.4

Pros

ControlNow (Discontinued)

  • An instant scan of file level downloads so that introduction of a variant file is limited before the scan engine clears it.
  • Dashboard use of the agents available allows for near real-time review and action without directed access to the station.
John Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • Low impact on computer performance.
  • Easy-to-use interface.
  • Several settings that help you customize the software.
Danilo Soares Peres | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ControlNow (Discontinued)

  • Dashboard refresh when you have over 100 end agents can be lagging at times
  • The agent install process has potential to hang without alert or warning unless your paying attention through the complete install
  • The silent install process can be problematic when dealing with large-scale networks with varied OS models
John Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • Deployment: We've had some issues deploying, especially outside of the Windows environment.
  • Offboarding: There is currently no way to delete a computer. They disappear over time. We even renamed a computer, and it kept both the old and new name in there. Eventually, the older machines do go away, but there is no manual way to do this at the moment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ControlNow (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Defender ATP

Microsoft Defender ATP 8.0
Based on 4 answers
I gave it a 7 out of 10 as I feel that there is still a lot of room for improvement. I remember how back in the day the software was looked down upon because of it being an unreliable and inefficient antivirus. But, Microsoft has really put in the hard work and made it worthy for it to be comparable to all the other security services out there.
Tanish Pruthi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ControlNow (Discontinued)

ControlNow more nimble and less impactful on the local PC
John Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

MS ATP is lower on system resources and enables us to stretch out our endpoint hardware for an additional year. Also, MS ATP being an MS product fits in very nicely into MS remote management software and MS operating system. We have had little to no issues when hotfixes and roll updates are deployed, unlike 3rd party AV providers that we had experience with in the past.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ControlNow (Discontinued)

  • At current we are on build up and the ROI isnt a factor
John Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Defender ATP

  • A positive impact has been to increase productivity for IT staff, as it saves them time from having to install/configure clients on every endpoint.
  • Another positive impact has been on the user/client side, as it helps the user to increase their productivity with working on their computer, as the Windows Defender client uses little resources to run on the system, and has a tendecy to not slowdown systems
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ControlNow (Discontinued)

General

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

Microsoft Defender ATP

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ControlNow (Discontinued)
7.0
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.2

Support Rating

ControlNow (Discontinued)
Microsoft Defender ATP
8.0

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