Darktrace vs. ManageEngine ADAudit Plus

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Darktrace
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Darktrace AI interrupts in-progress cyber-attacks, including ransomware, email phishing, and threats to cloud environments. It's able to detect and establish baselines for your organization so it can make the distinction between what is and what isn't normal network activity for your organization. This allows it to tackle complex cyber-attacks as they happen and prevent future cyber-attacks from happening.N/A
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Score 9.7 out of 10
N/A
ADAudit Plus offers real-time monitoring, user and entity behaviour analytics, and change audit reports that helps users keep AD and IT infrastructure secure and compliant. Track all changes to Windows AD objects including users, groups, computers, GPOs, and OUs. Achieve hybrid AD monitoring with a single, correlated view of all the activities happening across both on-premises AD and Azure AD. Monitor every user's logon and logoff activity, including…
$595
per year
Pricing
DarktraceManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Editions & Modules
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Standard
$595
per year
Professional
$945
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DarktraceManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPricing is dependent on the number of domain controllers and starts at $595/year for the Standard edition, and $945/year for the Professional edition.
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Community Pulse
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Considered Both Products
Darktrace

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ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Chose ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
We haven't used a product other than ManageEngine ADAudit Plus as it completely fulfills our requirements. We never had a feeling that it lacked something which we really need.
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
DarktraceManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Monitoring Tasks
Comparison of Monitoring Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Darktrace
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
7.9
51 Ratings
6% below category average
Remote monitoring00 Ratings7.831 Ratings
Network device monitoring00 Ratings6.421 Ratings
Multiple Server Monitoring00 Ratings9.240 Ratings
Multi-device monitoring00 Ratings8.726 Ratings
Automated alerts and notifications00 Ratings7.145 Ratings
Management Tasks
Comparison of Management Tasks features of Product A and Product B
Darktrace
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.9
33 Ratings
5% above category average
Service configuration management00 Ratings8.228 Ratings
Software and hardware inventory00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Policy-based automation00 Ratings8.425 Ratings
Reporting
Comparison of Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Darktrace
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
8.5
48 Ratings
3% above category average
Performance data reports00 Ratings8.637 Ratings
Customizable reporting00 Ratings7.847 Ratings
Data visualization00 Ratings9.042 Ratings
Risk analysis00 Ratings8.536 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Darktrace
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Ratings
ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
6.6
45 Ratings
14% below category average
Data backup and recovery00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Antivirus and malware management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Administrator access control00 Ratings8.845 Ratings
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User Ratings
DarktraceManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(11 ratings)
9.7
(51 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.5
(2 ratings)
9.2
(4 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.4
(2 ratings)
8.6
(44 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(2 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.4
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
DarktraceManageEngine ADAudit Plus
Likelihood to Recommend
Darktrace
Darktrace is a product well suited for the vast majority of infrastructures and helps monitoring and responding to threats based on the network in a very elastic way. This is a product based on on-premise infrastructures that hosts its machines locally, of course it can be technically difficult to monitor an entire On-Cloud infrastructure but even there there's room for sensors and monitoring, not to mention the SaaS and mail integration that completes the product.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ManageEngine is mostly a "check the box" solution for SIEM systems. We needed something that satisfied our customer and was cost-effective. I would highly rate the system on "worth what paid for". Support is eager to please and prompt. My only issue is that it's mostly based outside the US with helpful, but non-native speakers so it's hard to understand them. I wish they would spring for better help "phone lines" so I'm not dealing with difficult to understand and unclear speakers.
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Pros
Darktrace
  • Uses it Al model UEBA to detect anomalies in the behaviour of not only the users in a corporate network but also the routers, servers, and endpoints in that network.
  • Provides a visualisation of both egress and outbound network traffics flowing in and out of the organisation.
  • Darktrace comes with it autonomous AI model detection and responses capabilities.
  • Darktrace as an AI next generation NDR solution, prevents ,contains and quarantines malicious traffics from and into the corporate network.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • ManageEngine ADAudit Plus changes for user and group management can be looked up in builtin reports
  • You can build your own reports based on almost every logic you can think of
  • You have the ability to create alerts based on logic and filters and sendout custom alerts to email, SMS or other means.
  • First you need to understand the basics of the software, after that the software itself is very helpfull in configuring specific items.
  • I really love the support that ManageEngine is giving the customer, for all questions I use the chat on their website. This is for me the best remote support I ever saw, and I saw a lot in my 20 years of experience in IT.
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Cons
Darktrace
  • There are few areas that I would say need to be improved; their customer support portal allows you to log tickets with any suggestions or things you feel the product is missing, and they will generally show you how to achieve what you want, or in some cases, introduce it as a feature in a later update.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • In earlier releases there were quite a few bugs and performance issues. These have since been resolved.
  • When integrated with the Log360 Suite, it can be confusing on whether EventLog Analyzer or ADAudit Plus are "managing"/"Ingesting" the data from a given endpoint.
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Likelihood to Renew
Darktrace
It's a powerfull product that help administrators to provide email security to our organization.
Good metrics about received emails that help us to determine in doubt case if the email is a false positive or it's malware.
They're improving the product releasing continuous updates and have mobile phone app to manage it.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
It works great for everything we need and use. Any issues in the software are pretty easy to resolve with tech support. And they are very responsive to resolving issues. Even ones where a fix/patch are required. At present, the software does everything we need it to for compliance, audit, and account review.
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Usability
Darktrace
Darktrace comes with a simple usability interface with easy navigation and organisation.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ADAudit with its cloud and on prem install option allows any organization to get in on AD report management. Whether you need to report internally only for for external audit controls its a great tool with flexibility to handle most any user or group report capability. Since this also includes m365 integration it enables IT pros to administer usage, license, cost control and permission access to most anything in Microsoft's portfolio. Its a great tool all around for AD integrated access needs.
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Reliability and Availability
Darktrace
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
uptime good
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Performance
Darktrace
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
Integration/overlap between products could be improved
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Support Rating
Darktrace
Darktrace support is excellent in my experience. They send a competent engineer on-site to provide on-boarding training. They were also very responsive in responding to questions and concerns. Having an individual point of contact who is a competent network and security engineer is not a common experience, at least for me.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
The attention to cases or situations with the tool has been exceptional. being able to count on the manufacturer either by mail, call or chat. generate cases directly from the application allows you to have personalized support in order to solve problems that has been able to appear.
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Online Training
Darktrace
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
knowledgable and prompt response
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Implementation Rating
Darktrace
No answers on this topic
ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
The remote setup team helped when i needed it and setup weas very straight forward and easy. The advanced setup for an external db and customizations for our latest version AD environment went pretty easy once they found documentation on customization.
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Alternatives Considered
Darktrace
We did NOT select Darktrace. OSSIM/AlienVault is a more mature product and it provided better intelligence and reporting. The end user interface is much easier to use - and you can tell built form engineers who have had to do the work. My suggestion for anyone considering Darktrace, is to get the price upfront; do a 30/60 onsite trail; and do the same thing, at the same time, with AlienVault. AlientVault will win every time. I say that because that's exactly what I did.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
In terms of features, ADAudit Plus offers a comprehensive set of features for monitoring and auditing Active Directory, including real-time alerts, detailed reports, and user behavior analytics. The platform also offers support for multiple platforms, including Windows, UNIX, and Linux, as well as integration with other ManageEngine tools.
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Scalability
Darktrace
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
updates are effective and system is reliable
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Return on Investment
Darktrace
  • One big positive is how it helps us with the security assessments that clients have done on us. They are looking to see if we know how we might have unusual/malicious traffic running on the network.
  • If you have a small network and only need 1 appliance, it can be a good ROI and peace of mind.
  • You could go down a hole in trying to spend time looking at all of your traffic with this software. You need to focus only on what it is showing as potential bad traffic.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • Positive impact- instead of paying an external source to do reports manually, ManageEngine has provided this in just a few clicks of a button
  • Positive Impact- Less disruption to staff in gathering data for important occurrences
  • Positive impact- full visibility into real time information , alerts etc.
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ScreenShots

ManageEngine ADAudit Plus Screenshots

Screenshot of Active Directory AuditingScreenshot of Track Account LockoutsScreenshot of Logon MonitoringScreenshot of Audit User PrivilegesScreenshot of PCI - DSS Compliance