10 Ratings
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Score 6.8 out of 100
15 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense is good for large organizations where there are many users and profiles that all need the same permissions and settings. It provides a fairly seamless experience and is effective at stopping threats with little input from end-users. That being said, if there are many profiles or individuals that all need specific settings, McAfee Advanced Threat Defense does work, just cumbersome.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Palo Alto Networks Wildfire is well suited for pretty much anywhere that you need the latest and greatest network security. It is extremely good at protecting you from the latest malware threats that might pose a potential problem for your network/endpoints. We've been very please since we installed it and I would say cost of the Palo Altos is the only drawback. If money were no object I'd go with a Palo Alto with Wildfire every time. But unfortunately in some smaller branches it just doesn't make financial sense.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

  • Automatic updates.
  • Runs in the background.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

  • This is could base and easily manageable for our collocation. While working within the could can review in live time potential treats that it has reported from other devices.
  • Worked very well with existing Palo Alto devices.
  • Another huge plus is the simplicity of managing and ease of scalability.
  • Its cost is competitive with similar/like products available.
Daniel J. Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

  • Can be heavy.
  • Not easy to override.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

  • Would be helpful if they supported more file types.
  • Would be helpful if they supported uploads of larger files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

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Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Palo Alto Networks WildFire 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It works very well and takes care of protecting us from threats new and well-known. It's been a game changer in terms of threat detection & prevention.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

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Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Palo Alto Networks WildFire 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to use and works well. For the most part it's set it and forget it, but there's also some flexibility for high security environments and those with extra privacy concerns.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Personally, I have only called our internal IT team about needing changes to permissions, not McAfee itself, but our IT team can make the changes though it seems to take them longer than I would think it needs to take. As someone who administers a different program, with different permissions, I would feel they should be able to make the exceptions faster and easier.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Palo Alto Networks WildFire 8.8
Based on 2 answers
PAN support is very good. You can get the reasonable and timely support on any conditions. When the product is already integrated with the PAN firewalls, you can choose the severity levels based on the effect. The customer service/TAC is very helpful, they even have additional recommendations of advises for product usability. Local partners are also assisting the cases and give their expertise.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

Zscaler Internet Access is lighter and easier to customize for smaller groups than McAfee Advanced Threat Defense. Personally, I have never called customer support for either product but I have heard that Zscaler has better, more responsive customer service as well. Both have an automatic launch upon boot-up feature and both block threats well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

We use both FireEye and WildFire - they are the same and different. No analysis has been done.
Alex Waitkus, CISSP-ISSAP, OSCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

  • Automatically turning on means no time used starting it or forgotten turn ons.
  • Ease of profile setting saves time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

  • Although expensive to implement correctly, seeing ROI for us is projected within 6 years. The added high end security appliances shows robust attention to confidential data we process.
  • This makes us more desirable to clients and helps with when reporting third party combat infiltration testing.
  • It's a hard pill to swallow the first year, however new jobs are quicker to be generated due to again the high security measures we implement.
Daniel J. Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Advanced Threat Defense

General

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

Palo Alto Networks WildFire

General

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

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