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Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee MDP

The program really excels at basic mobile protection against malware and viruses. It offers some unique features as its anti-theft application that can help keep mobile devices from being used by unauthorized users. It works well when providing basic security for mobile devices out in the field or in remote work situations. However, it companies may need more extensive or additional security applications to ensure adequate protection
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

Sophos Mobile Control is greatly welcome when corporate networks allow BYOD on the office, and on the wireless networks around it. It allows you to control what the users are doing, and on this kind of explanation that I'm doing, perhaps EVERY company is suited for this kind of example. Nowadays the same user that has access to our corporate network is allowed to access multiple apps, that the IT security department isn't aware of. To have visibility is one of the most important things among security issues.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

McAfee MDP

  • The program does well with virus and malware scanning abilities.
  • It also has a unique anti-theft feature that can help secure mobile devices.
  • The program offers multiple privacy roles that allows sharing of different levels of access to applications.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • Easy deployment.
  • We are on next generation type of tools to be able to protect corporate data.
  • Allows the management IT group to be able to control the probable theft of information.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee MDP

  • The program could use some improvement in its setup and installation process.
  • Another area needing improvement could be its interactive interface.
  • Perhaps a learning tutorial or guide could be added to the application.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • The platform was developed many years ago, a fresher look (even for the cloud-based console) would be appreciated.
  • The ability to control mail platforms other than MS Exchange.
  • The ability to control more features on iOS (knowing how the iOS Platform is at the moment).
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

McAfee MDP

McAfee Mobile Data Protection offers basic security measures for mobile computing devices without a high cost or extensive training. However, it also may lack some needed features such as data encryption utilized by other products. While its interface is not perfect, it is easier to learn than more feature robust products on the market.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

Personally, haven't seen any other MDM on the market, but I feel since Sophos is greatly known to have easy to use products, that the others may not be as easy to use as Sophos Mobile Control. One of the key factors for organizations to choose Sophos Mobile Control and Security is because the Android OS (most attacked OS on the planet) is protected with award-winning antivirus and anti malware from Sophos. We have seen as advisors, how unprotected customers, get huge telecom bills because of the lack of security, since they think that an Android OS is healthy enough... big mistake. One simple thing I always tell friends, family and customers, protect your Android device with Sophos Security (it's free for home users).
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee MDP

  • McAfee Mobile Data Protection provides a fairly easy and low cost security measure for providing basic to medium security for mobile devices. While not perfect, it does it basic job fairly well.
  • The program may require a bit of a learning curve for some end users with its interface and installation processes. This may require some additional training or support.
  • The program lacks some of the more advanced data protection abilities found in other competitor products. The result may be a need for additional security applications.
Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • We invest and make the ROI very quickly seen, when management on any company sees what they were missing on possible data breaches.
  • As a positive impact, it allows end users to quickly catch the true meaning for "Corporate Data".
  • A negative impact, sometimes is that the end user feels as it's being followed all around, which depending on the profile, it's a must on a device with corporate data access and/or storage.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

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McAfee MDP

Pricing Details

McAfee MDP

General

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

Sophos Mobile

General

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

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