5 Ratings
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Score 7.8 out of 100
7 Ratings
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Score 7.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Network Security Platform

McAfee Network Security does do what it promises, and it integrates nicely with other McAfee services my work computer has. Sometimes I do feel though that McAfee does hinder your computer/internet performance, but maybe it's a trade-off that's worth it. I do wish they would refine their threat detection so some websites that I don't think are harmful and want to visit for work purposes aren't blocked. There's been times where I google a question and a website has the answer but McAfee will block it. If you're in a position at a financial company like me, where you're dealing with sensitive/private information, it's important to have this type of software to protect data.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro TippingPoint

Great for large enterprises 10k users or more and as part of defense in depth. Medium and small business you are better off looking for a cheaper UTM solution that does it all in one. It comes down to cost, are you willing to fund the cost of breaking out IPS functionality or moving towards a unified solution?
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

McAfee Network Security Platform

  • Download protection
  • Keeps you from harmful sites
  • Encrypts computer data
  • Prevents DDoS attacks
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro TippingPoint

  • Tipping point had a very nice GUI interface that sat on top of snort rules. It was easy to access, had nice customization of dashboards and output to syslog for SIEM solutions.
  • It was easy to configure rule sets, allow groups or singular allow/blocks or white-listing.
  • Security rule sets could be tweaked up or down and allow/drops signatures could be configured to help increase performance.
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

McAfee Network Security Platform

  • Sometimes can slow internet/computer speed
  • At times can stop software downloads that I don't deem harmful and need to download
  • May also block a website that isn't harmful that I wanted to visit because it has helpful information
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro TippingPoint

  • Biggest qualms I had with TippingPoint was that it was just a tad on the expensive side for what you get. Nowadays everything has gone UTM in firewalls and they do it all including IPS as part of the basic functionality so really, TP is losing a massive market share.
  • Don't see a future in the roadmap with so many other vendors getting onto the "unified" wagon and adding IPS as part of their service and at a cheaper price.
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

McAfee Network Security Platform

No answers on this topic

Trend Micro TippingPoint

Most other firewall UTM solutions, Cisco, Palo Alto, Fidelis, etc.
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

McAfee Network Security Platform

  • Protects information
  • Keeps viruses off of programs
  • Integrates seamlessly with other McAfee products on my computer
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Trend Micro TippingPoint

  • Negative cash flow, positive addition to our defense in depth strategy at one of the largest healthcare organizations in Georgia (at that time).
Brian Hoadley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Network Security Platform

General

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

Trend Micro TippingPoint

General

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

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