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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Norton Small Business is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

Norton Small Business

90%
1 Rating
7.0

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

70%
5 Ratings

Support Rating

Norton Small Business

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

70%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Norton Small Business

For a small or mid-sized firm with distributed computing requirements like ours, Symantec Norton is well suited. It is an ideal solution as it is easy-to-use and the pricing is the right fit on account of geographical customisation. Small businesses, especially, realise the value of endpoint protection only when they encounter serious issues, therefore their product becomes well suited for those who may dither because of the lack of clarity and poor pricing structure of other options. However, the most important feature still remains its effectiveness, which makes it the most optimal option at the right price
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

Works well for our very limited use cases with over 50K endpoints. Has the proper information and UI required for investigating violations and resolving the cases. Our dictionary of terms to look for in content changes often, but isn't really that big. The system handles us changing the list quite often, but I can't speak to how well the system would work with a very large list - you will want to POC that use case before a purchase.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Norton Small Business

  • Effective Outcomes
  • Transparent & Customised Pricing
  • Ease of Use
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

  • Scalable -- Goes from small business to very large enterprises
  • Up to date -- Symantec has invested a lot of money and resources in keeping the product up to date and ahead of the curve
  • The best -- Leader of the Gartner Magic Quadrant
Jonathan Jesse | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Norton Small Business

  • Confusing Workflow at Renewal
  • Fixed Bundle Sizes may be an issue for Smaller Businesses with in-the-middle requirements
  • Easier Installation
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

  • Sometimes flags files that are not part of the scope.
  • It scares users when items are flagged.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Norton Small Business

General

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

Starting Price

$99.99 per year

Norton Small Business Editions & Modules

Edition
5 Devices$99.991
10 Devices$149.991
20 Devices$249.991
  1. per year
Additional Pricing Details

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

General

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

Starting Price

Symantec Data Loss Prevention Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Support Rating

Norton Small Business

No score
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Symantec Data Loss Prevention

Symantec Data Loss Prevention 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Symantec DLP works good for our very simple and low complexity use cases and I would highly recommend it for them. However, I can't speak to highly complex or advanced use cases that might arise in certain industries like finance. I would recommend that if you are seeking an Enterprise DLP solution that you absolutely must explore this product as one of the leaders in the space - not doing so would be negligent in my opinion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Norton Small Business

We did not actively consider any other software. Overall we did do a basic understanding of a pricing & features and found that the offerings from Symantec were better than others even prima facie. At the current time for an organisation such as ours we do not believe that there is any other option worth active consideration
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

Symantec DLP is the best. Put it in a head to head competition and it will win. However it can be a bit more expensive than other products so don't compare on price, compare on quality of product.
Jonathan Jesse | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Norton Small Business

  • Data Protection is ensured which ensures positive focus from all team members on their work which certain results in improved productivity at the individual level of 2-4% that consequently improves organisational productivity.
  • Our cost of external inputs for data security issues is NIL therefore obviously reducing the bottomline by 1-2% which would be the average cost incurred by organisations of our size in general. Of course an event maybe costlier, but I am sticking to averages since we have had no events.
  • Overall, we feel that the cost of security software is also lower on account of optimised pricing by Symantec. While the expense in this segment is a fraction of total IT costs, and therefore tangible savings are also fractional. However, So, since the value of outcomes (lack of security related negative events) is much higher, intangible benefits are even higher.
Prasar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention

  • Employees are now aware that keeping our data private is a must.
  • Employees know their information is safe.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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