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Score 8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

ObserveIT

  • Especially if you are working in the banking area, IT workers must use ObserveIT to provide more detailed evidence to audits.
  • You don't need to give a firewall permission to a client, you can easily do it by giving permissions to the ObserveIT server. By doing this, you will be able to understand why he/she needs this permission without asking.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

Data Governance is well suited to areas where there is a requirement to control user access and privileges to unorganised data, if an organisation is taking on the challenge of a data classification project then this is a great tool for finding out what data is out in the organisation. Some additional modules allow information owners and approvers to authorise user access through a web portal cutting down on a manual process and lets profile administration be auditable.
Philip Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ObserveIT

  • Takes screen captures of user's activities to understand suspicious activities better.
  • User friendly management interface makes it better.
  • Ease of upgrading all of the related servers and its agent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

  • Monitors and reports file and folder access and usage.
  • Provides for assigned folder owners who can receive reports and manage access themselves.
Rodney Barnhardt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ObserveIT

  • You need to make a better optimization work on its database servers. It may cause problems working itself properly.
  • After upgrading its agents, it may give some false positive alerts like "Agent not reporting" while it reporting.
  • Archiving technology must be improved. When you restart that appliance, it needs more tuning on it to make it right.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

  • Implementation could have been a little smoother with more help from the Varonis sales team, but we managed
  • Tying it into some 3rd party systems could be more intuitive
  • Navigating the built in rules and patterns was a little clunky, but we worked through them
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ObserveIT

ObserveIT 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It depends on the our needs actually. Audit has big space on our environment, so we need to put anything infront of them clearly. ObserveIT makes it perfectly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

ObserveIT

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Varonis Data Security Platform

Varonis Data Security Platform 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I wish the cost was a little bit lower and increase functionality and features would give it 10/10.
Gus Awad | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ObserveIT

ObserveIT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to access them, immediate response and huge knowledge make them nearly perfect. Also their supports have great sense of humour :)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

Varonis Data Security Platform 9.3
Based on 6 answers
Support has always been very responsive and addressed any issues we may have had in the past. Some local engineers are willing to come onsite or work over a web session to discuss creating a new rule set or look at some issues. Getting issues address has never been a problem. There was one feature we had trouble getting to function correctly, but support and local engineers were willing to work with us as much as needed to get it working correctly for our organization.
Rodney Barnhardt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ObserveIT

Forcepoint Insider Threat is a new product and also it supports DLP(we were using Forcepoint DLP), that's why we did trial of this. As I said before, it's a new product on this area and its support level were low, on the other hand ObserveIT vendors gave support when we had a problem. That was the key point on our decision.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

At the time of our purchase Stealth Bits did not have the same functionality that we initially wanted, so Varonis was the better option and across the available modules again Varonis could cover more future use areas. As of now Stealth Bits has really caught up and as they do not operate an agent logic of data capture can be a lot easier and quicker to install.
Philip Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ObserveIT

  • As I previously mentioned about this, we were able to give more detailed evidence to the Internal/External Audit team. Audit teams were understanding all of the logs better.
  • A new feature with the newer version of it, like UEBA, we can find the riskier users by looking user's suspicious activities. This feature gave ObserveIT more credit on our bank.
  • Actually, there were no negative impacts on our objectives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Varonis Data Security Platform

  • Put our organization within compliance with regulations, which saves us possible fines
  • Put our organization in a better position to handle audits and save on audit fees, since audit reports are quick and easy to run
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ObserveIT

General

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

Varonis Data Security Platform

General

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

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