Intrusion detection and prevention software: Buyer's guide and reviews July 2019
Intrusion Detection and Prevention

Intrusion detection and prevention software: Buyer's guide and reviews July 2019

The intrusion detection and prevention systems market is undergoing a period of dynamic evolution. Even though IDPSs are increasingly being absorbed by new next-generation firewall placements at the perimeter, they still offer the best protection - responding well to the pressure caused by other threat defense solutions and providing credible cloud placement options.

But, as the market becomes increasingly saturated with different vendors all claiming their solution is the best, how can you be sure which one is right for your business?

IT Central Station put together a new, independent report based on real users' feedback. The 32-page document provides an overview of the eight best vendors alongside a summary of the top intrusion detection and prevention software solutions offered by these companies.

Rating the top intrusion detection and prevention software solutions

IT Central Station outlined an initial 30 solution providers in their vendor directory and selected 10 standout intrusion detection and prevention software solutions, Alert Logic, Cisco IOS Security, Cisco NGIPS, Cisco Stealthwatch, Darktrace, Kerio Control, McAfee Network Security Platform, Pal Alto Threat Prevention, Splunk User Behaviour Analytics, and Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS to compare in this buyer's guide.

The criteria used to evaluate the solutions consists of product reviews, ratings and comparisons to other solution providers. Each offering included in the report is accompanied by a sample of its customers, its top comparisons and some also have a breakdown of the industries and company size the majority of their reviewers originate from listed.

All the reviews included in the report have been posted in the 24 months prior to publication and are from real, authenticated users. These reviews are comprised from a selection of four key topic areas to ensure readers get an unbiased overview of each offering. These topic areas consist of the most valuable features of the solution, the improvements it made to the users' organisation, how the solution could be improved upon to and where relevant, its pricing, set up cost and licensing fee.


Based on tens of thousands of comparisons and dozens of bespoke reviews this short report offers unbiased feedback on the most widely used intrusion detection and prevention software solutions in the marketplace today.



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