Carbon Black CB Defense and Guidance Software EnCase: Buyer's guide and reviews July 2019

Discover what real IT Central Station users think of endpoint protection solutions.

As security threats become increasingly complex, IT and security managers must ensure they have effective endpoint protection solutions in place to defend their companies. However, with the endpoint now being the primary focus of malicious threat actors, choosing a solution that has the levels of sophistication necessary to combat existing and future threats can be difficult.

And, 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 12-page document selected two leading solutions in the endpoint protection market and compiled a detailed and a direct comparison of both the offerings.

Rating the top endpoint protection solutions

IT Central Station outlined an initial 47 solution providers in their vendor directory and selected two standout endpoint protection solutions, Carbon Black CB Defense and Guidance Software EnCase, 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 endpoint protection solutions in the marketplace today.