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2019-02-19T08:38:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Check Point Harmony Endpoint?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Check Point Harmony Endpoint, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

We are a reseller. My advice to new users would be to reconsider installing administration servers on-premise. The cloud solution can do it. It's going to lower the maintenance costs. Also, if you are on-premises, you often need some sort of expert on-side, whether it's a vendor or someone else - especially if you are upgrading. That requires knowledge. In contrast, on the cloud, everything is done for you. They have a high availability network so that when you upgrade the servers can keep up. You can upgrade without downtime if you choose the cloud. I would rate the solution at a ten out of ten.

2021-11-18T10:13:44Z
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Top 10Real User

I rate Check Point Harmony 10 out of 10. It's a unique product. It's the best in this class. I feel that Harmony is better than Crowd Strike or any other similar solution in that class. However, I would like to see more competitive pricing and better training for partners.

2021-10-07T12:44:00Z
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MSP

Harmony Endpoint is a good product and scalable with business growth.

2021-09-14T12:42:00Z
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Reseller

I am still in the initial stages of using the product, but I feel it to be very good. It satisfies all my needs and this includes the EDR, which I consider good. The solution gives good visibility when it comes to attacks. As the solution satisfies all my needs, I rate Check Point Harmony Endpoint as a ten out of ten.

2021-07-28T07:30:45Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's a very good product. Over the past year, the team has been improving it day by day and we're now more focused on endpoint security with the latest features on offer.

2021-07-13T21:22:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would recommend this solution because the protection works well, and it is cost is effective. They also have cloud-based management, so it is like a SaaS service, and we don't need to buy a server to host it and to implement any hardware just for running the management of Check Point Harmony Endpoint. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate this solution at eight.

2021-06-11T14:03:38Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

In case you want to set up the solution on-premises and you want to deploy multiple policy servers, it is complicated. You will need an OVF to be deployed at each location and sometimes, organizations don't have the compute or supporting platform for deployment. Also, for connecting remote users there is a dependency on the VPN, hence it's again a challenge for users to connect to the policy server for updates.

2021-05-14T13:24:00Z
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Real User

I recommend this solution to others. It is easy to implement. I rate Check Point Harmony Endpoint a ten out of ten.

2021-04-03T15:37:30Z
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Top 20Real User

If you have never used a Check Point product before, I would highly recommend engaging with a Professional Services provider to help with the deployment of the tool & ensuring you implement the tool based on best practices. Additionally completing the training for the Checkpoint Sandblast tool will equally achieve the same goals.

2021-03-01T14:08:00Z
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Real User

My advice to anyone who is considering Check Point Endpoint Security is that it is a great solution that is very easy to deploy, and it really gives you visibility of what's happening on your endpoint. It helps you do deal with security issues pretty fast. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2021-02-24T06:26:50Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

In my opinion, it is a very good solution for organizations with a complex environment. We can secure it. From a security perspective, we trust only Check Point endpoint security. This product is a market leader.

2021-01-13T08:50:00Z
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Top 20Real User

What we've gained is more of an understanding of what's on our network. If I were to go and do this again from scratch, I probably would have looked to integrate more with our Check Point sales team and would have gotten more help from them. My advice would be to involve your SE. He can help you through a lot more of the options when you deploy. We don't use the solution’s Management Platform for the creation of virtual endpoint management services in the cloud. We haven't got to that cloud point yet. It's something we could do, potentially. We're going to work with our account team about that. But that's the one of the lessons learned: We did it by just playing around with it rather than doing a full deployment. I would rate it at nine out of 10. What comes to mind is its effectiveness. Normally, I don't get involved in the costing too much. Is it doing everything that it said it was going to do? Yes it is, at the moment. Could it be enhanced more? Sure. But we have a relationship with Check Point and they do deliver on the RFEs for us. If we say we want it to do this, they'll get their engineering team looking at that.

2020-10-29T10:12:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

In this digital ecosystem, we need to secure our data at every moment and have something in place, like SandBlast, to keep our networks scanned at each moment. You never know where the next attack is coming from: malware, phishing, denial-of-service attacks, man-in-the-middle attacks, etc. Therefore, we need to be on the lookout for these type of attacks and any other unauthorized URLs trying to get into our systems to access data for any purpose. Have a system in place to keep your data secure. You should definitely give SandBlast Agent a try. It is worth it. The solution is very secure and has very impressive features. I would rate this solution as an eight out of 10. We are very impressed and happy with the features, its stability, reports, and the parameters covered in the reports.

2020-09-09T06:29:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is a very complete product but you have to know how to parameterize it well to avoid high CPU consumption. It is also missed that it has no client for linux.

2020-08-10T12:51:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It is a great fit for any organization. I would rate the solution a 10 out of 10.

2020-08-04T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Check Point Endpoint Security just works. You will not be disappointed.

2020-07-27T16:52:00Z
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Real User

I would rate Check Point Endpoint Security at a seven out of a scale of ten.

2020-06-30T08:17:00Z
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Top 10Real User

My advice to anybody who is researching this type of solution is to consider their budget. This does not seem to be Check Point's area, although they are getting better. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2019-12-23T07:05:00Z
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Real User

It's very basic from what I see. It's not a full MDM solution and it's restricted with other MDM provisions. If you want to use an MDM with it to do other things like your email provisioning to mobile devices, you don't have very many options. I think it's AirWatch, MobileIron, Intune, or SOTI: only the most expensive products. If you want to look at something a little bit cheaper, you've got to pay through the nose. You can't have a cheaper solution as an MDM and run this concurrently. That's why they need to look at integrating with more MDM vendors. Other than that, it's okay. It does what it needs to do and it's going to tick a box that protects me for the next 12 months until I'm ready for the next project, which I am not yet. I'm one man trying to deal with 140 users across five different countries. So, I'm flat out and I don't have some time to do all the other bits. The biggest lesson I learned is just because it's expensive, it's not always the best. If you want it to integrate with other products, though, you've got to pay a lot of money for other products as well. That's the only issue that I've got with that. I would rate this solution as eight out of ten, purely because there are additional features I'd love to see, but that is it. If you're doing it on the deployment side of things, I'd give it a ten out of ten. If you're looking at the product as a whole, however, there are a few things I think are missing, but only as additional features. Nine out of ten other customers would probably give it a ten out of ten because they don't need the features that I need. For me personally, it is a little bit empty in certain places. There's so much more they could do with that to make it the most awesome market cornering product there is, but it's not there yet.

2019-10-28T06:33:00Z
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Top 5Real User

I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2019-10-03T07:51:00Z
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Real User

My advice to others considering implementing the solution is, depending of course on if the company is looking for a new kind of firewall solution, is "Don't do it yourself." I would rate the solution eight out of ten.

2019-09-05T05:37:00Z
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Consultant

My advice to others that are looking to implement Check Point Endpoint Security is that it's very secure. The only issue is that the disc encryption is bound to the hardware in the machine that it's in. It takes a bit long to decrypt the hard drive. That's the only issue. I'd give Check Point Endpoint Security about a nine out of ten.

2019-05-29T10:40:00Z
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Top 5Real User

My advice is to get Check Point, even without trying it first. Use it, and you will be very, very secure. Check Point guarantees the security and stability of your network. I would rate this solution as nine out of ten.

2019-05-22T07:18:00Z
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Real User

If you have a medium-size environment like ours, this solution should serve the purpose, although you may need different things. In security, one thing cannot suit everybody. We have about 500 users of the solution. We don't have any immediate plans to increase our usage. Any increase would be at least two to three years in the future, given the type of environment and workloads that we have.

2019-03-31T09:41:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The anti-malware we found very good on Check Point Endpoint Security. Mainly we observe the overall deployment and then maintenance is easy. It is only one click and you can deploy everything. Whoever wants their data secure, and they want to have peace of mind, make sure to go with the anti-malware capabilities on the SandBlast Agent. We consider Check Point Endpoint Security to be one of the best systems for SAP. The zero-day anti-exploit solutions should be there with Check Point Endpoint Security. Because of the budget, people keep the software, but my advice is that it is also a must-have software. You should have SandBlast Agent along with the anti-malware capabilities installed. I would rate it a ten out of ten.

2019-02-19T08:38:00Z
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