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  • "Compared to the pricing we were seeing from both Illumio and Edgewise, Guardicore was very competitive."
  • "Guardicore Centra provides better value for money than NSX, was the other solution that we looked at, which was too expensive for what it does."
  • "This is not a cheap solution but you have to consider the bigger picture, which is what it is giving you."
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    Also Known As
    TrueSight Cloud Security, SecOps Policy Service
    GuardiCore
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    Overview

    BMC Helix Cloud Security (formerly TrueSight Cloud Security) automates cloud resource configuration security checks and remediation across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.  With Helix Cloud Security, configurations of cloud resources and containers are managed consistently, securely, and with an audit trail.  Because it is SaaS, there is nothing to install.  You can literally begin automating your cloud security posture management in minutes.

    •   Automated cloud configuration security
    posture management (CSPM) using Center
    for Internet Security (CIS) policies for
    cloud assets on AWS, Azure, and GCP

    •   Automated remediation - no coding or scripting required

    •   Ready-to-use policy packs for CIS, PCI, and GDPR, and support for custom security and compliance policies

    •   Full-stack container configuration security, including Kubernetes pods, host, Docker daemon,
    image, and Docker container

    •   Integration with incident & change
    management 

    •   Alerts, reports, exception management, RBAC, and multi-tenancy




    Guardicore Centra is a comprehensive data center and cloud security solution that delivers the simplest way to apply micro-segmentation controls to reduce the attack surface and detect and control breaches within east-west traffic. It provides deep visibility into application dependencies and enforces network and process-level policies to protect critical applications.

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    Sample Customers
    NHS, Vodafone, Kansas City Life, SKY Italia, Cybera
    Santander, Frontier Airlines, OpenLink, Intermountain Healthcare, Cellcom, BancoBASE
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company41%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business44%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise33%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise36%
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    BMC Helix Cloud Security is ranked 11th in Cloud Workload Security while Guardicore Centra is ranked 6th in Cloud Workload Security with 8 reviews. BMC Helix Cloud Security is rated 0.0, while Guardicore Centra is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Guardicore Centra writes "Allowed us to build out a data center topology without worrying about placement of physical or virtual firewalls that can create bottlenecks". BMC Helix Cloud Security is most compared with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, Check Point CloudGuard Posture Management, Turbonomic, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and Cisco Secure Workload, whereas Guardicore Centra is most compared with Cisco Secure Workload, Illumio Adaptive Security Platform, VMware NSX, Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks and Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

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