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Seqrite Endpoint Security is the #42 ranked solution in endpoint security software. PeerSpot users give Seqrite Endpoint Security an average rating of 6.0 out of 10. Seqrite Endpoint Security is most commonly compared to Sophos Intercept X: Seqrite Endpoint Security vs Sophos Intercept X. Seqrite Endpoint Security is popular among the large enterprise segment, accounting for 36% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a comms service provider, accounting for 19% of all views.
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What is Seqrite Endpoint Security?

Seqrite Endpoint Security is a comprehensive security platform used to protect enterprise networks and connected devices from advanced threats. To do so, it integrates with innovative technologies such as Anti Ransomware, Advanced DNA Scan, and Behavioral Detection System.

Seqrite Endpoint Security Features

Seqrite Endpoint Security has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

  • Application control: Seqrite Endpoint Security gives you control over the use of unauthorized applications within the network.
  • Advanced device control: Seqrite Endpoint Security configures device policies for different device types for Windows and Mac platforms to safeguard the network against unverified devices.
  • Data loss prevention (DLP): Seqrite Endpoint Security’s data loss prevention secures confidential data to avoid losses. Another advantage of this feature is that data that is at rest can also be scanned on endpoints and removable devices.
  • Ransomware protection: Seqrite Endpoint Security uses behavior-based detection technology to detect and block ransomware threats. In addition, it also backs up your data in a secured location to help you restore your files in case of a ransomware attack.
  • Vulnerability scan: By scanning known vulnerabilities of applications and operating systems, users can update necessary security patches.
  • Web filtering: With the web filtering featureת you can block websites individually or according to categories in order to limit web access for employees.
  • Asset management: This feature helps alert administrators of any alterations on company systems by monitoring hardware and software configurations.
  • File activity monitor: Seqrite Endpoint Security enables you to monitor confidential company files and notifies administrators when such files are copied, renamedת or deleted.
  • IDS/IPS protection: Seqrite Endpoint Security provides advanced protection that proactively detects malicious activity to prevent attacks that may exploit application vulnerabilities.
  • Group policy management: Based on the hierarchy within your organization, administrators can define user groups and can also set flexible policies depending on situational requirements.

Seqrite Endpoint Security Benefits

There are several benefits to implementing Seqrite Endpoint Security. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:

  • Advanced security: Seqrite Endpoint Security offers 360-degree data security. The solution provides comprehensive endpoint and data protection in one integrated solution and is suitable for businesses of all sizes.
  • Uninterrupted protection: With Seqrite Endpoint Security, your daily business operations go uninterrupted, with protection that works to prevent malicious websites, phishing attacks, and more.
  • Linux-based support: Seqrite Endpoint Security’s solution supports Linux-based systems and also provides higher scalability and enhanced security for Windows and Mac platforms.
  • Compliance: The solution has competitive security enhancements to meet enterprises’ compliance needs.
  • Patch management: With Seqrite Endpoint Security, you will have access to simplified and centralized patch management strategy, allowing for higher productivity and more robust security.
  • Vulnerability detection: By using proactive scanning of installed applications, Seqrite Endpoint Security is able to detect unforeseen vulnerabilities and also reduce unauthorized installations.
  • Reduced risk: Because the solution has enhanced device control features, it is easier to reduce business security risks.
  • Advanced endpoint protection: The solution provides advanced endpoint protection with antivirus, firewall, intrusion detection, and more.

Reviews from Real Users

A Manager IT at a healthcare company says, “We use the solution for managing our main product, antivirus, and device locking. There are many features available in this solution, such as asset management. It is easy to install and stable.”

Seqrite Endpoint Security was previously known as Seqrite End Point Security, Seqrite EPS.

Seqrite Endpoint Security Customers

Gadre, Bharat Vikas Group, Fernandez Hospital, Fabtech Projects & Engineering, KIMS Hospital, National Steel And Agro Industries, Sardar Patel University, Sterling Wilson, Chowgule Industries

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Seqrite Endpoint Security Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Seqrite Endpoint Security pricing:
  • "There is no option to refund the money and unfortunately, we bought a three-year license, seeing that Quick Heal is a long-established player in the market."
  • "We pay approximately $1,500 for licenses for the solution."
  • "Endpoint Security is cheaper than Trend Micro."
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    Founder And Sales Force Architect at Concret.oi
    Real User
    Top 10
    Slows Mac machine boot time, many issues with instability, and the support is not helpful
    Pros and Cons
    • "In case it works, we are looking to use features like USB blocking, file upload alerts, and other antivirus features as well, but this software has to work first."
    • "A handbook of known issues and quick fixes should be given so that troubleshooting and frustration are less."

    What is our primary use case?

    We deployed Seqrite in our company, for getting anti-virus and IP protection. 

    We are approximately a 60-person strong company, with 80% Windows and 20% Mac machines. 

    We are spread across two offices in India, and working 100% remote since March 2020, and plan to continue in the same way. 

    We were primarily looking to have a good antivirus solution, with other IP features. We wanted to have protection across a range of devices like Windows, Macs, etc. It would mean that we don't go for individual licenses for both Windows/Mac machines. 

    We were excited about the cloud-based management features of Seqrite and were looking to use the same. The overall goal was to have a single source of truth and dashboard for getting hold of all security checkpoints in the company. 

    How has it helped my organization?

    It has been a pain since we installed it. Seqrite doesn't work at all on macOS. Here is our experience summary on macOS:

    • Machine boot time was terribly increased. We told the support team and they didn't accept the issue.
    • The internet stopped working since we installed it. We were raising complaints with our ISP and later realized it's Seqrite that damaged it. The solution was simple; we disabled "Web Security", and it started working immediately. Seqrite support again claimed that the broadband works ad-hoc, though the same broadband works fine at the same time on other mobile devices and laptops. I have bought few spare machines to test at home since I purchased Seqrite for the company.
    • TOUCH ID - The fingerprint scanner stopped working on Mac and again, the only solution is to uninstall it. As per Seqrite, they have worldwide macOS users, none of them faced this issue. So, it was again our own problem, nothing faulty in Seqrite.
    • Post-Seqrite uninstall on my macOS, the Google Meet service drops internet randomly, which happened for the first time in many years, on the same machine and internet connection. I need to format my Mac to fix it, but as usual, Seqrite doesn't own this problem.

    What is most valuable?

    In terms of features, there is nothing that is usable so far and we are deeply regretting our decision. 

    This software claims to have a lot of features, which sounds really good to have and make good use of, but because of our struggles in getting it to work correctly, we were not able to move ahead. 

    We are currently busy researching on our own and trying to make this software work for the next three years. 

    In case it works, we are looking to use features like USB blocking, file upload alerts, and other antivirus features as well, but this software has to work first. 

    What needs improvement?

    Integrity is compromised, they should accept a bug in the software and promptly provide a simple fix, like on Macs disabling Web Security will fix the internet issues. 

    A handbook of known issues and quick fixes should be given so that troubleshooting and frustration are less. 

    We were told, that Seqrite takes less than a minute to deploy on any machine, and is cloud-based management. On issues, we were told that an IT guy should be there in the company to handle such things too or dedicate a person to work with Seqrite support on these challenges. If you are a small remote company like us, think on these points too, and how much bandwidth you have for IT support.

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    For how long have I used the solution?

    We have been using Seqrite Endpoint Security for between two and three weeks.

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    The stability is zero. Seqrite doesn't work, and the company doesn't accept the problems. We spent a lot of time with support to stabilize Macs, as of now situation is 

    - It's working on older macs (without fingerprint scanner), but with WebSecurity disabled. Macs work with websecurity enabled, but internet can go away anytime. We can't afford this randomness. 

    - We spent many days on our Macs already, so gave up on the fingerprint scanner issue. Currently, not planning to install it on macs with TouchID. 

    Overall, our situation is tragedically comic, as we are hesitant to buy more licenses, because we lost faith in the product. We are not getting a refund of our existing licenses, as Seqrite support will not fix the issue, and will never accept it as well. So we are in a partial deployment in company as of now. We are scared to ask feedback from employees, as it will make a joke of such security software, and any future deployments of any other similar software will be taken negatively. 

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    We are quite negative, as this could only function well if it works. We are struggling to get it working properly.

    How are customer service and support?

    There is zero support. They will blame you, say that your machine is faulty, or your internet is faulty, but "there is no bug in Seqrite" according to them. 

    We spent multiple working days/weeks with Seqrite support. They are not trained/educated enough to guide us promptly on these issues. We faced similar issues on all Mac machines, and we were able to find a fix in two or three days. We wished that Seqrite had told us the same, which would have saved our bandwidth in fighting the ISP for internet quality and getting frustrated with a random Internet outage.

    Overall, the company forces support on you, and they will never accept any of the issues in their software.

    Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

    We did not use another solution prior to this one.

    How was the initial setup?

    The initial setup was not straightforward at all. Still, it is a struggle and we are forced to stay locked for the next three years, as there is no refund given.

    What about the implementation team?

    The vendor team was used to deploy, and they were not accepting the problems that came post-deployment. 

    What was our ROI?

    We have no ROI with this product.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    There is no option to refund the money and unfortunately, we bought a three-year license, seeing that Quick Heal is a long-established player in the market.

    Which other solutions did I evaluate?

    We evaluated Sophos but we selected Seqrite because it was less costly and had more features. 

    What other advice do I have?

    My final advice is to get Seqrite for two or three machines to start with. If you are planning to deploy for the whole company, especially test Macs, although we are facing issues with Windows as well. Gradually add licenses, if things go well.

    Be prepared to spend a lot of time with support.

    Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

    Private Cloud

    If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

    Other
    Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: We bought licenses of Seqrite and provide the required evidence as needed.
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    Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
    Real User
    Affordable and quick to deploy but the response of support was slow during procurement
    Pros and Cons
    • "The convenience has been great."
    • "User management could be improved."

    What is our primary use case?

    It's basically for remote work management. We are still operating in a hybrid mode. Whatever restrictions we have to apply on the end-user laptops, we do it through Seqrite. 

    There are a lot of client IT restrictions that we have to deal with. We cannot share the laptop screen, for example, or there cannot be media storage devices connected to the laptop. So all of these access controls and the endpoint governance policies are running through Seqrite.

    How has it helped my organization?

    The convenience has been great. That is the most beneficial thing, especially when we onboard someone new. 

    Earlier, the IT team had to set up everything from scratch on every laptop, and even then, there was a chance of the end user being able to bypass some of those controls. 

    With Seqrite, it is completely protected, and we have full control over what is happening on the end user's laptop.

    What is most valuable?

    As we're using the serverless version, the fully managed offering, we are able to control and change the access permissions remotely. Whenever someone has to get temporary access or anything, we do not have to install the application on our server and maintain it. We have one single login, an admin login, and from there, we can change the permissions and access controls for a number of end-user devices.

    The deployment was fast.

    The solution is stable so far.

    It's pretty affordable. 

    What needs improvement?

    User management could be improved. For example, if you have to create different types of user groups based on what kind of access they would need, that should be easier. We keep standard rules for certain profiles. The user management is not that good currently, and so we have trouble with handling user management.

    Once the client is installed, then we can control it. However, the initial setup should be managed completely in mobile mode. For example, if a laptop is delivered directly from the vendor to an employee and we can trigger the command from a central place to install the client and run the standard installations as well, that would make things easier.

    I'm a bit concerned about the responsiveness of support.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I've been using the solution for 1.5 years. 

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    So far, the solution looks stable. There are no bugs or glitches. It doesn't crash or freeze. 

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    It is too early to tell how well the solution will scale. We have not yet scaled it to a lot of users. Only five people are using it right now. That includes developers and project managers. We do plan to increase usage as our developer base expands. 

    How are customer service and support?

    We have yet to escalate questions to technical support. However, during the procurement cycle, we did find the responsiveness lacking to some extent. They were slower than we expected. I worry that they may not be proactive if we do run into issues. 

    Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

    While we did not directly use the solution, we did explore a Dell product. We read about the features, and it was very similar. We went with this solution based on the price point, and we were getting a fully managed version. Also, the IT person who was implementing it had prior experience and knew the product well. 

    How was the initial setup?

    The solution has a short deployment cycle. It wasn't very long. In one month, we assessed different solutions available in the market, and then after comparing the price and the features available, we deployed it. The procurement time was roughly 10 days, and we implemented it in about one week. We had one person working on it full-time with guidance from me. It doesn't take many people to deploy and maintain it. This is the serverless version we're using, so we do not have a lot of maintenance to worry about.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    Price-wise, it is quite reasonable.

    I'd rate the solution eight out of ten in terms of affordability.

    They offer one standard license as part of a package that covers an admin and X number of users. 

    What other advice do I have?

    Earlier, I was working with a services company. There we were resellers and distributors of these solutions. Now, I'm working with a company where we are using these tools in-house. I'm helping with the implementation in-house. Right now, the company I'm associated with is not a registered reseller.

    We are using the solution. We're using the SaaS version.

    The tool is still new to us, and we are taking a chance on it. However, in general, it looks good overall. 

    I'd rate the solution seven out of ten.

    Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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    Manager IT at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
    Real User
    Top 20
    Easy to install, stable, but security need improvement

    What is our primary use case?

    We use the solution for managing our main product, antivirus, and device locking.

    What is most valuable?

    There are many features available in this solution, such as asset management.

    What needs improvement?

    The solution could improve by providing better security and a cloud base version.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I have been using this solution for approximately three years.

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    The stability is good.

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    We have approximately 250 users using this solution and we plan to increase usage to 300. 

    How are customer service and technical support?

    We have not needed to use technical support, we were able to handle everything ourselves.

    How was the initial setup?

    The installation of Seqrite Endpoint Security is straightforward, but when comparing it to Sophos, they have a more sophisticated and easier deployment.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    We pay approximately $1,500 for licenses for the solution.

    Which other solutions did I evaluate?

    I have been looking for a pure endpoint solution with better security to replace Seqrite Endpoint Security. We have been evaluating Sophos' solutions.

    What other advice do I have?

    I rate Seqrite Endpoint Security a seven out of ten.

    Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

    On-premises
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    Assistant It Manager at Surat Marriott Hotel
    Real User
    Affordable, user-friendly solution

    What is most valuable?

    Endpoint Security's best features are inventory, asset management, and quick scanning.

    What needs improvement?

    Endpoint Security would be improved by adding DLP.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I've been using Seqrite Endpoint Security for more than three years. 

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    Endpoint Security is stable and performs well.

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    Endpoint Security is scalable.

    How are customer service and support?

    Seqrite's technical support is satisfactory.

    How would you rate customer service and support?

    Positive

    Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

    I've also used Apex One, but Endpoint Security is more user-friendly.

    How was the initial setup?

    The initial setup was straightforward, and deployment took around thirty minutes.

    What about the implementation team?

    We had assistance from a vendor team.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    Endpoint Security is cheaper than Trend Micro - I'd rate it 4.5 out of five on price.

    What other advice do I have?

    I would give Endpoint Security a rating of nine out of ten.

    Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

    Public Cloud
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