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2020-09-13T07:02:19Z

What do you like most about Microsoft Defender for Endpoint?

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What do you like most about Microsoft Defender for Endpoint?

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The ability to integrate into hybrid cloud solutions is relatively simple if you can set it up.


The licensing model and the associated pricing convince many customers.
However, what costs nothing is not worth it.

2021-11-18T13:18:27Z
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Top 5Real User

It is stable and easy to use. Everything is okay, and there are no performance issues.

2021-11-04T11:42:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Defender is stable. The performance is good.

2021-10-20T15:58:23Z
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Real User

Technical support is good.

2021-09-19T09:27:00Z
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Top 20MSP

It's a very solid security system, and the advanced hunting and everything really lets you dive deep into things.

2021-09-15T08:43:00Z
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Consultant

DFE organizational security posture has been a positive experience. We're a Microsoft house. It works. Once it's deployed and once it's configured, it works and our clients tend to be happy with it. I haven't really experienced anyone who has been so unsatisfied with the platform that they wanted to go a couple of different directions, that has never happened to me.

2021-09-01T20:09:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution has an easy-to-use interface, is always updated, and is user-friendly.

2021-08-25T21:53:00Z
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Top 5Real User

It's not really visible for the user - which is a benefit.

2021-08-25T17:48:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The best feature is the fact that for certain mobiles you can control your corporate profiles versus your personal profiles. That is amazingly important. Apple just supported the separation of corporate and personal profiles, whereas Android has been doing that for quite some time... Because Android supports that, if an Android phone is lost or stolen, I can wipe out all the corporate-related information from that phone and not touch the personal side. I can separate the apps and I can separate the ability to cut and paste between apps.

2021-08-07T04:50:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Offers good protection.

2021-07-26T18:14:44Z
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Real User

It depends on the licensing. Most of the customers have got at least a 365 E3 license, and they can use most of the features of Windows 10 Defender. So, anyone who has got an enterprise license can start using those features. Some of the customers have got E5 licenses, and they can use all advanced features. Customers with E5 licenses use the advanced site protection (ATP) features and web content filtering without going via a proxy, which gives the benefit of replacing the proxy. They can get the benefit of MCAS and integration with Intune and the endpoint manager. It is a kind of single platform for all 365 technologies. It helps customers in managing everything through a unified portal.

2021-06-21T21:11:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The whole bundle of the product, which is similar to other Microsoft products, is valuable. Ten years ago, you had third-party stuff for different things. You had one solution for email archiving and another third-party one for something else. Nowadays, Microsoft Office covers all the stuff that was formerly covered by third-party solutions. It is the same with antivirus. The functionality is just basic. You have the scanning, and then you also have a kind of cloud-based protection and reporting about your environment. With Microsoft Security Center, you have a complete overview of your environment. You know the software inventory, and you have security recommendations. You can not only see that the antivirus is up to date; you can also see where are the vulnerabilities in your system. Microsoft Security Center tells you where you have old, deprecated software and what kind of CVEs are addressed. It's really cool stuff.

2021-06-21T11:01:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

I like that it's easy to deploy because it already comes with Windows 10. Overall, it has all the features that we need. Easy to deploy, comes with updates, and comes with Windows updates. You don't have to really manage or update the signature.

2021-06-09T23:41:25Z
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Top 20Real User

Microsoft's technical support is fantastic.

2021-06-07T12:24:00Z
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Top 5Real User

A few years ago, when I was using a different product, I was affected by a virus that destroyed everything. Since using Microsoft Defender, I have not had this kind of problem.

2021-05-31T19:06:00Z
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Top 20Real User

One of the main features is the solution is very light on resources and we do not have any problems with it.

2021-05-21T09:48:30Z
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Top 20Real User

One of the features which differentiates it from other EDR providers is the Automated Investigation and Response, which reduces the workload of SOC analysts or engineers. They don't have to manually investigate each and every alert on the endpoint, since it does so automatically. And you can automate the investigation part.

2021-04-26T18:37:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is quite good. We haven't really experienced any issues with it.

2021-04-02T17:14:02Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Microsoft Defender for the antivirus.

2021-03-24T13:16:31Z
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Top 20Real User

The primary advantage is that you don't need to install it. It's included in the Windows 10 delivery.

2021-02-17T12:23:55Z
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Top 5Real User

Its simplicity is the most valuable. It also has very good integration. We like it.

2020-12-21T17:11:02Z
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Top 5Real User

It integrates very well with all Windows workstations or other Microsoft Endpoint products. It also works quite well. So far, I have not had any issue that hasn't been sorted out.

It doesn't use too many resources, so you don't have to install different things.

2020-12-16T16:00:26Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

What I like most is the protection against phishing emails and anti-spam.

2020-10-20T04:19:19Z
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Top 5Real User

It shows us the risky sign-ins, and if a user's password has been compromised.

2020-10-07T07:04:37Z
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Real User

Provides good vulnerability assessment.

2020-09-17T08:06:02Z
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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

The patch management is very easy, as it can be done automatically or added to a schedule.

2020-09-13T07:02:19Z
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