IT Central Station Announces The Top Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software of the Year Based On Real User Reviews [IT Central Station Rankings, January 2020]

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Cisco Stealthwatch is ranked as the leading Intrusion Detection and Prevention software of 2019 for enterprises, based on peer reviews from the IT Central Station user community.

Based on IT Central Station’s peer reviews and crowdsourced buyer intent data, Cisco Stealthwatch was ranked as the top intrusion detection and prevention software of the year. A Director of Network Services writes in his review of Cisco Stealthwatch, “The amount of information that this product gives us for detecting threats is very valuable, and we don't have another product like this in our environment. Threats can take down a company, so this is something that we like, and need.”

Cisco is followed by Darktrace, GFI Kerio Control, and Splunk User Behavior Analytics in this category. These rankings are based on a weighted aggregate score that is generated by factors such as average rating, number of reviews, and a buyer intent index including number of words per review, views, and comparisons by IT Central Station visitors.

During the past year over three million professionals, including those from 98% of the Fortune 100, have used IT Central Station’s unbiased reviews in their technology buying process. All reviews are validated through IT Central Station's triple authentication process. IT Central Station’s reviews are known for their depth and quality, with an average of 600+ words per review.

IT Central Station ranking factors and calculations are fully transparent and can be found at

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