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Solution Comparison for Microsegmentation Products


Microsegmentation has sprouted many second-generation products. Startup companies have best-of-breed, stand-alone products, but integrated second-generation products from established vendors are equally attractive. This document helps technical professionals compare microsegmentation solutions.

Published: 19 April 2019

ID: G00377627

Analyst(s): Joerg Fritsch

Table Of Contents

Solution Comparison

Solution Assessments

  • Cisco ACI With Cisco Tetration
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Guardicore Centra Security Platform
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Illumio Adaptive Security Platform
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • ShieldX Elastic Security Platform
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Unisys Stealth
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • vArmour Application Controller
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • VMware NSX-T With VMware AppDefense
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses

Additional Guidance

  • Prefer Logical Segmentation and Microsegmentation to Traditional Segmentation
  • Use SCADA, OT, IoT and IPv6 as Exclusion Criteria
  • Assess Product Complexity as a Risk Factor
  • Make Rule-Building a Joint Effort Between Security Staff and Developers

Methodology and Criteria

  • Methodology
    • Criteria

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