Dell Credant

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CREDANT is the trusted expert in data protection, enabling organizations to control, manage and protect data wherever it resides.

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Dell Credant review by Lauren C.
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"Secure and easy to learn for Computer backups and restores"

What do you like best?

Security is absolutely the best on credant. Can give access to certain users and then make sure any files that must be kept confidential easily.

What do you dislike?

Was a little bit hard to learn coming from no background on computer recovery. I mostly supported the tools, not used them.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Solving problems when computers need to have information pulled from them and the computer has had a critical error. I supported the team that used Dell credant to give them key files to be able to unlock the computer. It definitely contributed to the security and allowed clients to get their files back.

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Dell Credant review by User in Higher Education
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"Credant, now Dell Data Protection Encryption, not bad"

What do you like best?

Encryption is a relative breeze. The external media encryption portion is very slick. I like being able to force USB mass storage devices to be encrypted before they are used on our systems.

The support for EME on systems that aren't owned by us is also very good.

It allows you 2 different options:

Installing an agent on the non company device that allows the user access to the encrypted drive with no additional prompts, after authentication.

Authenticate, do not install any agent, and use a built in explorer window to navigate encrypted files and folders.

I like having both options for users as it allows both an unobtrusive method and a public method when you can't install the agent, such as on a public computer.

What do you dislike?

Unencrypting can be a beast. I find it much easier to just log into the system, transfer all the data off the device, wiping the system and reloading, reencrypting then transferring the files back to be a much less dauntless task than unencryption.

Encrypting a profile begins as soon as a user logs in, however, it stops if the user logs off. It also will not complete if a user logs off and never logs back on. This can be a small headache for technicians, as they need to log on, and stay logged on until their profile is fully encrypted before handing the system back to the user.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It's a pretty good system, I recommend it

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Securing our mobile devices, laptops and USB devices. We have encrypted all physical sources of information to limit our liability in case of loss or theft.

What Mobile Data Security solution do you use?

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Dell Credant review by User in Non-Profit Organization Management
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"This is the best to Protect"

What do you like best?

The ease in deploying & in the great security of my information being transmitted.

What do you dislike?

Some of the program is a little difficult to understand how to operate at first.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is the best to extend the life of your PC & keep information safe & secure

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Simplifying my security with important information from customers.

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