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Product McAfee Vulnerability Manager (MVM) 7 QualysGuard Vulnerability Management SAINTmanager Retina CS 2.0 FusionVM Lumension Scan 6.4
Vendor McAfee Qualys SAINT eEye Critical Watch Lumension
Price $16,820 first year (includes 1U appliance), $9,020 second year $17,495 $19,000 first year, $4,750 second year $28,000 first year, $7,000
second year
$18,500 (first year, includes support, for 1,000 IP addresses). $6,500
Pros Solid, reliable,
feature-rich.
Excellent feature set, strong reporting. Strong penetration testing. Easy-to-define reports, third-party
ecosphere
SaaS offering, strong compliance feature set, built-in Web scanning. Basic functionality and low cost.
Cons Complicated workflow. Difficult to run automated reports. Weak management interface. Relatively new product shows
rough edges
Web-based GUI needs updating. Limited features.

Scorecard
Category McAfee MVM QualysGuard SAINT-
manager
eEye
Retina CS
Critical Watch Fusion VM Lumension Scan
Scanner (30%) 4.5 5 5 4 3.5 3
Reporting (25%) 4.5 4.5 4 4 3.5 3.5
Mgmt & workflow (20%) 4 4 3.5 3 3 3
Other enterprise
features (10%)
4.5 4 4 4 4 3.5
Usability and documentation (10%) 4 4 3.5 3.5 3 4
IPv6 (5%) 1 1 3 1 1 1
Total 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.1

* PERFORMANCE NOT TESTED. ** NEWLY ANNOUNCED SECURITY FEATURES WOLD RAISE THIS SCORE.
Scoring key: 5: Exceptional; 4: Very good; 3: Average; 2: Below average; 1: Subpar or not available.