Sophos Cloud Optix versions

Find out which features are included with Sophos Cloud Optix Standard and Sophos Cloud Optix Advanced.

An Intercept X Advanced for Server term license includes Sophos Cloud Optix Standard. For more information about licensing, see Sophos Cloud Optix licensing.

This includes a set of powerful cloud security features, powered by Sophos Cloud Optix. It's a subset of Sophos Cloud Optix Advanced and you can't buy it separately.

You can upgrade to the full Sophos Cloud Optix Advanced service for additional cloud security features. It's available on subscription or on a free trial.

The table compares the features in the two versions of the product.

Table 1. Sophos Cloud Optix Standard compared with Sophos Cloud Optix Advanced

Feature

Sophos Cloud Optix Standard

Sophos Cloud Optix Advanced

Support for AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP and Kubernetes environments

Y

Y

Security Monitoring (CSPM best practice rules. Automated and on-demand scans.)

Daily and on-demand scans

Configurable scan frequency

Asset Inventory

Y

Y

Advanced search capabilities

Y

Y

AI-powered Anomaly Detection

Y

Y

SophosLabs Intelix malicious traffic alerts

-

Y

Email Alerts

Y

Y

AWS Service Integrations

(SSM, GuardDuty, Inspector, IAM Access Analyzer)

Y

Y

Microsoft Azure Advisor integration

Y

Y

Cloud Workload Protection: Agent discovery

Y

Y

Cloud Workload Protection: Automatic agent removal

Y

Y

Compliance Policies and Reports

CIS

Y

Custom Policies

-

Y

Network Visualization

-

Y

IAM Visualization

-

Y

Spend Monitor

-

Y

Alert Management Integrations

(Jira, ServiceNow, Slack, Teams, PagerDuty, Amazon SNS)

-

Y

SIEM integrations

(Splunk, Azure Sentinel)

-

Y

Rest API

-

Y

IaC Template Scanning

(DevSecOps)

-

Y

Environment Access Control

-

Y

Container image scanning

(ECR, ACR, DockerHub, API)

-

Y

Accessing Sophos Cloud Optix Standard

If you have an Intercept X Advanced for Server term license, Cloud Optix appears in Sophos Central Admin, under My Products.

To use Sophos Cloud Optix Standard click Cloud Optix.

Use of Sophos Cloud Optix is governed by the Sophos Services Agreement. You must accept this agreement in Sophos Central to use it.