Looking for an Alternative to Varonis?


Varonis was architected as a security solution, not governance.  Index Engines was designed as an enterprise-class governance solution.

So it’s no surprise when people come to Index Engines seeking an alternative to Varonis for enterprise data governance.

Don’t take our word for it, see the Index Engines difference for yourself. Contact Us to request a custom quote, demo or consultation.



  • Index Engines: Scales to federated, petabyte environments with powerful metadata and full content search.
  • Varonis: Not architected to support large data center environments that require metadata and full content search.



  • Index Engines: Virtual server can support large data volumes, no agents or collectors required.
  • Varonis: Requires network of Windows servers, collectors and SQL databases to support large-scale environments.

Complexity & Pricing


  • Index Engines: All in one solution that provides cost effective search, classification, management and governance.
  • Varonis: Requires add-on modules for additional features that make it expensive and complex.



  • Index Engines: Architected as a governance solution to support personal data management and full content search.
  • Varonis: Architected as a security solution, and not for governance where full content search is required.