Xtium Review

HTTP & SMTP proxies are valuable but their derivatives need to be improved.


What is most valuable?

  • IPS
  • Content filtering
  • Application control
  • Gateway anti-virus
  • HTTP & SMTP proxies
  • VPN server

How has it helped my organization?

It provides multilayer security for both employees and students.

What needs improvement?

  • Content filtering criteria
  • HTTP/S proxy derivatives
  • DNS refresh for entries
  • More protocols in proxies (i.e. IMAP, SMB, AFP)

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for five years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Yes, but nothing major.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Very good.

Technical Support:

Very good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No previous solution was used.

How was the initial setup?

Totally straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

I did it myself.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

  • Cisco ASA
  • Sophos

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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Cool review