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Mohamed-Farrag
Real User
Network Security Engineer & Systems Engineer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Nov 30 2019

What is most valuable?

The Gateway is an advantage that I can see in Cisco. The WCCP is good at delivering HTTP and HTTPS traffic. Before this ping forwarding was a problem for us. This solution offers categorization for YouTube and other specific applications… more»

What needs improvement?

Technical support needs to be improved because they take a very long time and there is no communication or notification. Controlling engines at the network layer needs to handle more links or multiple links from the internet. Controlling… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I know from the manager that the price is too high and that other solutions offer the same features for less.

What other advice do I have?

I use this product and implement it. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There are some other powerful competitors such as ForcePoint and Symantec.
Real User
Network Security Team Leader
Nov 05 2019

What needs improvement?

The price of this solution needs to be reduced. The FTD 21 model's Firepower Threat Defense does not have the multi-instance feature for the virtualization with the physical equipment. This makes it difficult to propose this solution to the customers. The issue that we are facing is, for example, if we have a project with a client, and we suggest the twenty-one series, we don't know until we have… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

When you compare the price of this solution to the price of FortiGate, it's high.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution a six out of ten.
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Ayhan Tunc
Real User
Deputy General Manager at BTS Group
Oct 16 2019

What do you think of Cisco Web Security Appliance?

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution mainly for web security for content and products, or for URL filtering. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features is of the solution is that it is user-friendly and we get good web security from it.

What needs improvement?

The pricing is too high, so that could be improved. Also, the solution is not very compatible with other products.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is a very stable solution.

How was the initial setup?

The setup was very easy and straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is a very expensive program and therefore many people choose other,…
Yong Kwon Kim
Real User
Director at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Sep 25 2019

What do you think of Cisco Web Security Appliance?

What is our primary use case?

We use it for security.

What is most valuable?

It's most valuable feature is its convenience.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see management automation in the next release.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's so expensive. It's $10,000 per year.

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What is Cisco Web Security Appliance?

For security, your network needs malware protection, application visibility and control, acceptable use policy controls, insightful reporting and secure mobility. Cisco offers this protection, all on a single platform: the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA).

Also known as
Cisco WSA, Cisco Web Security
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