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"There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.""Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.""Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.""Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.""Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract.""I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month.""Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans.""The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."

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Top Answer: Its simplicity is most valuable. I can install it and get it up and running, and it can be pervasive across my business… more »
Top Answer: It has a reasonable price. It is certainly not as expensive as it used to be. It is in line with other offerings on the… more »
Top Answer: The API is very Cisco orientated, which is absolutely fine if you're using Cisco Firepower and SecureX kind of products… more »
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Top Answer: It allows us to easily monitor our subnets and routers.
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OpenDNS
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Overview

OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

Enterprise Threat Protector (ETP) enables security teams to proactively identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats such as malware, ransomware, phishing, and data exfiltration that exploit the Domain Name System (DNS). Powered by real-time intelligence from Akamai Cloud Security Intelligence and Akamai’s proven, globally distributed recursive DNS platform, Enterprise Threat Protector efficiently delivers security, control, and visibility to the enterprise while easily integrating with your existing network defenses.

BlueCat DNS Edge gives cybersecurity and network teams shared visibility and control over internal and external DNS traffic. It adds a much-needed layer of visibility, control and detection for corporate networks under siege from an explosion of malware attacks that exploit DNS.

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Sample Customers
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
MCNC, Educational Testing Service
Swisslos, Cologne Bonn Airport, TYROLIT
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Financial Services Firm16%
Consumer Goods Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Educational Organization6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise38%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise66%
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Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is ranked 9th in DNS Security while BlueCat DNS Edge is ranked 8th in DNS Security with 1 review. Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is rated 0.0, while BlueCat DNS Edge is rated 6.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of BlueCat DNS Edge writes "Highly scalable but doesn't provide us with the visibility we need". Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway, Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense, iboss and Fortinet FortiGate SWG, whereas BlueCat DNS Edge is most compared with Palo Alto Networks DNS Security and F5 DNS Delivery.

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