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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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"In terms of cost, it is expensive. Its pricing has been a challenge for us since its acquisition by Broadcom.""It's expensive. Clients often go to other products."

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Also Known As
OpenDNSAkamai ETPBlue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management, ProxySG Appliance
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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.

A Symantec secure web-filtering proxy empowers you to: Control web and cloud usage with fast app performance. Establish negative-day threat defenses. Implement multi-authentication realm support. Gain visibility into encrypted web traffic.

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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, VeriClaimMCNC, Educational Testing ServiceJefferies
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Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider12%
Consumer Goods Company8%
Educational Organization8%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company25%
Government5%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government11%
Media Company7%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise39%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise63%
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Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is ranked 15th in Web Security Gateways while Symantec Proxy is ranked 11th in Web Security Gateways with 2 reviews. Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is rated 0.0, while Symantec Proxy is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Proxy writes "Stable, with good caching for better performance and web isolation". Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway, iboss, Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense and McAfee Web Protection, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with F5 Traffic Management Operating System, Riverbed Steelhead, Exinda and Citrix SD-WAN.

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