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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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"Pricing and licensing is stunted and licensing is expensive. We have many customers who are now thinking about other solutions due to the cost.""There is an additional charge for advanced security features."

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Top Answer: It is quite scalable. If a user needs to do more deployments, they can just add them.
Top Answer: There are definitely considerable problems with this solution. Most notably, compared to Cisco Umbrella it was a lot… more »
Top Answer: Our primary use case is deploying the product as a web security gateway in conjunction with the Symantec client.
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OpenDNSAkamai ETPSymantec Complete Website Security
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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.

Complete Website Security goes far beyond encryption to deliver protection for websites, data and applications—with 24/7 control that helps to mitigate risk and helps to ensure uninterrupted performance for every website. Multi-layered security and controls make our certificate issuance and authentication processes one of the most rigorous in the industry. Automated management pinpoints certificate and website weaknesses due to unexpected expirations, flawed installations, deprecation and critical vulnerabilities in the event of attacks. Meanwhile, Symantec’s unified security identifies worldwide security vulnerabilities, delivers real-time analytics and helps our customers to protect against damage 24/7. It's why we've become the name people trust.

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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 Service
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Financial Services Firm21%
Consumer Goods Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Comms Service Provider8%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company26%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government13%
Media Company8%
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider26%
Government5%
Media Company5%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise39%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise60%
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Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is ranked 14th in Web Security Gateways while Symantec Secure Web Gateway is ranked 6th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews. Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is rated 0.0, while Symantec Secure Web Gateway is rated 6.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Secure Web Gateway writes "Quite scalable but it is more complex than it needs to be and would be better with modernized deployment strategies". 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 Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway and iboss.

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