Compare Amazon Route 53 vs. Cisco Umbrella

Amazon Route 53 is ranked 3rd in Managed DNS while Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 11 reviews. Amazon Route 53 is rated 0, while Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Offers protection from DNS-based attacks and improves visibility". Amazon Route 53 is most compared with Azure DNS, Cloudflare DNS and Google Cloud DNS, whereas Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox Secure DNS and Forcepoint Web Security.
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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.Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.The price could be lower.The product is pricey compared to Cisco Firepower.It needs a better price point.

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Ranking
3rd
out of 14 in Managed DNS
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2,344
Comparisons
2,219
Reviews
0
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1st
Views
29,912
Comparisons
18,201
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
548
Avg. Rating
8.6
Top Comparisons
Compared 56% of the time.
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Route 53OpenDNS
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Overview

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. It is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other. Amazon Route 53 is fully compliant with IPv6 as well.

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.   

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Sample Customers
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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
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company35%
Media Company17%
Government13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
Healthcare Company12%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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