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"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.""There are three models for licensing with different feature sets.""I think it's worth the money.""The price of Cisco Umbrella is a little higher than similar solutions, like Gateway.""The price should be slightly lower than the current price because if you look at the whole solution, it is simply a threat intelligence solution to block blacklisted things. The price should be lower looking at the features provided by the solution. The price isn't too high either, but it could be lower.""There is a subscription cost."

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"There is training involved. If you're going to add more people to it, such as cross train more of your group, there's a cost. Other than that, that's it. We have paid exactly what the invoices have said. We signed a three-year contract and not gone above it.""We have our pricing by user. We do our pricing agreements annually. There are also additional costs for maintenance.""Typically, the longer you price forward, the better off you're going to be. They have been very willing to work with us on pricing."

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Also Known As
OpenDNS
Bitglass Next-Gen CSG
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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.   

The Bitglass OmniTM multi-protocol proxy architecture ensures that all data, whether accessed from a managed or unmanaged device, is subject to the visibility and control required by the organization, while simultaneously preserving employee privacy across personal applications. Omni Agentless, Bitglass’ reverse proxy capability, leverages patent pending AJAX-VM technology to ensure application resilience. Competitive CASBs either rely entirely on cumbersome agent-based forward proxy solutions, or suffer from breakages and downtime as cloud providers update and change their applications.

The 2nd Generation of our Secure Web Gateway Virtual Appliance, Symantec SG VA (SWG Edition) combines the market-leading security capabilities of the Symantec ProxySG with the flexibility of virtualization to provide a highly scalable virtual Secure Web Gateway appliance for the data center. An integral part of the Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense, the SG VA allows businesses to support web security and enable corporate and regulatory compliance; using virtual infrastructure on a common platform, reducing costs and IT resource requirements.

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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
UNC-Charlotte
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Consumer Goods Company9%
Comms Service Provider9%
Security Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company25%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Non Profit13%
Insurance Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company54%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company5%
Energy/Utilities Company3%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise34%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise63%
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Large Enterprise75%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business70%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise18%
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Bitglass is ranked 4th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) with 6 reviews while Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway is ranked 24th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG). Bitglass is rated 8.6, while Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Bitglass writes "Enabled us to go to the cloud while accounting for HIPAA and PCI compliance". On the other hand, Bitglass is most compared with Netskope CASB, Microsoft Cloud App Security, Zscaler Internet Access, McAfee MVISION Cloud and iboss, whereas Symantec Virtual Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Fortinet FortiProxy.

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