Compare Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security vs. Infoblox DNS Firewall

Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security is ranked 7th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews while Infoblox DNS Firewall is ranked 9th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews. Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security is rated 6.4, while Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security writes "We have seen a significant reduction in bandwidth consumption using web caching". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Good granularity for control and checks DNS queries completely". Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Palo Alto Networks Prisma SaaS and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector and Zscaler Internet Access. See our Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security vs. Infoblox DNS Firewall report.
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Pros
The categorize formula is very helpful. Previously, we used the Cisco solution, where we could not choose how sites are categorized. Blue Coat updated a lot of sites I categorized. There are other valuable features as well, such as block by location, block by IP, allow by IP, and block by user name, domain, or group domain.The content filters and SSL encryption are the most valuable features of this solution.The solution is very stable. In four years we have not seen any issues with the product.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the granularity for which you can categorize what you want to block versus what you don't want to block.With the model we have, we are able to scale very easily if we need to.The most important features for us are preventing DDOS DNS attacks.

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Cons
Java does not completely work. We are dependent on Java and when the current console does not run with Java, it is a problem for us.The console visibility and the performance impact on the internet needs improvement.Every customer has to perform a manual backup, and automatic backing up is needed.

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We would like to see more reporting capabilities that are now offered only with the on-premises reporting appliance.The dashboard and reporting features need improvement. The user needs more informative dashboards so they can get to the results directly without getting deep in the report to get to the information.Endpoint solutions need to improved.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The cost is much higher compared to other proxies.

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The licensing is set up such that you pay for the number of active users that you're defending at the moment.

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Overview

The Blue Coat proxy-based architecture serves as the foundation for the Advanced Web Security solutions, and is delivered as a cloud service, on-premise appliance or a hybrid of the two. They combine the critical security functions you need to safely adopt cloud and mobile technologies, while strengthening your security and compliance:

  • ProxySG (On-Premise Appliance)
  • Web Security Service (Cloud Service)
  • Mobile Device Security Service
  • Content Analysis
  • Malware Analysis

Infoblox DNS Firewall is the leading DNS-based network security solution which effectively contains and controls malware communications and prevents data exfiltration, thereby securing your assets and business. It also provides insights on threats, helps isolate infected devices for remediation, and stays current with the evolving threat landscape through an automated threat intelligence feed.

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