Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] vs. Cisco Umbrella

Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] is ranked unranked in Web Security Gateways with 1 review vs Cisco Umbrella which is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 7 reviews. The top reviewer of Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] writes "The solution lacks integration with SDN architecture. However, it does feature intuitive proxy policy deployment using a VPN". The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "It enables a whitelist-only browsing mode, which helps us monitor traffic and perform web content filtering". Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] is most compared with Zscaler Web Security, Forcepoint Web Security and McAfee Web Protection. Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Web Security, Infoblox Secure DNS and Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security.
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Proxy Solution and ADN and their integration capability with Blue Coat director are positive features.It features intuitive proxy policy deployment using a VPN.

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It has helped reduce my unit's security events.Threats never come close to your network with security at the DNS level​.​They have a wealth of articles in their knowledge base. This has given me the freedom to troubleshoot on my own time. ​​Reports provide insight into internet usage and information helpful in creating QoS rules.It provides centralized, device-agnostic management of the Internet experience.It has the ability to quickly block new threats.Improves security through DNS visibility, which can block malware, phishing, C&C, etc.

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We cannot automate the product since the IP address can only be assigned after acquisition of the serial number.It lacks deployment over multiple platforms and integration with SDN architecture.

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Some countries don't have a DNS server leading to a domain resolution IP, not at a local level.Its DNS service does not support IPv6 query.There should be a way to monitor traffic at the user level.If the virtual appliances could also gather traffic bandwidth reports, that would be great.It needs better integration with external threat feeds to improve scoring.If I want to see which users access a website, I need an Active Directory registered on Umbrella's cloud.

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The price could be lower.The product is pricey compared to Cisco Firepower.It needs a better price point.​The pricing is fair.You can request an evaluation license​.

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ProxySG appliances provide complete control over all your web traffic, delivering world-class threat protection. Robust features include user authentication, web filtering, data loss prevention, inspection, and visibility of SSL-encrypted traffic, content caching, bandwidth management, stream-splitting and more.

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
Global Technology and Material ManufacturerChart 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
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm19%
Security Firm8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School18%
Healthcare Company18%
Financial Services Firm18%
Recruiting/Hr Firm9%
Company Size
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise70%
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise47%
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