Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] vs Forcepoint Web Security

Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] is ranked unranked in Web Security Gateways with 1 review vs Forcepoint Web Security which is ranked 3rd in Web Security Gateways with 9 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 Forcepoint Web Security writes "We are getting a high value return from our deployment". Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL] is most compared with Zscaler Web Security, Forcepoint Web Security and F5 Traffic Management Operating System. Forcepoint Web Security is most compared with Cisco IronPort, Zscaler Web Security and Barracuda Web Filter.
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Pros
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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Most valuable features are content filtering and monitoring.Ease of updating the latest hotfixes and patches on the appliance.Transparent Mode: Since we have multiple sites and roaming users, it has helped us in deploying the proxy to users without having to push any configurations to end users.Ability to send decrypted traffic to other security solutions for inspection.Real-time analytics.Real-time category protection.It allowed our company to not worry about the security of a page, but talk more about the content and the productivity of specific types of web categories.Reporting and automatic updates of website categorization.

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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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There are several issues with the product. Version 8.4 can only be managed with a CLI, they removed the nice GUI interface from version 8.1. The load-balancing needs massive improvements. The incident lists don’t sync between appliances, they need to be manually edited for each one.Improve detailed guidelines to deploy the transparent proxy to Firefox users.Security of browsing.The reporting could be improved.Database synchronization failuresAllow for faster exemption of websites or the ability to reclassify websites.The documentation is almost too much, it could be laid out in an easier to understand.I am looking forward to the full integration of the endpoints that they offer for web security and DLP.

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It is quite expensive.It is a well-priced option.Expensive, but with a good reseller you can get a very good price.

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RANKING
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In Web Security Gateways
Views
7,217
Comparisons
3,767
Reviews
9
Followers
176
Avg. Rating
8.6
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Also Known As
Also Known AsWebsense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON
Website/Video
Website/VideoSymantec
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Overview
OverviewProxySG 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.Websense Web Security blocks web threats to reduce malware infections, decrease help desk incidents and free up valuable IT resources. It has more than 100 security and filtering categories, hundreds of web application and protocol controls, and 60-plus reports with customization and role-based access.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersGlobal Technology and Material ManufacturerAdventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, Toyota
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
20%
Financial Services Firm
19%
Security Firm
9%
Energy/Utilities Company
9%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
25%
Healthcare Company
13%
Energy/Utilities Company
13%
University
13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
28%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Energy/Utilities Company
8%
Transportation Company
7%
Company Size
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
17%
Midsize Enterprise
13%
Large Enterprise
71%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
18%
Large Enterprise
64%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
26%
Midsize Enterprise
30%
Large Enterprise
43%
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