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"The ability to create your trigger data domains is the solution's most valuable feature.""The management of the solution is very simple. It allows for a single view of all the endpoints.""The initial set up is not complex.""Our users find the interface very comfortable to use.""It allows everyone to work from home. If no one could work from home, then we wouldn't have a company, especially now during COVID-19. It's mission-critical, especially since it's currently being used. If there is a problem with it, we would really be screwed. We would be hard-pressed because we would have to figure out what solution we're going to go with, how to deploy it, how long it would take to deploy it, and how we'd even get it on people's computers if we couldn't VPN to them. It would be near impossible to just change to a new VPN solution right now.""It is easy to install the Endpoint Remote Access VPN client to different platforms.""The most valuable feature is the seamless access.""The biggest advantage of Check Point Remote Access VPN is that we already use the Check Point firewall. We only needed to enable the feature and do the configuration in order to enable the VPN feature. We didn't need to buy or manage new hardware. This was a big advantage."

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"Their split tunneling feature has been very valuable to our company since implementing the Perimeter 81 solution."

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Cons
"The interface itself needs improvement. When you need to create something, you have to go through a lot of steps. It needs to be simplified.""I cannot see the full effect of the endpoint solution because it relies on having access to the DNF queries, which might not go through the Check Point firewall when you're using it for perimeter networks. Check Point will not identify the actual source of the net queries. This may be related to the architecture, however, and not poor product issues. I don't know if it can be improved on the Check Point side or not.""They could add more features, like the security to block off the doors, or create another hatch, something like this. They could make the features safer, add malware to make my mail and the Kryon system safer and to protect data at an earlier stage.""There is always room for innovation and the addition of new features.""When you want to deploy a new Check Point agent, it is really a pain in the butt. For example, Windows 10 now has updates almost every couple of months. It changes the versioning and things under the hood. These are things that I don't understand, because I'm not a Windows person. However, I know that the Check Point client is installed on the Windows machine, and if the Check Point client's not kept up-to-date, then it's functionality breaks. It has to be up-to-date with the Windows versions. Check Point has to update the client more often. Now, the problem is that the Check Point client is not easy to update on remote computers and it's not easy to deploy a new client.""The Compliance software blade is available only for the Windows operating systems family, so no macOS security checks are implemented and performed.""We would like to see support for a layer seven VPN over UDP.""We are very happy with the Windows client. You log in with the VPN for the full client, you do the log in there. But for Linux machines, they don't have a full client to install. It is important because we have some users that use Linux and they don't have a specific application from Check Point to use. That is something that could be improved."

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"I would suggest adding more networking and security features that allow more customization within their platform."

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"My understanding is that the pricing and licensing are very competitive, and it's not one of their more expensive products. We buy licenses for the solution and have licenses for the endpoint servers.""The price of this product is good.""Organizations that already have the Check Point NGFW need to purchase an additional license to have access to the VPN functionality."

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"Overall I am very happy with the solution’s flexibility and pricing."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: You do have to pay a licensing fee, however, there aren't add-ons or additional costs that you would need to consider.
Top Answer: With this particular client VPN, there needs to be a feature that can glance at your credentials, of being able to look at credentials. You might hang for a bit or the execution might fail. It would… more »
Top Answer: Their split tunneling feature has been very valuable to our company since implementing the Perimeter 81 solution.
Top Answer: Overall I am very happy with the solution’s flexibility and pricing. Very fair dissolution for the price I am paying.
Top Answer: I would suggest adding more networking and security features that allow more customization within their platform. So far, I am very happy with their simple network management platform. However, I feel… more »
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Check Point Remote Access VPN, Check Point Endpoint Remote Access VPN
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Overview

Provide users with secure, seamless remote access to corporate networks and resources when traveling or working remotely. Privacy and integrity of sensitive information is ensured through multi-factor authentication, endpoint system compliance scanning and encryption of all transmitted data.

Perimeter 81 is a Zero Trust Network as a Service helping organizations to secure their network, cloud and application access, and protect their most valuable resources. Incorporating the highest standards of Zero Trust Security, Perimeter 81 seamlessly applies adaptive policies, based on device, identity and location, so that only authorized users are granted access to critical corporate resources. A pioneer in software-defined access technology, Perimeter 81 is among the first solution that can fully secure access to both managed and unmanaged devices. Unlike traditional hardware-based network security providers, Perimeter 81 provides greater network visibility, seamless on-boarding and automatic integration with all the major cloud providers. Furthermore, the solution can be fully deployed across a company’s network in less than 15 minutes, giving companies of all industries and sizes the power to be securely mobile and completely cloud-confident.

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Sample Customers
Osmose, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Aqua Security, Cognito, Multipoint
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm29%
Manufacturing Company21%
Program Development Consultancy14%
Logistics Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company24%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company25%
Real Estate/Law Firm6%
Media Company5%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise72%
Large Enterprise21%
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Check Point Remote Access VPN is ranked 4th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 12 reviews while Perimeter 81 is ranked 10th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 1 review. Check Point Remote Access VPN is rated 8.6, while Perimeter 81 is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Check Point Remote Access VPN writes "Allows everyone to work from home, which is mission-critical for our organization". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Perimeter 81 writes "Affordable, secure, and allows me to manage all user access in one platform". Check Point Remote Access VPN is most compared with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, OpenVPN Access Server, Zscaler Private Access, TeamViewer and Citrix Gateway, whereas Perimeter 81 is most compared with Zscaler Private Access, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Cato Networks, Zscaler SASE and Cisco Umbrella.

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