We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"There are no pricing programs for non-profit organizations and the product is otherwise expensive by comparison."
"The licensing model is very complex with many subcategories of licenses you can purchase. They could make it more simplified for customers to understand."
Hillstone E-Series next generation firewalls provide visibility and control of web applications regardless of port, protocol, or evasive action. It can identify and prevent potential threats associated with high-risk applications while providing policy-based control over applications, users, and user-groups. Policies can be defined that guarantee bandwidth to mission-critical applications while restricting or blocking inappropriate or malicious applications. Hillstone E-Series firewalls incorporate comprehensive network security and advanced firewall features. They provide superior price performance, excellent energy efficiency, and a smaller size when compared to competing products.
Cisco IOS SSL VPN is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 5 reviews while Hillstone E-Series is ranked 5th in SSL VPN with 1 review. Cisco IOS SSL VPN is rated 8.0, while Hillstone E-Series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco IOS SSL VPN writes "Stable solution that provides secure access to your network and applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Simple installation, good technical support, but simplified pricing model needed". Cisco IOS SSL VPN is most compared with Pulse Connect Secure, Citrix Gateway, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Zyxel VPN Client and Array AG Series, whereas Hillstone E-Series is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos XG, Hillstone T-Series, Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls and Palo Alto Networks WildFire.
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