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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco IOS SSL VPN vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Pros
"The user interface is user-friendly.""The most valuable features are that it's reliable, convenient, and easy. It always works if configured well.""The feature I find most valuable, is the management portal.""The solution is very stable.""I like to work with the CMD command line because it's easy and it doesn't take very long to configure.""The solution is very easy to work with. This is its most valuable feature. They also did a good job surrounding how you configure the devices.""It's a very stable solution and I'd say it works perfectly.""The setup and installation was easy."

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"I can safely say this is one of the best solutions I have seen for VPN access. It can achieve what other vendors may not be able to. This product will train you about exactly what an SSL should be. You can leverage it to do whatever you wish, the way you wish to do it. This is the solution if you want a perfectly scalable product for your enterprise that can help your mobile users and integrate with the latest technologies.""The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops."

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Cons
"In terms of what needs improvement, it should have better integration. Although, it might have already been taken care of.""I would like for it to have support for the Dutch language. I typically use English in 99% of our communications but for some people, it matters.""The graphical interface is old and needs to improve.""The pricing needs to be better.""It can be difficult to find service and at times we cannot connect with the internet easily.""Cisco device management is quite difficult. They should work to simplify this.""I think the administration can be improved to include web interfaces.""The servers should be more user-friendly."

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"Zero test FDP (Fraud Protection and Prevention) should be improved.""This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I would say it is a bit expensive, but I think it is worth the price.""The pricing of the solution is reasonable""There are no pricing programs for non-profit organizations and the product is otherwise expensive by comparison."

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"The cost of the product is high, but worth it because of the utility and great product support."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The best answer i can give is your knowledge based on the two technologies, both are enterprise grade technologies. Misconfiguration is a popular threat that people ignore because they tend to… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops.
Top Answer: This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity. Disconnections are not regularly happening but they do cause us problems. This type of instability is very serious and… more »
Top Answer: We use this solution to create a secure connection for our virtual desktops when we are working from home or other remote locations.
Ranking
1st
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
4,826
Comparisons
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Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
321
Avg. Rating
8.0
3rd
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
5,930
Comparisons
3,830
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
613
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Overview
Cisco SSL VPN solutions help you easily and securely extend the network to users who have access to the Internet and a web browser. You can customize access and extend the reach of your corporate network to individuals based on their roles, including teleworker contractors and business partners.The Pulse Connect Secure enables you to give employees, partners, and customers secure and controlled access to your corporate data and applications including file servers, Web servers, native messaging and e-mail clients, hosted servers, and more from outside your trusted network using just a Web browser.
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Sample Customers
MST SystemsAxcient, Baloise Group, Cygate, Catholic University of America, Datec Inc, Revlon, Santa Monica Networks, 7-Eleven
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company22%
Aerospace/Defense Firm11%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Real Estate/Law Firm11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government10%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government6%
Media Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Large Enterprise50%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco IOS SSL VPN vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Cisco IOS SSL VPN is ranked 1st in SSL VPN with 10 reviews while Pulse Connect Secure is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 2 reviews. Cisco IOS SSL VPN is rated 8.0, while Pulse Connect Secure is rated 9.0. 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 Pulse Connect Secure writes "The flexibility enables us to design solutions well, save effort and cost, and better support customers". Cisco IOS SSL VPN is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Citrix Gateway, AppGate, Symantec VIP Access Manager and Peplink SpeedFusion, whereas Pulse Connect Secure is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, SonicWall SMA, Citrix Gateway, Check Point Remote Access VPN and Microsoft Intune. See our Cisco IOS SSL VPN vs. Pulse Connect Secure report.

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