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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco IOS SSL VPN vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"It is a product that is very robust and durable.""It is very simple to use, and it allows me to get into the university's network from my home, which is very useful for me.""It's a stable solution."

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"The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops.""It is customer-friendly. It is quite easy for our users to connect. There is also the flexibility of the features."

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Cons
"The system needs to be upgraded to replace the Token Authentication software, which will no longer be supported.""When many people are using the internet at home, which is usually right after dinner, this type of service is a little bit hard to use. The internet becomes quite slow, and sometimes, I have to stop using this application. I am not sure if this issue is because of the application or my internet provider.""It would be nice if we could use this not just on mobile, but on laptops and desktops as well."

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"This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity.""We want to switch to another solution because there are some challenges with the support from Pulse. The quality of documentation is also not good. It is sometimes very hard to find documentation that provides a solution and describes how all this works."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It is a product that is very robust and durable.
Top Answer: Only its mobile-based application is available right now. We cannot use it, for example, on laptops. That's the only drawback. It would be nice if we could use this not just on mobile, but on laptops… more »
Top Answer: We are solution providers. We provide remote access solutions, internet access, and Voice over IP for our customers, as well as IT operational support. We use this solution to access their on-premises… more »
Top Answer: It is customer-friendly. It is quite easy for our users to connect. There is also the flexibility of the features.
Top Answer: We want to switch to another solution because there are some challenges with the support from Pulse. The quality of documentation is also not good. It is sometimes very hard to find documentation that… more »
Top Answer: We are using it as a remote access solution for our users and partners.
Ranking
3rd
out of 11 in SSL VPN
Views
4,590
Comparisons
3,149
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
310
Rating
8.5
2nd
out of 11 in SSL VPN
Views
7,819
Comparisons
5,464
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
448
Rating
8.0
Comparisons
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Cisco SSL VPN
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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 Systems
Axcient, Baloise Group, Cygate, Catholic University of America, Datec Inc, Revlon, Santa Monica Networks, 7-Eleven
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Computer Software Company17%
Aerospace/Defense Firm8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Real Estate/Law Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government9%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm6%
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: November 2021.
554,586 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Cisco IOS SSL VPN is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 3 reviews while Pulse Connect Secure is ranked 2nd in SSL VPN with 2 reviews. Cisco IOS SSL VPN is rated 8.6, while Pulse Connect Secure is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Cisco IOS SSL VPN writes "Simple to use, easy to install, and useful for working from home". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pulse Connect Secure writes "Provides good security for our virtual desktops while working remotely from home". Cisco IOS SSL VPN is most compared with Citrix Gateway, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), SonicWall SMA, Symantec VIP Access Manager and Zyxel VPN Client, whereas Pulse Connect Secure is most compared with OpenVPN Access Server, Fortinet FortiClient, SonicWall SMA, VMware Workspace ONE and Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway. See our Cisco IOS SSL VPN vs. Pulse Connect Secure report.

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