Compare Cisco SSL VPN vs. Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway

Cisco SSL VPN is ranked 2nd in SSL VPN with 10 reviews while Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 8 reviews. Cisco SSL VPN is rated 8.0, while Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cisco SSL VPN writes "Stable solution that provides secure access to your network and applications". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway writes " Has the ability to be used in all types of environments, on-premise, cloud, or hybrid deployments". Cisco SSL VPN is most compared with Pulse Connect Secure, F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway, whereas Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway is most compared with Cisco SSL VPN, Pulse Connect Secure and Microsoft UAG. See our Cisco SSL VPN vs. Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway report.
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Pros
A reliable and stable solution for remote network access.It is very effective and I am satisfied with how it works and with its performance.The setup and installation was easy.It's a very stable solution and I'd say it works perfectly.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.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 stable.The feature I find most valuable, is the management portal.

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What I find most valuable about this solution, is that it runs seamlessly.It's a stable solution while it's running. We don't have to work on it a lot. There are not many bugs, so it's easy to use if you deploy successfully. You can be sure of an uninterrupted solution for quite a long time. Citrix is a good product.The features that we have found most valuable are the web app support and VPN.The stability of the solution is perfect.The solution is very stable. If I were to rate it out of ten, I would give stability a nine.The initial setup is simple. Normally with all setups, it's not very complicated. It really depends on the customer.Most of our customers are using the load balancing feature and also the verification feature is good as well, in my experience.We haven't received any complaints or performance issues so far.

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The pricing is a stumbling block to scaling our utilization of Cisco products and we would prefer to use more of them.The administration should be improved.The servers should be more user-friendly.I think the administration can be improved to include web interfaces.Cisco device management is quite difficult. They should work to simplify this.It can be difficult to find service and at times we cannot connect with the internet easily.The pricing needs to be better.The graphical interface is old and needs to improve.

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I would like to see better configuration of repairs and downloading certification.The major issue is price. I would also like them to make other aspects more accessible.The dashboard or interface should be more clear in reporting issues. Integration with other applications should be more user-friendly.The solution can be a bit pricey.The initial setup is very complex.I'd like to see support for reverse proxy and more security features.If the solution had a more advanced DNS, it would be an improvement.The load balancing could be improved.

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

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Usually with Citrix the issue is the pricing, especially for the African region. We believe it's really expensive.

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2nd
out of 15 in SSL VPN
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Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
321
Avg. Rating
8.0
3rd
out of 15 in SSL VPN
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3,208
Comparisons
1,983
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
354
Avg. Rating
8.5
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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.

NetScaler Unified Gateway provides industry trusted remote access to XenApp and XenDesktop, as well as all of your enterprise web, SaaS, and Citrix apps. The secure network remote access gateway simplifies and consolidates your infrastructure to deliver a seamless user experience while centralizing management. Using NetScaler Unified Gateway to deliver XenApp and XenDesktop, you can eliminate the need for a separate remote access SSL VPN for enterprise and cloud apps, reducing your overall costs and providing a seamless user experience.

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Sample Customers
MST SystemsAeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark Builders
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Government22%
Aerospace/Defense Firm11%
Software R&D Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
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Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government9%
Healthcare Company9%
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