Compare Cisco Umbrella vs. Cloudflare DNS

Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 11 reviews while Cloudflare DNS is ranked 1st in Managed DNS. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6, while Cloudflare DNS is rated 0. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Offers protection from DNS-based attacks and improves visibility". On the other hand, Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox Secure DNS and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas Cloudflare DNS is most compared with Google Cloud DNS, Cisco Umbrella and Hurricane Electric Free DNS.
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Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract.Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.The price could be lower.The product is pricey compared to Cisco Firepower.It needs a better price point.

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Ranking
1st
Views
30,365
Comparisons
19,210
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
545
Avg. Rating
8.6
1st
out of 14 in Managed DNS
Views
3,824
Comparisons
3,468
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
Top Comparisons
Compared 27% of the time.
Compared 16% of the time.
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Overview

OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

Powering over 38% of managed DNS domains, Cloudflare runs one of the largest authoritative DNS networks in the world. With an average of a few milliseconds query speed, we have the fastest performance of any managed DNS provider. DNS updates happen within seconds, making DNS propagation delays a thing of the past.

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Sample Customers
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaimGoDaddy, Nasdaq, Zendesk, DigitalOcean, OK Cupid, Cisco, Udacity, LogMeIn, Library of Congress
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Financial Services Firm29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
Healthcare Company12%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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