Compare Cisco Umbrella vs. Hurricane Electric Free DNS

Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 11 reviews while Hurricane Electric Free DNS is ranked 8th in Managed DNS. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6, while Hurricane Electric Free 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 Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks , whereas Hurricane Electric Free DNS is most compared with Cloudflare DNS, Cisco Umbrella and Verisign Public 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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1st
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Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
545
Avg. Rating
8.6
8th
out of 14 in Managed DNS
Views
948
Comparisons
775
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0
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0
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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.   

Hurricane Electric Free DNS is a tool that allows you to easily manage and maintain your forward and reverse DNS.

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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, VeriClaim
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Financial Services Firm29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School12%
Healthcare Company12%
Media Company6%
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Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider23%
Government6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
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