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Pros
"The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway.""The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability.""Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes.""The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites.""The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing.""It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers.""The most valuable feature for us is the DNS-based protection.""It analyzes the domain security helps us implement the securest policy."

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"The most valuable feature is the ease of management. It's important.""The most valuable feature is the seamless integration across different clouds.""All of the features are valuable because all of the features are related."

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Cons
"The solution's technical support is not very good.""Security, overall, can always be improved.""I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution.""Support for multiple domains is important to us.""I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network.""It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM.""This solution does not give us full, 360-degree protection.""I would like to see integration with SecurNX in the future."

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"Generally, the pricing can always be improved along with the management system.""The interface needs to be more user-friendly.""I would like for it to be available on Mac and for it to support all of the features of Microsoft financing products. It is really for Windows."

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"There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.""Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.""Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.""Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.""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.""I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month.""Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans.""The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."

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"We have an educational licensing agreement. It's a customer agreement for multiple years.""This product is not expensive."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the seamless integration across different clouds.
Top Answer: If this solution were more robust then it would be much more useful. The interface needs to be more user-friendly. Cloud App Security should be more lightweight.
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OpenDNSAdallom
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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.   

Microsoft Cloud App Security (formerly Adallom) is a comprehensive service that provides deeper visibility, comprehensive controls, and improved protection for your cloud applications. Cloud App Security is designed to help you extend the visibility, auditing, and control you have on-premises to your cloud applications.

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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, VeriClaimMcKesson, Israel-France Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Deloitte, Matrix Global, ECI Telecom
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Financial Services Firm21%
Comms Service Provider8%
Healthcare Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company26%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Comms Service Provider21%
Government5%
Insurance Company4%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise39%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise60%
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Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Cloud Access Security Brokers with 21 reviews while Microsoft Cloud App Security is ranked 5th in Cloud Access Security Brokers with 3 reviews. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.8, while Microsoft Cloud App Security is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Offers protection from DNS-based attacks and improves visibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Cloud App Security writes "Enables us to protect our organisation's data and has good support". Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection, Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks, Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway and Cloudflare DNS, whereas Microsoft Cloud App Security is most compared with Netskope CASB, Zscaler Internet Access, Symantec CloudSOC CASB, Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks and McAfee MVISION Cloud. See our Cisco Umbrella vs. Microsoft Cloud App Security report.

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