Compare Cisco Umbrella vs. NetScaler Secure Web Gateway

Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 11 reviews while NetScaler Secure Web Gateway is ranked 8th in Web Security Gateways with 2 reviews. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.6, while NetScaler Secure Web Gateway is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Offers protection from DNS-based attacks and improves visibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NetScaler Secure Web Gateway writes "A stable web access solution and reverse proxy that is secured with dual authentication". Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox Secure DNS and Forcepoint Web Security, whereas NetScaler Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Cisco Umbrella and Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security. See our Cisco Umbrella vs. NetScaler Secure Web Gateway report.
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Pros
It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers.The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing.The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites.Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes.The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability.The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway.It has helped reduce my unit's security events.Threats never come close to your network with security at the DNS level​.

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From my point of view, this solution is stable and we haven't had any real issues.The most valuable feature of this solution is dual authentication, which is good from a security perspective.

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Cons
It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM.I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network.Support for multiple domains is important to us.I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution.Security, overall, can always be improved.The solution's technical support is not very good.Some countries don't have a DNS server leading to a domain resolution IP, not at a local level.Its DNS service does not support IPv6 query.

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I would like to see more monitoring, and there could always be deeper information to find out where issues are.It would be helpful if this solution would collect information about people who are connecting from external devices so that we can rate their user experience in using the virtual desktops.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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The pricing of this solution can really be improved.Our annual fees are approximately $80,000 USD.

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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.   

With SSL decryption, NetScaler Secure Web Gateway helps you cost-effectively eliminate blind spots in your environment and strengthen your security posture.

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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%
Consumer Goods6%
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Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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