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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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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.   

The NS1 DNS platform was built from the ground up to service the most demanding applications on the modern internet. The technology signals a dramatic shift in how dynamic, distributed applications can be delivered online. NS1’s DNS is data driven in real time: we constantly ingest and process telemetry about the state of your systems and the internet at large, routing your end users to the optimal delivery endpoint in accordance with the unique rules of your application and business logic. With NS1’s powerful and easy to use Filter Chain technology, it’s a simple point and click affair to configure complex, tailor-made routing algorithms.

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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,
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Financial Services Firm23%
Consumer Goods Company9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School9%
Healthcare Company9%
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company28%
Media Company3%
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Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise39%
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Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise60%
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Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Web Security Gateways with 15 reviews while NS1 Managed DNS is ranked 11th in Managed DNS. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.8, while NS1 Managed DNS is rated 0.0. 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 Advanced DNS Protection , Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks , Microsoft Cloud App Security and Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway, whereas NS1 Managed DNS is most compared with Cloudflare DNS, Amazon Route 53, Akamai Fast DNS, Neustar UltraDNS and Dyn.

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