Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. Infoblox DNS Firewall

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 11th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews while Infoblox DNS Firewall is ranked 9th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 7.4, while Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Web Security Appliance writes "Good third-party integration for user authentication and authorization, but technical support needs improvement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Good granularity for control and checks DNS queries completely". Cisco Web Security Appliance is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, whereas Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector. See our Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. Infoblox DNS Firewall report.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is that we can use it as a proxy.This solution offers categorization for YouTube and other specific applications from Facebook to WhatsApp, which can be controlled whether it's on mobile or PC.The technical support is good. It is reactive and the documentation is very specific and very useful.The setup was very easy and straightforward.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the granularity for which you can categorize what you want to block versus what you don't want to block.With the model we have, we are able to scale very easily if we need to.The most important features for us are preventing DDOS DNS attacks.

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Cons
They need a better graphical interface, and they need a better ISE mechanism.Technical support needs to be improved because they take a very long time and there is no communication or notification.The FTD 21 model's Firepower Threat Defense does not have the multi-instance feature for the virtualization with the physical equipment.The solution is not very compatible with other products.

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We would like to see more reporting capabilities that are now offered only with the on-premises reporting appliance.The dashboard and reporting features need improvement. The user needs more informative dashboards so they can get to the results directly without getting deep in the report to get to the information.Endpoint solutions need to improved.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I know from the manager that the price is too high and that other solutions offer the same features for less.When you compare the price of this solution to the price of FortiGate, it's high.The pricing is too high.

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The licensing is set up such that you pay for the number of active users that you're defending at the moment.

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11th
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414
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252
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3
Average Words per Review
374
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Cisco WSA, Cisco Web Security
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Overview

For security, your network needs malware protection, application visibility and control, acceptable use policy controls, insightful reporting and secure mobility. Cisco offers this protection, all on a single platform: the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA).

Infoblox DNS Firewall is the leading DNS-based network security solution which effectively contains and controls malware communications and prevents data exfiltration, thereby securing your assets and business. It also provides insights on threats, helps isolate infected devices for remediation, and stays current with the evolving threat landscape through an automated threat intelligence feed.

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