Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. NetScaler Secure Web Gateway

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews while NetScaler Secure Web Gateway is ranked 10th in Web Security Gateways with 2 reviews. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 7.4, while NetScaler Secure Web Gateway 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 NetScaler Secure Web Gateway writes "A stable web access solution and reverse proxy that is secured with dual authentication". Cisco Web Security Appliance is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, whereas NetScaler Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Cisco Umbrella and Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security. See our Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. NetScaler Secure Web Gateway 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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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
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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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
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 pricing of this solution can really be improved.Our annual fees are approximately $80,000 USD.

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5th
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5
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230
Avg. Rating
7.4
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1,487
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1,377
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2
Average Words per Review
412
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).

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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New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora
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