Compare Cisco Web Security Appliance vs. Trend Micro VirusWall

Cisco Web Security Appliance is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 5 reviews while Trend Micro VirusWall is ranked 12th in Web Security Gateways with 1 review. Cisco Web Security Appliance is rated 7.4, while Trend Micro VirusWall is rated 9.0. 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 Trend Micro VirusWall writes "Machine learning that looks at your activity and provides your devices protection from viruses". Cisco Web Security Appliance is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, whereas Trend Micro VirusWall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Lastline Defender and Forcepoint Web Security.
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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 is machine learning, which automatically monitors the activity on the machine.

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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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The system should generate reports when an attack has been stopped, contained, or removed.

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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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I don't remember the exact pricing, but I think that it is approximately $10.00 per user.

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7.4
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Also Known As
Cisco WSA, Cisco Web SecurityVirus Wall, VirusWall
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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).

Designed for medium businesses, Trend Micro's InterScan VirusWall stops spam, viruses, spyware, phishing and inappropriate content at your Internet gateway. It reduces disruption to your business and helps you regain end user productivity with top-rated spam protection and built-in URL filtering. Leveraging the industry-unique Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, InterScan VirusWall stops web and email threats before they can impact your business, preserving your IT investments and network performance.

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Sample Customers
New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora Landwirtschaftskammer Nordrhein-Westfalen, Mosaic Medical, Okinawa Prefectural Education Center, RAK Investment Authority
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