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"We haven't received any complaints or performance issues so far.""Most of our customers are using the load balancing feature and also the verification feature is good as well, in my experience.""The initial setup is simple. Normally with all setups, it's not very complicated. It really depends on the customer.""The solution is very stable. If I were to rate it out of ten, I would give stability a nine.""The stability of the solution is perfect.""The features that we have found most valuable are the web app support and VPN.""It's a stable solution while it's running. We don't have to work on it a lot. There are not many bugs, so it's easy to use if you deploy successfully. You can be sure of an uninterrupted solution for quite a long time. Citrix is a good product.""What I find most valuable about this solution, is that it runs seamlessly."

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"Working with the Hillstone E-Series has, from a remote perspective, allowed me to give my clients a secure connectivity.""The initial setup was straightforward. It only took a few hours to deploy."

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Cons
"The load balancing could be improved.""If the solution had a more advanced DNS, it would be an improvement.""I'd like to see support for reverse proxy and more security features.""The initial setup is very complex.""The solution can be a bit pricey.""The dashboard or interface should be more clear in reporting issues. Integration with other applications should be more user-friendly.""The major issue is price. I would also like them to make other aspects more accessible.""I would like to see better configuration of repairs and downloading certification."

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"I am not sure if this solution offers active directory integration. Adding that feature will definitely be an advantage.""The solution doesn't have a web proxy built into the system like Sophos. This is something they should work to change."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Usually with Citrix the issue is the pricing, especially for the African region. We believe it's really expensive.""Pricing is very high if you do a comparison with what is available in the market.""I believe the pricing is comparable to SaaS"

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Top Answer: The session monitoring capability is good.
Top Answer: Usually, with Citrix the issue is the pricing, especially for the African region. We believe it's really expensive.
Top Answer: I would like to see improved logging because it doesn't keep much information for the session monitoring or historical sessions.
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Overview

Citrix Gateway is a customer-managed solution that can be deployed on premises or on any public cloud, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. Citrix Gateway provides users with secure access and single sign-on to all the virtual, SaaS and web applications they need to be productive.


Hillstone E-Series next generation firewalls provide visibility and control of web applications regardless of port, protocol, or evasive action. It can identify and prevent potential threats associated with high-risk applications while providing policy-based control over applications, users, and user-groups. Policies can be defined that guarantee bandwidth to mission-critical applications while restricting or blocking inappropriate or malicious applications. Hillstone E-Series firewalls incorporate comprehensive network security and advanced firewall features. They provide superior price performance, excellent energy efficiency, and a smaller size when compared to competing products.

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Aeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark BuildersBank of China Macao, Instituto Tecnológico Bolivariano, Ministry of Labor in San Salvador, FEDCO
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Comms Service Provider38%
Computer Software Company13%
Real Estate/Law Firm13%
Printing Company13%
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Government9%
Media Company7%
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Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise47%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix Gateway vs. Hillstone E-Series and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
442,194 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Citrix Gateway is ranked 2nd in SSL VPN with 13 reviews while Hillstone E-Series is ranked 5th in SSL VPN with 2 reviews. Citrix Gateway is rated 8.2, while Hillstone E-Series is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Citrix Gateway writes " Has the ability to be used in all types of environments, on-premise, cloud, or hybrid deployments". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Secure connectivity and active directory integration simplifies remote working". Citrix Gateway is most compared with Cisco IOS SSL VPN, Check Point Remote Access VPN, Pulse Connect Secure, F5 BIG-IP and SonicWall SMA, whereas Hillstone E-Series is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos XG, Cisco IOS SSL VPN, OpenVPN Access Server and Meraki MX . See our Citrix Gateway vs. Hillstone E-Series report.

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