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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix Gateway vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Pros
"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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"I can safely say this is one of the best solutions I have seen for VPN access. It can achieve what other vendors may not be able to. This product will train you about exactly what an SSL should be. You can leverage it to do whatever you wish, the way you wish to do it. This is the solution if you want a perfectly scalable product for your enterprise that can help your mobile users and integrate with the latest technologies.""The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops."

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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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"Zero test FDP (Fraud Protection and Prevention) should be improved.""This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity."

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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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"The cost of the product is high, but worth it because of the utility and great product support."

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Questions from the Community
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.
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is being able to securely connect and use virtual desktops.
Top Answer: This solution normally works but at times, we have had trouble with connectivity. Disconnections are not regularly happening but they do cause us problems. This type of instability is very serious and… more »
Top Answer: We use this solution to create a secure connection for our virtual desktops when we are working from home or other remote locations.
Ranking
2nd
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
3,877
Comparisons
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Reviews
10
Average Words per Review
341
Avg. Rating
8.4
3rd
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
5,930
Comparisons
3,830
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
613
Avg. Rating
9.0
Popular Comparisons
Compared 29% of the time.
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Compared 8% of the time.
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Compared 19% of the time.
Also Known As
Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway
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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.


The Pulse Connect Secure enables you to give employees, partners, and customers secure and controlled access to your corporate data and applications including file servers, Web servers, native messaging and e-mail clients, hosted servers, and more from outside your trusted network using just a Web browser.
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Sample Customers
Aeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark BuildersAxcient, Baloise Group, Cygate, Catholic University of America, Datec Inc, Revlon, Santa Monica Networks, 7-Eleven
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider38%
Computer Software Company13%
Real Estate/Law Firm13%
Printing Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government8%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government6%
Media Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise47%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix Gateway vs. Pulse Connect Secure and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
442,986 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Citrix Gateway is ranked 2nd in SSL VPN with 13 reviews while Pulse Connect Secure is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 2 reviews. Citrix Gateway is rated 8.2, while Pulse Connect Secure is rated 9.0. 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 Pulse Connect Secure writes "The flexibility enables us to design solutions well, save effort and cost, and better support customers". Citrix Gateway is most compared with Cisco IOS SSL VPN, Check Point Remote Access VPN, F5 BIG-IP, SonicWall SMA and AppGate, whereas Pulse Connect Secure is most compared with Cisco IOS SSL VPN, F5 BIG-IP, SonicWall SMA, Check Point Remote Access VPN and Microsoft Intune. See our Citrix Gateway vs. Pulse Connect Secure report.

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