We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The technical support is very responsive and fast"
"It adds great security to your outfacing information."
"It is easy to set up and is stable. It is scalable as well, depending on the model."
"Its ease of use and how everybody can easily work through it are the most valuable features."
"The session monitoring capability is good."
"The solution is stable."
"Just creating that gateway to the storefront for Citrix is the most valuable aspect of the solution for us."
"The most valuable feature is that it is secure."
"Secure Mobile Access (SMA) is easy to configure and the deployment is straightforward. However, this is mostly because of the AWS setup."
"I am very satisfied with the technical support."
"I think they ask for a fair price."
"The management and the dashboard are the solution's most valuable features."
"I like the load balancing capability."
"As Citrix Gateway is a third party solution, we wish to have one which is more integrated and involves less administration."
"The solution has unnecessary limitations."
"I would like to see improved logging because it doesn't keep much information for the session monitoring or historical sessions."
"Technical support could be improved."
"Its interface could be made a lot easier. It is very kludgy."
"It's extremely complicated and it's not intuitive. The solution requires a lot of training to get going on it."
"We are currently looking at automation. It would be good if there is some way to automate it in a fast way. It should be easy to automate. It also has some security issues."
"I would like to see better configuration of repairs and downloading certification."
"User interface could be improved."
"The solution could integrate better with other platforms."
"The problem is that when combined with what the client already has, there are two different logins and two different management systems, and these should be consolidated into a single interface."
"The solution has 2FA, it will generate a token and send it to an email, but multifactor authentication is not available. I would suggest that there should be MFA integration and provided with the appliance."
"The timed synchronization between the network appliance needs improvement."
"The price could be lower."
"I believe the pricing is comparable to SaaS"
"It costs about 4,000 a year."
"Pricing is very high if you do a comparison with what is available in the market."
"This solution is priced well and we currently have the maximum number of licenses allowed."
"Our licenses are stackable and can be anywhere from five users to a million users."
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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.
Citrix Gateway is ranked 5th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 10 reviews while SonicWall SMA is ranked 13th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 5 reviews. Citrix Gateway is rated 8.2, while SonicWall SMA is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Citrix Gateway writes "Great performance, extremely stable, and scalable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall SMA writes "R&D works efficiently and comes out with updates as necessary". Citrix Gateway is most compared with Check Point Remote Access VPN, Pulse Connect Secure, Cisco IOS SSL VPN, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks and Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway, whereas SonicWall SMA is most compared with Pulse Connect Secure, Fortinet FortiClient, SonicWall Netextender, Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway and Cisco IOS SSL VPN. See our Citrix Gateway vs. SonicWall SMA report.
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