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"I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month.""Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans.""The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible.""There are three models for licensing with different feature sets.""I think it's worth the money.""The price of Cisco Umbrella is a little higher than similar solutions, like Gateway.""The price should be slightly lower than the current price because if you look at the whole solution, it is simply a threat intelligence solution to block blacklisted things. The price should be lower looking at the features provided by the solution. The price isn't too high either, but it could be lower.""There is a subscription cost."

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"In terms of cost, it is expensive. Its pricing has been a challenge for us since its acquisition by Broadcom.""It's expensive. Clients often go to other products.""Licensing is based on a subscription.""The price is too expensive compared with that of another solution."

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Top Answer:  Cisco Umbrella and Zscaler Internet Access are two broad-spectrum Internet security solutions that I have tried.… more »
Top Answer: I like that it integrates with the infrastructure. I also like the kind of data and intelligence that's built-in. It… more »
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Top Answer: It is easy to use, and it is stable and scalable. You don't need a large team for deployment and maintenance.
Top Answer: The price is too expensive compared with that of another solution. We have a three-year licence.
Top Answer: The user interface could be improved, and the price could be lower as well.
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Also Known As
OpenDNS
Blue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management, ProxySG Appliance
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Overview

OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

Going beyond advanced filtering and hygiene the Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway provides an unprecedented layer of threat detection, using a choice of Avira, Sophos and Kaspersky AV, and sanitization of Active Code for your dynamic web, social and cloud experience. Take complete and granular control over what your users access or share online. Flexible, policy-based filtering, founded on a comprehensive URL database provided by Symantec, and content aware inspection extends beyond limiting recreational browsing, to view inside HTTP/S encrypted traffic preventing phishing and malware attacks, and sensitive data leaks

A Symantec secure web-filtering proxy empowers you to: Control web and cloud usage with fast app performance. Establish negative-day threat defenses. Implement multi-authentication realm support. Gain visibility into encrypted web traffic.

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Sample Customers
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
Warwick District Council
Jefferies
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Consumer Goods Company9%
Comms Service Provider9%
Educational Organization6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government10%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise34%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise63%
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Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway is ranked 27th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) while Symantec Proxy is ranked 15th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) with 5 reviews. Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway is rated 0.0, while Symantec Proxy is rated 7.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Proxy writes "Stable, with good caching for better performance and web isolation". Clearswift SECURE Web Gateway is most compared with Symantec Secure Web Gateway, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with Fortinet FortiProxy, Steelhead, Citrix SD-WAN and Exinda.

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