We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Bandwidth optimization and capacity awareness of the bandwidth are valuable features. Its video streaming capabilities are also very useful."
"The content that we are getting is very good. Content caching is also supported."
"The most valuable feature is the caching."
"It's a stable solution."
"The user experience for dashboards and reports can be improved. They should make dashboards and the reporting system easier for users. They need to add more reports to the dashboard. Currently, for complicated reports, I have to do the customization. It should have more integration with network firewalls to be able to gather all the information required for traffic management."
"Activating the SSL inspection is one of the challenges. We are currently moving to the O365 cloud, and one of the challenges is the performance when all of our users are connected to O365 by a proxy."
"There are performance issues with all of the proxies."
"Technical support is an area that requires some improvement."
"You can buy it on a yearly basis, or you can go for a subscription. For on-premise boxes, it is just the RMA."
"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."
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.
F5 Traffic Management Operating System is ranked 10th in WAN Optimization with 1 review while Symantec Proxy is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. F5 Traffic Management Operating System is rated 0.0, while Symantec Proxy is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of F5 Traffic Management Operating System writes "Good bandwidth optimization and video streaming capabilities, awesome scalability, and fast support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Proxy writes "Stable, with good caching for better performance and web isolation". F5 Traffic Management Operating System is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN and Riverbed Steelhead, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead, Exinda, Fortinet FortiProxy and Fortinet FortiGate SWG.
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