Compare Infoblox DNS Firewall vs. iboss

iboss is ranked 4th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews while Infoblox DNS Firewall is ranked 8th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews. iboss is rated 8.6, while Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of iboss writes "Our primary use case for this product is DLP. It is a solution that prevents advanced persistent threats, and has a zero tolerance for attacks". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Good granularity for control and checks DNS queries completely". iboss is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Cisco Umbrella and Palo Alto Networks Prisma SaaS, whereas Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector. See our Infoblox DNS Firewall vs. iboss report.
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Iboss is a solution that prevents advanced persistent threats, and has a zero tolerance for attacks.Our primary use case for this product is DLP,Granular setup, which was able to set different levels of filters using the OUs in the AD.Because of iboss, I did not have to assign web filtering tasks to my techs on a daily basis.Valuable features: Within the filter: Controls (Web categories, applications, and Allow/Block list) and Network (local Subnets). Within the reporter: Logs (Event Log) and Reports.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the granularity for which you can categorize what you want to block versus what you don't want to block.With the model we have, we are able to scale very easily if we need to.The most important features for us are preventing DDOS DNS attacks.

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Sometimes, obviously, there are bugs.Iboss is growing so fast that it is often hard for them to keep up with the challenges.SSL decryption: We had issues with learners using apps instead of using web browsers. This type of encryption is tough for any appliance in a BYOD environment.The area I would like to see improvement in is the ability with in the reporter to navigate directly to the content the user is traversing. It is kind of there, but it's not perfect. Quite frequently, I receive links that lead me to pages with error messages.To scale up, a new iboss Node Blade Chassis must be purchased.

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We would like to see more reporting capabilities that are now offered only with the on-premises reporting appliance.The dashboard and reporting features need improvement. The user needs more informative dashboards so they can get to the results directly without getting deep in the report to get to the information.Endpoint solutions need to improved.

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The licensing is set up such that you pay for the number of active users that you're defending at the moment.

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Overview

The iboss Distributed Gateway Platform delivers web gateway as a service through its revolutionary architecture. Built for the cloud, iboss defends the modern, distributed organization more effectively and efficiently through a 100% subscription-based platform – eliminating expensive appliance purchases and providing financial predictability. The platform natively delivers consistent security policies to all users, locations, and devices, ensuring seamless protection across the organization. The iboss Distributed Gateway Platform also allows for drop-in replacement of existing legacy appliances without the need to rearchitect existing networks — creating a smooth transition to the cloud and providing immediate ROI.

Infoblox DNS Firewall is the leading DNS-based network security solution which effectively contains and controls malware communications and prevents data exfiltration, thereby securing your assets and business. It also provides insights on threats, helps isolate infected devices for remediation, and stays current with the evolving threat landscape through an automated threat intelligence feed.

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Some of the world's largest financial services companies, REI, Urban Outfitters, Riverside Health Systems, Washington Redskins, Xerox, The Nutrasweet Company, Calimax, Chicago Public Schools,Council Rock School District
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