Compare Infoblox DNS Firewall vs. McAfee Web Protection

Infoblox DNS Firewall is ranked 9th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews while McAfee Web Protection is ranked 5th in Web Security Gateways with 3 reviews. Infoblox DNS Firewall is rated 8.0, while McAfee Web Protection is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Infoblox DNS Firewall writes "Good granularity for control and checks DNS queries completely". On the other hand, the top reviewer of McAfee Web Protection writes "Permits the user to go to the internet with a sufficient level of category blocking and anti-malware control". Infoblox DNS Firewall is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Zscaler Internet Access and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector, whereas McAfee Web Protection is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security and Zscaler Internet Access. See our Infoblox DNS Firewall vs. McAfee Web Protection report.
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Pros
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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It's a solution that permits making a granular configuration and it is easier to deploy the same configuration on a lot of devices using the central console. It is the master of the product.The most valuable feature of this solution is that it protects against threats that are coming from the web.The most valuable feature is the ease in the configuration for security roles.

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Cons
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 configuration could be simplified because it is more complex to make the configuration on McAfee. What can be improved is the support of the agent on smartphones, IOS or Android. That still now is not available yet.The solution should be more proactive in regards to sending you updates.We need a better customer experience and more flexibility in the product.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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McAfee Web Gateway, McAfee SaaS Web Protection
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Overview

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.

McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies' products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

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