Kerio Control vs. Sophos Cyberoam UTM

As of February 2019, Kerio Control is ranked 20th in Firewalls with 5 reviews vs Sophos Cyberoam UTM which is ranked 7th in Firewalls with 17 reviews. The top reviewer of Kerio Control writes "Enables the ability to remotely control systems to be installed in multiple areas". The top reviewer of Sophos Cyberoam UTM writes "Web and content filtering, and bandwidth monitoring help keep bandwidth costs in check". Kerio Control is most compared with pfSense, Fortinet FortiGate and Sophos UTM. Sophos Cyberoam UTM is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos UTM and Sophos XG. See our Kerio Control vs. Sophos Cyberoam UTM report.
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Pros
Kerio has improved my organization's security.Technical support is good. They respond right away.It has helped our organization with testing.Kerio Control is easy to use and provides the ability to deliver customized solutions.​It helps us better control internal and external communications.​​Setup is simple. The Kerio interface is very intuitive.​Its support is very good, and it is stable product.​

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The most valuable feature of this product is the threat protection.It is a VPN that serves all your needs as an application firewall.Web and content filtering are valuable in preventing people from abusing the network and pushing up the bandwidth price.We have never had to restart a firewall. The firewalls have all worked perfectly fine.The best feature is the flexibility the product offers, in terms of remote access. What we had before was a decentralized mechanism in our organization, but after having this product we were able to get the remote locations into the same LAN. We were able to control the bandwidth and were able to take virtual access of those machines and give them the support, as and when required.Bandwidth Management and aggregation. It is valuable for combining two ISPs. Switching to a secondary/redundant ISP is thus seamless, in the event that the primary ISP goes down. The Bandwidth Management is also valuable for limiting heavy downloaders that may impact negatively on the experience of other users.The product has helped control bandwidth utilization, as well as enhanced connectivity and security to remote locations.User and network policies to be managed on a single screen with powerful filtering and search options.

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Cons
They should add wireless features.I would like to see them develop a bit more flexibility creating VLANs.They should improve the remote connectivity feature for users.Support responses need improvement.I would like for there to be a difference between international and national links.Filtering of pages and greater personalization in services need improvement.

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The reporting should be improved as well as the backup.Its scalability is not that great.Cyberoam configuration is done through the browser, which is one of the places that viruses spread.Once in a while, an unwanted email will slip in. You have to set your parameters to avoid that happening, but once in a while, an email has slipped past firewall. Once you update the firmware, you notice that it doesn't happen. If an email slips in, I get a little bit worried. I do get the report, but you just don't want that situation happening in the first place.I would like to see a better content management pack and also the website searching should be better.I have problems with the email filtering. Emails pass through without any filtering affecting them. When I get back to them and tell them this is the issue, they check everything and say it is not in their database signature and they have to update it. But you know, by that time, my user has already opened it.There is a lot or room for improvement, because it is still not a fourth or fifth generation firewall. It lacks security features.Needs a mail alert/notification when the device loses any of its connections, during ISP redundancy implementation.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The price is inexpensive.Pricing is good, but the licensing took a lot of time.Search and compare.

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I have no comment about the pricing.Prices are very high.It is worth the value.It’s value for the money. It’s functionally competitive with higher priced alternative brands.The price is very competitive and the licensing is easy.It is more expensive than cheap routers, but it offers a lot of functionality, and that warrants the price.Licensing is a bit costly, mostly for features requiring subscription.It is very reasonably priced as compared to other solutions in the market.

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Ranking
20th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
14,010
Comparisons
8,036
Reviews
4
Followers
286
Avg. Rating
8.3
7th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
31,712
Comparisons
14,290
Reviews
16
Followers
755
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Overview

Kerio Control brings together next-generation firewall capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN, and web content and application filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make Kerio Control the ideal choice for small and mid-sized businesses.

Cyberoam Unified Threat Management hardware appliances offer comprehensive security to organizations, ranging from large enterprises to small and branch offices. Multiple security features integrated over a single, Layer 8 Identity-based platform make security simple, yet highly effective.
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Sample Customers
Triton Technical, McDonald'sGulf Corporation for Technology, Maridive & Oil Services, Fidelity Bank, Petra University, Capital FM Kenya, Safari Park Hotel and Casino, Mayfair Casino, Pacific International Lines, Mozambique Ministry of Education, University of Namibia, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, University of Hawai, New Delhi Municipal Council
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REVIEWERS
Government7%
Non Tech Company7%
Financial Services Firm7%
Mining And Metals Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm34%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government13%
Non Profit8%
Find out what your peers are saying about Kerio Control vs. Sophos Cyberoam UTM and other solutions. Updated: January 2019.
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