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"The most valuable feature is the networking. I didn't have a good experience with the networking that Sophos has."

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"The most valuable feature is the zero-trust part of this solution.""The most valuable feature is the ability to join your network and provide access through the VPN.""It's great that we can make sure a machine meets the minimum requirements before users are allowed to log in.""The users can securely access any cloud data centers or cloud platforms. In terms of the features, it has all the features that Palo Alto Next-Generation Firewall has. It is also very stable and scalable.""The scalability of the solution is excellent.""There are plenty of features this solution provides and the most valuable would be the complete security protection we are receiving. We are provided with similar security that the Palo Alto AWS solution has. This includes features such as a firewall and machine learning AI.""It's much faster and more secure than legacy solutions. It is also quite stable and scalable as well. We are able to see all the traffic in one place."

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"I would like for them to improve the troubleshooting features. We have some problems with traffic and I can't identify where the problem is coming from. I have to open a ticket with support until it gets resolved. Microsoft doesn't offer enough tools to resolve the issue."

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"The cloud setup is straightforward, and the onboarding process is much better, but the on-premises initial setup is slightly complex.""Better integration with the MDM solution would be useful.""The solution needs to be more compatible with other solutions. This is specifically a problem for us when it comes to healthcare applications. They have proprietary connection types and things of that nature that make compatibility a challenge sometimes.""When it comes to the VPN, it uses the global protect VPN functionality to connect remotely, but it has a feature limitation for assigning multiple IP sub-links to different user groups. It would be much better if we are able to assign the current IP blocks for the sub-links based on the user groups.""There is some particular traffic that the security team wants to filter out and apply their own policies and they cannot.""There can be some latency issues with the solution that should be improved.""It would be nice to manage Prisma Access through the cloud instead of through Panorama. You can use the cloud version to monitor Prisma Access, but it doesn't have all the features yet, and it's not 100% done."

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"This is not an expensive product and everything is included with one license.""Prisma Access is a little bit expensive.""The solution requires a license and the technical support has extra costs. The licensing model could improve.""The price has been good for the ROI during these difficult times for the cruise industry. There are no hidden costs; what the product offers is what you get."

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MS Azure VPN Gateway, MS Azure VPN Gateway, MS Azure VPN Gateway
Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access, Prisma Access, GlobalProtect, Palo Alto GlobalProtect Mobile Security Manager
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Overview

A VPN gateway is a specific type of virtual network gateway that is used to send encrypted traffic between an Azure virtual network and an on-premises location over the public Internet. You can also use a VPN gateway to send encrypted traffic between Azure virtual networks over the Microsoft network. Each virtual network can have only one VPN gateway. However, you can create multiple connections to the same VPN gateway. When you create multiple connections to the same VPN gateway, all VPN tunnels share the available gateway bandwidth.

Prisma Access provides protection straight from the cloud to make access to the cloud secure. It combines the connectivity and security you need – and delivers it everywhere you need it.

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Concord Hospital, State of Colorado, Essilor International, RheinLand Versicherungsgruppe, University of Westminster, Universidade Nove de Julho, SPAR Austria, CAME Group, ZipRealty, Greenhill & Co., IKT Agder, Aviva Stadium, Animal Logic, Management & Training Corporation, Brigham Young University Hawaii, School District of Chilliwack
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider27%
Government5%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise44%
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Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise64%
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Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway is ranked 18th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 1 review while Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 7 reviews. Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway is rated 7.0, while Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway writes "Has good networking and is faster than other platforms but it needs better troubleshooting features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks writes "Can be used to manage the whole edge infrastructure in one place and also dramatically reduces administrative overhead". Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway is most compared with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Fortinet FortiClient, OpenVPN Access Server, Pulse Connect Secure and AWS PrivateLink, whereas Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks is most compared with Zscaler Private Access, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Zscaler SASE, Microsoft Intune and Cisco Umbrella.

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