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"The core business of Cisco Umbrella is non-malware. That's all it does: block the malware on the gateway.""The most valuable feature of this solution is its reliability.""Using this solution has meant that we've needed to make fewer firewall changes.""The most valuable feature is that it secures our network against blacklisted or malicious websites.""The most valuable features are the protection against ransomware and phishing.""It will protect, give you more robustness, and faster responses, compared to any firewalls or any of the proxy web servers.""The most valuable feature for us is the DNS-based protection.""It analyzes the domain security helps us implement the securest policy."

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"It's a comprehensive security portfolio solution.""A very straightforward interface.""It has hundreds of features and many of them are useful.""Technical support is pretty good.""They are very good at CASB as compared to other players.""Their technical support is very good.""Its deployment is very easy and quick. Their technical support is also very good.""The feature that I like best is the GUI."

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"The initial setup was straightforward. The biggest thing for us was to build our own policies. The deployment itself was only a few hours.""The best thing about Zscaler Internet Access is the website filtering. In the UAE it's quite an important feature because most of the malware comes through the SQL injection and through downloads from websites. Zscaler helps protect against that.""The solution offers a distributed organization to master and to control all of the endpoints.""The most valuable feature is bandwidth control.""Zscaler Web Security protects our users in remote locations from internet threats - even if they are not connected to our network.""The scanning feature is impressive, because they do not introduce a big latency to the traffic.""The security is excellent.""The VPN is valuable, as the whole technology is very different from a traditional VPN."

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"The solution's technical support is not very good.""Security, overall, can always be improved.""I would like to see DLP integration in the next release of this solution.""Support for multiple domains is important to us.""I would like to see a graphical representation of the entire network.""It would be useful if they had a malware protection engine running inside their own VM.""This solution does not give us full, 360-degree protection.""I would like to see integration with SecurNX in the future."

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"Compatibility with other proxy polars would be helpful.""Lacking in local customer support.""The initial setup is complex and should be simplified.""The configuration in the cloud model could be improved upon.""They can focus more on ease of admin, ease of use, and ease of migration. Migration should be simple for companies that are using a different platform and would like to move to Netskope. Everyone looks for a simple migration. They can also focus more on cloud services and cloud trends. They have to see the cloud market, and they should try to compete with Zscaler and other players. They should also work on licensing costs.""They could improve their mobile agents as they have some limitations.""It should have user behavior analysis and diverse analysis.""Setting up policies is something that we having been doing, and if the vendor were to provide example use cases that included different implementation options then it would be very useful for us."

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"In every cloud service in the world, you have multiple upstream internet providers to create diversity so that if one of your providers fails, your network just continues. In South Africa, there is only one upstream provider, and that's not right. That that's a problem.""In terms of usage, here in the GCC, it's still growing a growing market, so the combination of DLP, data leak prevention, to a certain extent is fine. But what it requires is user-based access or role-based access. The solution needs to grow into that, which definitely takes time. There's not an easy way to integrate it, when you have a cloud-based solution.""Zscaler should provide adjacent services, which would be complementary to their current offering that could to be more pragmatic for a customer. For example, if you take Akamai, you get multiple sets of services, all depending on the customer and the strategy and the complexity and the problems. In some areas, they are more varied in terms of coverage.""It also needs better integration with other applications as well. There are some restrictions.""Another thing that I would like to see is if Zscaler could have a separate product for direct access. I looked at a private access solution, but I understand there's a separate product that isn't integrated with this.""I would like to see the ability to choose a pool of IPs for my company, set up rules based on them, and know that those IPs are not used by other companies.""I don't know whether it's Zscaler or not, however, sometimes I can't access my time management. I need to wait and try again a few hours later. Typically, if I let some time pass, I can access it again.""There are a few features that are not compatible with the Azure cloud."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There is a one-time cost of approximately $800 USD per user, and then a yearly support fee of about $50 per user.""Our costs were negotiated, and they are okay.""Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis.""Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis.""Cisco has a model called ELA. With ELA, if you buy the solution you will have the complete security portfolio and you can pay it yearly or after three years, it depends on the contract.""I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month.""Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans.""The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."

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"They should work on licensing costs.""The pricing is competitive.""Licensing is on a yearly basis."

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"Roughly, we might spend $70,000 a month on the solution. We don't pay for anything beyond the standard licensing fee.""Our monthly fee is around R3000."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution is extremely stable. It has excellent performance.
Top Answer: The solution has three types of licenses that cover a variety of different company types. In terms of a commercial… more »
Top Answer: There are always little items that can be fixed in any solution, however, I don't have any specific complaints. The… more »
Top Answer: The feature that I like best is the GUI.
Top Answer: Setting up policies is something that we having been doing, and if the vendor were to provide example use cases that… more »
Top Answer: The VPN is valuable, as the whole technology is very different from a traditional VPN.
Top Answer: I don't handle billing or payments and therefore don't know the exact pricing of the solution of what exactly our… more »
Top Answer: There are a few features that are not compatible with the Azure cloud. It's not fully compatible with our environment… more »
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OpenDNS
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Overview

OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

Netskope™ is the leading cloud access security broker (CASB). Only the Netskope Active PlatformTM provides discovery, deep visibility, and granular control of sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps. With Netskope, IT can direct usage, protect sensitive data, and ensure compliance in real-time, on any device, including native apps on mobile devices and whether on-premises or remote, and with the broadest range of deployment options in the market. With Netskope, businesses can move fast, with confidence.

Zscaler Web Security provides unmatched security, visibility and control, going beyond the basics of web content filtering. Delivered in the cloud, Zscaler includes award-winning web security integrated with our robust network security platform that features advanced threat protection, real-time analytics and forensics. You'll get protection across every user, location and device, including laptops, smartphones, tablets and Internet of Things devices.

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Sample Customers
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
NetApp, Genomic Health, Caterpillar, Apollo, Pandora, Continental Resources, Fractal, infinera, Tesla
Ulster-Greene ARC, BanRegio, HDFC, Ralcorp Holdings Inc., British American Tobacco, Med America Billing Services Inc., Lanco Group, Aquafil, Telefonica, Swisscom, Brigade Group
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm17%
Consumer Goods Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Educational Organization7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company25%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm8%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise37%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise66%
REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise33%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise64%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise73%
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Netskope CASB is ranked 2nd in Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) with 9 reviews while Zscaler Internet Access is ranked 2nd in Web Security Gateways with 8 reviews. Netskope CASB is rated 8.4, while Zscaler Internet Access is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Netskope CASB writes "Good interface with good onboarding and an easy to deploy agent". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zscaler Internet Access writes "Centralized firewall that protects the whole topography". Netskope CASB is most compared with Microsoft Cloud App Security, Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks, McAfee MVISION Cloud, Bitglass and Symantec CloudSOC CASB, whereas Zscaler Internet Access is most compared with Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks, Palo Alto Networks WildFire, Fortinet FortiGate, Microsoft Cloud App Security and iboss.

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