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Pros
"The features I have found to be most valuable are the levels of encryption I can enact and the compression I can apply to improve throughput.""There is support for multi-factor authentication."

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"We don't need to connect anymore. It is automatically connected when you log on in Windows.""The ZPA is a unique feature which offers VPN along with all the additional security needed."

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"If there was a Graphical User Interface to help streamline the configuration, I believe OpenVPN would probably venture more into the non-geek realm as it were.""The security needs to be improved because it was a complaint that our customers had."

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"SCMP support would be one of the biggest improvements in my opinion. More speed improvements are also required.""It's an expensive solution."

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"With regard to setup cost, pricing and/or licensing, the simple answer is that you'll need to set aside some time to learn it and experiment with it."

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Top Answer: As an alternative to ZScaler for VPN access. I would recommend NetSkope Private Access. I would be delighted to facilitate a demo/overview of the NetSkope platform.
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Overview

OpenVPN is an open-source software application that implements virtual private network techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.

Zscaler Private Access delivers policy-based, secure access to private applications and assets without the cost, hassle, or security risks of a VPN. Using the Zscaler App, users can now get all of the benefits of Zscaler’s Cloud Security Platform for Internet traffic, as well as granular, policy-based access to internal resources from a single point.

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Sample Customers
Verizon, Amazon, Disney, HP, Microsoft, IBM, SamsungNOV, Growmark, Paychex, MAN Energy Solutions
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider34%
Computer Software Company21%
Media Company7%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm15%
Media Company4%
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Small Business67%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise11%
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OpenVPN Access Server is ranked 6th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 2 reviews while Zscaler Private Access is ranked 4th in ZTNA as a Service with 2 reviews. OpenVPN Access Server is rated 9.6, while Zscaler Private Access is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of OpenVPN Access Server writes "My solution for connecting two DRBD farms". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zscaler Private Access writes "Big lack of support for SCMP network systems and the bandwidth speeds are limited". OpenVPN Access Server is most compared with Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Fortinet FortiClient, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Endpoint Remote Access VPN and Safe-T Secure Application Access, whereas Zscaler Private Access is most compared with Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, Cloudflare Access, F5 BIG-IP and Netskope Private Access.

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