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Pros
"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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"The most valuable feature is DNS filtering.""The stability is excellent and the product is very mature."

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"The installation is easy and doesn't take long. The program speedy and doesn't crash. It doesn't consume computer hardware or software.""Almost everyone who uses it is happy about the product. I don't get any types of complaints from my clients.""The dashboard of the solution is a valuable feature."

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Cons
"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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"We would like to have cloud-based management.""Every vendor that sells DNS or firewalls needs to be able to protect against DNS look-up attacks and DNS naming hacks. This is true of Palo Alto as well as others."

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"The reporting system needs improvement. They should make is that we can customize it so we can add, remove or change its interface but they use a template. The reports cannot be changed.""It needs to be more secure for production environments.""If the solution could integrate with FortiGate where there would only be a need of one dashboard instead of having to set policies on our firewall and our DNS, this would be helpful."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Its simplicity is most valuable. I can install it and get it up and running, and it can be pervasive across my business… more »
Top Answer: It has a reasonable price. It is certainly not as expensive as it used to be. It is in line with other offerings on the… more »
Top Answer: The API is very Cisco orientated, which is absolutely fine if you're using Cisco Firepower and SecureX kind of products… more »
Top Answer: The stability is excellent and the product is very mature.
Top Answer: Every vendor that sells DNS or firewalls needs to be able to protect against DNS look-up attacks and DNS naming hacks… more »
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution for security reasons.
Top Answer: The dashboard of the solution is a valuable feature.
Top Answer: They need to be more economical for smaller companies so that everyone can use it to store data.
Top Answer: If the solution could integrate with FortiGate allowing functionality through only one dashboard instead of having to… more »
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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.   

Automatically secure your DNS traffic by using Palo Alto Networks DNS Security service, a cloud-based analytics platform providing your firewall with access to DNS signatures generated using advanced predictive analysis and machine learning, with malicious domain data from a growing threat intelligence sharing community.

Webroot SecureAnywhere DNS Protection offers a quick, straightforward, and highly effective way to secure the DNS protocol connection against cyberattacks. With advanced reporting on more than 80 URL categories, admins gain greater visibility than ever, reduce risk, and can tailor usage policies to their organization's unique needs.

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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
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Financial Services Firm16%
Consumer Goods Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Educational Organization6%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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Comms Service Provider23%
Computer Software Company16%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Government6%
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Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider16%
Outsourcing Company5%
Retailer5%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise38%
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Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise68%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Palo Alto Networks DNS Security vs. Webroot DNS Protection and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
501,151 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Palo Alto Networks DNS Security is ranked 4th in DNS Security with 2 reviews while Webroot DNS Protection is ranked 5th in DNS Security with 3 reviews. Palo Alto Networks DNS Security is rated 8.6, while Webroot DNS Protection is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Palo Alto Networks DNS Security writes "Mature with good scalability and an easy initial setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Webroot DNS Protection writes "Good application for internet users looking to secure their domain data". Palo Alto Networks DNS Security is most compared with Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection, Mimecast Web Security, BlueCat DNS Edge and Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense, whereas Webroot DNS Protection is most compared with Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway, Zscaler Internet Access and TitanHQ WebTitan. See our Palo Alto Networks DNS Security vs. Webroot DNS Protection report.

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