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Pros
"The most valuable feature is our ability to limit access by user, IP address, or MAC address."

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"The most valuable feature of this solution is they have IT consultants that know SonicWall.""This solution has many options for remote desktop and access.""It is faster than other security options when using remote connections.""The management and the dashboard are the solution's most valuable features.""I like the load balancing capability.""I think they ask for a fair price.""I am very satisfied with the technical support."

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Cons
"No solution is perfect, so there is room for improvement."

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"The overall menu is not very user-friendly and it could be easier.""This is an expensive solution and I think that the price could be improved.""The product itself is very good, but Dell needs to work on product visibility in their advertising.""The solution could integrate better with other platforms.""The timed synchronization between the network appliance needs improvement.""User interface could be improved.""The problem is that when combined with what the client already has, there are two different logins and two different management systems, and these should be consolidated into a single interface."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing is good and the standard license allows for 30 users."

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"The cost of the licensing is based on the maximum number of concurrent users, and it costs a lot to add them.""I don't know about the pricing of the SSL-VPN box. I know the SSL-VPN software is free. Global VPN client, by comparison, is licensed for around $150 or something like that. But the SSL-VPN software is free. It is already built-in with the box.""Our licenses are stackable and can be anywhere from five users to a million users."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is our ability to limit access by user, IP address, or MAC address.
Top Answer: The pricing is good and the standard license allows for 30 users.
Top Answer: No solution is perfect, so there is room for improvement.
Top Answer: I am very satisfied with the technical support.
Top Answer: We need to keep applying updates that are supplied from the OEM. On the customer's side, we have a centralized system. There is software to manage their security appliance, as well as their network… more »
Ranking
6th
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
577
Comparisons
320
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
344
Rating
9.0
4th
out of 10 in SSL VPN
Views
2,448
Comparisons
1,345
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
813
Rating
8.0
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SonicWall Aventail, SonicWall SMA SSL-VPN, SonicWall Secure Mobile Access
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Overview

Sangfor SSL VPN provides support for remote user to access the enterprise network from anywhere as long as you are connected to the Internet. Remote access is provided through a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) enabled by a SSL VPN gateway. The SSL VPN gateway allows remote users to establish a secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel using a web browser. This feature provides a comprehensive solution that allows easy access to a broad range of web resources and web-enabled applications (e.g.: Easy Connect) using native HTTP over SSL (HTTPS) browser support.

Sangfor SSL VPN provides SSL VPN remote-access connectivity from almost any Internet-enabled location using a web browser or a APP that natively support SSL encryption. This feature allows your Company to extend access to its secure enterprise network to any authorized user by providing remote-access connectivity to corporate resources.

SonicWall SMA is a unified secure access gateway that enables organizations to provide anytime, anywhere and any device access to mission critical corporate resources. SMA's granular access control policy engine, context aware device authorization, application level VPN and advanced authentication with single sign-on empowers organizations to embrace BYOD and mobility in a hybrid IT environment.
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Sample Customers
Investcorp, Central Bancorp, Griffiths & Armour
UnitedStack, Newport City Homes, Faith Lutheran College Redlands, PRIME aerostructures GmbH, Celtic Manor Resort
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider23%
Computer Software Company22%
Educational Organization10%
Non Profit8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company20%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government12%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business100%
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Sangfor SSL VPN is ranked 6th in SSL VPN with 1 review while SonicWall SMA is ranked 4th in SSL VPN with 7 reviews. Sangfor SSL VPN is rated 9.0, while SonicWall SMA is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Sangfor SSL VPN writes "Good reporting, provides several options for restricting access, and the technical support is good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall SMA writes "This is a versatile VPN that saves us from using more difficult security measures". Sangfor SSL VPN is most compared with Peplink SpeedFusion, F5 BIG-IP and Cisco IOS SSL VPN, whereas SonicWall SMA is most compared with Pulse Connect Secure, Citrix Gateway, Fortinet FortiClient, SonicWall Netextender and Cisco SD-WAN.

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