We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I really love the auto-tunnel creation feature."
"The content that we are getting is very good. Content caching is also supported."
"The most valuable feature is the caching."
"It's a stable solution."
"Reporting is something that they can improve on."
"Activating the SSL inspection is one of the challenges. We are currently moving to the O365 cloud, and one of the challenges is the performance when all of our users are connected to O365 by a proxy."
"There are performance issues with all of the proxies."
"Technical support is an area that requires some improvement."
"You have to negotiate when it comes to pricing and licensing."
"In terms of cost, it is expensive. Its pricing has been a challenge for us since its acquisition by Broadcom."
"It's expensive. Clients often go to other products."
"Licensing is based on a subscription."
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A Symantec secure web-filtering proxy empowers you to: Control web and cloud usage with fast app performance. Establish negative-day threat defenses. Implement multi-authentication realm support. Gain visibility into encrypted web traffic.
Silver Peak VX is ranked 5th in WAN Optimization with 1 review while Symantec Proxy is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. Silver Peak VX is rated 9.0, while Symantec Proxy is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Silver Peak VX writes "A flexible and easy-to-deploy solution for reducing bandwidth consumption". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Proxy writes "Stable, with good caching for better performance and web isolation". Silver Peak VX is most compared with Riverbed Steelhead, Silver Peak NX, Citrix SD-WAN and Cato Networks, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with F5 Traffic Management Operating System, Citrix SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead, Exinda and Fortinet FortiProxy.
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