Untangle NG Firewall vs. Zscaler Web Security

Untangle NG Firewall is ranked 20th in Firewalls with 3 reviews vs Zscaler Web Security which is ranked 15th in Firewalls with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of Untangle NG Firewall writes "It is the easiest and most cost-effective product to use". The top reviewer of Zscaler Web Security writes "It is a perfect solution for organizations that have a lot of road warriors". Untangle NG Firewall is most compared with pfSense, OPNsense and Sophos XG. Zscaler Web Security is most compared with Cisco Umbrella, Palo Alto Networks WildFire and Forcepoint Web Security.
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Pros
None of my clients has had a ransom or breach using Untangle.Web Filter is effective, Web Cache offers bandwidth savings, and the VPN setup is easy.​It is very easy to deploy and monitor. ​It is not attached to an appliance, meaning if you get a good PC/server, then you can already run a firewall.

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Whether you are in a hotel somewhere, or in Africa, it does not matter. You will get the Zscaler protection presence anywhere.Tech support is good.Zscaler excels in security protection and the cloud is always up-to-date. It does not matter if you are a small or big organisation, you will receive the same security quality.One on the main benefits is protection all time from anywhere.In terms of management and visibility, there is a single panel where you can configure the policies for your entire organisation worldwide.​After a proper implementation, the maintenance is very low.​

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It would be much easier if there was a mobile app.The ability to setup a DDNS for each WAN independently would be a very handy feature.The product needs to have a better support group for its online support, specifically for its help desk.The management console for partners is a bit tricky (buggy).

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The pricing is an issue. It is expensive if you have all of your users in the same location. It is expensive compared to other firewalls on the market.​When you have appliances, SSL inspection is always a headache due to poor performance and/or lack of ciphers implemented. ​Do not expect to pay for the service and start using it, like Gmail. Zscaler requires a proper implementation to be done to make it successful.

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It is the most cost-effective to use.

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The pricing is an issue. It is expensive compared to other firewalls on the market.​Be aware that you will need to invest some time and money to adapt your environment for Zscaler (traffic redirection, software deployment, authentication, etc).​

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Overview

Untangle NG Firewall takes the complexity out of network security—saving you time, money and frustration. Get everything you need in a single, modular platform that fits the evolving needs of your organization without the headaches of multiple point solutions.

Enjoy the flexibility to deploy Untangle’s award-winning NG Firewall software on third party hardware, as a virtual machine, or as a turnkey appliance.

Rest assured that the browser-based, responsive and intuitive interface will enable you to create policies quickly and easily. Then, drill down into database-driven reports—the most comprehensive and detailed in the industry—to get visibility into exactly what’s happening on your network.

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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North American Stamping Group, Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey (CPNJ), Brown County Schools, IN, City of Bridgeton, MO, Lancaster County, SC, Vision Charter School, Clay County Sheriff’s Department, NC, Breakwater School, Boys & Girls Club of Manchester, NH, Admiral Farragut Academy, Flow Companies, No Ordinary Hotel, KECdesign, Ulster-Greene ARC, BanRegio, HDFC, Ralcorp Holdings Inc., British American Tobacco, Med America Billing Services Inc., Lanco Group, Aquafil, Telefonica, Swisscom, Brigade Group
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