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Chinyama Zama
Real User
Assistant Manager IT at a insurance company with 11-50 employees
Aug 01 2018

What is most valuable?

For me, the web and content filtering are valuable because that, unfortunately, is where the abuse happens a lot. People are abusing the network... more»

How has it helped my organization?

One of the benefits has been cost reduction because I am now able to monitor my bandwidth. I have just enough bandwidth to utilize within the... more»

What needs improvement?

Once in a while, an unwanted email will slip in. You have to set your parameters to avoid that happening, but once in a while, an email has... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

One of the reasons we invested in the Cyberoam solution was that we were looking at content filtering. That was the initial discussion. While... more»

What other advice do I have??

See what your market is offering. Here in Zambia, Cyberoam has a lot of support. Take your time and make sure that when you're making a... more»
Fred Fish
Real User
Network Administrator at a non-profit with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 20 2016

What is most valuable?

Site to Site VPN, and local web filtering.

How has it helped my organization?

The ability to have a site to site VPN, yet have the users use their local internet rather than sending all traffic... more»

What needs improvement?

We have issues with IPS and DoS attacks taking down a couple of our sites. I've changed the IPs of the external... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

These, CR15iNG remote/small office firewalls, units are pretty inexpensive and renewal pricing is well worth the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We used Ciscofirewalls prior. They worked great, were more complicated to setup and cost significantly more initially... more»

What other advice do I have??

I liked the product so much I purchased one for my home as well. Prior to Sophos taking over I had a great sales... more»
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Ersin Bostancı
Real User
Director Of Information Technology at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 24 2018

What is most valuable?

The performance and security are the best features. The security options are great. We never had an attack, which is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The benefits are the firewall.

What needs improvement?

I am not sure there will be a another release of Cyberoam because it will be Sophos going forward. What could be... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Prices are very high.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We started with Cyberoam. We did not switch from anything else. Before it was Linux machines, but for the service, we... more»

What other advice do I have??

I am rating it a 10 out of 10 because it has never failed us. Talk to people who are actually using it. Actual... more»
Muhammad Irfan
Real User
CFO & Company Secretary with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 15 2018

What is most valuable?

For me, the most important thing is content management and, obviously, the firewall because we have some servers. We have different levels of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before, I was using TMG, and it was very difficult, back in 2010. A lot of things, like HTTP filtering and HTTPS filtering, were a problem for... more»

What needs improvement?

They have some issues with email filtering. Sometimes, I have found emails that have passed through the firewall, so I contacted Cyberoam. They... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were using TMG, previously. As I mentioned, we were not able to filter email. The second thing was content management. Sometimes we have to... more»

What other advice do I have??

For a small business, it's okay. It's easy to set up and it's also cheap. I rate it eight out of 10. I'm not giving a 10 because many times, I... more»
Abdul Faheem
Real User
Electrical Engineer at a transportation company with 11-50 employees
Mar 04 2018

What is most valuable?

The best feature is the flexibility the product offers, in terms of remote access. We have bout 35 locations across the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Let's talk about connecting the branches to the central headquarters. That has really improved our functioning, because... more»

What needs improvement?

There is a lot or room for improvement, because it is still not a fourth or fifth generation firewall. It lacks... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

It is worth the value.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Earlier, I was using Cisco ICER. I switched because it's not a UTM box, and it requested a lot of add-ons, when it... more»

What other advice do I have??

The first drawback is that Sophos has acquired Cyberoam. So, if I was a new customer who wanted to choose between... more»
S Ghosh
User
Pre Sales Engineer at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 21 2017

What is most valuable?

It has many features that no other competition has in single box so far, such as: * Dual AV engine for web and email. *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Easy to deploy. * Great IPS * Managing APs is now easy * Infected machines cannot connect the ERP until it is clean,... more»

What needs improvement?

On-box sandstorm should be available. As of now, it is from their cloud.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

The price is very competitive and the licensing is easy.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Used cyberoam iNG firewall/UTM. The new model is Sophos XG and I am upgraded to that, which is a great solution.

What other advice do I have??

* Value for money * Easy deployment * Sophos has a great vision, works on information security, products are available... more»
SenSupAn849302
Real User
senior support analyst at a non-tech company with 201-500 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

Usability: The admin interface is great and easy to use, no need to search documentation; stability and performance are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Web AV, Content Filter, reliable site to site VPN.

What needs improvement?

Reporting.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

The hardware has no user limit (the hardware is the limit) while the virtual edition has user limits (I do not like... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We use to have a few old Microsoft TMGs; it was time to replace.

What other advice do I have??

Go for-it! If you don't have solid knowledge of firewalls, hire someone who does.
it_user462609
Real User
Head of IT Services at a security firm with 10,001+ employees
Jan 28 2018

What is most valuable?

Bandwidth Management and aggregation. It is valuable for combining two ISPs. Switching to a secondary/redundant ISP is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Helps us to aggregate/manage bandwidth from two ISPs, as a fail-safe.

What needs improvement?

Needs a mail alert/notification when the device loses any of its connections, during ISP redundancy implementation.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

It’s value for the money.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

No previous solution.

What other advice do I have??

I give it an eight out of 10. It’s functionally competitive with higher priced alternative brands.
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Cyberoam Unified Threat Management hardware appliances offer comprehensive security to organizations, ranging from large enterprises to small and branch offices. Multiple security features integrated over a single, Layer 8 Identity-based platform make security simple, yet highly effective.
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