Sophos Cyberoam UTM Valuable Features

Chinyama Zama
Assistant Manager IT at a insurance company with 11-50 employees
For me, the web and content filtering are valuable because that, unfortunately, is where the abuse happens a lot. People are abusing the network and pushing up the bandwidth price. View full review »
Ersin Bostanc─▒
Director Of Information Technology at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The performance and security are the best features. The security options are great. We never had an attack, which is pretty good. We use it from a standard location, and they are connected to each other. View full review »
Muhammad Irfan
CFO & Company Secretary with 1,001-5,000 employees
For me, the most important thing is content management and, obviously, the firewall because we have some servers. We have different levels of users. Some users, we are just giving them email access. For some users, working sites only. For some users, we are giving them intermediate access so they can access, on the government side, some knowledge bases. For some users, we are giving full access. So there are two major features for me. One is content management and the second thing is servers, publishing. View full review »
Abdul Faheem
Electrical Engineer at a transportation company with 11-50 employees
The best feature is the flexibility the product offers, in terms of remote access. We have bout 35 locations across the kingdom, and connecting those remote locations with the minimal bandwidth was a challenge. A few of my branches are connected via 3G. So that is the most advanced feature I like about Cyberoam, the flexibility the solution offers. View full review »
S Ghosh
Pre Sales Engineer at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
It has many features that no other competition has in single box so far, such as: * Dual AV engine for web and email. * Optimized three-clicks-to-anywhere navigation. * New unified policy model enabling all business. * User and network policies to be managed on a single screen with powerful filtering and search options. * Policy Templates for common business applications, like Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and many more defined in XML enabling customization and sharing. * Custom IPS, Web, App, and Traffic Shaping (QoS) settings per user or network policy on a single screen. * Sophos Security Heartbeat connecting Sophos endpoints with the Firewall to share health status and telemetry to enable instant identification of unhealthy or compromised endpoints * Policy support for Sophos Security Heartbeat to automatically isolate or limit network access to compromised endpoints * Application Risk Meter provides and overall risk factor based on the risk level of applications on the network * FastPath Packet Optimization * Hotspot support for (custom) vouchers * Password of the day * T&C acceptance Other valuable features include: * Wireless guest Internet access with walled garden options * Time-based wireless network access * Wireless repeating and bridging meshed network mode with supported APs * Advanced Threat Protection (detect and block network traffic attempting to contact command and control servers using multi-layered DNS, AFC, and firewall). * Sandstorm Cloud Sandbox Protection * Patent-pending SPX encryption for one-way message encryption * Recipient self-registration SPX password management * Hundreds of on-box reports with custom report options: Dashboards (Traffic, Security, and User Threat Quotient). * Applications (App Risk, Blocked Apps, Search Engines, Web Servers, and FTP) * Network and Threats (IPS, ATP, Wireless, and Security Heartbeat) * VPN * Email * Compliance (HIPAA, GLBA, SOX, FISMA, PCI, NERC CIP v3, and CIPA) * Robust hardware * Huge RAM * SSD View full review »
senior support analyst at a non-tech company with 201-500 employees
Usability: The admin interface is great and easy to use, no need to search documentation; stability and performance are what my company demands. View full review »
Head of IT Services at a security firm with 10,001+ employees
Bandwidth Management and aggregation. It is valuable for combining two ISPs. Switching to a secondary/redundant ISP is thus seamless, in the event that the primary ISP goes down. The Bandwidth Management is also valuable for limiting heavy downloaders that may impact negatively on the experience of other users. View full review »
Tope Akinbo
Senior Network and Security Engineer
* URL filtering * Content Filtering * Remote Access/Site-to-Site VPN features * Traffic Shaping/QoS * Packet Capture These features have helped control internet utilization and compliance in the organization. View full review »
Peter Kidd
IT Consultant & Network Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
All in one UTM appliance. View full review »
IT Manager at a energy/utilities company with 201-500 employees
It's a VPN, and the single box solution serves all your needs like an application firewall. In addition, you can set the proxy server. View full review »
Gajanan Narwade
Team Lead.Tech.Support (Network & Security) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Web Filtering and Application Filtering saves a lot of my bandwidth and improves the user's productivity. View full review »
Mpendulo Mhlaba ┬ę
Business Development Executive at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Content filtering, as this enables me to control that which employees can view at different time quotas. View full review »
Owner with 11-50 employees
* Reliability * Good user interface * Versatility View full review »
Robert Olsinski
Managing Partner with 11-50 employees
* Threat prevention * Support of the product by their support team was good; we had no threat issues when using the product in multiple locations. View full review »
IT Support Engineer at a wholesaler/distributor with 201-500 employees
The most valuable feature of this product is the threat protection. View full review »
Rodrigo Xavier
Security and Infrastructure Analyst at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Firewall, Web Filter, Application Filter, VPN SSL, VPN Ipsec. in one applicance. For a small-medium enterprise this solution is easy to manage and operate. All features are ways to control the security of you network. View full review »
Technology Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Web application filtering eases internet access control. View full review »

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