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  • "I am not sure, I don't have the numbers in front of me, but I think it's $1.00 or so per device/month."
  • "Cisco uses subscription models for the pricing and there are three subscription plans."
  • "The licensing part for Umbrella is really flexible."
  • "There are three models for licensing with different feature sets."
  • "I think it's worth the money."
  • "The price of Cisco Umbrella is a little higher than similar solutions, like Gateway."
  • "The price should be slightly lower than the current price because if you look at the whole solution, it is simply a threat intelligence solution to block blacklisted things. The price should be lower looking at the features provided by the solution. The price isn't too high either, but it could be lower."
  • "There is a subscription cost."
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  • "The licensing is not expensive."
  • "The price of this product should be reduced to make it more competitive."
  • "Licensing is flexible. License pricing information is based on the customer, their environment, and on the future approach."
  • "The solution is priced a little high compare to similar solutions."
  • "Overall, I am not aware of the option to pay for one time use of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway."
  • "The price of this solution is reasonable."
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    Comparisons
    Also Known As
    OpenDNS
    Akamai ETP
    Forcepoint SWG, Websense Web Security, Forcepoint TRITON
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    Overview

    OpenDNS provides easy-to-implement Internet navigation and Web security solutions for families, schools, governmental organizations and businesses of all sizes. The services provided by OpenDNS increase the speed of navigating websites and prevent unintended access to phishing and malware sites as well as to any Web content that you configure to be restricted.   

    Enterprise Threat Protector (ETP) enables security teams to proactively identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats such as malware, ransomware, phishing, and data exfiltration that exploit the Domain Name System (DNS). Powered by real-time intelligence from Akamai Cloud Security Intelligence and Akamai’s proven, globally distributed recursive DNS platform, Enterprise Threat Protector efficiently delivers security, control, and visibility to the enterprise while easily integrating with your existing network defenses.

    Websense Web Security blocks web threats to reduce malware infections, decrease help desk incidents and free up valuable IT resources. It has more than 100 security and filtering categories, hundreds of web application and protocol controls, and 60-plus reports with customization and role-based access.
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    Sample Customers
    Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
    MCNC, Educational Testing Service
    Adventist Health, Alphawest, Amadori, Anoka County, Compartamos Banco, Davies Turner, EverBank, iGATE, Karlstad Municipality, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Scavolini, Smurfit Kappa, Toyota
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Consumer Goods Company9%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Security Firm6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Government5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company15%
    Integrator10%
    Government10%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Government7%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business39%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise36%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise52%
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    Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is ranked 18th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) while Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is ranked 3rd in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) with 15 reviews. Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is rated 0.0, while Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway writes "Flexible endpoint security, provides URL filtering, and the reporting is good". Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense, iboss, Fortinet FortiGate SWG and Netskope Next Gen Secure Web Gateway, whereas Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Fortinet FortiProxy, Netskope CASB, Trend Micro Web Security and McAfee Web Protection.

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