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Pros
"Five out of five ROI.""Very reliable solution with good scalability and straightforward implementation.""The installation is easy, we have not had any complaints from our customers.""This solution has two main features that we find very valuable; a threat-intelligence option, and a web/application filtering option. The technical support team are very good and very quick."

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"It is a robust solution. You can scale it up as per your requirement."

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Cons
"The current usage reporting is very basic.""SSL VPN license cost is not cheap."

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"It should have better integration with other platforms. With the internet, very few innovations can be there, but there are some solutions that can be integrated into the solutions that we provide"

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The licensing model is very complex with many subcategories of licenses you can purchase. They could make it more simplified for customers to understand."
  • "The cost per year for licensing, and hardware, is approximately $850 for the basic plan."
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  • "As a provider, we need to have licenses from the regulatory authorities. Once we have those licenses in place, we can provide connections to our customers. So, getting licenses is a challenge. It is a time-consuming process. Other than that, there is no massive challenge."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Very reliable solution with good scalability and straightforward implementation.
    Top Answer:The licensing model is very complex with many subcategories of licenses you can purchase. They could make it more simplified for customers to understand.
    Top Answer:The room for improvement would be the SSL VPN license cost. They're not cheap, that's the only problem. Those are a little more on expensive side, but again, not many would deploy Hillstone for SSL… more »
    Top Answer:It is a robust solution. You can scale it up as per your requirement.
    Top Answer:As a provider, we need to have licenses from the regulatory authorities. Once we have those licenses in place, we can provide connections to our customers. So, getting licenses is a challenge. It is a… more »
    Top Answer:It should have better integration with other platforms. With the internet, very few innovations can be there, but there are some solutions that can be integrated into the solutions that we provide.
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    Also Known As
    CenturyLink MPLS/IP VPN, CenturyLink MPLS IP VPN
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    Overview

    Hillstone E-Series next generation firewalls provide visibility and control of web applications regardless of port, protocol, or evasive action. It can identify and prevent potential threats associated with high-risk applications while providing policy-based control over applications, users, and user-groups. Policies can be defined that guarantee bandwidth to mission-critical applications while restricting or blocking inappropriate or malicious applications. Hillstone E-Series firewalls incorporate comprehensive network security and advanced firewall features. They provide superior price performance, excellent energy efficiency, and a smaller size when compared to competing products.

    CenturyLink® MPLS/IP VPN provides traffic prioritization and routing, allowing you to efficiently deliver applications across multiple locations.

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    Sample Customers
    Bank of China Macao, Instituto Tecnológico Bolivariano, Ministry of Labor in San Salvador, FEDCO
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider39%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Insurance Company9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise58%
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    Hillstone E-Series is ranked 12th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 3 reviews while Lumen MPLS IP VPN is ranked 13th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 1 review. Hillstone E-Series is rated 9.6, while Lumen MPLS IP VPN is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Efficient call processor and overall amazing ROI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lumen MPLS IP VPN writes "A robust, scalable, stable, and evolved product". Hillstone E-Series is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos XG, Hillstone T-Series, Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls and Palo Alto Networks WildFire, whereas Lumen MPLS IP VPN is most compared with AWS Direct Connect, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet FortiClient, Microsoft Azure VPN Gateway and AT&T VPN.

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