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"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.""Five out of five ROI."

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"The most valuable feature of Pulse Client is integration with Google authenticator for two-factor authentication.""The scalability of Pulse Client is good."

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

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"Pulse Client could improve the reports. The reports are not in PDF and we can't check the details in the reports of users who are using the VPNs.""Pulse Client could improve the system tokens for authentication."

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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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  • "Pulse Client has two types of licenses. One is subsistence-based and the second is perpetual-based. The license cost is good, it is not very costly."
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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:The most valuable feature of Pulse Client is integration with Google authenticator for two-factor authentication.
    Top Answer:Pulse Client has two types of licenses. One is subsistence-based and the second is perpetual-based. The license cost is good, it is not very costly. Pulse Client costs approximately 2,000 Indian… more »
    Top Answer:Pulse Client could improve the reports. The reports are not in PDF and we can't check the details in the reports of users who are using the VPNs.
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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.

    Pulse Policy Secure is a Network Access Control (NAC) solution that provides Zero Trust Network Access Control for all managed, unknown or IoT devices in the network. It enforces foundational security policies, provides complete visibility, and is simple to use and deploy.

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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%
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    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    Hillstone E-Series is ranked 12th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 3 reviews while Pulse Client is ranked 19th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 2 reviews. Hillstone E-Series is rated 9.6, while Pulse Client is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Efficient call processor and overall amazing ROI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pulse Client writes "Integrates well, highly reliable, but lacking reporting". 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 Pulse Client is most compared with .

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