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Pros
"The installation is easy, we have not had any complaints from our customers.""Five out of five ROI.""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.""Very reliable solution with good scalability and straightforward implementation."

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"The best features are security and ease of use."

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

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"An improvement would be to update the look and feel of the interface, which is very traditional and doesn't fit the current market trend."

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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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    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 best features are security and ease of use.
    Top Answer:We pay for a support license; otherwise, the device is perpetual only. Connect Tunnel is expensive.
    Top Answer:An improvement would be to update the look and feel of the interface, which is very traditional and doesn't fit the current market trend.
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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.

    -Provide strong security for mobile employees who need full access
    -Deliver “in-office” experience from any location
    -Get centralized control of all users, groups, resources and devices

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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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    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Wholesaler/Distributor6%
    Government5%
    Company Size
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    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise64%
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    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise36%
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    Hillstone E-Series is ranked 12th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 3 reviews while SonicWall Connect Tunnel is ranked 16th in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN with 1 review. Hillstone E-Series is rated 9.6, while SonicWall Connect Tunnel is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Efficient call processor and overall amazing ROI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall Connect Tunnel writes "Secure, stable, and easy to use". 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 SonicWall Connect Tunnel is most compared with SonicWall Netextender, Oracle VPN Connect and Zyxel VPN Client.

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