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What advice do you have for others considering Cisco Web Security Appliance?

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Cisco Web Security Appliance, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

PeerSpot user
99 Answers

Enrique Diaz Jolly - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Real User

Implementation has to be done right, it's very important. It's not enough just to connect it — that won't make the traffic go through. You have to really think about how you want to route the traffic. It's for HTTP and HTTPS. Speaking of HTTPS, you have to consider the well-done proxying, otherwise, you will be breaking internet security because you'll have issues with the certificates, et cetera. So you have to do a very well-planned integration. Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight. Security-wise, it's a great product.

Sokhna DIOKH - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10Real User

In the future, we plan to use it in the cloud when there is a Cisco solution available, depending on the market and the purchasing power of the customers. I would rate this solution an eight out ten.

Dipmalya Dasgupta - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Real User

On a scale of 1 to 10, I would give Cisco Web Security Appliance an 8.

DanutAgache - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Try it. See how it works, it's not difficult to implement and it's not so expensive. I would recommend it. I would rate it a ten out of ten. In the next release, I would like to see reporting to implement more features. The license should also be more flexible.

Usman Rasool - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

My advice for anybody who is researching this appliance is to first determine exactly what it is that they require. There are a lot of applications and features but many of the features are useless for the organization. For example, if they do not need the DDoS features then they shouldn't get them and pay the additional fee. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

reviewer1300410 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

You need a fair comparison with other solutions to judge and compare others fairly. I have only used Cisco and would not be able to provide a fair assessment. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

Mohamed-Farrag - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

I use this product and implement it. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

reviewer1006023 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

I would rate this solution a six out of ten.

Ayhan Tunc - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

I will rate this solution a nine out of ten. I hope to see the next release being more affordable and better integration between platforms.

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