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What is your primary use case for Zscaler Internet Access?

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1414 Answers

reviewer1753680 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The product is an Internet proxy solution. We use it to manage our users' Internet access, making sure that they don't go to the wrong site. We also use it for data loss prevention.

reviewer1247181 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10Real User

It's primarily for end-user access to the public internet. We use the proxy functionality and the URL Filtering. We have a global policy for all our users. While there are a few categories of URLs that we are not allowed to do SSL inspection on, the primary function for us is to do SSL inspection so that we can make use of the built-in anti-malware and antivirus—the advanced-threat features—within the platform. We do SSL inspection of some 80 percent of all the traffic and we can evaluate if it's malicious or not. It is a cloud solution where pretty much everything is handled by Zscaler.

Owen-Nunez - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

You can have mobile employees who forward traffic into a Zscaler client, or you could use a PAC file. So, if users connect at the beach, a hotel, coffee shop or something outside their actual office, it will give them protection. You can use it with a secured Internet using a web gateway to deliver to the cloud.

reviewer1316007 - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

We use Zscaler for VPN connections and for internet security.

Gregor Burow - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The product is an endpoint solution for private and internet security. I use it myself in my home office. I'm in sales. I use it as an endpoint solution for my laptop, for my device, in order to get access to some internal service applications, such as pricing and time management tools.

MilindSampat - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

The solution is primarily used as a secure web gateway.

Elvin Castellanos - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 20Real User

Because some of our employees need to work remotely, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were looking for a solution that would keep them safe. We have a Cisco ASA firewall in our company, but when people work remotely they can't be protected by that solution. That's why we decided to go for a WAF.

Mngngpart576 - PeerSpot reviewer

The primary use for the solution is to provide better more mature security for our client's networks.

Kamran Shaheen - PeerSpot reviewer

The primary use case is to secure internet traffic. Users want to make sure that the site doesn't have DDoS attacks or any malware. Zscaler is able to protect data for individual organizations and for the country as well.

Dragos Cernat - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

We use it for security. We installed it on our work computers and also for other traffic from the office. We are using it for perimeter security and that is useful for us.

it_user1059291 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Our primary use case of this solution is for the protection from malware and malicious attacks. We also use it for bandwidth control to compare business and individual use. We use it in conjunction with Palo Alto.

Suren Rupnarrain - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

We primarily use this web security solution to protect our users in remote locations or branches from internet threats. It is very important for our organization to protect our users, even if they are not connected to our network.

Paul Zalewski - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

We leverage it for web proxy and web security.

CEO832 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

The primary use case is for organizations that have a lot of road warriors or very highly distributed small offices. It provides protection anywhere you are...whether you are in a hotel somewhere, or in Africa, it does not matter. You will get the Zscaler protection presence anywhere.

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