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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Content Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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Which is the better security solution - Cisco Umbrella or Zscaler?

How to choose between them?

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3 Answers
Executive at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Top 10
18 August 21

I would widen my options to include Netskope. 

Tech support is far better should or if you require it, deployment is much faster, and integrations with API's is better than either of the other two.

John Okunade - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Support Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
06 December 21

Fantastic points you have highlighted Leah. The DNS functionality of the Umbrella. 

I think the functionality I love about Umbrella is that it's an enterprise solution providing web security for both on-prem and mobile users. Being a cloud solution centralized management of the solution is made easy. Thank you, Cisco.

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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Content Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Dec 15, 2021
How does Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks compare with Zscaler internet access? Which is better and why?
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Janet Staver - PeerSpot reviewer
Tech Blogger
15 December 21
Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks is stable, easy to integrate, easy to use, and very scalable.  It has a very user-friendly interface, has a straightforward setup, and the remediation process is easy compared to other platforms. Moreover, it has good performance and technical support. In addition, Prisma has the ability to quarantine and clean a malware file very well, which is a great feature that provides a lot of security. Whatsmore is that the solution works with Oracle Cloud while other SaaS solutions aren’t always compatible. Compared to other solutions, Prisma SaaS is flexible. While Prisma SaaS has many good things going for it, its one major disappointment is that it does not support the reverse proxy type of integrations, which can be a deal-breaker for some people. Prisma SaaS also lacks a hybrid model. Zscaler internet access has good VPN technology and the internet security it provides is by far its most valuable feature. Some of its other valuable features are that it is a lightweight solution, it is very easy to set up, configure, and maintain, and the protection is in the cloud. What I find to be most useful is that it delivers safe web access for employees that work remotely, and it also increases cybersecurity, making it efficient by saving a lot of time. The only thing that I don’t like about Zscaler is that there are a few new features that are not compatible with Azure Cloud. I wish they also had more video documentation and training materials available, but I think they plan to expand on that front soon. Conclusion: After evaluating both Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks as well as Zscaler internet access, I ultimately decided to go with Zscaler because Prisma SaaS wasn’t as feature-rich as I expected it to be, and Prisma SaaS was also the more pricey option.
Research Technology Associate at a non-profit with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 01, 2021
How does the Netskope Secure Web Gateway compare to the Zscaler Secure Web Gateway?  Which one is closer to Blue Coat SWG's feature set?
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IT Consultant/Program Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
01 December 21
In CASB standpoint, Netskope is better. In SWG standpoint, Zscaler is the best. Unfortunately, I don't know Blue Coat at all. Anyway, you should adjust new product policies.
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