We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"FortiGate does not charge the client a licensing fee, although Cisco charges clients a couple of dollars per year for each license."
"The licensing model is very complex with many subcategories of licenses you can purchase. They could make it more simplified for customers to understand."
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.
Cisco IOS SSL VPN is ranked 3rd in SSL VPN with 4 reviews while Hillstone E-Series is ranked 8th in SSL VPN with 1 review. Cisco IOS SSL VPN is rated 8.6, while Hillstone E-Series is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco IOS SSL VPN writes "An excellent brand with good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Hillstone E-Series writes "Simple installation, good technical support, but simplified pricing model needed". Cisco IOS SSL VPN is most compared with Pulse Connect Secure, Citrix Gateway, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and SonicWall SMA, whereas Hillstone E-Series is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Hillstone T-Series, Sophos XG and Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls.
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