"Stability-wise, it's good. I have never encountered any bugs."
"It's very stable, reliable and does its job."
"I think recently with many people working from home, Cisco Umbrella has been very useful. For example, we can manage the device and the network when the employee is not working on the local host. Cisco Umbrella is very valuable for this kind of infrastructure."
"There is much differentiation within the licensing so if anyone wants DNS security from the DNS security log, we are there already, and if anyone wants to go to a secure internet gateway, that is also available. We can get the integrated cloud DLP license keys. That is a good benefit with Cisco Umbrella. You can get a complete solution in a single licensing."
"Cisco Umbrella is absolutely stable."
"Cisco Umbrella is such a solution and can be implemented very fast and easy. All that we must do is redirect the DNS registers in their routers, or the active directory service of the enterprise that are going to use in Umbrella services. If you buy the service now, in two hours you are protected by the service because it's very fast to put in service."
"The implementation is pretty easy."
"I haven't found any issues related to latency or any other issue."
"The most valuable features are the website blocking capability and SSL interception."
"It is quite scalable. If a user needs to do more deployments, they can just add them."
"It is easy to manage. The graphical user interface is quite easy to navigate, and we don't have any difficulty in using it. It is a good solution."
"The pricing could always be a little bit better."
"It's a very new product, so it's quite immature at the moment. It can be more user friendly."
"Missing a real data leakage prevention solution."
"I think it's a very basic solution, and because of that, Cisco Umbrella would not be a suitable solution for large companies."
"I would like to see more integrability with other products."
"I would like to see more integration between Cisco Umbrella and Cisco DNA Center."
"Cisco Umbrella should introduce an on-premises device."
"It should have a real-time malware classification engine. It should check the malware on the website. It would be good if it had a real-time malware check for the websites because currently, it just compares the DNS queries of the blacklist. It should also have malware control over file execution and the types of files that the users are allowed to download."
"Difficult and time-consuming to deploy and update."
"The interface could be made more user-friendly."
"The major challenge is their support. The support from Broadcom is quite poor. It takes forever for them to get back to you, and when they get back to you, they ask you for so much information, which makes it more difficult. That's the only problem I have with Broadcom. This is one of the reasons why we are switching to another solution. Another reason for switching is that we have a plan to adopt solutions in the cloud so that we can offload the administration efforts to the vendor. In future releases, they can improve its reporting and the process for rules creation. They can also improve Broadcom on things such as security information and event management so that from my same platform, I can carry out functions and probably block websites. Such a feature would be nice. Currently, Broadcom is integrated with McAfee to block access to certain sites automatically. It would be nice if they can expand their integration to IBM Resilient Security Orchestration and Automation Response."
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Cisco Umbrella is ranked 1st in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) with 31 reviews while Symantec Secure Web Gateway is ranked 12th in Secure Web Gateways (SWG) with 3 reviews. Cisco Umbrella is rated 8.4, while Symantec Secure Web Gateway is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Umbrella writes "Segmenting email and web proxy features stand out but missing pieces leave holes to be filled". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Secure Web Gateway writes "Quite scalable but it is more complex than it needs to be and would be better with modernized deployment strategies". Cisco Umbrella is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection, Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks and Palo Alto Networks DNS Security, whereas Symantec Secure Web Gateway is most compared with Zscaler Internet Access, Forcepoint Secure Web Gateway, Cisco Web Security Appliance, iboss and Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector. See our Cisco Umbrella vs. Symantec Secure Web Gateway report.
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