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"The routing of the multiple internet physical routers I have is the most valuable feature of this solution. Instead of me physically unplugging a cable from one router to the server, if one connection goes down, it automatically switches for me. So I can have all three of them plugged in. If one goes down, it just picks up the other one automatically. There's no physical cable swapping.""The reporting needs to be improved. It is hard to get a domain.""I love the VPN that we set up. A few of us have it on our computers so that if we leave, we can still access the stores. And we can work from home if needed. When I sign into that Kerio VPN, it links me like I'm sitting in the store. It puts me in our secure network so that I can sign on to each individual store and I can run numbers... If I have to work from home, it's so much faster than the way we used to do it.""The traffic insight page or the administrative portal is really helpful because you can see all the internet usage down to the point where you can see if it's big files or streams. It gives us a good view of what the internet usage is of users who are coupled to an IP address. That way, if there are problems with, for example, a lot of data usage or problems with the connection, we can narrow it down to a single user or server and address the problem. It's really helpful for diagnostic data.""The ease of use in the GUI itself is the most valuable feature. The GUI is really the best part of it. We like the traffic rules so we can control who can get to what. It's easy to determine the flow of the traffic itself so we aren't having to guess through command lines and reading out basically command-driven output. It's just a very easy-to-use interface. The interface is the best part of the product.""The firewall and intrusion detection features are good. It has blocked certain things. We have a lot of blocked sites that the staff or anyone using it, the public, etc., can't go on. It works for that. I get quite a few messages every now and again, saying that a virus has been detected and I can go in and block the user who's causing the problem.""The solution’s firewall and intrusion detection features are quite good because you can see exactly who is attacking you and who is getting blocked.""When one of the employees of my customers is using the VPN Client, I have created for them that they will always get a message. When the VPN Client connects to Kerio Control from the outside, they will get an email so they know when they are connected and when they are disconnected what is happening to their network."

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"The product is at the forefront of auto-remediation networking. It's great.""The solution appears to be stable, although we haven't used it heavily.""This is a good security product."

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Cons
"I would like the customer statistics to be more user-friendly. It should explain more what users have been doing throughout the day. Sometimes, it'll just say they downloaded a big file. Meanwhile, they were connected through a VPN.""There were certain things I didn't know about it, but I've always been able to just contact our IT company. They've been able to walk me through certain things. It was quite a monumental task to set up a public site. Support really had to help me with setting up the VLANs and walk me through it. It was not possible for me to figure that out on my own, but that's what they're here for. That could have been a little bit easier laid out.""I would like to see a little improvement in their technical support when you have a problem. I may be a little jaded because I came from Kerio when we could call and get a person on the phone who worked on the product. Every tech had their own demo setup. They had instant messaging capability with the developers. If we found a problem, then we could get a result for it quickly. Now, the product seems to be 24 hours. They have also gone to the model that if you need quicker support, then they now charge you additional for the exact same level of support that they used to give. I am assuming it's the exact same level of support that they say it is. I'm not paying extra for it. That's the biggest flaw with the product.""It has a VPN back to our data center but I don't think it has increased the number of VPN clients extended to those outside our environment""Kerio Control could improve by having higher availability and adding a mobile VPN channel. These additions are needed. The VPN is working fine on the Kerio Control but there needs to be a VPN client on the mobile phones, both for iOS and Android. This would be very good for us.""The comprehensiveness of the security features could be improved upon. However, for the most part, it is pretty good. They could add more logs. I would like to see more detailed reporting, custom reporting from the logs, and more of a streamlined interface for certain aspects.""The Kerio hardware devices look cheap and could be improved. Some of our clients are switching to Sophos because their hardware has a more sleek design.""The overall speed needs improvement. Internet connectivity speed needs to be improved somehow."

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"I'm not aware of any lacking features.""The price of Splunk UBA is too high.""Currently, a lot of network operations need improvement. We still need people to handle incidents. Our vision is to leverage status and convert it directly from the network devices. It would be ideal if we could take action using APIs and API code and remove manual processes."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Our clients see ROI with Kerio Control, as they are saving bandwidth costs.""The price of the solution is reasonable. For additional costs, you can add on more features such as antivirus.""It gives us a lot. It does prove to be a very robust product for the cost.""I think it is a bit on the pricey side, but it's okay. I've got 50 licenses which I think is $250 a year or something like that.""It gets expensive pretty quickly if you need to purchase license packs.""It's too expensive. The license, in the last year or so, has gone up by over a £100. We're almost being out-priced by the annual license at the minute.""On the low-end device that I use, it has unlimited IP addresses. So, they have a subscription model where, on the higher models, you pay X dollars for 10 IP addresses. Then, if you want any more, you have to pay more on the model. On the low-end model, it has unlimited IP addresses, because if you have too many users, the thing will just slow you down and stop working. At some point, you need to say, "Okay, I've grown to a point where performance is impacted. I need to get some bigger hardware." If I get to that stage, I will possibly look at using one of the virtual appliances and putting it on some bigger hardware.""It is priced low enough for entry-level, but it has the power to grow with a company without them having to replace it."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The price of the solution is reasonable. For additional costs, you can add on more features such as antivirus.
Top Answer: For those who want a good firewall solution, this is the one. I rate Kerio Control a nine out of ten.
Top Answer: The stability of Kerio Control is good.
Top Answer: The solution appears to be stable, although we haven't used it heavily.
Top Answer: We simply use the free demo version of the product. We do not pay any licensing fees at this time.
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Overview

Kerio Control brings together next-generation firewall capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN, and web content and application filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make Kerio Control the ideal choice for small and mid-sized businesses.

Splunk User Behavior Analytics is a behavior-based threat detection is based on machine learning methodologies that require no signatures or human analysis, enabling multi-entity behavior profiling and peer group analytics – for users, devices, service accounts and applications. It detects insider threats and external attacks using out-of-the-box purpose-built that helps organizations find known, unknown and hidden threats, but extensible unsupervised machine learning (ML) algorithms, provides context around the threat via ML driven anomaly correlation and visual mapping of stitched anomalies over various phases of the attack lifecycle (Kill-Chain View). It uses a data science driven approach that produces actionable results with risk ratings and supporting evidence that increases SOC efficiency and supports bi-directional integration with Splunk Enterprise for data ingestion and correlation and with Splunk Enterprise Security for incident scoping, workflow management and automated response. The result is automated, accurate threat and anomaly detection.
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Sample Customers
Triton Technical, McDonald's
8 Securities, AAA Western, AdvancedMD, Amaya, Cerner Corporation, CJ O Shopping, CloudShare, Crossroads Foundation, 7-Eleven Indonesia
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company25%
Financial Services Firm13%
Transportation Company13%
Maritime Company6%
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Comms Service Provider43%
Computer Software Company20%
Government4%
Media Company3%
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Financial Services Firm50%
Insurance Company13%
Government13%
Security Firm13%
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Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business89%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise3%
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Small Business52%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise33%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise42%
Find out what your peers are saying about Kerio Control vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
552,136 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Kerio Control is ranked 3rd in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 30 reviews while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is ranked 12th in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Software (IDPS) with 3 reviews. Kerio Control is rated 8.0, while Splunk User Behavior Analytics is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Kerio Control writes "Through the ease of how quickly we could roll out the VPN to everybody, we had whole companies remotely working overnight". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Splunk User Behavior Analytics writes "Stable, with good automation capabilities, however, we want to be able to automate even more". Kerio Control is most compared with pfSense, Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos UTM, Sophos XG and Darktrace, whereas Splunk User Behavior Analytics is most compared with Darktrace, Cisco Stealthwatch, Exabeam Fusion SIEM and ELK Elasticsearch. See our Kerio Control vs. Splunk User Behavior Analytics report.

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