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Score 9.6 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Avast SIG

The scenario that Avast is great would be for large companies, where it works through homeoffice. Avast would be a bad idea for the educational institution, that is, a place where it will be directed to an underage audience, but I believe that Avast is on its way to becoming a global use system, so in the future it can be used in scenarios.
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cyberoam

We've been happy with them for the most part for use in our K-12 segment. Please also know that the review is for thoughts and sharing and does not represent or infer a product endorsement by myself or on behalf of the University of Hawaii system.
Mark Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Identification Technologies
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Visualization Tools
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Content Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Policy-based Controls
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Active Directory and LDAP
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Firewall Management Console
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Reporting and Logging
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
VPN
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
High Availability
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Stateful Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam
Proxy Server
Avast SIG
10.0
Cyberoam

Pros

Avast SIG

  • ‘Designer’ of the site is great
  • Access places
  • The easiness to follow each demand
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cyberoam

  • Easy to use compared to other firewall/UTM products
  • Good for SMB and enterprise, but also high marks for a K-12 use case
  • Longevity and reliability
Mark Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast SIG

  • Should be able to leave in only 1 language
  • Make Avast more communicative
  • It has the possibility of leaving it our way
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cyberoam

  • Without mentioning an alternative brand, there is another leading company who has updated with firewall UI quite a bit. They offer an expanded line-up to meet a wider array of needs including specific appliances for web caching, proxy servers, and other products that have the same and familiar UI across the products. Each of the products does have some overlap so that customers can choose the right appliance for their use case.
  • After being acquired by Sophos, we saw our year-over-year costs escalate significantly since our original maintenance contract. They should consider revisiting the pricing, especially for education.
  • They should consider a current market analysis and see how the market is changing and adapting with other lower cost appliances for their product line up.
Mark Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast SIG

In my institution we didn't choose Avast, as they see the best for the team, that is, in this case I didn't have access to the other Avast. But in this case, I can pass on my experience with the Avast that I use. It is great, but it is necessary to improve in several aspects, such as the structure.
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cyberoam

At the time Fortinet wasn't open to changes and ease of use for our type of use case. Since then, the company has come a long way with ease of use of their product. We selected Cyberoam because of its UI and ease of use specifically for CIPA compliance for K-12
Mark Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast SIG

  • Great for team communication
  • Great for improving our understanding of the product.
  • Terrible in language setting
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cyberoam

  • Positive - time and cost savings on management
  • Positive - still best in class for ease of CIPA compliance for K-12
  • Negative - escalating costs are pushing us away from the solution
Mark Yap | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast SIG

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Cyberoam

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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