Avast Secure Web Gateway (SWG) vs. IBM Secure Gateway

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Avast SWG
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Avast Secure Web Gateway service provides cloud-based web protection for all employees and devices whether they are in or out of the office. With it, the user points DNS requests to the Avast network and is free from the complexity and overhead of traditional proxy servers and on-premise appliances. Avast’s SWG also protects roaming and guest workers as well. The Avast cloud SWG service, provided in partnership with the Zscaler threat network, blocks access to malware and bad locations on the…N/A
IBM Secure Gateway
Score 9.3 out of 10
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The IBM Secure Gateway provides a secure connection between anything and anything, allowing the user to quickly set up gateways to connect your environments, manage the mapping between your local and remote destinations, and monitor all of your traffic.N/A
Pricing
Avast Secure Web Gateway (SWG)IBM Secure Gateway
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Avast SWGIBM Secure Gateway
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Small Businesses

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Medium-sized Companies
Quantum Firewalls and Security Gateways
Quantum Firewalls and Security Gateways
Score 9.2 out of 10
Quantum Firewalls and Security Gateways
Quantum Firewalls and Security Gateways
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway
Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway
Score 6.4 out of 10
Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway
Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway
Score 6.4 out of 10
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User Ratings
Avast Secure Web Gateway (SWG)IBM Secure Gateway
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9.0
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User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Avast Software
I have been using [Avast Secure Web Gateway (SWG)] for a very long
time in my organization, it is very easy to use with having the interface
created on a very advanced module. Designed with much-modernized UI and dashboard
is very pleasing to use and to have the best experience on it.
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IBM
Datapower external connectivity is made easy with built-in client provisions in gateway servers. [There are] other use cases if you need to access resources in IBM Cloud with enterprise connectivity setup.
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Pros
Avast Software
  • I have been using this platform in my organization for securing the network for a very long time and I am satisfied with their services and features.
  • It helps me in blocking web threats before coming on the network automatically which saves my network from potential attack.
  • Completely functional UI with having all the features to have a fast and secure working environment.
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IBM
  • Ease of setup
  • Integrated Datapower clients
  • Console based management in IBM Cloud
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Cons
Avast Software
  • The major drawback of using Avast secure web gateway that it sometimes slows down the system in blocking web threats.
  • Secondly, it is hard to set up the first time as it takes a lot of effort and time to completely integrate with the system to make it fully functional.
  • Starting scanning the web application and organizing network in the background which talks a lot of memory and slows down the other processes.
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IBM
  • Product documentation on setting up various client use cases
  • Flexible plan
  • Deployment options beyond saas
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Return on Investment
Avast Software
  • I am facing a lot on my organization's websites that it shows a lot of ads on the screen which sometimes got a freeze on the page and takes the whole screen to play which is a lot of time-consuming and slows down the work.
  • Avast Secure Web Gateway [(SWG)] is one of the best protection solutions available in the market to secure network traffic.
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IBM
  • Was able to quickly set up vpn tunnel with our IBM Cloud resources access. That helped to get quick time to market.
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