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Likelihood to Recommend

Avast SWG

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.
Bart Kogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Web Gateway

McAfee Web Gateway is best suited for all types of organizations if they wan to achieve the security for their users as it has the large intel database as well. The best part is its flexible hybrid deployment methods- it can be deployed on premises (hardware and virtual), in the cloud, or both for the high availability.
Binita Kharbanda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Avast SWG

  • 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.
Bart Kogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Web Gateway

  • The software can is a brilliant defender against web threats.
  • As compared to other security software McAfee is far more advanced in doing security operations for the users.
  • It can block or unblock any device from external sources and use.
Carli Espino | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast SWG

  • 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.
Bart Kogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Web Gateway

  • Excellent high-performance web security.
  • Incredibly efficient application finding any threat.
  • The ransomware simulator does a pretty good job.
  • Email protection, malware, spyware, DDOS, BOT-ing, website filtering, spam filtering, and much more.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast SWG

No answers on this topic

McAfee Web Gateway

Both had comparable feature sets with Web Gateway at lesser cost.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast SWG

  • 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.
Bart Kogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Web Gateway

  • Inbound and outbound both traffic protection
  • URL/ Content filtering
  • Protection available for both inside/outside office users
  • Sometimes slowness is faced by users
Binita Kharbanda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast SWG

General

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

McAfee Web Gateway

General

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

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