2 Ratings
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Score 9.3 out of 100
6 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 100

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

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

  • In our organization, Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is our primary and second line of defense facing the internet
  • It is positioned behind in conjunction with an intrusion protection service.
  • Before using this concept of defense, our Internet firewalls were continuously being overworked and saturated, slowing down traffic as a result.
  • It is not an option any more not to have Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) in our infrastructure.
Laurent Tremblay | 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

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

  • In conjunction with Active Directory, we can allow or deny access to the internet very quickly. We can also determine the level of access to the internet.
  • To satisfy our executive requirements, we can provide regular reports on internet usage.
  • Malicious protection Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) provides beyond our expectations.
  • It is our first level of defense, thus allowing us to reduce our investment in internal security systems.
Laurent Tremblay | 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

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

  • On occasion, content analysis needs some tweaking. Specifically, when huge files our downloaded.
  • For our organization using cloud-based applications and services is very discouraged.
  • However, the universe seems to be trending towards cloud-based offerings.
  • It may be reassuring if Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) could enhance protection in dealing with cloud services, particularly in protecting data.
Laurent Tremblay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avast SWG

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
  • We have submitted support request to Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG). In all cases, responses have been timely, and very comprehensive.
  • The support staff is very knowledgeable and does not hesitate to involve expert resources as required.
  • We have never had an unsolved case with Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG).
Laurent Tremblay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast SWG

No answers on this topic

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

  • Trend Micro IPS combined with Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG) is a winning formula for our organization
  • Palo Alto next-generation Firewall. Could not handle the load and protection level that we have today.
Laurent Tremblay | 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

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

  • With the advent of the Symantec ProxySG and Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG), we have reduced by 95% the number of internal security incidents and events.
  • As a result, we have reduced the effort and cost of investigating security incidents.
  • Knock on wood, as a result, and we have never had any data or security breaches.
Laurent Tremblay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast SWG

General

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

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

General

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

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