2 Ratings
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Score 7.2 out of 100
3 Ratings
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Score 5.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Barracuda Content Shield

We are a healthcare organization so it is very important that we are HIPPA compliant with our data via email/web based. For non-medical related issues sometimes we get items we do need blocked by the program.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

Lightspeed web filtering using the Chromebook Relay agent is amazing and does a great job for a cloud filtering solution. The reports that are available are great and can be customized and retains data for 90 days. Reports are easily shared with staff and/or parents for transparency and disciplinary reasons. The agent for Lightspeed (Relay) does not work well with OSX and works okay in Windows, but doesn't allow you to access local IP addresses in the web browser. There needs to be a way to bypass filtering for local network access. This can make it unusable in some cases.
Jonathan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Barracuda Content Shield

  • Easy to use
  • Layout of program looks like an email so its easy to read and identify
  • Helped many suspicious senders from getting into our system
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

  • Traffic Logging
  • Alerts
  • Filtering by groups
  • Reporting
Jonathan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Barracuda Content Shield

  • The layout is simple but its all one color and there are a lot of tabs that I don't know what they are used for
  • I cant figure out why the Barracuda emails go straight to my junk box, I don't always check it so some emails have gotten lost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

  • MAC OSX Client Compatibility and reliability.
  • Windows Client Compatibility and reliability.
  • Contract and Terms
  • Pricing
Jonathan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Barracuda Content Shield

Barracuda Content Shield 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I think the program is easy to use, I think there are more functions it can have or better ability to customize the layout so it doesn't look so plain
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Barracuda Content Shield

Barracuda Content Shield 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I have only had to call twice for access issues but it has been overall a normal experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Barracuda Content Shield

We chose this package because of our industry, there is a lot of web based information that can get lost or stolen. We want to be compliant and not lose any sensitive information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

Lightspeed has a long solid reputation in the EDU market for web filtering. That being said, they have the largest database of the categorized websites at the administrator's disposal during the configuration and operation. Safety Check is AI-based and Securely uses a live in-person safety monitoring system. Securely can send local authorities to do a welfare check on students because of self-harm-related emergencies. Securly is priced a little cheaper but not too much. Linewiz will be our new system to test.
Jonathan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Barracuda Content Shield

  • Keeping our data more secure
  • Controlling information in and out of the servers
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

  • Very costly per year
  • Does a great job with 1:1 filtering on Chromebooks
  • Safety Check checks student for possible self harm and alerts staff
Jonathan Butler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Barracuda Content Shield

Pricing Details

Barracuda Content Shield

General

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

Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay)

General

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

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