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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

If you just need to do simple communication to Azure such as smb and rdp sessions then the Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series is overkill. If you need to setup multiple mesh vpn connections to existing ISRs and have complicated routing with multiple protocols then Cisco Cloud Services Router makes that setup much easier and less work to maintain and troubleshoot.
Ryan Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Untangle NG Firewall

Midsized business is where I have used it. Have used it to connect to other Untangle boxes across town and in other countries with NO issues and works with MS Domains across these VPN connections. Probably less appropriate for small home networks or large businesses.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.5
Identification Technologies
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.6
Visualization Tools
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.7
Content Inspection
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.0
Policy-based Controls
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.9
Active Directory and LDAP
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
8.7
Firewall Management Console
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.7
Reporting and Logging
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.0
VPN
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.9
High Availability
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
10.0
Stateful Inspection
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
9.3
Proxy Server
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
10.0

Pros

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

  • Extends our network to a private cloud
  • Gives us more security
  • Provides more efficient connectivity
Jon Hersh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Untangle NG Firewall

  • Web Filtering is strong, and can also do application fingerprinting to allow Facebook, but not Facebook games. Secondly, a separate partition called a "rack" can be set up to give one subnet or group of users different web filtering policies than another. For example, teachers would get more freedom to browse the web than students at a school.
  • Built-in SD-WAN connectivity as part of your license. IPSEC tunnel creation is also amazingly easy.
  • Will install on any x86 hardware created in the last 5-10 years. Ram and processor requirements per user are very low.
  • Reporting is phenomenal, however you can get death by details very easily.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

  • Would be nice if the license expiration simply limited throughput rather than removing features.
  • Better compatibility with VMWare player would be nice. Specifically, making sure you open the serial console almost immediately after turning on the VM.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Untangle NG Firewall

  • The dashboard could be a little more customizable.
  • I've run into situations where custom reports do not save correctly.
  • It's not always clear where certain configurations are located, but it's still easy to find them quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Untangle NG Firewall

Untangle NG Firewall 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Service renewal is in Feb 2021. We will be renewing!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Untangle NG Firewall

Untangle NG Firewall 8.8
Based on 3 answers
I haven't used them much, but they did answer my question quickly.
Matthew Ingram | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

They are great! Even with the price point it is totally worth it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Untangle NG Firewall

The Untangle NG Firewall is way more intuitive but the last barracuda I used was almost 8 years ago.
Ken Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

  • We were able to quickly and efficiently setup connections to Azure.
  • We outsource our network team so having a single platform makes our support costs less.
  • We had no need to redesign our existing on-prem network to allow mesh connection to Azure.
Ryan Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Untangle NG Firewall

  • Before my installation, I was getting called 3-4 times a week to clean malware infections. Now I am getting called 3-4 times a year.
  • Employees are far more productive when they can't access their social media from their work computers.
  • Spam has been blocked and quarantined from hitting our users' inboxes, drastically reducing the time it takes to sort through daily email.
Gary Lamontagne | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)

General

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

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Untangle NG Firewall

General

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

Untangle NG Firewall Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
z4 appliance$2991
z4w appliance$3291
z4 Plus appliance$399.001
z6 appliance$1199.001
z12 appliance$1999.001
z20 appliance$3499.001
  1. one-time purchase
SaaS Edition
Open Source Firewall$0.001
NG Firewall Complete$25.002
  1. free under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
  2. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
8.7
Untangle NG Firewall
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
10.0

Support Rating

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series (CSR 1000V)
Untangle NG Firewall
8.8

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