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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco CWS

Remote and telework but not for onsite filtering.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

SmartFilter is well suited anywhere URL filtering is needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco CWS

  • Flexibility
  • Scalable
  • Ease of administration
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

  • SmartFilter has a mature URL database.
  • Management of product is easy. Rules can be applied by AD group membership.
  • Customizable block pages
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco CWS

  • Intuitiveness of the UI
  • Real time reporting
  • Report detail
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

  • None come to mind.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco CWS

CWS is on par with Forcepoint cloud web security. It offers flexibility and scalability.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Cisco CWS

  • Increased security
  • Decrease in number of infections
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

  • It has positively impacted our environment by reducing amount of time staff spend surfing the Internet while at work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco CWS

General

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

McAfee SmartFilter (Discontinued)

General

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

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