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Attribute Ratings

  • Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.4

Cisco Routers

94%
22 Ratings
10.0

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

100%
1 Rating

Support Rating

Cisco Routers

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco

The scenarios where cisco routers are more suitable are when you need to perform traditional routing between different sites and can apply to any type of scenario, be it the education sector, business, etc. In addition, licensing could be acquired to carry out the sd-wan and carry out a more automated routing process and provide greater redundancy to the communication links.
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Broadcom

  • 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.
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Pros

Cisco

  • Helps to separate routing information for different networks for different customers.
  • Helps peers with service providers and Customer Networks and starts the exchange of information between them.
  • Helps facilitate internet connectivity for enterprise networks.
  • Helps transferring Internet or Private Data from one place to another.
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Broadcom

  • 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.
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Cons

Cisco

  • Software-defined radios could be used so that both the radios could be converted into 5 GHz model to provide enhanced connectivity in network congestion scenarios.
  • Support for low power IoT devices.
  • Should provide more details about devices connected to the access points such as the risk score of the devices.
  • Enhanced encryption algorithms and quick firmware upgrades.
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Broadcom

  • 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.
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Pricing Details

Cisco Routers

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Cisco Routers editions and modules pricing
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Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    ONE WAN Subscription

    Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG)

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Symantec Secure Gateway (ProxySG & ASG) editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Support Rating

      Cisco

      No answers on this topic

      Broadcom

      • 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).
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      Alternatives Considered

      Cisco

      Cisco Routers have better performance and are more efficient when working. They are friendlier in their configuration environment and in turn, their TAC service is superior to that of other brands, and at the same level of documentation it is more accessible than that of other vendors
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      Broadcom

      • 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.
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      Return on Investment

      Cisco

      • Network management has become easy and fast with cloud based portal.
      • Network policies could be rolled out quickly across the devices.
      • Improvement in Network security.
      • Stable internet connection has lead to less downtime and more productivity.
      • Stable internet connection in each location within the organization.
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      Broadcom

      • 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.
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