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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Umbrella

I think Cisco Umbrella is well suited for almost all organizations. It works so well that both a small business and a large business can use it without issues. Technically it can even be used by devices that don't support the client installer, so it can basically be used anywhere by anyone. The only downside to Cisco Umbrella is that it doesn't fully support Terminal Servers, in that it won't do user-based filtering, which can be a deal-breaker.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

Since this is a server protection software, its use cases are limited to server infrastructure. If you have a number of servers to protect, I would really recommend this product. it is easy to use (for the most part), it is lightweight and reliable. Another plus is the cloud management console and the ease of creating different policies and applying to different server types.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Umbrella

  • Filters content at the DNS level. Makes it a little harder for the sneaky ones to make it through.
  • Since this is at the DNS level, using their DNS servers (as a forwarder to your local DNS) it is extremely fast. Transparent.
  • Always being updated. Not dependent on "definitions" or algorithms - a site is either blacklisted or whitelisted.
  • Easy to implement, apply, maintain
Dan Reynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

  • We can administrate Sophos Intercept X for Server via Sophos Central
  • White - and blacklisting
  • Automatic cleanup of viruses very powerful
  • Easy monitoring
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Umbrella

  • Keeping up to date on known malicious sites and blocking those is difficult for all vendors, but this could always be improved upon.
  • A more detailed descriptions of what is included the Security Categories would be useful. Generic descriptions are provided. For example, state lottery sites could be detailed in the description of the Gambling category.
Randy Zuehlke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

  • Reporting isn't as detailed as it could be.
  • The wait times for support are very long.
  • There is no way to push the installer out.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella 10.0
Based on 3 answers
It is a great product. It is easy to manage and is affordable. We are a Cisco shop, so it is easily integrated with our other security suite of products to include Threat Response and SecureX.
Randy Zuehlke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

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Usability

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella 9.4
Based on 4 answers
The product was easy to install and get running. To maintain the product is also a simple matter of maintaining lists of wanted and unwanted domains or URLs. The basic and advanced security features all do what they are intended to do with no known erroneous outcomes
Randy Zuehlke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

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Support Rating

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella 8.2
Based on 55 answers
We have been Cisco fans for quite some time. This product / support team lives up to expectations and the high degree of service we have come to expect from them. Whenever we had any sort of question / issue (which there were not many, as this was fairly seamless to integrate) they were responsive and helpful towards finding a solution
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

Sophos Intercept X for Server 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Support is generally great, however, they can be a bit more flexible and faster to respond. Considering I have purchased a few hundred licenses, I think my support desk deserves to be at least able to schedule calls with the support, which is not always the case. Apart from that, they are always helpful, knowledgeable and have, so far, resolved any and all issues that we have been needing help with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Overall, the implementation was smooth with little issues. Testing some of the advanced features and ensuring they did not impact our user population was the greatest challenge
Randy Zuehlke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

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Alternatives Considered

Cisco Umbrella

At the time that we purchased Cisco Umbrella, then OpenDNS, we did not evaluate other products. Since then, several competing products have been released. I intend to evaluate these in the future, as we have not been happy overall with Cisco Umbrella. The unexpected side effects and poor support have been very frustrating.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

We aleady had few of the applications from Sophos, so it was a natural decision to try out Sophos Intercept X for Server. So for this specific case we went for the trial to check the performance and found that it did an amazing job. That's also why we didn't evaluate any other software
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Umbrella

  • Saved us lots of technician time dealing w/ Malware and virus issues, I don't think we've had a malware incident this year for example. This was the main reason we bought the product in the first place. We've renewed 2 times because we see the value.
  • Umbrella helped us reduce the risk of CryptoLocker variants infecting our clients.
Todd Swartzman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Intercept X for Server

  • It has protected us from a ransomware attack.
  • Centralized management has saved us time.
  • It takes more time to install than others.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Umbrella

General

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

Sophos Intercept X for Server

General

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

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