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Likelihood to Recommend

Cloudflare

In my opinion, Cloudflare is well suited in all conditions when you need a managed DNS manager. It solves the problem with DNS Not Resolve when we often create a domain/subdomain (a software house would be like this), so we can deploy our apps as soon as possible to the client.
Mochammad Zachri | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

Recommendation 10 for large companies, with a data center with more than 1000 VM's on average is very appropriate, as the security of the environment can be divided between physical firewall and virtual firewall and have another separate management for cases of troubleshooting, having only physical firewall in these In some cases, the rules are immense and this can cause future problems.
For Medium / Small companies, I do not recommend it, as the main one is a physical firewall, (Remembering that NSX does not replace a physical firewall), as smaller companies with less rules, only a physical firewall can be used.
Jorge Filho | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cloudflare

  • Security: Cloudflare keeps our website safe from DDoS attacks and other malicious traffic.
  • CDN: Cloudflare caches our website content, increasing our website's reliability and reducing server load. This saves on bandwidth costs from web servers.
  • Registrar: We can migrate domains to Cloudflare, though they don't currently allow the purchase of new domain names. The benefit of this is cheaper renewal fees and fewer systems involved in managing our domains.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

  • Broadcast Suppression: By suppressing broadcast traffic, we have been able to deploy a single VDI network in a /18 network space, allowing for rapid growth and proper DHCP lease timing for a VDI instant clone environment.
  • Networking HA: Leveraging internal mechanisms for high availability, it provides disaster resiliency to a virtual networking environment.
  • Cost Savings: All available features of NSX are licensed simultaneously. Load balancers, firewalls, and routers are all licensed as features, not per object, allowing for the deployment of as many of these objects as are needed.
Christina Harding | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cloudflare

  • There is a huge jump in price between the mid-tier and enterprise solutions which is hard to justify for smaller businesses, or companies owning many small businesses.
  • It is difficult to convert from a CNAME installation back to a DNS based one
  • Setting up page-level caching with web workers is counterintuitive for simple websites
Nicholas Tantillo | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

  • Our biggest challenge is gaining acceptance from network engineers who are used to working with other technologies.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cloudflare

Cloudflare 9.0
Based on 1 answer
While there are some parts of the service that can be tricky to implement if you have a very custom site, like holepunching for cache, for the most part, the service works very well out of the box and is easy to use
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

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Support Rating

Cloudflare

Cloudflare 9.2
Based on 24 answers
We rarely have to call in, most issues are user error. When we do have an issue we can hop on chat or the forum to figure out why something is not working as it should. We do see the occasional issue when a hosting account is upgraded, you have to make sure you reset the DNS to the new hosting account, IP address tend to change
Darcy Knapp, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Cloudflare

CloudFlare has Incapsula beat in terms of ease of use and features for their lower level plans. Incapsula only allows API use on their Enterprise plan where-as CloudFlare allows it on all plans. Both great options, but CloudFlare is by far my preferred service.
Joey Yax | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cloudflare

  • The specific ROI impact for the products we use from Cloudflare is hardly directly measurable, however the costs of suffering an attack for not having DDoS protection are exponentially higher.
  • Since the implementation of a CDN, we have seen our users' stay time increased by more than 30% in the last year.
  • The impact of using Cloudflare compared to the previous provider of the same services has generated us small financial savings, by having the same service for a lower cost.
Wilfrido Elenes | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware NSX

  • We are a company with 300 VM's and few departments, the investment was more for security, putting in ROI, we can mention that environmental security is priceless.
  • We have a simplified understanding of east-west rules, bringing a lot of satisfaction to the user, since creating and modifying rules is a very simple activity.
  • With NSX for virtual environment, the IT team was also very satisfied with the communication without the need for a physical medium (Switch for example). The machines that need more performance, are placed on the same physical Host, as a rule of affinity and with that the performance reaches the expected very easy.
Jorge Filho | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cloudflare

General

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

Cloudflare Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Pro$202
Business$2002
EnterpriseContact sales team
  1. none
  2. per month
  3. none
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VMware NSX

General

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

VMware NSX Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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