Best Client to Cloud Web Filtering Products?


We are currently using Cisco Scansafe web filtering.  Has had its issues but generally done us well over the years.  Its now been replaced by Umbrella.

Reviewing Umbrella (demo) all looks good, not much difference to CWS apart from the DNS changes required and proxy appears to be their Virtual Appliance which syncs LDAP.

Unfortunately we dimply want as little changes made to our network so its not a good fit for us.

Looked as Force point which does appear to meet our requirement - client agents direct to their cloud servers.  Even LDAP sync looked better (cant remember details).  However since their demo over 2 weeks ago, not managed to get a real trial in place.

Looked at web titan but looks very limited.

What others are out there for the setup we'd like to implement?

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Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
It is not clear what setup do you want to have.
Do you want a gateway? DNS based blocking? Do you require AD integration? Cloud solution? On Premise?
What are your requirements and what setups are categorically unfit for you?
CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
We have Cisco Anyconnect, which is a client agent on host pointing direct to CWS.  We also have a connector (proxy) which is now only used for servers and LDAP sync.
We want the same as above.
Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
So you prefer to go through agent re-installation rather than use DNS based blocking? Sounds much more effort than deploying Umbrella.
What am I missing?

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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
Yes, prefer this.  Works well.  Not keen on DNS.
CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
anyone used symantec?
CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
went for umbrella in the end.  seems the best of a bad bunch, in terms of demo/trial - account mgt - sales - and support..
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