Symantec

Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security


4.5 / 5
4 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

IT Professionals: Midsize and Enterprise Organizations


Average Ratings

4 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web

Vendor Details

  • Symantec
  • www.symantec.com
  • United States

About Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security

The Blue Coat proxy-based architecture serves as the foundation for the Advanced Web Security solutions, and is delivered as a cloud service, on-premise appliance or a hybrid of the two. They combine the critical security functions you need to safely adopt cloud and mobile technologies, while strengthening your security and compliance


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Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security Features


Blue Coat Advanced Web & Cloud Security Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great for protecting businesses of all sizes

Apr 19, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The UI for the Blue Coat application was extremely easy to work with. I was able to setup policy, decide what traffic I wanted to analyze on the network, and then get everything going within 1-2 hours.

Cons: There is a VPN/endpoint software you can utilize for remote workstations/laptops. This would often slow down network traffic significantly. If they can clean up the unified agent, this product would be really good.

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A great cloud security option for a next-gen network

Nov 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is all cloud based. No on-site equipment it required. The user interface is very easy to use. There are a substantial amount of pre-built reports to analyze all the data this system collects.

Cons: If using Azure AD for user identification, you must have an Azure AD premium subscription.

Overall: We currently are in the process moving over our older network architecture to a newer network architecture. This was our favorite cloud based solution we looked at with what we deemed the best mix of price and features.

Cloud Security

Feb 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: I mostly liked the flexibility and the transparency of the server/services. Since the product provides 100% transparency, the end user is not affected at all, it provides a high level of security supporting the most recent technologies.

Cons: The products often have weird limitations with no reason for years, despite it does the job, some advanced networking features are required for more advanced networks.

Cloud proxy and webfilter

Apr 30, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: You can use this cloud solution to escalate your security solution fairly fast

Cons: The price is high for each endpoint and you have to renew it every year. Also you need to rely on you ISP to guarantee good communication

Overall: I explored this option but on prem appliance gives better results in this case.