Top 4 reasons to choose Zscaler over Websense

Benefit from 100% cloud-based protection, pervasive security,
and real-time reporting – at up to 80% savings over appliances.

Top 4 reasons why Zscaler is the best alternative to Websense

Zscaler - the best cloud alternative to Websense
100% SaaS platform—a true cloud solution

With Zscaler’s multi-tenant cloud architecture, there is nothing to install and maintain—no patching, no upgrading and no vendor lock-in. As the only truly integrated cloud security platform, Zscaler is easy to set-up and scale, and is easily extended with built-in firewall and cloud-based sandboxing.

Zscaler - the best cloud alternative to Websense
Much more than basic URL filtering

Zscaler’s high-speed, cloud-scale infrastructure offers much more than basic URL filtering. Our security services scan and filter every byte of your network traffic, including SSL-encrypted sessions, as it passes to and from the internet. Zscaler delivers carrier-grade internet security, advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence through a unified cloud security platform.

Zscaler - the best cloud alternative to Websense
Real-time, comprehensive reports

Enjoy real-time global visibility from a single administrative view. Every request from every user, location and device around the world is available in seconds in our web-based reporting and analytical tools or in your own SIEM.

Zscaler - the best cloud alternative to Websense
Up to 80% cost savings vs. appliances

Because Zscaler is cloud-based, you can save up to 80% of the cost of deploying and managing on-premise web security appliances. And if you are backhauling your web traffic for security inspection, your MPLS costs may be reduced by up to 90%.

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Take action today and eliminate your security gaps with internet security that is always inline, cost-effective and easy to deploy

In comparison to traditional appliance-based approaches to internet security, Zscaler’s modern cloud-based platform delivers better security, better administrator and end-user productivity, and better economics.

  • Defense-in-depth security with Zero Day protection and sandboxing – including for encrypted SSL traffic
  • Web filtering with easy-to-use policy management
  • Global threat intelligence from over 120B+ transactions a day
  • Easily applied to all users, all devices, all locations – including for mobile security
  • Real-time reports for fast remediation, policy control, user management and more

Easy to add on next generation firewall, bandwidth controls and data loss prevention capabilities

Zscaler is delivered 100% in the cloud. We’ve designed an architecture that’s easy to set up and scale and is more cost-effective than an appliance-based approach. Simply direct a portion of your traffic to us. With nothing to install or maintain, there is no patching, no upgrading – and no vendor lock-in.

To get started with Zscaler, simply direct traffic to us.


Gartner names Zscaler a Leader
in the Secure Web Gateways Magic Quadrant

Zscaler is positioned highest and furthest for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.

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Zscaler, a leader in Gartner magic quadrant for secure web gateways, for 9 consecutive years

Trusted by over 400 of the Forbes Global 2000