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Cerberus FTP Server Pricing

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4.6

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110

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1499

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Cerberus FTP Server offers 3 editions (Professional, Enterprise, and Enterprise Plus) on an annual subscription license module. All editions are sold as three-year subscriptions with annual billing.

What users say

My users love how easy it is to use. Management likes the cost of maintenance.
I never used the server for a big number of user and high demand, so I can not comments about that profile. But I can say that for my goals is perfect and with fair price.

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Igor K.

Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Ease of use
  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Working SFTP solution

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Navigation pretty straightforward, easy to implement, IP Manger is good option, integration with AD, stable.

Cons

It needs more support for MFA (right now only DUO) OKTA, RSA, Google, etc. Reporting on professional version is very basic. Price could be more friendly.

Vendor response

Hey Igor, thanks for reviewing Cerberus FTP Server! We're glad you find Cerberus intuitive, easy to implement, and are enjoying the features. Our reporting features are more robust in Enterprise edition, which you can view here to see if it meets your needs: https://www.cerberusftp.com/cerberus-ftp-server-enterprise-edition/

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Paul J.

Industrial Automation, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great value and great support

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

We have had some unique ftp needs (relating to LDAP authentication for accounts) and cerberus has been able to met them all. They support has been great, and they publish updates frequently.

Cons

It's expensive, but it is still a good value, as I could not find any better option that cost less. The support is well worth it to. I would highly recommend keeping an active subscription. But that's pretty standard for enterprise software.

Vendor response

Hi Paul, thanks for your review! We're glad to hear Cerberus FTP Server is able to meet your unique ftp needs with LDAP authentication for accounts.We're always looking to improve our FTP Server, and when we do, push out updates as quickly yet safely as possible. Our in-house support team appreciates your kind words as they strive to be the best in the business!

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Wil S.

Information Technology and Services, self-employed

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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FileZilla is Great but... This is better

Reviewed 2 years ago

Great, easy to use, operate, update , etc

Pros

Easy to use GUI, Easy to set up, easy to update, and easy to manage.

Cons

A little expensive compared to competitors like FileZilla but Cerberus FTP offers much more than them.

Vendor response

Hey Wil, thanks for your review of us! We're happy to hear you find Cerberus FTP Server easy to use, set up, update, and manage.

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Nicolas G.

Banking, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Long time user

Reviewed 3 years ago

My business problem is to found a simple SFTP server, secure and also compatible with my solution infrastructure

Pros

The most feature I like is simplycity. less than one day to learn et setup the software to production.. very efficient

Cons

The price is a little bit more than, I want, and renewal is expensive I think so

Vendor response

Hey Nicolas, thanks for your feedback! We're happy to hear you find Cerberus FTP Server simple and easy to use for both you and your team.

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Bryan G.

Government Administration, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great FTP Choice

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

This software is amazingly good. The uploads are insanely fast. It's easy to use and train on as well. It also has great AD integration and security which gives you a lot of options on how to set this up and use shares as well.

Cons

I don't really have any CONs about the software, but if I had to pick a least favorite it would be the price. Don't take that the wrong way though, the value is great, but it's the only thing I can think of liking the least!

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Thank you for your review! We're happy you've had such a great experience with the product.

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bala s.

Government Administration, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Cerberus FTP is very ease to use and configure for its value.

Reviewed 7 years ago

We have enrolled many departments to upload their data to center place where the auditors can view from the single location.

Pros

Very stable product and secure in terms of functionality and features. It is very easy to deploy and configure. and it has both http and sftp upload options

Cons

This product does not have any thick client which can installed on windows client or mobile devices to access the files from the share.

Vendor response

Hi Bala, thank you for taking the time to review Cerberus FTP Server. We're glad you find it very stable, secure, easy to deploy and configure. Cerberus FTP Server works hard to ensure compatibility across multiple platforms, including Windows, on both desktop and mobile. https://www.cerberusftp.com/products/features/cerberus-ftp-server-sftp-server-for-windows/

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Joshua O.

Information Technology and Services, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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One Stop Secure File Collaboration Service

Reviewed 9 days ago

Setting up user accounts is easy and file permission is easy to map at setup.

Pros

Active directory users are uploaded automatically when synchronized with the domain. Easily managed and basic restrictions are set for user access with secure data transfer. If the SSL certificate is not valid, the SFTP url will be down and not accessible.

Cons

Too expensive and License price is not fixed, always increasing every day. There is no File approval process before users are allowed to download files.

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Shui Kee L.

Logistics and Supply Chain, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Cerberus FTP Server is great and easy to setup and use, bugs free and comes with great support.

Reviewed 7 years ago

The software works well and don't encounter any issues so far.

Pros

Briefly, the sFTP function works well and easy to setup with very good documentation manual, and importantly the logging activities which are stored and segregated in daily log file which is very useful for troubleshooting with counterpart whenever there is reported issue and the log file will clearly show the login, receiving, removing and sending events. Overall the interface is very user-friendly and that translates well into ease of use and maintains. Lastly but not the least is the pricing in comparison to other ftp server vendor in terms of functionalities namely control.

Cons

No option to create SSH key pair files for customer, and thus I have to use ftp voyager to generate these files.

Vendor response

Hi Shui, thank you for your review of Cerberus FTP Server! We're pleased to hear you find it easy to setup and use, as well as our in-house support team to be helpful. We appreciate your detailed feedback as it helps us to improve with every new version we release. If you'd like to share your comments of enjoying the SFTP functionality or the interface being very user-friendly with ease of use and maintenance. You can learn more about our resolve to creating SSH key pair files here https://www.cerberusftp.com/sftp-your-complete-guide-part-2-protocol-connection-and-authentication-process/

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William H.

Market Research, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great FTP Server product with https transfer

Reviewed 3 years ago

We have been using the product for well over 5 years and it is a simpler solution that our parent company uses for FTP Server usage. Overall has all the features we want and need, but would be good to refine the AD integration for user management and also refine how to setup email alerts for users or groups of users in bulk to maintain them

Pros

- Easy to setup and host - Great value for price - Good logging

Cons

- Need to improve integration with Active Directory to simplify account management - Needs easier way to setup alerts to easily apply to new users or groups at once

Vendor response

Hi William, thanks for your review! We're happy you find Cerberus to be a great FTP Server and that it's easy to set up and host with good logging. We try to provide our users with the greatest value possible. We welcome feature request submissions like Active Directory integration at this link: https://support.cerberusftp.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200198295-Feature-Requests

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Justin O.

Computer Software, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great product backed with excellent support

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

Product is very easy to install and setup. It does everything as advertised. It's particularly nice have one server that can handle ftp and sFTP. The product has a rich feature set which is easy to understand and easy to use. I love being able to administer the users and the perms directly from the UI as well as have full control over the directories and perms.

Cons

There is a significant price gap between professional and Enterprise. For a small business starting out the Enterprise edition is a little expensive. I'd love to see a tier between the two, or an a-la-carte offering on higher tier features. I would also like to interact with the product programmatically and while the product does have a SOAP API, it would be nice to see a more modern RESTful API introduced.

Vendor response

Hello Justin, thank you for the review! We're glad you're having a good experience so far and appreciate your suggestions regarding the API and pricing. We'll pass those along to our product team, and if you'd like to also submit a feature request you can do so here: https://support.cerberusftp.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200198295-Feature-Requests

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Robert B.

Think Tanks, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Cerberus is a good, secure solution at a good price

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

the software allows for the creation of upload/download templates caled groups that can be applied to new users to make new account creation uniform, security permission will be identical for all users in that group. the advanced server security settings allow for disabling/enabling TLS 1.1, 1.2; as well as FIPS 140-2 cipher suites with some ease in the GUI.

Cons

The software uses a Windows .dll version of log 4j that limits the ability to set log rotation - max is 14, 30 days would be better. the ability to set this in the GUI would be a welcome addition.

Vendor response

Hey Robert, thanks for your review of Cerberus FTP Server! We're pleased you find Cerberus secure and are enjoying the features like grouping that save you time.

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Francois G.

Maritime, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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a once great product - until management became greedy

Reviewed 14 days ago

I will be cancelling with Cerberus and will never use them again - I do not support any company that believes a 430% increase in ok.

Pros

The software was easy to use - did what it said and it was priced well in the market.

Cons

Management decided to increase the price of the software by 430% !! - from $289 to $1536 - What used to be affordable software has now become insanely priced. It clearly shows that making money is all that is important to

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Armando A.

Hospital & Health Care, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Very stable and easy to use FTP server

Reviewed 7 years ago

Stable, easy to use, fair price and several prices/configurations for different needs. Secure. Easy to by over the WEB.

Pros

I have used several FTP servers but the best solution, for my needs, is Cerberus by far. I use Cerberus for only 30 users and with low traffic. I never used the server for a big number of user and high demand, so I can not comments about that profile. But I can say that for my goals is perfect and with fair price.

Cons

No cons were added to this review

Vendor response

Hey Armando, thank you for your review! We're thrilled that Cerberus FTP Server is the best solution for your FTP needs, as we prioritize providing our three separate editions - Standard, Professional, and Enterprise, can meet every individual and company's needs and budgets.

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Sai R.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 51-200 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great overall SFTP Product

Reviewed 3 years ago

Great product with reasonable pricing.

Pros

A sophisticated file transfer system with SFTP, https, and logging features for standard compliance. A FIPS-validated secure file transfer server that integrates with AD and LDAP. Runs on Windows, easy setup, meets HIPAA requirements.

Cons

Permissions and customization of the product.

Vendor response

Thank you very much for the review Sai! We're pleased to hear that you're happy with Cerberus. If you have any suggestions for improving permissions and customization options, we welcome feature request submissions at this link: https://support.cerberusftp.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200198295-Feature-Requests

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Norbert Y.

Airlines/Aviation, 201-500 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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So far so good, no complaint.

Reviewed 7 years ago

SFTP as stated. As we are slowly migrated from traditional FTP to SFTP

Pros

The pricing, easy of understanding the pricing structures and what each different tier provides. Performance is on par with products we have tested previously, the pricing of Cerberus made an easy decision for choosing the product.

Cons

the management once installed is a little tricky and takes a little time to get used to, however, once familiar, it's straight forward to use.

Vendor response

Hello Norbert, thank you for your review of Cerberus FTP Server. We're pleased you find the pricing easy of understanding with the structures and what each different tier provides as Cerberus prides itself on its transparency. Also happy to see you finding performance to be on par with products you have tested previously. As for your issues with management, we work hard to ensure Cerberus remains intuitive for all, and should you have any questions or issues, to be able to easily reach our award winning in-house support at: https://www.cerberusftp.com/support/

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Andrew G.

Government Administration, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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Great value

Reviewed 7 years ago

Secure FTP service.

Pros

Ease of use and management. Very easy to manage. My users love how easy it is to use. Management likes the cost of maintenance.

Cons

It would be nice to have a User guide, It would be nice to be able to lookup users by group. It needs more search capabilities.

Vendor response

Hello Andrew, thanks for reviewing Cerberus FTP Server! We're glad you find Cerberus to be a great value, as we pride ourselves on our transparent pricing and robust features. We're also happy to hear you and your team find it easy to use and manage saving you time and money.

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Tony M.

Financial Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Cerberus is great stuff!

Reviewed 3 years ago

Fantastic product

Pros

Works sand has all the features a business needs. Also very easy to use. I like that MFA has been added.

Cons

None relative to the cost. It provides very good functionality. The only thing would be more automated transfer capability would be great.

Vendor response

Hi Tony, thanks for your review! We're pleased that Cerberus FTP Server has the features your business needs and is intuitive.

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Automotive, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great Software great feature set great value

Reviewed 5 years ago

In general great product at a great price

Pros

All the features are there a logically arranged in the interface. Performance is great and administration is strait forward. Support has been reactive when necessary.

Cons

Nothing really bad to say about the product install was simple enough.

Vendor response

Hello, thank you for your response! We're pleased to hear that you find our interface intuitive, along with performance, support and administrative features meeting your expectations.

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Dany D.

Retail, 10,001+ employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Good product for it's price range

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

The feature vs price is very good. I recommand this product

Cons

nothing, all the feature are easy to use and work as designed.

Vendor response

Hey Dany, thanks for your review! We're glad you find Cerberus FTP Server as a easy to use product with good features and recommend it!

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Priyabrata S.

201-500 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best FTP Server I have ever used.

Reviewed 6 years ago

Best software if you want to do some R&D regarding VFS. It'll provide every detail while you call the server.

Pros

I was looking for a FTP server which will support ApacheVFS. It not only supports this but gives a detail brief about how much time it takes to upload or download a file, how many hits happening in order to call the service, the size of the file..etc. All you have to do is start the server and call your service. It even won't consume much resource of the system, hence your system won't get slow if the server starts.

Cons

Feature wise it's great and simply awesome but it's a bit expensive for normal developer who is doing some personal R&D on different VFS.

Vendor response

Hi Priyabrata, thank you for your review! We're pleased to hear that you find Cerberus FTP Server's features great, fast, and efficiently sized.

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Kavin T.

Financial Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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easy to use and secure

Reviewed 7 years ago

easy to use

Pros

multiple user and directory management, ssh secure, stable, can use public key and private key authentication

Cons

price is a little bit high but overall is good

Vendor response

Hey Kavin, thanks for reviewing Cerberus FTP Server! We're glad you find Cerberus easy to use, stable and secure, as well as enjoying multiple user and directory management, ssh secure, and public key and private key authentication.

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Coenie S.

Government Relations, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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Very easy to use feature rich app addressing all needs

Reviewed 7 years ago

Well our users have access to their own online storage being internal to our organization,

Pros

The ease of setup, maintain and administration. The user interface is also easy to use so I don't need to train my users on how it works. They figure it self.

Cons

Well, not really sure. So far all seems nice. There are free tools on the market, so perhaps you can drop the price a little. But still not too bad value for money

Vendor response

Hi Coenie, thanks for your feedback! We're glad to hear you find our features helpful and easy to use. It's pleasing to know that setup, maintenance and administration has been easy for you as well as your users. If you do ever find ways we can improve, please contact us!

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Charlie V.

Printing, 11-50 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Feature rich, customizable,

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

Easy Implementation, Great pricing, Packed with Features, excellent logging, FTPS/FTPES & SFTP on one server software

Cons

Little bit of a learning curve with the cipher suites, but probably not because of the UI, more just trying to understand best practice

Vendor response

Thanks for your review Charlie, we're glad to hear you're having a good experience! Please do reach out if there's ever anything our support team can help with: cerberusftp.com/contact.

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Derek P.

Oil & Energy, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Cerberus Review

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Easy to use and administer accounts. Keep up the good work

Cons

Having to pay a lot extra to enable the web interface. Would be nice to be able to just add web interface at a standard price vs having to upgrade to enterprise version. End users dont really care for having to use something like filezilla to access. And no feature to turn on MFA only if we upgrade to web version.

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Hi Derek, thank you for your feedback! We're pleased to hear that you find Cerberus FTP Server easy to use and administer accounts.

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Fábio S.

Computer Software, 501-1,000 employees

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A powerful and reliable FTP Server

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

Cerberus FTP Server is a powerful file transfer software which support various protocols, such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP and HTTPS, which have, by definition, secure layers to keep files save and encrypted.It also supports two-factor authentication, granting another layer of protection to data in transit.

Cons

Free trial only allows for 25 day use and no free license is available. Standard license supports most features, but can be coasty for low budget organizations.

Vendor response

Hello Fabio, Thanks very much for your review! We're happy to hear that you're having a good experience.