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2019-01-28T12:39:00Z

What do you like most about Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine)?

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What do you like most about Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine)?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We were originally a Cisco shop and Cisco ISE integrated well with our other Cisco switches and networks.

2021-11-07T09:39:36Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

When you push out the policy, it is able to populate the entire network at one time.

2021-09-18T05:17:58Z
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Top 20Reseller

It has all of the features available, in fact, more than what you need.

2021-08-11T12:27:27Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Typically, the installation is pretty simple.

2021-07-28T11:23:25Z
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Top 20Consultant

The most valuable features are the NAC and the bundles that are available with Cisco ISE, such as Cisco ACS being integrated.

2021-06-15T15:06:54Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The ability to integrate our Cisco AnyConnect connections to the active directory has been great.

2021-05-19T11:58:51Z
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Top 5Real User

The way we can trust this solution is the most valuable. We have no issue with this product. It is a competitive product. You need to have a very good and deep knowledge of the product to take the full benefits of all the features, but it is a good product.

2021-03-01T10:08:26Z
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Top 5MSP

In terms of features, I think they've done a lot of improvement on the graphical user interface — it looks really good right now.

2021-02-26T22:28:45Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

They have recently made a lot of improvements. My clients don't have much to complain about.

2021-02-19T03:10:20Z
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Top 20Real User

I like the guest access feature, which has been important for us.

2021-02-16T16:16:11Z
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Top 20Real User

Technical support is okay.

2021-02-16T09:54:24Z
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Top 20Real User

At the moment, ISE seems to integrate very well with a number of other technologies.

2021-02-12T19:47:39Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is stable and easy to use.

2021-01-30T09:18:44Z
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Top 20Real User

One of the most important features is the authentication security for the individual connection to the network through their computer or laptop.

2020-12-24T23:11:29Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's flexible and stable. It's been good as a standard environment to run.

2020-11-26T12:30:00Z
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Real User

The interconnection with the ecosystem and the ability to force rules all over the network are the most important features.

2020-11-08T06:56:35Z
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Top 20Reseller

The most valuable feature is the integration with StealthWatch and DNA as one fabric.

2020-08-22T14:36:00Z
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Real User

The user experience of the solution is great. It's a very transparent system.

2020-08-11T06:17:30Z
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Top 20Real User

The implementation is very simple.

2020-07-29T07:45:53Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution cuts down on the repercussions of getting malware or ransomware.

2020-07-22T08:17:27Z
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Real User

The feature that I most like is that it can notify me whenever someone plugs in their device, which is not allowed. I get notifications for new laptop devices.

I think the user interface looks good compared to previous versions.

2020-07-13T06:55:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The features that do work, work well, and we use it on a daily basis.

2020-06-25T10:49:25Z
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Reseller

The biggest value of ISE is that it can get so granular with gaming systems, versus IoT and BYOD.

2019-07-02T06:57:00Z
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Real User

Easy to use and provides good support

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Using this solution gives us the ability to allow proper access to the network.

2019-06-17T08:45:00Z
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Real User

The best feature of the Cisco ISE platform is that it is compatible with Microsoft products.

2019-05-23T06:10:00Z
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Reseller

Visitors can be granted access to the wifi network using their cellphones, notebooks or tablets in a very easy way. The ease of accessibility that anyone can have to the network is very quick and is a big improvement in our network.

2019-02-18T10:19:00Z
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Reseller

In terms of scalability, you need to factor in your licenses. With a virtual platform, the scalability is more than sufficient. We have over one thousand users.

2019-02-18T10:19:00Z
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Real User

For guests we give them limited access to the internet when they come in so that access has been useful. Previously, we just used to give them the APN key which they would leave with. Now, we give them credentials to use that are for a limited period of time.

2019-02-18T10:19:00Z
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Real User

We found that the most valuable features associated with this tool are posture assessment, policy management, VLAN assignments, guest assignment, and BYOD services. In addition to these services, the Cisco IOS software switch configuration feature is another very valuable aspect of the policy and compliance solution.

2019-02-10T10:25:00Z
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Real User

After the product was installed, no one could access the secure connection network. In order for any laptop or any endpoint device to attach to my network, it needs to be authorized or be certified to be connected.

2019-02-10T10:06:00Z
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Real User

We have multiple metal devices from different places that use management, so we need to know who would be accessing all those devices and what changes are being done to those metal devices. With Cisco ISE we have visibility of all the changes happening on those devices.

2019-02-05T07:16:00Z
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Real User

The initial setup was easy. It took around one month. We did the installation part within half an hour to two hours but we found a couple of issues so we raised a case and once everything was resolved it was a month in total.

2019-02-04T08:44:00Z
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Real User

It is scalable because we use a network load balancer at the front of the PSN. It can be extended as we want to multiply. It's scalable to our environment. We have around 8,000 users and we are planning to expand it.

2019-01-31T08:49:00Z
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Real User

For device administration, all devices have multifactor authentication in collaboration with IT, so it secures access to all of our devices. For guest and wireless access, it's a matter of a lowly manager who we give access to the portal and he can assign access to the guests, so it's a very simple process now. It keeps the IT focusing on their work, and gives the business people the right access.

2019-01-28T12:39:00Z
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