SSL VPN: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest reviewed solutions in the SSL VPN market.


As cybersecurity risks intensify, having a reliable, resilient, secure private network has never been more important. For many organisations, this has meant turning to SSL VPNs and the benefits that they can offer. However, selecting a solution is hard, and there is no one-size-fits all answer.

Over 540,000 professionals have used Peerspot research to inform their purchasing decisions. Its latest paper looks at the highest rated SSL VPN vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:

Barracuda SSL VPN

Average Rating:  8.0

Top Comparison: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Overview: Provides the security and connectivity to deliver secure access via a web browser or virtually any mobile device.


Average Rating: 8.7

Top Comparison: Pulse Connect Secure

Overview: Helps businesses to easily and securely extend the network to users who have access to the Internet and a web browser.

Citrix Gateway

Average Rating: 8.1

Top Comparison: Cisco IOS SSL VPN

Overview: Provides users with secure access and single sign-on to all the virtual, SaaS, and web applications they need to be productive.

F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM)

Average Rating: 8.5

Top Comparison: CyberArk Privileged Access Manager

Overview: An access management proxy solution for managing global access to the enterprise networks, cloud providers, applications, and APIs.

Pulse Connect Secure

Average Rating: 7.0

Top Comparison: Cisco IOS SSL VPN

Overview: Enables businesses to give employees, partners, and customers secure and controlled access to their corporate data and applications including file servers.

Sangfor SSL VPN

Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: Peplink SpeedFusion

Overview: Provides support for remote users to access the enterprise network from anywhere as long as they are connected to the Internet.

SonicWall SMA

Average Rating: 8.3

Top Comparison: Pulse Connect Secure

Overview: A unified secure access gateway that enables organisations to provide anytime, anywhere, and any device access to mission critical corporate resources.

Other solutions included in the report include:

Hillstone E-Series

Zyxel VPN Client

Systancia Gate

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