Manually testing the shortlist of web content filters (WCF) being considered to protect the business is an important part of the selection process. There are many features and factors that must be included in the testing process but can be easily overlooked, such as:
- Ease of Use
- Ease of Access
- Vendor Team Fit
- Vendor Team Awareness
Vendor demonstrations or webinars can help save a lot of time by letting the vendor introduce the product in a short period of time, and allowing for questions to be asked that can help narrow down the vendors and products being considered. This test checklist lays out the questions to be asking during vendor demonstrations, features to be tested, and questions to ask vendor references.