Check Point Application Control Review

Stable, scales well, and you can use it to protect against everything


What is our primary use case?

The primary use case of this solution is security, threat prevention, antivirus, and ransomware. You can use it for everything.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the protection from threats.

What needs improvement?

This solution could be easier to manage. 

The security features could be enhanced, and the price could be lower as well.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been familiar with this solution for a year and a half.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable and we have not had any issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution scales nicely.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have not contacted technical support as of yet.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was a bit difficult. Every product has its own difficulties and many products are not equal to each other, which is the reason why it was a bit difficult. 

You have to know the features and where they are located and how they work, the logic and even with the logic you have, you don't know the configuration.

The deployment took one week.

What about the implementation team?

We have our team. We implemented this solution ourselves.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It's a bit expensive and it could be cheaper, but it's part of business politics.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did evaluate other options but they are approximately the same. They may have some differences, but at first glance, they don't appear to have differences in the functions.

What other advice do I have?

It's a good solution and I suggest it. In general, it can be improved but it's good enough.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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