Cisco ASA Firewall Review

Its security features are the most valuable aspect. The equipment is too expensive.

What is most valuable?

Its security features are the most valuable aspect. It has the ability to detect and prevent intrusions.

How has it helped my organization?

The product has helped organizations secure their infrastructure and data. Most organizations are happy to adopt the technology.

What needs improvement?

The equipment is too expensive compared with other firewall products.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have used ASA for about three months. I just bought and configured it for a client.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Since I installed and configured it, the client has never called with complaints.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not had scalability issues at all. Maybe it is because I have not used it quite extensively.

How are customer service and technical support?

I haven't had a chance to interact with the support team.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

The previous product was limited in throughput and security.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was quite complex.

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

As much as there is value for money, there is a need to make it affordable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I tried Sophos.

What other advice do I have?

It is a very good device to use for those who value their network security.

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