Cisco ASA NGFW Review

Setup can be complex if you don't have previous experience with ASA but it's an excellent product.


What is most valuable?

The multi-context mode.

How has it helped my organization?

Being able to use the multi-context on the firewall to keep costs down.

What needs improvement?

No improvement needed.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for four years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Yes but I was able to get the support that was needed to resolve any issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

9/10.

Technical Support:

8/10.

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

Yes and we switched because we needed a fully redundant solution.

How was the initial setup?

If you have no experience with the device it may be complex but being trained on the device helps drastically.

What about the implementation team?

We used a mix of both - vendor help and in-house.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also evaluated Juniper firewalls.

What other advice do I have?

Excellent product and excellent customer support.

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