Cisco ASA NGFW Review

It is very scalable, but they need to improve the pricing.


What is most valuable?

It has very advanced security features including FirePOWER threat management, which is the most valuable, but also URL filtering, FireSIGHT, and advanced malware protection.

What needs improvement?

The cost of this product should be reconsidered.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for almost a year.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

So far, I have found this model very smooth.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We had a slight issue with IPS, as the signature update was, sometimes, getting stuck.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I believe this product is very scalable with our current needs and requirements.

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

Yes, I used a normal model of Cisco ASA and found it a  very successful experience. Therefore we have it to a more advanced ASA box for improved, and more advanced, security management.

How was the initial setup?

Cisco implementations are always very straightforward.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Evaluation is mandatory in IT, and we have found this device has better features and reliability when compared to other products.

What other advice do I have?

I would suggest implementing this product ascand has advanced security features.

**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: We are platinum partners
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