Cisco ASA NGFW Review

We wanted a back-end/internal firewall solution, and this provided it for us.

Valuable Features

Firewalling is the most valuable feature. We wanted a back-end/internal firewall solution, and the Cisco ASA 5525 was great.

Improvements to My Organization

It has taken the pressure off of the IS engineer.

Room for Improvement

  • URL
  • AVC
  • Advanced malware protection

Use of Solution

We've used it for two years.

Deployment Issues

There was an issue, but it was rectified promptly after troubleshooting the device's configuration.

Stability Issues

There were no issues with the scalability.

Scalability Issues

We've not had any issues scaling yet.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

I think it is great but did not use them for this deployment.

Technical Support:

I've not had to use them yet for this deployment.

Previous Solutions

There was no other solution in place.

Initial Setup

It was straightforward.

Implementation Team

I did the implementation with my colleagues.


It's not really quantified, but we have not experienced downtime due to attacks.

Other Solutions Considered

There were no other solutions looked at.

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: We're a systems integrator and a gold partner.
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