Cisco ASA Review
Cisco firewalls can be difficult at first but once learned it's fine.


Valuable Features

Robustness

Improvements to My Organization

Reliability

Room for Improvement

No idea -- I learn a lot from them

Use of Solution

From 2000 until 2014

Deployment Issues

Learning at the beginning

Stability Issues

Nope -- If well planed you should be alright

Scalability Issues

Price maybe...

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

Excellent

Technical Support:

Excellent

Previous Solutions

Not reliable for long term -- seem inferior quality

Initial Setup

Depends on the product and the knowledge. Cisco firewalls can be difficult at first but once learned it's fine.

Implementation Team

Me, I implemented the firewalls, Cisco switches and routers.

ROI

100% in some installations it exceeded the time predicted to keep up with the work load.

Other Solutions Considered

Netscreen, Netgear, Checkpoint, others..

Other Advice

Plan well the hardware requirements for future growth and heavy usage.

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

1 Comment

it_user4401VendorPOPULAR

Can you tell me, please, how does an ASA learn about the MAC address of the host? Thank you.

29 October 14
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