Cisco Firepower NGFW Firewall Review

Stable and reasonably-priced, and the support is okay


What is our primary use case?

This is a product that is used at the infrastructure level to protect the network from outside traffic.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is stability.

What needs improvement?

When using this product, our network is slower. The performance should be improved.

The installation could be made easier.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been working with Cisco Firepower NGFW Firewall for more than two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This is a stable product and we plan to continue using it.

How are customer service and technical support?

Support from Cisco is good enough.

How was the initial setup?

The installation can be easy, although it is slightly more difficult to install than Fortinet FortiGate. One day is enough for deployment but it takes a long time to configure.

What about the implementation team?

I deployed Firepower with support from the team in India.

We have a team of three people for deployment and maintenance.

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

The price of Firepower is not bad compared to other products.

What other advice do I have?

This is a good product and I recommend it.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

4000
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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