Cisco IOS Security Review

Straightforward initial setup and good scalability


What is our primary use case?

Since we do system integration, we have a lot of clients we deploy. There is not really a single case to point to because we have multiple clients. It depends and can vary from customer to customer.

What is most valuable?

Defending the business processes.

What needs improvement?

If they could increase the performance a little better because the device sometimes gets slow. If they could increase the performance it would be great.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for between seven and eight years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution's stability is quite good. We have about six hundred users.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is quite good. You can scale it when you need to. As you go, you can scale it. It's quite scalable. It's quite good.

How are customer service and technical support?

I haven't used technical support yet.

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

We have been using this solution for six or seven years; we didn't use another solution before.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very straightforward. It only took a couple of hours, it doesn't take long.

What other advice do I have?

In terms of advice, I would suggest others should use it. It is quite a good product, it is one of the market leaders. I believe it could be as good as other solutions. There are two things you require: one is support and the other one is credibility. Both are there with this product.

I would rate this solution eight out of ten.

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