Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls Review

Useful web filtering, responsive technical support, but VPN needs improvement


What is our primary use case?

I am using the solution for protecting the network organization from threats.

What is most valuable?

The best features of this solution are URL filtering and traffic visibility.

What needs improvement?

The areas that need to improve are network protection and user identification.

In the next release of the solution the VPN could improve because it is not as good as competitors.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution within the past 12 months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is stable and reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have 10 employees using this solution in my organization. We are in the beginning phases of testing and will increase usage if the test phase results are favorable.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is responsive.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy.

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

We are on an annual license for this solution. I am happy with the price and when comparing it to other solutions it is priced competitively.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated Sophos firewalls and I found Palo Alto solutions better because of the protection and web filters.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

4.5
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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