Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Review

A stable, scalable solution that meets our requirements


What is our primary use case?

We use it for all next-gen firewall features such as ACLS, application monitoring, security, virtual networking, etc.

What is most valuable?

The feature that I have found the most useful is that it meets all our requirements technically. 

What needs improvement?

Its web interface is a bit outdated, and it needs to be updated. 

They can also improve the NAT functionality. We have had issues with the NAT setup.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for the last five years. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It has good stability. We haven't had any issues, and it has never been down. 

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable. It has handled the network very well with our growth in the last five years. 

How are customer service and technical support?

I haven't directly contacted them, but based on what I have heard from our network team, they are pretty quick at getting back to us. 

How was the initial setup?

It was complex. We used a lot of professional service hours. 

What about the implementation team?

We had an in-house team as well as a consultant. 

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend this solution. It comes under the top industry leaders and is comparable to other top products in this category. 

I would rate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

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