WatchGuard XTM [EOL] Review

​This product helped facilitate and protect our environment from the inside out but you need some basic understanding of network security to set it up.

What is most valuable?

I would say the security features in the product are very easy to configure and cover all aspects of computer security needed a mid-sized company.

How has it helped my organization?

This product helped facilitate and protect our environment from the inside out, with features like DLP(data loss prevention) to content filtering all the way to port filtering and traffic shaping.

What needs improvement?

I wouldn't add anything to it as it is.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for three years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues at all.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We've never had a stability issue.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


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

We previously used Cisco ASA switches.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was very simple and straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

I implemented it myself out of the box. I setup the device with no previous experience, as you just need to have a sound knowledge on networking and some basic understanding.of network security.

What was our ROI?

It's worth every penny.

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

The setup cost was about four thousand US dollars with a license for three years.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes of course, there were multiple UTM machines like Sophos, CybeRoam and others but non were up to WatchGuard standards.

What other advice do I have?

Don't think about it just get it, and you will find everything you need in it.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

25, 26, 515 & AP200
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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