WatchGuard XTM [EOL] Review

Although it's expensive, you should go for it as it offers great protection for your network.


What is most valuable?

  • Nice user interface
  • Ease of use
  • Easy to set up
  • Good range of subscription services

How has it helped my organization?

It has added many security features to our network with the use of the subscription services such as Gareway AV, Reputation Enabled Defence, Webblocker, IPS, etc.

What needs improvement?

  • Expensive
  • Requires client-server application to use some advanced features

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for six months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Great customer service with fast response.

Technical Support:

They have good technical knowledge.

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

We used to use Drayteks, but they did not offer the features that were were looking for.

How was the initial setup?

It was pretty straightforward, especially with the use of a setup wizard.

What about the implementation team?

We implemented it in-house.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at an option from Sophos.

What other advice do I have?

Go for it. It's a great product with many security features and offers great protection for your network.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

3 & 5 Series
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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