Check Point UTM-1 Competitors and Alternatives

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Anonymous User
Consultant
Security Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The feature sets are great when there are no software bugs. With FirePOWER, you can enhance security, have effective... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides detection of zero day infections through FirePOWER AMP.

What needs improvement?

Well tested software releases. We have had a number of bugs on the FirePOWER software across several clients which have... more»

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

Get a clear understanding of what the licensing entails before committing.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We are part of the integrator space. When we changed products, it was to displace a product that no longer met the... more»

What other advice do I have?

Plan very well in order to have a seamless project implementation and transition.
LuisFuentes
Real User
Senior Systems Administrator/Network Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* App-ID * Easy migration * Credential-based attack prevention * PBF easily configured * Whole team can use the firewall and understand it

How has it helped my organization?

* Much more visibility during an attack lifecycle; found a lot of infected hosts and vulnerabilities.

What needs improvement?

The GUI is better in 8.0, but I still feel it lacks the fast response most of us desire. Logs are much quicker.

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

It IS a bit expensive, but I think you get what you pay for. Value is there.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used legacy Cisco ASA. We switched because it was buggy and had no visibility; it was not easy for the rest of my team to use.

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