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Kerem Ozturk
Real User
IT Security Assistant Manager at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Nov 21 2016

What is most valuable?

Check Point is the brand that invented customer centricity when it comes to network security. SmartDashboard was there... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Successful implementation of central management allows my organization, which might be considered over-segmented with... more»

What needs improvement?

The speed of the management interface needs improvement. It is known by many professionals that hardware resource usage... more»

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

Check Point seems to purposely keep pricing and licensing complex. That much complexity is really not needed.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Because of the stability in identity awareness functionality, we switched to Palo Alto Networks firewalls on... more»

What other advice do I have?

Check Point is quite different from other vendors in the way it operates. Too much CLI configuration and strong Linux... more»
Carlos Eduardo
Real User
IT Manager at a government with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 03 2017

What is most valuable?

The most important features are performance and ease of management.

How has it helped my organization?

The solution helped in the identification and categorization of access and provided a high index of traffic analysis.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see improvements in the report area. Some features should be integrated and not licensed separately.

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

Carefully evaluate the predominant type of traffic, SSL or other, as this reflects on CPU and memory usage. It will... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used other solutions before this one. We switched because we needed to increase our level of analysis, as well as... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would focus on training. A team that has difficulty operating the product will certainly not be able to enjoy the... more»
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it_user354330
Real User
Systems Administrator at a tech services company
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

IPSec VPN is valuable for us. We have quite a few remote sites that need access to our core data network. It is easy to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has given us the ability to securely connect remote office sites to our Core Data Network over ISP DPLC Circuits.

What needs improvement?

Memory and processing power: These devices are strictly for small business applications.

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

Check Point has always been more expensive than some of the other firewall products. This includes the products,... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We did not use a previous solution.

What other advice do I have?

It’s a good product that does what it’s advertised to do.
SeniorTech761
Real User
Senior Technology Specialist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 12 2018

What do you think of Check Point UTM-1?

What is our primary use case?: It is a full stack security, firewall, and endpoint solution. It has been performing well. We are a system integrator. We have not deployed the solution in our own devices. We provide the solution to our customers. • How has it helped my organization?: Safeguards against cyber attacks. Provides visibility and drives organizational security. Gives security reports. • What is most valuable?: Sandboxing. • What needs improvement?: I am not able to see a demo. The interface needs improvement. • For how long have I used the solution?: Three to five years. • What do I think about the stability of the solution?: It is stable. • What do I think about the scalability of the solution?: It is scalable. • How was the initial...

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What is Check Point UTM-1?

Check Point UTM-1 delivers proven, best-in-class security ideal for use in industrial Ethernet and SCADA environments. Robust performance and central management provide unmatched value in a simple, all-in-one solution.
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AccessIT Group Inc., Accuvant, Cadre Computer Resources Inc., Compuquip Technologies Inc, Dimension Data North America Inc., Forsythe Solutions Group, Gotham Technology Group LLC, GuidePoint Security LLC, Iovations, IPS
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