Cisco ASA Competitors and Alternatives

The top Cisco ASA competitors are
  • Fortinet FortiGate
  • Meraki MX Firewalls
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Juniper SRX
  • pfSense
  • Palo Alto Networks WildFire
  • SonicWall TZ
  • Sophos UTM
Read reviews of Cisco ASA competitors and alternatives
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adoughe
Real User
Sr. Network Administrator at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

I like that you can run a packet capture from within SonicWall and configure it to automatically upload the packet... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are more aware of security issues since SonicWall can be configured to send e-mail alerts. Server-side Outlook rules... more»

What needs improvement?

I am not sure if SonicWall has finally addressed this issue but a major area for improvement would be being able to... more»

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

SonicWall absolutely has the best bang for the buck hands down. Other firewalls are two to three times as expensive... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had a SonicWall 5060 PRO and upgraded to the SonicWall NSA 4500s. They are near EOL and another upgrade will soon be... more»

What other advice do I have?

At the time of this post SonicWall is now owned by private equity firm Francisco Partners and Elliott Management. I... more»
Rodrigo Xavier
Real User
Security and Infrastructure Analyst at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Jun 29 2017

What do you think of Sophos Cyberoam UTM?

Valuable Features: Firewall, Web Filter, Application Filter, VPN SSL, VPN Ipsec. in one applicance. For a small-medium enterprise this solution is easy to manage and operate. All features are ways to control the security of you network. • Room for Improvement: Maybe network traffic analysis for malware and malicious behavior. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service and Technical Support: 8 • Previous Solutions: Yes, the older solution was very limited. • Initial Setup: None that I remember. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: None. • Other Solutions Considered: Yes, Fortinet. • Other Advice: Enjoy!
Mark Edward
Real User
Technical Support Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 08 2018

What is most valuable?

It integrates well with Fortinet and Palo Alto. It uses many applications, like antivirus blocking and web filtering.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has a high security implementation.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see endpoint control and endpoint testing security. The GUI needs to be easier to handle.

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

It has a low price.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I think there was a problem before I came to the company with Cisco and their firewall, so they decided to switch to... more»

What other advice do I have?

They can use the Juniper SRX as a data center firewall. Juniper needs to focus more on their perimeter firewalls. Our... more»

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