Cisco ASA NGFW Other Solutions Considered

NSA0898776
Network & Security Administrator at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
We are just a branch bank. The decision is not made here and the branches just have to follow the central policy. View full review »
Beka Gurushidze
System Administrator at ISET
The other option we considered was Kerio. I tried to contact their office in Russia, but it is in the UK. I wanted to communicate with them because we cannot buy things without a warranty. We considered buying Kerio products with the warranty, but they said we needed to send the device to them to repair it. This meant it would take too much time to replace it. In Georgia, we need a local distributor, i.e. a local representative here who we can work with, so that's the problem. View full review »
Frank Theilen
IT Adviser/Manager with 51-200 employees
I had no choice. View full review »
Ahmed Nagm
CEO at PCS
During our initial decision-making process, we evaluated other options but the distinctions between all the options were quite minimal. View full review »
Hassan Javaid
Senior Executive Technical Support at AITSL
Nine or ten years ago, there were few options at the time. Currently, we are using Barracuda for our more general Internet access. We use Cisco for our more protected environment. View full review »
ipmplspr538920
Security Governance at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
We did an evaluation with Check Point. View full review »
reviewer818484
Information Security Officer at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Palo Alto Networks NGFW Firewall was compared in-house using the same configuration and testing, and it won hands-down. View full review »
Christina Phillips, MBA
Principal Network Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
In locations where I have used Cisco ASA firewalls, I have compared FortiGate and SonicWall. View full review »
Mbaunguraije Tjikuzu
Information Security Administrator at Bank of Namibia
We evaluated Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet FortiGate, and Checkpoint products. View full review »
Fabrizio Volpe
Senior Consultant at Unify Square
When the choice was made, some comparison was made with other market leaders but integration with the existing Cisco network was a really important positive side in the final decision. View full review »
NetworkE721d
Network Engineer with 201-500 employees
None. My old company was a complete Cisco shop. View full review »
Pete Nixon
Senior Network Security Engineer at a university
It's great buying the latest and greatest equipment, but no so great if your engineers don't know how to operate it! From experience, hardware purchasing is normally dependent on the technical expertise of engineers, so if all your engineers are Cisco trained, it makes no sense to buy another vendor firewall. View full review »
Danut Agache
Computer Networking Consultant and Contractor
We evaluated other solutions, like Fortinet, HPE, Juniper, Check Point, but Cisco ASA was what we need. View full review »
Alexander Kostov
Senior IT Networking and Security Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We evaluated other solutions like Juniper, but we chose Cisco, since our network was becoming more and more Cisco oriented. View full review »
Rizal Meijer
Networking Specialist at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We did not evaluate any alternative options for stateful firewalling. View full review »
BogdanV
Presales Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We also work with Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, FireEye, and some other vendors. View full review »
Sergei Chernooki
IT SecOps Manager at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I compared Cisco with Fortinet, Checkpoint, and DIY solutions. View full review »
ramesh1923
Technical Specialist with 5,001-10,000 employees
Timothy Ames
Member of the Board of Directors at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We evaluate all other options. View full review »
Kiarash Barzoodeh
Security Engineer at ODI
I evaluated many products, such as CheckPoint, Palo Alto, Fortinet Firewall, Sophos, and Cyberoam Firewall. View full review »
Rizwan Siddiqi
Network Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Yes, Fortinet and Palo Alto. View full review »
it_user588258
Network Administrator at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
We have also evaluated Fortinet and Sophos UTM as possible solutions. View full review »
AccountMe9ae
Account Manager
Azar Mammadli
IT Operation Manager
We did not evaluate any alternatives. View full review »
Meei Ling Tan
Senior Network Specialist
We evaluated Palo Alto and CheckPoint. View full review »
it_user477366
Security Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We checked out Check Point and FortiGate. View full review »
Sedef Koker
IT Manager at a manufacturing company
I evaluated Sophos UTM, Checkpoint, Cisco and PA. PA is the best fit for my company because Sophos acquired Cyberoam and their software wasn’t successful for domain user restrictions. Checkpoint was very slow for me and too many licences and it was complicated. Cisco acquired Sourcefire and they need to improve next-gen features. So I chose PA. View full review »
InfSec4893
Information Security Officer at a non-tech company with 10,001+ employees
I have considered Check Point and Juniper in the past. View full review »
it_user456837
Project Manager with 11-50 employees
We evaluated Fortinet, Sophos, Palo Alto. View full review »
it_user346116
I.T Security Consultant
Juniper, Check Point, Astaro View full review »
Joseph Kingori
IT Support Engineer
I tried Sophos. View full review »
Tech432SrvcMn
Technical Services Manager at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
We have looked at Juniper, Palo Alto and other brands. View full review »
Tahir Javed
Manager Network Security at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Usually yes. We did like Huawei and Juniper. View full review »
Ed Dallal
Founder, CEO, & President at Krystal Sekurity
We evaluated Juniper, Fortinet, and Huawei. View full review »
Fabian de Wit
Corporate Information Security Officer
We didn't evaluate any alternative products. View full review »
reviewer994896
Center for Creative Leadership at a professional training and coaching company with 501-1,000 employees
We didn't look at any other solutions. All of our campuses use Cisco products. This is why we chose this solution. View full review »
Dorin Berbescu
Executive Manager with 11-50 employees
Before choosing, I evaluated Juniper Networks SRX. View full review »
Mohamed Shehada
Senior Network & Data Communication Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Not really, as all firewalls do most of what enterprises look for. What matters most is the after sales support. View full review »
Deanna Acre
Information Systems Manager at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
We evaluated Cisco and Meraki. View full review »
Arshad Mohammad Khan
Security Consultant at Accenture
I would always prefer to evaluate other products when I have been asked for advice on firewall solutions. View full review »
Shaikh Muhammad Adeel
Sr Network Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
FortiGate 100D. View full review »
Moraima Matilda
Coordinator Network Support at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
We evalutated Cisco ASA vs Fortinet FortiGate VM. View full review »
reviewer916539
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Going forward, we are evaluating Anomali. The founder of ArcSight founded Anomali. The product has the ability to be a consumer of threat intelligence, and be a contributor showing the maturity in threat protection posture. View full review »
it_user413292
Regional Manager - Pre Sales at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We evaluated Huawei, briefly. View full review »
it_user470943
ICT Manager - Network Operations at a healthcare company
If so, which ones? Yes, Checkpoint, Juniper, Cyberoam. View full review »

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