Cisco ASA NGFW Previous Solutions

NSA0898776
Network & Security Administrator at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
I didn't use a different solution in my bank, but on some other enterprise jobs, I used some unique firewall solutions. Since I have been at the bank, only Cisco ASA has been deployed. We just added two new modules. In the bank, we only use Cisco ASA solutions. View full review »
Beka Gurushidze
System Administrator at ISET
We had the old version of the Kerio firewall, but because in our country, there is no official dealer for Kerio, we moved to the Cisco ASA NGFW. This is the main reason why we moved to the Cisco firewall. View full review »
Jijish Gopi
Security Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
I was actually using ASA and I switched to another one. View full review »
Frank Theilen
IT Adviser/Manager with 51-200 employees
I usually have to take what is there. If I had a choice, I would now take something newer. View full review »
Nadika Perera
CEO at Synergy IT
We were previously using Sophos firewall but it had a lot of issues. View full review »
ipmplspr538920
Security Governance at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
We were using Juniper SRX5600. The switch was more a strategic decision than a technical one. We are also using a 5520 for seven years in our datacenter and we are satisfied by this version. View full review »
reviewer818484
Information Security Officer at a government with 501-1,000 employees
We used Fortinet FortiGate, but as an early gen "NGFW" it was outdated. We have issues we don't believe would be resolved with their latest offering, so we didn't even evaluate it. View full review »
Mbaunguraije Tjikuzu
Information Security Administrator at Bank of Namibia
We have only been using Cisco solutions. View full review »
Fabrizio Volpe
Senior Consultant at Unify Square
The previous solution was based on software firewalls that where not able to perform as the Cisco ASA View full review »
Pete Nixon
Senior Network Security Engineer at a university
Not in my current organization. View full review »
Alin Prodea
Network Security Administrator at a tech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
I've only worked for integrator or ISP organizations. Over the years I’ve worked with multiple solutions offered by different vendors due to my customers’ budgets or preferences. What makes it the best of all the solutions I’ve worked on is the stability and its hardware. View full review »
Danut Agache
Computer Networking Consultant and Contractor
I haven' t used another solution. View full review »
Alexander Kostov
Senior IT Networking and Security Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
I used to work with open source solutions, but the support and complication behind them was definitely not OK. If you want to have flexibility and stability, you have to move on to something that receives more development in that specific area. View full review »
Rizal Meijer
Networking Specialist at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We chose FortiGate from Fortinet as our Next Gen Firewall solution because of the higher value for our money. View full review »
BogdanV
Presales Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Old ASA 5500. Natural upgrade to next generation functions. View full review »
Sergei Chernooki
IT SecOps Manager at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Some of my customers switched from ZyXel to Cisco and this is an obvious decision for me. It will be much harder to imagine a customer replacing Check Point or Fortinet with Cisco. View full review »
ramesh1923
Technical Specialist with 5,001-10,000 employees
I used to work with most of the hardware firewalls, Cisco ASA is reliable and few technologies are good enough to compete for the market (VPN, Modular policy framework, NAT, etc.). View full review »
Timothy Ames
Member of the Board of Directors at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I have used both ASA and PAN. Different strokes for different folks. View full review »
Syed Razvi
Network and System Engineer at a non-tech company with 201-500 employees
I worked with Cyberoam and Fortinet UTM at my previous job. When I joined my present company, they were already using the Cisco ASA solution. But my present company may switch to other vendors, especially Fortinet, because of the license renewal price. View full review »
Alvaro Picado
Systems Manager at a non-profit with 201-500 employees
We previously used Juniper. We switched due to trust in Cisco as a provider of networking solutions. View full review »
Rizwan Siddiqi
Network Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Cisco ASA firewall is most reliable to protect the network, therefore I switched. View full review »
ITmgr302604
IT Manager at a construction company with 11-50 employees
When selecting a vendor, the most important criteria include: * Security - the ability of the technology from a security perspective. * The ability of the company to support the technology - knowledge of the product by the company. It may sound really silly to say that, but you'd be surprised how poor some companies' technical support is. * The financial stability of the company. View full review »
AccountMe9ae
Account Manager
We switched from our previous solution because of scalability issues. View full review »
Azar Mammadli
IT Operation Manager
We were using TippingPoint as an IPS and ZyXEL ZyWALL as a VPN server. Cisco has good documentation and it is easy for Cisco certified engineers. View full review »
Meei Ling Tan
Senior Network Specialist
We did not use a previous solution. View full review »
it_user477366
Security Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We are part of the integrator space. When we changed products, it was to displace a product that no longer met the client’s requirements. View full review »
BURAK YESILDERYA
IT System Administrator at a transportation company with 201-500 employees
Before, I did not manage my private network well (or professionally). For this reason, I have been updating products. View full review »
Tulga352
Network Engineer at a mining and metals company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We have used it from the beginning. View full review »
Sedef Koker
IT Manager at a manufacturing company
I couldn’t meet all my needs with the Cisco 5505 so I changed it with a next-generation firewall. View full review »
it_user456837
Project Manager with 11-50 employees
I implement solutions on several clients, Redneet is a technology integration company and I prefer Cisco ASA for my security solutions. View full review »
it_user346116
I.T Security Consultant
We’ve always used ASA from the get go. We added the UTM is to compliment it. View full review »
Joseph Kingori
IT Support Engineer
The previous product was limited in throughput and security. View full review »
Tahir Javed
Manager Network Security at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
We have almost 99% Cisco based infrastructure. View full review »
Ed Dallal
Founder, CEO, & President at Krystal Sekurity
We were looking to upgrade to a comprehensive firewall solution that integrated Next Generation Prevention System (NGIPS). View full review »
ICTmanager564855
ICT Manager with 1-10 employees
We just shortlisted Cisco and Fortinet. View full review »
Fabian de Wit
Corporate Information Security Officer
We used Cisco PIX. View full review »
reviewer994896
Center for Creative Leadership at a professional training and coaching company with 501-1,000 employees
We did not previously use a different solution. View full review »
Dorin Berbescu
Executive Manager with 11-50 employees
I used Juniper Networks and I switched due to the lack of technical and sales support in Romania. View full review »
it_user614874
Gerente de Telecomunicaciones at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We didn’t have a previous solution. I actually searched after another solution. View full review »
Mohamed Shehada
Senior Network & Data Communication Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Yes. We changed for no special reason, just to mix things up. View full review »
Deanna Acre
Information Systems Manager at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
We have always been with Cisco. View full review »
Arshad Mohammad Khan
Security Consultant at Accenture
No, I worked with this product by working for a client. View full review »
Shaikh Muhammad Adeel
Sr Network Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Version 5515 is better than 5510 or 5505. View full review »
AhmadManzoor
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
No, Cisco was part of our solution from the start. View full review »
it_user470943
ICT Manager - Network Operations at a healthcare company
Watchguard Firewall. Switched due to license cost. View full review »

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