Cisco Firepower NGFW Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Cisco Firepower NGFW competitors and alternatives
Vendor
Manager at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 11 2018

What do you think of Cisco ASA?

Cisco ASA has an okay CLI with a nice GUI, but has poor performance.
Fortinet
Real User
Technology Management - Specialist with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 24 2018

What do you think of FortiGate-VM?

Improvements to My Organization There have been no improvements. We would just use another device if this one did not exist. • Valuable Features None of them. It is a classic firewall, but better than the free versions. • Use of Solution Less than one year. • Stability Issues Yes, we encountered stability issues in IPSec Module. The tunnels freeze sometimes. • Scalability Issues Yes, we encountered scalability issues in IPSec Module. The tunnels freeze sometimes. • Customer Service and Technical Support I would give technical support a rating of a nine out of 10.  • Previous Solutions I used SonicWall, before they were sold to Dell. After Dell bought them, some issues came out. I used Check Point, which was terrible for me. You can do almost nothing...
Sophos
Real User
Senior IT Infrastructure Solutions Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

* The ease of setting up the VPN connection. * The fact they have the cloud management option, I can manage it on a cloud platform. So anywhere I am, I can always manage the firewall. * The user interface is very user-friendly, so it's very... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's cost-effective. We are not that big a company. It gives us the features that we need.

What needs improvement?

I would like the update process to be easier, to update the firmware of the boxes. I think it's much better automatically than having to do it manually: Download the file, do network discovery. If they can make the update process much more... more»

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