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What is Cisco Secure Firewall Management Center?

The Cisco Secure Firewall Management Center is the administrative nerve center for select Cisco security products running on multiple platforms. It provides unified management of Cisco Secure Firewalls with Firewall Threat Defense (FTD) software for port and protocol control, application control, IPS, URL filtering, and malware protection functions. Firewall Management Center is the centralized event and policy manager for:

● Cisco Secure Firewall with the Firewall Threat Defense (FTD) OS

● Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services

● Cisco Secure IPS (Firepower Next-Gen IPS / NGIPS)

● Cisco FirePOWER Threat Defense for ISR

● Cisco Malware Defense (AMP)

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Cisco Systems at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Top 5
Great data protection and easy access to good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to protect our servers.

Pros and Cons

  • "The applied policy inside the firewall is good."
  • "The IOS and the deploy option could be improved."

What other advice do I have?

From my perspective, it's a true commander and I like Cisco. All the treatment is available on the internet. I rate this solution a nine out of 10.
Systems Administrators at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5
Stable, good support, and good IPS capabilities

What is our primary use case?

I use Cisco Secure Firewall Management Center to manage my perimeter firewalls and my data center firewalls.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the intrusion prevention system.

What needs improvement?

The initial setup could be simplified. The interface is an area that could be improved. Monitoring live events or event logging needs improvement as well.

For how long have I used the solution?

We are using version 664.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a pretty stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have 20 people using this solution in our organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

The support is good. They are always good.…
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