Compare Azure Firewall vs. Cisco ASA NGFW

Azure Firewall is ranked 38th in Firewalls while Cisco ASA NGFW which is ranked 2nd in Firewalls with 60 reviews. Azure Firewall is rated 0, while Cisco ASA NGFW is rated 0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cisco ASA NGFW writes "Enables us to to track traffic in inbound and outbound patterns so we can set expectations for network traffic". Azure Firewall is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco Firepower NGFW and Fortinet FortiOS, whereas Cisco ASA NGFW is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Meraki MX Firewalls and Cisco Firepower NGFW.
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Watch out for hidden licensing and incredibly high annual maintenance costs.We paid about $7,000 for the Cisco firewall, plus another small Cisco router and the lead switch. It was under the combined license. It's a final agreement.The cost is a big factor for us. This is why we are using it only in our restricted area. They are very much higher than their competitors in the market.Licensing is expensive compared to other solutions.Pricing is high, but it is essentially a corporate decision.The cost is a bit high compared to other solutions in the market.Cisco recently has become very expensive.The cost is a bit higher than other competitive solutions on the market.

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Ranking
38th
out of 50 in Firewalls
Views
511
Comparisons
452
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
2nd
out of 50 in Firewalls
Views
125,696
Comparisons
52,401
Reviews
67
Average Words per Review
313
Avg. Rating
7.9
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Cisco ASA, Adaptive Security Appliance, ASA
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Overview

Azure Firewall is a managed, cloud-based network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It is a fully stateful firewall as a service with built-in high availability and unrestricted cloud scalability.

Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) is Cisco's end-to-end software solution and core operating system that powers the Cisco ASA product series. This software solution provides enterprise-level firewall capabilities for all types of ASA products, including blades, standalone appliances and virtual devices. Adaptive Security Appliance provides protection to organizations of all sizes, and allows end-users to access information securely anywhere, at any time, and through any device.

Adaptive Security Appliance is also fully compatible with other key security technologies, and so provides organizations with an all-encompassing security solution.

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There are more than one million Adaptive Security Appliances deployed globally. Top customers include First American Financial Corp., Genzyme, Frankfurt Airport, Hansgrohe SE, Rio Olympics, The French Laundry, Rackspace, and City of Tomorrow.
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm19%
Manufacturing Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
University7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company11%
Transportation Company8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise33%
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