Check Point Next Generation Firewall vs Check Point UTM-1

Check Point Next Generation Firewall is ranked 23rd in Firewalls with 4 reviews vs Check Point UTM-1 which is ranked 18th in Firewalls with 4 reviews. The top reviewer of Check Point Next Generation Firewall writes "I faced stability issues, both reboots and tunnels needing to be bounced, frequently". The top reviewer of Check Point UTM-1 writes "I can create a central database for objects, and browse logs for all of the gateways from a single screen". Check Point Next Generation Firewall is most compared with . Check Point UTM-1 is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos UTM and WatchGuard XTM. See our Check Point Next Generation Firewall vs Check Point UTM-1 report.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the IPsec VPN.The Smart Dashboard and other user interfaces are very easy to use and can be handled without any significant IT skills.After introducing this NGFW, we have improved our security posture, and now, have peace of mind.It filters unwanted traffic.

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It provides visibility and drives organizational security.It safeguards against cyber attacks.

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Check Point Smart Dashboard does not support my Apple MacBook Air. It only supports Windows versions.Check Point Smart Dashboard does not support my Apple MacBook Air.We looked very closely at ArcSight's solution because it's a multi-vendor solution. With ArcSight we could have Check Point, we could have RSA, we could have any brand and integrate several brands, from a security point of view. With Check Point, you cannot do so, you can integrate with Check Point products.There are some issues compared to other products. Ease of use is one.Stability issues. I built out this firewall in a cluster, and I had stability issues day one. Needs to be rebooted frequently. Tunnels need to be bounced frequently. Their hardware compatibility guide, when I built out the servers to host them on, was not accurate.

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I am not able to see a demo.The interface needs improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Check Point solutions are very expensive here. They're good, but they're expensive... Check Point is only useful for customers that have a big IT budget.I don't think the product's pricing is a good value. I feel it's very overpriced. I feel a lot of the features for a next gen firewall are there. But I feel it's overpriced, because of the stability issues. As far as support goes, I really can't speak to direct Check Point support, but the third-party was pretty terrible... As far as the licensing goes, it's pretty complex. If anybody was to purchase the Check Point product, definitely make sure they have an account rep come on site, and explain it line by line, what each thing is. It's not straightforward. It's very convoluted. There's no way you could just figure it out by looking at it.

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Overview
Overview

Your network is under constant threat. To secure it, you need the most advanced firewall protection. Check Point Next Generation Firewall identifies and controls applications by user and scans content to stop threats.

Check Point UTM-1 delivers proven, best-in-class security ideal for use in industrial Ethernet and SCADA environments. Robust performance and central management provide unmatched value in a simple, all-in-one solution.
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Sample Customers
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AccessIT Group Inc., Accuvant, Cadre Computer Resources Inc., Compuquip Technologies Inc, Dimension Data North America Inc., Forsythe Solutions Group, Gotham Technology Group LLC, GuidePoint Security LLC, Iovations, IPS
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Financial Services Firm
25%
Comms Service Provider
12%
Government
9%
Healthcare Company
8%
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Small Business
22%
Midsize Enterprise
22%
Large Enterprise
56%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
32%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
33%
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