Cisco ASAv vs. Kerio Control

As of February 2019, Cisco ASAv is ranked 17th in Firewalls with 5 reviews vs Kerio Control which is ranked 20th in Firewalls with 5 reviews. The top reviewer of Cisco ASAv writes "We need the product to have HA pairs, so we can failover. It is relatively stable". The top reviewer of Kerio Control writes "Enables the ability to remotely control systems to be installed in multiple areas". Cisco ASAv is most compared with Cisco ASA, Cisco Firepower NGFW and pfSense. Kerio Control is most compared with pfSense, Fortinet FortiGate and Sophos UTM. See our Cisco ASAv vs. Kerio Control report.
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Pros
Among the top features are integrated threat defence and the fact that each virtual appliance is separate so you get great granular control.The transparency of the single UI to ensure security. A product has to be simple so that an administrator can use it.The integration and configuration were pretty straightforward.It is a comprehensive suite and complete package.

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Kerio has improved my organization's security.Technical support is good. They respond right away.It has helped our organization with testing.Kerio Control is easy to use and provides the ability to deliver customized solutions.​It helps us better control internal and external communications.​​Setup is simple. The Kerio interface is very intuitive.​Its support is very good, and it is stable product.​

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Cons
There are always vulnerabilities that come up and there was one in early 2018 but this was patched with software updates.The artificial intelligence and machine learning (behavioral based threat detection), which I can this will be coming out in another year, these are what we need now.Even on a smaller scale, people are finding you need HA pairs, and there's no way that the ASA can do that, at least in the virtual version.Cisco ASA should be easier to use. It is a bit tough to navigate and see what is going on.

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They should add wireless features.I would like to see them develop a bit more flexibility creating VLANs.They should improve the remote connectivity feature for users.Support responses need improvement.I would like for there to be a difference between international and national links.Filtering of pages and greater personalization in services need improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We are partners with Cisco. They are always one call away, which is good. They know how to keep their customers happy.With the Cisco ASA, you do get what you pay for. What would really be awesome is to see Cisco blow out a real cheap version where you can use the sandbox, but leave it step-wise and go to another product relatively easily, like getting you hooked on candy.Purchasing from the AWS Marketplace was easy. It was just point and click.It is pay-as-you-go, so it much cheaper than buying in the plants.Our individual release cycle has been quicker because the entire development and testing environment has been automated because of these virtual instances. It has aligned our development workflow. This is where we have seen the ROI increase.

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The price is inexpensive.Pricing is good, but the licensing took a lot of time.Search and compare.

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Ranking
17th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
1,356
Comparisons
912
Reviews
5
Followers
85
Avg. Rating
7.4
20th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
14,010
Comparisons
8,036
Reviews
4
Followers
286
Avg. Rating
8.3
Top Comparisons
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Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance
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Overview


The Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance is a virtualized network security solution. It supports both traditional and next-generation software-defined networks (SDN), as well as Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) environments. The ASAv provides policy enforcement and threat inspection across heterogeneous, multisite environments.

Kerio Control brings together next-generation firewall capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN, and web content and application filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make Kerio Control the ideal choice for small and mid-sized businesses.

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