Cisco ASAv vs. SonicWall NSA

Cisco ASAv is ranked 22nd in Firewalls with 1 review vs SonicWall NSA which is ranked 10th in Firewalls with 11 reviews. The top reviewer of Cisco ASAv writes "We decided to go with Cisco because stability and reliability were major concerns for us". The top reviewer of SonicWall NSA writes "I like that you can run a packet capture from within the product. Absolutely has the best bang for the buck". Cisco ASAv is most compared with Cisco ASA, Cisco Firepower NGFW and pfSense. SonicWall NSA is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Meraki MX Firewalls and Sophos XG.
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Additional resources are too expensive.Licensed features provide application control, content filtering, antivirus, and anti-malware all in a single appliance.The CPUs are not able to compete with a similar price point to the Fortinet, WatchGuard, or Palo Alto product.A firewall doing anti-spam might be a low cost solution, but it is not your best strategy.You need their analyzer to properly generate reports. This is an expensive, licensed feature, with a complex application or appliance back-end.

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Adaptive Security Virtual ApplianceNSA 250M, NSA 2600, NSA 3600, NSA 4600, NSA 5600, Dell SonicWALL NSA
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Overview

The Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance is a virtualized network security solution based on the market-leading Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewalls. It supports both traditional and next-generation software-defined network (SDN) and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) environments to provide policy enforcement and threat inspection across heterogeneous multisite environments.

Achieve a deeper level of security with the SonicWALL Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series of next-generation firewalls. NSA Series appliances integrate automated and dynamic security capabilities into a single platform, combining the patented, SonicWALL Reassembly Free Deep Packet Inspection (RFDPI) firewall engine with a powerful, massively scalable, multi-core architecture. Now you can block even the most sophisticated threats with an intrusion prevention system (IPS) featuring advanced anti-evasion capabilities, SSL decryption and inspection, and network-based malware protection that leverages the power of the cloud.
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BluelockOrange County Rescue Mission, First Source, Michaels & Taylor, Green Clinic Health System, Aspire Chiltern Skills and Enterprise Centre, UnitedStack, Faith Lutheran College Redlands, Celtic Manor Resort, Star Kay White, Air Works, Unimat Life, NHS Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Support (YHCS), Hutt City Council, Mato Grosso do Sul, Nspyre
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