Cisco Firepower NGFW vs. Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls

Cisco Firepower NGFW is ranked 14th in Firewalls with 10 reviews vs Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls which is ranked 16th in Firewalls with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Cisco Firepower NGFW writes "The most valuable features are the IPsec VPN and web filtering. It seems very clunky and slow". The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls writes "Centralized policy creation simplifies matters more than previously. URL, Malware and IPS built-in has been a great help". Cisco Firepower NGFW is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Palo Alto Networks WildFire and Cisco ASA. Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, FireEye Network Security and Fortinet FortiGate. See our Cisco Firepower NGFW vs. Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls report.
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We pay a lot of money for it.It is a great solution for medium or big enterprises, not so much for small businesses, mainly due to the financial costs.Cisco Firepower is a great solution, but it is expensive compared to others that can provide similar benefits for much less.In terms of scalability, it is really expensive. It is scalable, but when it comes to pricing, the upgrading is a bit high.All our requirements which we need performed by the firewall (e.g. VPN, URL white-listing, or IP based white-listing, etc.) have separate licenses and costs.

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7.5
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Compared 13% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsCisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall, FirePOWERSourcefire Firewalls
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Overview
Overview

Block more threats and quickly mitigate those that do breach your defenses with the industry’s first threat-focused NGFW. Our Cisco Firepower NGFW appliances combine our proven network firewall with the industry’s most effective next-gen IPS and advanced malware protection. All so you can get more visibility, be more flexible, save more, and protect better.

Sourcefire Firewalls help ensure your network's availability and the security of your company's resources by protecting the network infrastructure against network- and application-layer attacks, viruses, and worms.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersShawnee Mission School DistrictAegean Motorway, EllisDon Corporation, Linz AG,
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
20%
Comms Service Provider
19%
Healthcare Company
14%
Transportation Company
10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
22%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Energy/Utilities Company
9%
Government
7%
Company Size
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
57%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
63%
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