Compare Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs. Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall

Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is ranked 24th in Firewalls with 8 reviews while Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall which is ranked 31st in Firewalls. Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is rated 8.6, while Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall is rated 0. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls writes "Valuable firewall solution for enterprise organizations who need reliable flexible security". On the other hand, Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, FireEye Network Security and Cisco Firepower NGFW, whereas Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall is most compared with Palo Alto URL Filtering PAN-DB, Fortinet FortiGate and Trend Micro TippingPoint NGIPS.
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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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The cost of this solution is high.Some of our customers would be more likely to standardize on Cisco equipment if the cost was lower because a lot of people install cheap equipment.

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Also Known As
Cisco ASA, Adaptive Security Appliance, ASASourcefire FirewallsForcepoint NGFW, Stonesoft Next Generation Firewall, McAfee Network Security Platform, Intel Security Network Security Platform
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Overview

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.

Block more threats and quickly mitigate those that do breach your defenses with the industry’s first threat-focused NGFW.

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.Forcepoint Stonesoft Next Generation Firewall protects enterprise networks with high-performance "intelligence aware" security supported by real-time updates. This enables Stonesoft to deliver the industry's best defense against advanced evasions, alone with complete next-generation firewall protection when and where you need it - at remote sites, branch offices, data centers, and the network edge.
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Sample Customers
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.Aegean Motorway, EllisDon Corporation, Linz AG, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm19%
Comms Service Provider12%
Manufacturing Company12%
University7%
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Comms Service Provider14%
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Software R&D Company12%
Manufacturing Company9%
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Financial Services Firm33%
Construction Company11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Logistics Company11%
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Company Size
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise37%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise33%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise56%
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