Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs SonicWall NSA

Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is ranked 16th in Firewalls with 3 reviews vs SonicWall NSA which is ranked 12th in Firewalls with 11 reviews. 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". 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 Sourcefire Firewalls is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, FireEye Network Security and Fortinet FortiGate. SonicWall NSA is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Meraki MX Firewalls and Sophos XG. See our Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs SonicWall NSA report.
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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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Avg. Rating
7.5
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9
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588
Avg. Rating
7.0
Top Comparisons
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Compared 22% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSourcefire FirewallsNSA 250M, NSA 2600, NSA 3600, NSA 4600, NSA 5600, Dell SonicWALL NSA
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Website/VideoCisco
SonicWall
Overview
OverviewSourcefire 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.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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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersAegean Motorway, EllisDon Corporation, Linz AG, Orange 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
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
23%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Government
7%
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Writing And Editing Position
14%
Transportation Company
13%
Construction Company
13%
Manufacturing Company
11%
Company Size
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
63%
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Small Business
67%
Midsize Enterprise
25%
Large Enterprise
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
56%
Midsize Enterprise
30%
Large Enterprise
14%
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