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Pros
"It is easier to configure and develop documentation to see how we have configured firewalls.""The most valuable feature is the web application firewall.""The solution is very good at mitigating threats.""New and innovative way to protect the client's data.""It's very user-friendly.""The DDoS protection is the most valuable aspect of the solution.""There are key things that are used for our enterprise customers, such as Lambda and DNS.""From what I've seen so far, there are no negatives to report as of yet"

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"They have many different options with Palo Alto WildFire and the set-up is quick. If you have all the details in hand, it does not take more than 15 minutes to deploy a firewall.""The most valuable feature is the Automatic Verdict, to recognize whether something is a threat, or not.""The way that the solution quickly updates to adjust to threats is the solution's most valuable aspect. When there's a security attack, within five minutes, all Wildfire subscribers have access to updates so that all systems will be safe. Its threat prevention is way better than other vendor products.""Using WildFire has reduced the number of viruses and the amount of malware that comes into our system, which means that I don't have to rely on the end-users to identify it.""The most valuable feature for us is the VPN.""For example, if a security Intel threat talks about an IOC. We can then go to our MSP and say, "Is there a signature for this particular type of malware that just came out?" And if they'll say yes, then we'll say, "Okay. Does it apply to these firewalls? And have we seen any hits on it?" There's absolutely value in it.""The technical support is good.""The most valuable feature is the improved security that it offers."

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Cons
"It should have easier documentation for the configuration. It's very technical and people who aren't technical should also be able to do the configuration.""There should be a specific price list for enterprise-level customers.""The solution could use more analytics on the backend to give us more insights into everything. More reports would be helpful.""Technical support is lacking.""There are some issues with the CDN services.""The solution could work at being less expensive. It costs a lot to use it.""Latencies are always a problem.""Although I think it's quite good, it doesn't provide me with all the features I would expect to have if I were using Imperva."

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"There are certain changes that I was expecting in the previous version, and I hope that they are soon fixed. All of the problems that I have faced so far have been resolved.""I would like to see them continue on their developmental roadmap for the product.""The size of Palo Alto's cloud is big but it could be easier to use from a product management perspective.""It would be nice if there was an easier way to install and deploy it, such as through the inclusion of wizards.""When you contact support, there is no guarantee that they will be available to help you tackle the issue that you are facing.""It's not really their problem, it's a problem across the board. There will always be problems with interrupted traffic. We have to set it up where we're playing a middle man game where we're stripping it out, looking at it, and then putting it back together and sending it on its way. That requires CPU cycles. And there's some overhead with that.""The deployment model could be better.""The price of WildFire should be reduced in order to make it more affordable for our customers."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The cost primarily depends on the size of the organization.""We don't have any issues with the price.""The price is reasonable."

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"The licensing fees are on an annual basis, and there are no costs in addition to the standard fees.""We pay between $3,000 and $4,000 CAD ($2,200 - $3,000 USD) per year to maintain this solution.""This solution is very pricey and it depends on the package that you implement.""I think they should lower the price of this solution""The pricing is highly expensive.""This is an expensive product and the market for Palo Alto in Poland could be much bigger if the pricing was comparable to Fortinet.""The price is a bit higher than the other products such as TrendMicro, or FireEye.""Pricing could be improved."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: There are key things that are used for our enterprise customers, such as Lambda and DNS.
Top Answer: Latencies are always a problem. Also, one thing I would say is you have to maintain DNS through their services. I don't know if that's a requirement or not. Latencies are the key issue. If you are not… more »
Top Answer: The solution is completely integrated with all the other Palo Alto products. I think that it is the best part for endpoint protection. The firewall features include URL and DNS filtering, threat… more »
Top Answer: We are on an annual subscription. When we purchased the firewall, we had activated this solutions license for a minimum of one year. The price of the solution is fair.
Top Answer: The threat intelligence that we receiving in the reporting was not as expected. We were expecting more. Additionally, we should be able to whitelist a specific file based on a variety of attributes… more »
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Overview

Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 9 million Internet applications. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests globally.

Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks.

WildFire™ cloud-based threat analysis service is the industry’s most advanced analysis and prevention engine for highly evasive zero-day exploits and malware. The cloud-based service employs a unique multi-technique approach combining dynamic and static analysis, innovative machine learning techniques, and a groundbreaking bare metal analysis environment to detect and prevent even the most evasive threats.
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Sample Customers
Trusted by over 9,000,000 Internet Applications and APIs, including Nasdaq, Zendesk, Crunchbase, Steve Madden, OkCupid, Cisco, Quizlet, Discord and more.
Novamedia, Nexon Asia Pacific, Lenovo, Samsonite, IOOF, Sinogrid, SanDisk Corporation
Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Engineering Company14%
Marketing Services Firm14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider25%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Comms Service Provider21%
Retailer14%
Government14%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company24%
Government6%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business68%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise16%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise60%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise37%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise69%
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Cloudflare is ranked 1st in DDoS with 8 reviews while Palo Alto Networks WildFire is ranked 1st in Advanced Threat Protection with 13 reviews. Cloudflare is rated 8.2, while Palo Alto Networks WildFire is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Cloudflare writes "Robust, secure and innovative; technical support needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Palo Alto Networks WildFire writes "Good technical support and provides automatic analysis that saves us time in filtering email". Cloudflare is most compared with Imperva Incapsula, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai, F5 BIG-IP and Sucuri, whereas Palo Alto Networks WildFire is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco Firepower NGFW Firewall, Cisco ASA Firewall, Proofpoint Email Protection and Check Point SandBlast Network.

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