Compare Huawei NGFW vs. OPNsense

Huawei NGFW is ranked 36th in Firewalls while OPNsense is ranked 24th in Firewalls with 4 reviews. Huawei NGFW is rated 0, while OPNsense is rated 9.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of OPNsense writes "Has good performance but I want to see a friendlier user interface". Huawei NGFW is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA NGFW and Juniper SRX, whereas OPNsense is most compared with pfSense, Untangle NG Firewall and Sophos UTM.
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Always consider what you might need to reduce your wasted time and invest it in other solutions.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.

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There are no licensing costs for OPNsence.It costs about $1000.We are not paying any licensing fees. OPNsense is completely free for us.

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Also Known As
Cisco ASA, Adaptive Security Appliance, ASAHuawei USG Firewalls, USG9500 Series, USG6600 Series, USG6300 Series
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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.

In addition to all the functions of conventional firewalls, Huawei NGFW also provides more advanced security functions, such as IPS and anti-malware functions, to identify applications and prevent application-layer threats. Huawei NGFW provides a global context awareness architecture for granular controls based on application, content, time, user, attack, and location (ACTUAL). The innovative SmartPolicy technology and management interfaces that can be easily integrated simplify the O&M management. The Intelligence Awareness Engine (IAE) uses an integrated architecture to perfectly balance security and performance. Huawei NGFW provides next-generation security featuring comprehensive protection, granular control, and OM simplicity to meet the requirements of enterprise networks on access control, scope of protection, usability, and performance in the new ICT landscape.

OPNsense is an open source, easy-to-use and easy-to-build FreeBSD based firewall and routing platform. OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.

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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.KMITL, Peking University
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider11%
Manufacturing Company11%
University8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company28%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company8%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Software R&D Company29%
Retailer12%
Comms Service Provider11%
Manufacturing Company10%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise38%
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Small Business37%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise39%
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