Juniper SRX vs. Kerio Control

As of February 2019, Juniper SRX is ranked 8th in Firewalls with 16 reviews vs Kerio Control which is ranked 20th in Firewalls with 5 reviews. The top reviewer of Juniper SRX writes "The throughput is fine but the CLI is verbose, especially when configuring". The top reviewer of Kerio Control writes "Enables the ability to remotely control systems to be installed in multiple areas". Juniper SRX is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks WildFire. Kerio Control is most compared with pfSense, Fortinet FortiGate and Sophos UTM. See our Juniper SRX vs. Kerio Control report.
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Pros
From a protection perspective, it provides a network perimeter security function for our company.We use it as a firewall at our head office and branches.It integrates well with Fortinet and Palo Alto.It uses many applications, like antivirus blocking and web filtering.The high availability of the application is good.It protects the data behind our switches.It helps us perform our daily jobs.We mostly use the Layer 4 firewall functions: Access rules, NAT, and site-to-site IPsec VPN.

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Kerio has improved my organization's security.Technical support is good. They respond right away.It has helped our organization with testing.Kerio Control is easy to use and provides the ability to deliver customized solutions.​It helps us better control internal and external communications.​​Setup is simple. The Kerio interface is very intuitive.​Its support is very good, and it is stable product.​

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Cons
This solution needs to update for "Next Generation" needs.It did not improve our safety because the IDS does not detect some attacks, but our anti-virus software did.We tried configuring the IDS for more than four months, but it did not work properly.The CLI is verbose. You have to say a lot to do a little. I don't like that part of it. Cisco's command syntax seems to be a good bit more concise. When you're trying to get something done, you don't want to have to type a bunch.Juniper needs to focus more on their perimeter firewalls.The GUI needs to be easier to handle.I would like to see endpoint control and endpoint testing security.I would like them to add a dashboard because it's difficult to operate.

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They should add wireless features.I would like to see them develop a bit more flexibility creating VLANs.They should improve the remote connectivity feature for users.Support responses need improvement.I would like for there to be a difference between international and national links.Filtering of pages and greater personalization in services need improvement.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It has a low price.It is not that expensive.Pricing is good. Most of the costs are in the UTM (IDS/IPS, virus scanning, etc) subscription.Palo Alto was nice, but much more expensive.We were able to lower our overall operating costs over a three year period by 25%, mostly recovered from maintenance/support costs.Small enterprises or telco have variant licenses, and this licensing should be improved.I would say about $20,000 for a SRX650 with IDP licence.Pricing is very good, not expensive.

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The price is inexpensive.Pricing is good, but the licensing took a lot of time.Search and compare.

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Ranking
8th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
33,540
Comparisons
19,514
Reviews
16
Followers
716
Avg. Rating
7.4
20th
out of 48 in Firewalls
Views
14,010
Comparisons
8,036
Reviews
4
Followers
286
Avg. Rating
8.3
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Overview
High-performance security with advanced, integrated threat intelligence, delivered on the industry's most scalable and resilient platform. SRX Series gateways set new benchmarks with 100GbE interfaces and feature Express Path technology, which enables up to 1 Tbps performance for the data center.

Kerio Control brings together next-generation firewall capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN, and web content and application filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make Kerio Control the ideal choice for small and mid-sized businesses.

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Sample Customers
7-Eleven, AARNet Pty Ltd, Allegro Networks, alltours GmbH, Apollo Hotel Papendrecht, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Atlantech Online, Availity, Bajaj Capital, Baloise Insurance, BancABC, BAS Group, Black Lotus, Blue Box, Borealis, Carilion Clinic, Catholic Health System, CATV, Champlain College, Chinas Ministry of Railways, China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), Cloud Dynamics, CloudSeeds, Cloudwatt, CODONiS, Colt Technology Services, Cork Internet Exchange, CSS Versicherung AG, CyrusOne, Danish Crown, Deloitte Belgium, Department of Energy, Divona Telecom, DQE Communications, DreamHost, European Government Agency, Expedient, Financial Market Information Services Provider, Fluidata, Fonality, Fox Sports, Global Financial Institution, Global Investment Bank, Global Investment Company, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), Goethe University, HEAnet, High Performance Networks Inc., HillenbrandTriton Technical, McDonald's
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Comms Service Provider44%
Financial Services Firm22%
Retailer11%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
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Comms Service Provider38%
Media Company14%
Venture Capital & Private Equity Firm8%
Insurance Company8%
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