Juniper SRX vs WatchGuard XTM

Juniper SRX is ranked 8th in Firewalls with 8 reviews vs WatchGuard XTM which is ranked 7th in Firewalls with 9 reviews. The top reviewer of Juniper SRX writes "Consolidation combines routing, switching, and firewall services in one device". The top reviewer of WatchGuard XTM writes "Helps me create firewall policies for networks and services". Juniper SRX is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Networks WildFire. WatchGuard XTM is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Sophos UTM and SonicWall TZ. See our Juniper SRX vs WatchGuard XTM report.
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Pros
Security policies in combination with zones: It is very easy to organize the security polices in a logical structure.CLI: Junos CLI is very easy to use, and it is also very easy to find back items in the configuration and to change them.Commit: You can update the whole configuration without affecting the production. The new configuration will be loaded once the command "Commit" is submitted. You can also do a Commit confirmed to automatically roll back to the previous config after X minutes.​It's a reliable firewall and very stable, for both the hardware and applications it is stable.It'sa very secure device, it has good attack prevention capabilities using UTM.The rollback option and Commit Confirmed are great features. They give us the security to change configurations without downtime.

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It is stable and does not require you to reboot all the time.​It configures in all-in-one place.​​Monitoring of network activity is included in the box.​The client is easy to use and stable​Efficient to setup, run, and maintain. Saving man hours and cost in the process.Simple to move settings between WatchGuard boxes.The GUI is easy and intuitive.We experienced that WatchGuard is easy to setup regarding VPN compared to other firewalls of other brands.

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Cons
The visibility/reporting could be better. To see something, you have to export the log to a syslog and then process with another product.It would be good if Junos had "unique commands" between all hierarchical levels, discarding the use of the "Run" command.

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The initial setup is neither simple nor complex. If you know the base in networking and how the firewall works, you will be able to figure it out.​Cloud-based central administration of all devices from one point would be nice

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I would say about $20,000 for a SRX650 with IDP licence.Pricing is very good, not expensive.

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Like all other manufacturers, there are a lot of features and different pricing. The best is to talk to a representative.​Very competitive pricing regarding throughput compared to other alternatives.

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RANKING
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24,118
Comparisons
19,689
Reviews
8
Followers
617
Avg. Rating
8.3
Views
30,012
Comparisons
23,675
Reviews
9
Followers
641
Avg. Rating
7.8
Top Comparisons
Top Comparisons
Fortinet
Compared 32% of the time.
Cisco
Compared 23% of the time.
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Fortinet
Compared 28% of the time.
Sophos logo
Compared 14% of the time.
Sonicwall logo
Compared 11% of the time.
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Also Known AsSRX
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OverviewQuestionmark icon
OverviewHigh-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.Small businesses need big security, too, and the WatchGuard XTM Series firewall/VPN appliances deliver that strong protection Ð but without the hefty price tag. Enterprise-grade security includes full HTTPS content inspection, VoIP support, and optional security subscriptions like Application Control and Intrusion Prevention Service.
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Sample Customers
Sample Customers7-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., HillenbrandAVG, Cyren, Kaspersky Lab, Lastline, NCP engineering, Trend Micro, Websense
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider
57%
Financial Services Firm
29%
University
14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
23%
Marketing Services Firm
14%
Manufacturing Company
13%
Financial Services Firm
7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
43%
Healthcare Company
14%
Logistics Company
14%
University
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
13%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Financial Services Firm
7%
Transportation Company
7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
36%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
36%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
32%
Midsize Enterprise
49%
Large Enterprise
19%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
70%
Midsize Enterprise
23%
Large Enterprise
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
43%
Midsize Enterprise
31%
Large Enterprise
26%
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