Hermann PotgieterSenior Network Architect at Virtua Technologies
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"OPNsense is open source software so at this time it is free for us to use."
"OPNsense is a well known open-source tool."
"It is not an expensive product. Basically, I deployed it because it was the fastest solution to satisfy our needs in open source."
"OPNsense is an open-source solution and it is free to use."
"The solution is not expensive."
"As an appliance, it's in the medium price range."
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LANCOM R&S®Unified Firewalls offer small and medium-sized enterprises a customized complete solution for state-of-the-art security and Unified Threat Management (UTM). The next-generation Firewalls provide reliable cyber security, either stand-alone or operated via the LANCOM Management Cloud (LMC).
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.
LANCOM R&S Unified Firewalls is ranked 10th in Unified Threat Management (UTM) while OPNsense is ranked 17th in Firewalls with 10 reviews. LANCOM R&S Unified Firewalls is rated 0.0, while OPNsense is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of OPNsense writes "A solution that detects and blocks malicious content with good reporting and visibility, but the reliability needs improvement". LANCOM R&S Unified Firewalls is most compared with Sophos XG, Fortinet FortiGate, WatchGuard Firebox and Sophos UTM, whereas OPNsense is most compared with pfSense, Untangle NG Firewall, Sophos UTM, Sophos XG and Fortinet FortiGate.
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