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"The price of this solution is not good or bad.""The Firepower series of appliances is not cheap. I just got a quote recently for six firewalls that was in the range of over half-a-million dollars. That's what could push us to look to other vendors...""Our subscription costs, just for the firewalls, is between $400,000 and $500,000 a year.""Cisco's pricing is high, at times, for what they provide.""The one-time cost is affordable, but the maintenance cost and the Smart Net costs need to be reduced. They're too high.""We normally license on a yearly basis. The hardware procurement cost should be considered. If you're virtual maybe that cost is eradicated and just the licensing cost is applied. If you have hardware the cost must be covered by you. All the shipping charges will be paid by you also. I don't thing there are any other hidden charges though.""Cisco pricing is premium. However, they gave us a 50 to 60 percent discount.""There are additional implementation and validation costs."

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"Licensing costs have been around $2,000. There are no other costs above the standard licensing fees.""License renewals come in around $35,000 to $45,000.""The price is high compared to some other solutions.""Its pricing is okay as compared to other solutions.""The price is fair.""The license that we purchased is good for three years.""Its price is very high, which makes it difficult to convince the clients to buy this solution.""The price is fair for the solution for the quality you receive."

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Also Known As
Cisco Firepower NGFW, Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall, FirePOWER, Cisco NGFWv
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Overview

Cisco NGFW firewalls deliver advanced threat defense capabilities to meet diverse needs, from
small/branch offices to high performance data centers and service providers. Available in a wide
range of models, Cisco NGFW can be deployed as a physical or virtual appliance. Advanced threat
defense capabilities include Next-generation IPS (NGIPS), Security Intelligence (SI), Advanced
Malware Protection (AMP), URL filtering, Application Visibility and Control (AVC), and flexible VPN
features. Inspect encrypted traffic and enjoy automated risk ranking and impact flags to reduce event
volume so you can quickly prioritize threats. Cisco NGFW firewalls are also available with clustering
for increased performance, high availability configurations, and more.
Cisco Firepower NGFWv is the virtualized version of Cisco's Firepower NGFW firewall. Widely
deployed in leading private and public clouds, Cisco NGFWv automatically scales up/down to meet
the needs of dynamic cloud environments and high availability provides resilience. Also, Cisco NGFWv
can deliver micro-segmentation to protect east-west network traffic.
Cisco firewalls provide consistent security policies, enforcement, and protection across all your
environments. Unified management for Cisco ASA and FTD/NGFW physical and virtual firewalls is
delivered by Cisco Defense Orchestrator (CDO), with cloud logging also available. And with Cisco
SecureX included with every Cisco firewall, you gain a cloud-native platform experience that enables
greater simplicity, visibility, and efficiency.
Learn more about Cisco’s firewall solutions, including virtual appliances for public and private cloud.

NetFortris Threat Analyzer is a unified threat management solution that collects and analyzes data from all security solutions and hosted firewalls on your network.
The secure, sophisticated SonicWALL TZ is widely deployed at small businesses, retail, government, remote sites and branch offices. It combines high-performance intrusion prevention, malware blocking, content/URL filtering and application control.
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Sample Customers
Rackspace, The French Laundry, Downer Group, Lewisville School District, Shawnee Mission School District, Lower Austria Firefighters Administration, Oxford Hospital, SugarCreek, Westfield
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AeroM_xico Delta TechOps, Unimat
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm19%
Manufacturing Company9%
Non Profit9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider37%
Computer Software Company20%
Government6%
Educational Organization4%
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Manufacturing Company15%
Construction Company15%
Computer Software Company10%
Healthcare Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company18%
Retailer5%
Wholesaler/Distributor4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise32%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise75%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business68%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise11%
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NetFortris Threat Analyzer is ranked 42nd in Firewalls while SonicWall TZ is ranked 11th in Firewalls with 27 reviews. NetFortris Threat Analyzer is rated 0.0, while SonicWall TZ is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall TZ writes "Easy to implement, fairly stable, and supports SSL-DPI". NetFortris Threat Analyzer is most compared with , whereas SonicWall TZ is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA Firewall, Sophos XG and Meraki MX.

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