OPNsense vs. Sophos XG

As of June 2019, OPNsense is ranked 30th in Firewalls vs Sophos XG which is ranked 6th in Firewalls with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of Sophos XG writes "Gives us customizable policies, modifiable templates, and customized rules for single users". OPNsense is most compared with pfSense, Untangle NG Firewall and Sophos UTM. Sophos XG is most compared with Sophos UTM, Fortinet FortiGate and pfSense.
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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.The cost is a bit higher than other competitive solutions on the market.

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For licensing the XG 210, we paid approximately $3000 for three years. There are no additional fees on top of this.

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Also Known As
Cisco ASA, Adaptive Security Appliance, ASA
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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.

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.

Sophos XG Firewall is next gen firewall that is optimized for today’s business, delivering all the protection and insights you need in a single, powerful appliance that’s easy to manage.

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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.
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm19%
Manufacturing Company12%
Comms Service Provider11%
University7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company12%
Transportation Company8%
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Manufacturing Company18%
K 12 Educational Company Or School14%
Comms Service Provider12%
Transportation Company10%
Company Size
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise35%
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Small Business41%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise33%
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Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise23%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise43%
Large Enterprise22%
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