Palo Alto Networks WildFire vs Untangle NG Firewall

Palo Alto Networks WildFire is ranked 1st in Advanced Threat Protection with 6 reviews vs Untangle NG Firewall which is ranked 20th in Firewalls with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Palo Alto Networks WildFire writes "It crashes too frequently for a few boxes, but they have the best tech junkies I have worked with". The top reviewer of Untangle NG Firewall writes "It is the easiest and most cost-effective product to use". Palo Alto Networks WildFire is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA and Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls. Untangle NG Firewall is most compared with pfSense, OPNsense and Sophos XG.
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Pros
​Installing this product as a datacenter firewall for segregation and segmentation, and also configuring policies between zones has improved my organization.With this product, we receive the best monitoring and reports.​Detailed reporting on analysis of content. The inspections are easily applied to security policy profiles and profile groups, and may be assigned on a per-rule basis.High availability with active-active and active-passive modes.WildFire has been instrumental in blocking a number of new threats, before common desktop anti-virus tools were able to detect them.Whole team can use the firewall and understand it.

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None of my clients has had a ransom or breach using Untangle.Web Filter is effective, Web Cache offers bandwidth savings, and the VPN setup is easy.​It is very easy to deploy and monitor. ​It is not attached to an appliance, meaning if you get a good PC/server, then you can already run a firewall.

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Cons
​The VPN and decryption need improvement.​They provide a medium level of technical support.The data analytical system for deployment needs to improve.The GUI is better in 8.0, but I still feel it lacks the fast response most of us desire. Logs are much quicker.

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It would be much easier if there was a mobile app.The ability to setup a DDNS for each WAN independently would be a very handy feature.The product needs to have a better support group for its online support, specifically for its help desk.The management console for partners is a bit tricky (buggy).

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Pricing and Cost Advice
​More expensive than other firewalls.​It is expensive, a feature more accessible to enterprise class customers, but provides an enhanced possibility that Zero- or near-Zero-day threats may be identified and mitigated. The cost of the product weighed against the potential impact of even one successful crypto malware-type exploit may justify the expense.The pricing and licensing option should be categorized for various countries such as for Bangladesh.It's not particularly cheap, but it is absolutely worth it.It IS a bit expensive, but I think you get what you pay for. Value is there.

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It is the most cost-effective to use.

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Overview
OverviewWildFire™ cloud-based threat analysis service is the industry’s most advanced analysis and prevention engine for highly evasive zero-day exploits and malware. The cloud-based service employs a unique multi-technique approach combining dynamic and static analysis, innovative machine learning techniques, and a groundbreaking bare metal analysis environment to detect and prevent even the most evasive threats.

Untangle NG Firewall takes the complexity out of network security—saving you time, money and frustration. Get everything you need in a single, modular platform that fits the evolving needs of your organization without the headaches of multiple point solutions.

Enjoy the flexibility to deploy Untangle’s award-winning NG Firewall software on third party hardware, as a virtual machine, or as a turnkey appliance.

Rest assured that the browser-based, responsive and intuitive interface will enable you to create policies quickly and easily. Then, drill down into database-driven reports—the most comprehensive and detailed in the industry—to get visibility into exactly what’s happening on your network.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersNovamedia, Nexon Asia Pacific, Lenovo, Samsonite, IOOF, Sinogrid, SanDisk CorporationNorth American Stamping Group, Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey (CPNJ), Brown County Schools, IN, City of Bridgeton, MO, Lancaster County, SC, Vision Charter School, Clay County Sheriff’s Department, NC, Breakwater School, Boys & Girls Club of Manchester, NH, Admiral Farragut Academy, Flow Companies, No Ordinary Hotel, KECdesign,
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