Palo Alto Networks WildFire vs WatchGuard Firebox

Palo Alto Networks WildFire is ranked 1st in Advanced Threat Protection with 6 reviews vs WatchGuard Firebox which is ranked 39th in Firewalls with 1 review. 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 WatchGuard Firebox writes "WebBlocker has the best URL category database". Palo Alto Networks WildFire is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco ASA and Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls. WatchGuard Firebox is most compared with pfSense, Juniper SRX and OPNsense.
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Quotes From Members Comparing Palo Alto Networks WildFire vs WatchGuard Firebox

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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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WebBlocker has the best URL category database ever.

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Cons
​The VPN and decryption need improvement.​The 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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Make WatchGuard Firebox capable of integrating with third-party vendors like FireMon, Splunk, Tenable, etc.

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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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Cheap.

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Compared 14% of the time.
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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.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersNovamedia, Nexon Asia Pacific, Lenovo, Samsonite, IOOF, Sinogrid, SanDisk CorporationAkbar’s Restaurants, Draper Tools, Star Cargo, Sunray Engineering, The Ritz London
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Manufacturing Company
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Midsize Enterprise
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