Juniper SRX Competitors and Alternatives

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Reseller
Pre-sales engineer with 51-200 employees
Apr 25 2018

What is most valuable?

All the visibility the device gives us as well as management and administration facilities.

How has it helped my organization?

As a reseller, because Cisco includes different companies like Sourcefire, Meraki, and Talos, I think Cisco has a good portfolio for the security business, with their own… more»

What needs improvement?

It needs better documentation for when we present solutions to non-technical people. They need to bring together all the information, across the various firewalls, so that… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Cisco may be a little expensive but it has everything, and they support very well.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

SonicWall.

What other advice do I have?

I think Cisco has all the solutions: switching, routing, security, they have wireless. You can cover all the devices with Cisco. They have all the network and engineered… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Juniper, Fortinet.
SheryarSaqib
Real User
Network Security Engineer at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 05 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the UTM, which gives them an advantage over other firewalls.

What needs improvement?

The reporting is not as good as it is with other firewalls and it should be improved. There should be a customized report, for example. The dashboard seems to change quickly from version to version, and they should follow the lead of… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There is a benefit in terms of the cost of using this solution because the price is very good. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have worked with McAfee for a long time. The only thing that is better with McAfee is reporting, which is very good. They offer customized reports. We have decided to keep McAfee as our endpoint solution and use FortiGate-VM as our… more»

What other advice do I have?

I will say that for low-end firewalls, Fortinet is good compared to the others. The pricing is good, and when you need a new feature, you don't have to buy a new device. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.
Chukwunenye Ekwe Jnr.
Real User
Solutions Presales/Projects Specialist at a tech services company with self employed
Aug 26 2019

What is most valuable?

All of the features in this solution are effective and efficient. They are dependent on the environment in the organization.

What needs improvement?

The policies and the way that they are applied can be improved. It could be more direct, as it is an issue for some people. Generally, policy management could be made better and simpler to deploy. The GUI could be improved to make it more usable, easier to administer, and easier to configure.

What other advice do I have?

For my requirements and expectations, I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.
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