McAfee Firewall Enterprise MFE Competitors and Alternatives

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Yassir Ali
Real User
Network and Security Engineer at onb
Sep 03 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the Stormshield Analyzer, which allows us to collect and analyze data, then generate reports.

How has it helped my organization?

Our organization's main concern is stability, and this is a stable solution. It's more stable than the other firewall that was deployed.

What needs improvement?

This solution has a big problem with web filtering and it needs to be improved. There is a shortage of instructional videos and information on how to configure… more»

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

The SN200 series costs between $500 USD and $600 USD per year, whereas the SN700 series costs approximately $1,000 annually. Support for this solution is an additional… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Before using this solution, we used one by McAfee. We switched because we have an issue with sanctions for American products. I began with this solution when it was Arkoon… more»

What other advice do I have?

If more videos on YouTube, as well as other media, were created then this product would be used more widely. For anybody who is implementing this solution, my advice is… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated two other solutions, one of which is Barracuda, before choosing this solution.
Real User
Global Network Security Admin at a Consumer Goods with 201-500 employees
Jan 08 2019

What is most valuable?

It can identify threats quickly, then find the affected devices and quarantine them. It ease of use: The GUI is easy to maneuver through; it is not complicated.

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped by identifying threats within the company. If there are computers or servers that are compromised, then we are able to identify them right away in the system.

What needs improvement?

The support needs improvement.

What other advice do I have?

The product works. It helps you identify threats within the environment. We were able to integrate it with different devices and the installation is straightforward. We are using the cloud-based version, but it is through Sophos directly… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also considered Symantec and McAfee. We did not chose them because we had experience with both of them and were not happy with their platforms. We chose Sophos for its ease of use and it detects malware and viruses that other companies… more»
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