Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention Pros and Cons

Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention Pros

MV
Network Administrator at a healthcare company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable features are the simplicity, transparency, and overall ease of management.
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SA
Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
With the IP address flag, I was able to see that I was being hacked. The moment there was an interaction between somebody on my network and that IP, the solution was able to flag it, and we were able to protect ourselves.
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RS
Presales Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
For those who want a next-gen firewall that's easy to configure and easy to operate, I think you should go for Palo Alto.
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VG
Network Security Engineer at Mauritius Telecom
The application control and vulnerability protection are the most valuable features.
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IT Infrastructure Manager at Jonah Energy
Edge protection is a valuable feature.
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PW
Consultant at a aerospace/defense firm with 501-1,000 employees
The initial setup was straightforward. It's quite easy. Deployment took one to two weeks.
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GG
Network Security administrator at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
The most valuable features are that it's user-friendly, has interesting features, URL filtering, and threat prevention.
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TS
Managing Director at Teceze
I find the malware protection very handy.
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Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention Cons

MV
Network Administrator at a healthcare company with 201-500 employees
The price of licenses should be lowered to make it less costly to scale our solution.
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SA
Consultant at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Sometimes when you want to group a set of ports, and communicate with Palo Alto, you cannot group TCP and UDP ports together. This needs to be adjusted.
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RS
Presales Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The documentation needs to be improved. I need better information about how to configure it and what the best practices are.
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VG
Network Security Engineer at Mauritius Telecom
The solution needs to improve its local technical support services. There is no premium support offered in our market.
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IT Infrastructure Manager at Jonah Energy
The pricing has improved with the newer generation of their Firewalls, but the price could always be lower. In comparison with other solutions, I believe they're quite competitive.
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PW
Consultant at a aerospace/defense firm with 501-1,000 employees
It's not so easy to set up a test environment, because it's not so easy to get the test license. The vendor only gives you 90 days for a test license; it's a tough license to get.
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GG
Network Security administrator at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Palo Alto's maintenance needs to be improved.
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TS
Managing Director at Teceze
I think they can use some improvement on FID.
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