Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Competitors and Alternatives

The top Palo Alto Networks VM-Series competitors are
  • Fortinet FortiGate
  • Juniper SRX
  • Meraki MX Firewalls
  • Check Point Infinity
  • FortiGate-VM
  • Cisco ASA
Read reviews of Palo Alto Networks VM-Series competitors and alternatives
In432TchMn89
Real User
Information Technology Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 21 2018

What is most valuable?

I've always looked at as Cisco products as being the industry standard. They're wonderful at being able to lockdown and manage that.

How has it helped my organization?

The ASAs are very stable firewalls, and they've been very good at protecting our assets here at the bank. They have done exactly what they were... more»

What needs improvement?

The only con that I have really seen with it is the reporting structure. FirePOWER is good. It has been a great help because, before that, it... more»

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

The cost of keeping the licensing up on the ASA is very expensive. It has a lot of positives, but the cost of going with it is really starting... more»

What other advice do I have?

Talk to your peers in the industry, find out what they use and why, and then look at exactly what you're using it for. We changed a great deal... more»
Alan Chavira
Real User
Director de ingeniería at a tech consulting company with 1-10 employees
Sep 26 2017

What do you think of Fortinet FortiGate?

Improvements to My Organization: Simplifies administration and upgrades overall security. • Valuable Features: UTM/NGFW features and FortiCloud for logs and backups are awesome. • Room for Improvement: MTBF: Hardware failure is more common when compared to SonicWall or Cisco ASA. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Great support. It's quite good in Mexico. • Initial Setup: Straightforward. • Other Advice: Great product with too many features at the right price.
FortiGate-VM Logo
Fortinet
it_user378003
Real User
Information Technology
Jan 24 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the firewall and security. They filter out unwanted connections.

How has it helped my organization?

The improvement was felt in the traffic use. Without the firewall, there is unauthorized traffic coming in from the... more»

What needs improvement?

We are using a product from eight years ago. I am sure there have been improvements in the newer versions. Improvements... more»

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

I have yet to research a hardware replacement. If anything, I am the one that needs some advice!

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No.

What other advice do I have?

This product surely will fit your basic needs at the very least. However, always match up the specifications of the... more»

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