Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Competitors and Alternatives

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Network Engineer at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
May 27 2018

What is most valuable?

* I am really hesitate to repeat the Juniper sales line of "One Juniper", simply because within different devices, there are differences in the CLI commands used. This has been due to functional and hardware differences. For the vast majority... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Once our engineers got their heads wrapped around the nuances of Juniper's CLI and are function on par with them. I recommend investing in Juniper Space if you have a significant amount of Juniper equipment to manage. We have three of the... more»

What needs improvement?

Third-party support for Juniper is a lot less than Cisco. This is no surprise, but a definite consideration if you are expecting to use a lot of third party support. In my guesstimate, for every 100 Cisco shops, you will find one Juniper shop.
Real User
Founder, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & President (company of 1) with 51-200 employees
Jun 21 2017

What do you think of Cisco ASA?

Valuable Features Provides advanced malware capabilities. • Improvements to My Organization Simplified the complexity of our security architecture. • Room for Improvement Integration of advanced malware services with the firewall through Firepower services. • Use of Solution We have been using this solution for six months. • Deployment Issues There were no issues with deployment. • Stability Issues There were no issues with stability. • Scalability Issues There were no issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: I would give customer service a rating of 10/10. Technical Support: I would give technical support a rating of 10/10. • Previous Solutions We were looking to upgrade to a comprehensive firewall...
Real User
Technology Associate at a financial services firm with 1-10 employees
Aug 19 2018

What do you think of Cisco Firepower NGFW?

Primary Use Case Our primary use case is as a firewall and using it for web filtering. We use IPsec VPN services on it, as well as the router. I have been using the product for only a few months, but the company has been using it for a couple of years. • Improvements to My Organization The use of it has really bogged down our response time for certain problems, given we have to go through AT&T for everything. I don't think really highly of it, though. • Valuable Features The IPsec VPN and web filtering. • Room for Improvement I would like the ability to pick and choose different features of it to run in a packaged infrastructure or modules, therefore I would like to have more customizability over it.  It seems very clunky and slow. I would like to be able to...

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