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Network System Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 22 2018

What is most valuable?

You can see everything that's going on in your network. It constantly updates their signatures and new anti-spyware signatures. That is updated daily. It catches modified signatures of known viruses. It is an easy interface to use.

How has it helped my organization?

We haven't had a virus. That is a good thing. It makes my job easier. For the organization as a whole, no viruses mean people keep their jobs, which is a good thing. It is an outstanding solution. It is one of the top solutions out there from... more»

What needs improvement?

They should make their user interface a little more user-friendly.
Real User
Architect - Cloud Serviced at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Nov 21 2016

What is most valuable?

* App-ID * User-ID * Ease of deployment and usability * Filtering Mechanism like SP3 Engine

How has it helped my organization?

From a technical perspective this has given us a new high as this is how a technology solution should function. From a sales perspective, we have been able to pitch the solution to new customers as it seems cheap to customers when we bundle... more»

What needs improvement?

* IP SLA tracking * GRE tunnel support I believe these are the major improvements in the pipeline.
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Sr. Network Engineer at a tech services company
Jan 23 2018

What do you think of Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

Improvements to My Organization This product/feature is an enhancement to traditional company/corporate AV and VP solutions, not a replacement. As such, it strengthens existing protections and provides significant visibility into files and applications that are moving through the company's systems. • Valuable Features Detailed reporting on analysis of content. The inspections are easily applied to security policy profiles and profile groups, and may be assigned on a per-rule basis. • Use of Solution One to three years. • Stability Issues No stability issues. • Scalability Issues No scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support I have never accessed PAN (Palo Alto Networks) technical support regarding this feature. • Previous Solutions This is...
User
Senior Network and Security Engineer
Jun 21 2017

What do you think of Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

Improvements to My Organization WildFire has been instrumental in blocking a number of new threats, before common desktop anti-virus tools were able to detect them. When Wannacry first came out, wildfire was detecting it and dropping incoming threats within seconds. We were dropping over 10,000 files per day with no additional firewall load at all. • Valuable Features Dynamic analysis. • Room for Improvement I am very happy with WildFire and can see no obvious areas of improvement at this point. • Stability Issues This product is rock solid in terms of stability. • Scalability Issues There were no problems with scalability. We have rolled out more firewalls to clients, and no scalability issues were found. • Customer Service and Technical Support ...
Real User
Senior Systems Administrator/Network Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 19 2017

What do you think of Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

Improvements to My Organization Much more visibility during an attack lifecycle; found a lot of infected hosts and vulnerabilities. • Valuable Features App-ID Easy migration Credential-based attack prevention PBF easily configured Whole team can use the firewall and understand it • Room for Improvement The GUI is better in 8.0, but I still feel it lacks the fast response most of us desire. Logs are much quicker. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Customer service is excellent. Their support is top-tier for sure. Technical Support: Technical support is excellent. Their support is top-tier for...
Real User
Network Security Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 04 2018

What do you think of Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

Improvements to My Organization Installing this product as a datacenter firewall for segregation and segmentation, and also configuring policies between zones. • Valuable Features Threat Prevention and WildFire features should be enabled in Palo Alto. With this product, we receive the best monitoring and reports. • Room for Improvement The VPN and decryption need improvement. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Stability Issues No, I did not encounter any issues with Palo Alto's firewall. The product is very stable. • Scalability Issues No, but you should do the rightsizing before buying the product.  • Customer Service and Technical Support They provide a medium level of technical support. • Previous Solutions I used Cisco. Palo Alto is better...
Real User
Deputy Manager at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Jul 11 2017

What do you think of Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

Improvements to My Organization It provides the enhancing network and endpoint security for the client through its IDA and IPS system filtering. • Valuable Features The most valuable features are: High availability with active-active and active-passive modes. Redundant power input for increased reliability. Fan-less design. • Room for Improvement The data analytical system for deployment needs to improve. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support is excellent, I would rate it a 10/10. • Initial Setup It is quite easy to set up. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing The pricing and licensing option should be categorized for various countries such as for Bangladesh. • Other Solutions Considered We looked at Forcepoint NGFW. • Other...

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What is Palo Alto Networks WildFire?

WildFire™ cloud-based threat analysis service is the industry’s most advanced analysis and prevention engine for highly evasive zero-day exploits and malware. The cloud-based service employs a unique multi-technique approach combining dynamic and static analysis, innovative machine learning techniques, and a groundbreaking bare metal analysis environment to detect and prevent even the most evasive threats.
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