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Nathan Chadwick
Real User
Technology Associate at a financial services firm with 1-10 employees
Aug 19 2018

What is most valuable?

The IPsec VPN and web filtering.

How has it helped 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... more»

What needs 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... more»

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

We pay a lot of money for it. For big organizations who are used to throwing around a lot of money for absolutely surety, this would probably be... more»

What other advice do I have?

We just don't have a lot of the control or customizability that we would like to have over the system. A lot of this has to do with how AT&T... more»
Rick Rutledge
Real User
Network Systems Administrator at a non-tech company with 51-200 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The features we see and use the most are the SD-WAN, auto failover for dual ISP connections, auto failover for our VPN... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As the only network admin in the company, I have to monitor nine remote sites (production and shipping facilities) and... more»

What needs improvement?

I do wish you could control some ports locally from a console, but this is not the case. The only thing you can control... more»

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

Well, you get what you pay for. If you want good products that work well and are easy to configure, as well as remote... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used to be an HPE shop. I pulled out all that equipment, and installed Meraki switches and firewalls. It’s been so... more»

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you have your network planned out, mapped out and you can see exactly where you need the devices installed.... more»

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