SonicWall NSV Overview

SonicWall NSV is the #26 ranked solution in our list of best firewalls. It is most often compared to Azure Firewall: SonicWall NSV vs Azure Firewall

What is SonicWall NSV?

NSv delivers complete advanced threat protection, including high-performance intrusion and malware prevention, and cloud-based sandboxing with SonicWall's RTDMI technology. NSv ensures lateral movement protection, plus inbound and outbound traffic protection.

SonicWall NSV is also known as SonicWall Network Security Virtual.

Buyer's Guide

Download the Firewalls Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: June 2021

SonicWall NSV Customers
Comlogic, Depaul, Hutt City Council
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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about SonicWall NSV pricing:
  • "Our initial purchase, which included a three-year term of support, was about $25,000 USD."

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IT Manager at Citizens Bank
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Easy to use, stable, and the security features work well

What is our primary use case?

We use SonicWall NSV as the firewall component of our network and security solution.

Pros and Cons

  • "The security of this system is fantastic, including the IPS and IDS."
  • "I would like to see the reporting opened up and have several more opportunities for automatic reports."

What other advice do I have?

I have used FireEye in conjunction with this product and it was great. My advice for anybody who is considering SonicWall NSV is to look at what environment they came from, especially if it was Cisco, and compare the two of them. They need to be prepared for what they may give up. For example, compared to Cisco, reporting is better than it is in SonicWall. Essentially, you have to find out what you're going to give up for the money you're going to save. Once that is determined and you weigh the pros and cons, including how important what you're giving up is, you can decide. It is important to…