SonicWall TZ Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of SonicWall TZ competitors and alternatives
pfSense
Real User
Gérant chez
Jun 29 2017

What do you think of pfSense?

Valuable Features We use the open source version and we chose the hardware platform. For pfSense the valuable features are: High availability VPN (openVPN) Easy administration Extensibility (by modules) Easy backup/restore, independent platform not linked to a commercial vendor • Use of Solution We have been using the solution since version 2.1, which was three years ago. • Stability Issues We did not encounter any issues with stability. • Scalability Issues We did not encounter any issues with scalability. It depends on the hardware, not the software. • Customer Service and Technical Support I can't say. We provide our own support to our customers, as we are Linux, FreeBSD and IP specialists. • Previous Solutions We used Watchguard and Endian, but...
Real User
IT Infrastructure Architect at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Jul 12 2017

What is most valuable?

The UTM/SG platform starts off with the basic functionality of being a good Firewall, adding the additional modules opens up the products set and allows for full web filtering and application control, reverse proxy, APT detection, IPS, VPNs,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The Sophos UTM planform has allowed us to improve or implement the following security practices: * Details Web filtering and user access Control * SaaS QoS * Network segmentation with firewall and IPS * WiFi protection * Web Application Proxy... more»

What needs improvement?

At Enterprise level the SUM (UTM Manager) needs to be updated to reflect all of the capabilities At the Reporting level for user internet browsing the On-box Reporting is very basic and even adding the Sophos iView only give you limited... more»
Real User
President at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
May 27 2018

What do you think of Fortinet FortiGate?

Primary Use Case To protect network perimeters. • Improvements to My Organization Security. The main options feature protection and security against attacks. • Valuable Features Reliability and performance, those are key factors. • Room for Improvement I have only one request and that is to have Fortinet as a market download in Azure.  • Use of Solution Less than one year. • Stability Issues So far, so good. • Other Solutions Considered I'm an integrator, so I use SonicWall, Sophos, and Fortinet.

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