Sophos UTM Competitors and Alternatives

The top Sophos UTM competitors are
  • pfSense
  • Fortinet FortiGate
  • Sophos XG
  • WatchGuard XTM
  • Sophos Cyberoam UTM
  • Cisco ASA
  • OPNsense
  • Meraki MX Firewalls
Read reviews of Sophos UTM competitors and alternatives
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Palo Alto Networks
Brent Addis
Senior Network and Security Engineer
Jun 21 2017

What is most valuable?

Dynamic analysis.

How has it helped my organization?

WildFire has been instrumental in blocking a number of new threats, before common desktop anti-virus tools were able to... more»

What needs improvement?

I am very happy with WildFire and can see no obvious areas of improvement at this point.

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

It's not particularly cheap, but it is absolutely worth it.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used Fortinet. However, we found it to miss a lot of incoming viruses, because at the time, they had no... more»

What other advice do I have?

Do it.
User at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 28 2018

What do you think of Cisco ASA?

Primary Use Case: Service Provider Operations manipulating thousands of firewall rules deploying Network Access Translations (NAT) for various multiservice networks. • Improvements to My Organization: Easy and fast to deploy. User-friendly GUI REST API offering with rich capabilities which makes the product very robust. • Valuable Features: Clustering architecture which offers zero downtime upgrades, keeping uptime close to 99.999%. This creates less stress on operations and network stability throughout the various maintenance tasks. • Room for Improvement: ASDM needs to be able to customize applets. • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: REST API stability needs improvement in order for customizing resource allocation available to the user...
Chief Technology Officer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Mar 19 2018

What do you think of WatchGuard Firebox?

Improvements to My Organization: I’m a reseller. The solution is among the top-three solutions in our portfolio. • Valuable Features: WebBlocker, because it has the best URL category database ever. • Room for Improvement: Make WatchGuard Firebox capable of integrating with third-party vendors like FireMon, Splunk, Tenable, etc. • Use of Solution: More than five years. • Stability Issues: No issues with stability. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Excellent. • Initial Setup: Easy. • Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing: Cheap. • Other Advice: I rate it 10 out of 10 because it is easy to deploy and use, the best of breed in the UTM firewall concept, creating the best UTM secure platform ever. It's easy to use.

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