Sophos UTM Previous Solutions

Joseph Mallozzi
Project Engineer
SonicWall used to be our primary choice of firewall. I am just an engineer and I do not have control over which products we use. We started using Sophos Antivirus, then they eventually sold us on firewalls, encryption, mobile control, and a lot more of their products. The synchronized security model is really what was sold flexible to the product. View full review »
Ayodele Mumuni
Snr Dev Ops Engineer at a tech services company
No, we didn't. It was our first choice and it was definitely a good one. View full review »
Jeff Berndsen
Network Engineer II at a legal firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
We did originally try to use PFSense. The software was hard to use, and the level of technical expertise was not good. Ultimately, after several demos of both products, we decided that Astaro (at the time we purchased our original device) was the right vendor to work with. Since that time, Sophos purchased Astaro and it would appear that they kept a lot of the same people working on these devices because the transition was smooth, and the level of knowledge never faltered. View full review »
Juan C. Sanchez Pignalosa
CEO And Founder at Advisor Consulting Group Corp
We used a commercial product, Untangle, with our own brand called Rhino Box. Untangle did not invest in the development of features as we expected, such as the adoption of IPSec VPNs (they had it but very limited), and IPv6. This was what made us do research for our SMB/Enterprise market offering. We tried out Sophos UTM (recently purchased as Astaro UTM) and it was really easy to deploy and came with Sophos Support, which is awesome. View full review »
M.K. Goyal
Asst General Manager(C&IT) at NMDC Iron & Steel Plant
We used to use Cyberoam 200ia. It required to an upgrade due to end of life and the changed requirement of its organisation. View full review »
Dragan Pavlovski
Head of IT at a construction company with 201-500 employees
We did not use a different solution before this one. View full review »
Quality Officer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
I did take a look at other open source solutions, but found the Sophos UTM, being the best professional free for Home UTM solutions, full blown, and updated daily, to be the best solution. View full review »
Md. Dipu Khan
We previously used Cyberoam but Sophos acquired Cyberoam. That's why we migrated to Sophos. View full review »
Boris Kočar
Business Owner at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Cisco (didn’t achieve expectations), Microsoft TMG (end of life). View full review »
CTO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Before we were using Cisco solutions, we switched because of the lack of UTM features. View full review »
Ian Cowley
Originally Cisco 871 IOS IP Advanced Security, then Juniper SSG20, which was getting old and service contracts were too expensive. View full review »
Data Department Manager at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
As we are a service provider, we offer various other products to our customer: * Astaro ASG * Avaya/Netscreen * Fortinet * HP Switches & WiFi * Juniper SSG * Juniper SRX 210 & 240 * Juniper WXC * Sophos next generation SG, including RED, SG, and WiFi * Telindus Crocus E1Q View full review »
Ryan Pealer
Network Administrator at a government with 11-50 employees
We were using an offsite solution that was at least 20 times the cost over a year. View full review »
Martin Lindemann Frederiksen
It Forum Gruppen A/S
No previous solution. For next-gen firewalls, I began with Sophos. View full review »
Pei Pei Ong
Senior IT Support Engineer at a religious institution with 51-200 employees
Previously, we were using WatchGuard UTM. The pricing and ease of use of the configuration were the reasons as to why we moved over to this solution. View full review »
Arndt Reimers
Systemadministrator at MCON Group GmbH
It was not a change; in general, we have used many firewall vendors, but no one is as good as Sophos UTM. View full review »
Bob Obrinsky
Owner with 11-50 employees
We have been using this solution since it was the Astaro Security Gateway (/products/sophos-utm-reviews ). View full review »
Elías Björnsson
Senior IT Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Previously used the OpenSource pfSense which works great, but Sophos adds the little extra that is needed in security. View full review »
Senior Solutions Specialist at centerprise international
We have experience with Sophus, as well. View full review »

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