Stormshield Network Security Competitors and Alternatives

The top Stormshield Network Security competitors are
  • pfSense
  • Fortinet FortiGate
  • Sophos UTM
  • Cisco ASA
  • WatchGuard XTM
  • Barracuda NextGen Firewall
Read reviews of Stormshield Network Security competitors and alternatives
Pete Nixon
Real User
Senior Network Security Engineer at a university
Jul 13 2017

What is most valuable?

It all depends on the deployment scenario, as I have used ASA for specific purposes. In general, the stateful firewall... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The AnyConnect remote access VPN gives us an easy way to deploy remote working for our users.

What needs improvement?

It's not perfect, and does have room for improvement with certain features. The SSL VPN is, and always has been,... more»

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

Hardware and licensing can be expensive, and licensing can be a complicated affair. I would strongly recommend you... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Not in my current organization.

What other advice do I have?

Spec the right hardware model and choose the right license for your needs.
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pfSense
reviewer831174
User
Student
Mar 06 2018

What do you think of pfSense?

Primary Use Case: For security testing in network functions virtualization (NFV).  • Improvements to My Organization: It is a good firewall with good performance. • Valuable Features: Stateful packet inspection. It works quite well for an open source product.  • Room for Improvement: More regular patch updates, because this is very important for a firewall. • Use of Solution: Still implementing.
Ian Cowley
User
Consultant
Dec 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* Using the Home version to help Sophos develop the XG. I have not used the earlier UTM, which colleagues have... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Not applicable.

What needs improvement?

* The lack of import/export functions for network and service options drives me mad. * No route to NULL * No... more»

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

If you can afford it, go for a small Check Point, as it is easier to manage.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Originally Cisco 871 IOS IP Advanced Security, then Juniper SSG20, which was getting old and service contracts were too... more»

What other advice do I have?

Takes awhile to build a comprehensive rule set because of the relatively slow Web GUI. If you build, backup, restore... more»

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