WatchGuard Firebox Competitors and Alternatives

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pfSense
Real User
IT Support Engineer
Jul 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* The VPN and the firewall. They are reliable and easy to manage. * The VPN is valuable for setting up secure remote connections to our network. * pfSense has the OpenVPN package which is a well-supported VPN software. * The "OpenVPN Client... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has improved our security. Users can work offsite and connect to the VPN.

What needs improvement?

Network monitoring and device inventory could use some improvements. I'm using SpiceWorks for this because it never really worked in pfSense. Network monitoring is a big topic and I realize there is plenty of software out there like... more»
Consultant
Security Engineer at a real estate/law firm with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 19 2018

What do you think of Fortinet FortiGate?

Primary Use Case It performs well. • Improvements to My Organization We have a lot of bandwidth. • Valuable Features Box stability Security features, like SSL scanning.  Their service: Whenever we raise a complaint with FortiGate, their response and resolution times are minimal. • Room for Improvement They need faster serviceability and more security features. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Stability Issues It has good stability compared to its competitors. • Scalability Issues It is scalable. We are making a cost savings on the scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support We have been using technical support. Their response and resolution times are good. • Previous Solutions Our previous solution had performance issues. •...
Real User
Technical Support Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Aug 08 2018

What do you think of Juniper SRX?

Primary Use Case We use it as a perimeter firewall, data center firewall, and as VPN concentrators for some companies. It protects the data behind our switches. Our company provides the switches, like the EX-Series.  We are an elite partners for Juniper. We use the firewall for data protection. • Improvements to My Organization It has a high security implementation. • Valuable Features It integrates well with Fortinet and Palo Alto. It uses many applications, like antivirus blocking and web filtering. Also, defining routing on it is very easy along with netting. The high availability of the application is good. We use the IDS and IPsec VPN features. • Room for Improvement I would like to see endpoint control and endpoint testing security. The GUI needs to be...

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