WatchGuard XTM Competitors and Alternatives

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BartVan Es
Real User
IT Manager at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 22 2018

What is most valuable?

It's an easy, straightforward management platform to use.

How has it helped my organization?

We have currently bumped into several issues with the Stormshield firewall. It has some unexpected behavior in the... more»

What needs improvement?

* Better management of high availability features * Application awareness to a higher degree * VPN throughputs:... more»

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

They have a very interesting pricing for their devices. For mid-sized companies, they sell their appliances for good... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

The reason why they chose Stormshield to begin with is unknown to me.

What other advice do I have?

I don't have many positive things to say about this firewall because we keep bumping into issues. Now, we are looking... more»
Nathan Chadwick
Real User
Technology Associate at a financial services firm with 1-10 employees
Aug 19 2018

What is most valuable?

The IPsec VPN and web filtering.

How has it helped my organization?

The use of it has really bogged down our response time for certain problems, given we have to go through AT&T for everything. I don't think... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like the ability to pick and choose different features of it to run in a packaged infrastructure or modules, therefore I would like to... more»

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

We pay a lot of money for it. For big organizations who are used to throwing around a lot of money for absolutely surety, this would probably be... more»

What other advice do I have?

We just don't have a lot of the control or customizability that we would like to have over the system. A lot of this has to do with how AT&T... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
GĂ©rant chez
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

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... more»

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

You pay only the support and the price depends on the hardware not the functionalities.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used Watchguard and Endian, but pfSense is the most complete for layer 3 firewalls. We split the roles. We use pfSense only for the layer 3 and other products for proxy and... more»

What other advice do I have?

The pfSense product is very powerful in layer 3 but you must add some products to match a viable commercial product which generally has all the functions integrated in one hardware... more»

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