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2018-07-12T09:32:00Z

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls?

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What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls?

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Top 5MSP

The most valuable features include the different security zones and the ability to identify applications not only by port numbers but by the applications themselves... And with the single-pass architecture, it provides a good trade-off between security and network performance. It provides good security and good network throughput.

2021-08-10T22:10:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

Palo Alto NGFW’s unified platform has helped our customers eliminate security holes. With a unified platform, customers can deploy the NG Firewall both in the data center edge, inside the data center, and in the product/public cloud environments. They have the same user interfaces and platform, so they can be maintained by a single unified platform called Panorama. Customers can use Palo Alto Network NG Firewalls in all the places where they need to protect their environments. This helps to decrease security holes.

2021-08-10T12:31:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The machine learning in the core of the firewalls, for inline, real-time attack prevention, is very important to us. With the malware and ransomware threats that are out there, to keep abreast of and ahead of those types of attacks, it's important for our devices to be able to use AI to distinguish when there is malicious traffic or abnormal traffic within our environment, and then notify us.

2021-07-30T07:40:00Z
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Real User

There are plenty of features available in this solution, such as attack blocker and spam blocker. Additionally, it is very robust and in-depth.

2021-06-09T16:53:02Z
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Top 5Real User

I like that they are more stable than the previous ones, and they allow a lot of other features.

2021-06-07T15:27:12Z
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Top 5Real User

The strengths of Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls are application visibility and application awareness. Their strong point is identifying applications for traffic. So all of the policies that are configured are related to the application and not to a port.

2021-05-19T18:12:46Z
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Top 20Real User

Identifying applications is very easy with this solution.

2021-05-18T05:59:13Z
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Top 20Real User

I have found it to be reliable and very easy to use. I haven't really encountered many problems with it because its documentation is clear and readily available on their website.

2021-04-07T11:09:32Z
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Top 5Real User

Protection from a single packet and ease of making security rules.

2021-04-01T09:30:53Z
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Top 20Real User

It's quite nice. It's very user-friendly, powerful, and there are barely any bugs.

2021-03-05T06:06:57Z
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Top 5Real User

The ease of use and the ease of configuration of our policies are the most valuable features.

2021-03-04T18:02:15Z
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Top 5Real User

Operationally, it is easier, and the manageability and their security features are good.

2021-03-02T16:01:23Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

The Unified Threat Management (UTM) module, which consists of the basic firewall and IPS services, is what the majority of our customers use in Palo Alto Firewall.

2021-03-02T07:38:59Z
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Top 20Real User

We have found the DPI ability to understand web applications and build access rules on web application categories first to be a great feature.

2021-02-22T21:26:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The stability of the product has been good over the years.

2021-02-12T08:51:27Z
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Top 20MSP

The technology's very good. We have had a lot of good experience with this solution.

2021-02-11T11:33:05Z
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Top 20Real User

I like all the functions and features.

2021-02-11T00:50:07Z
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Top 5Reseller

I love the Policy Optimizer feature. I am also completely happy with its stability.

2021-02-04T21:54:27Z
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Top 20Real User

It's one of the best products I've worked with. It's typically a market leader on Gartner. It's a very respected brand.

2021-01-31T06:58:32Z
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Top 5Real User

The feature that I like the most is its IPS model, the WildFire model. I really like how the whole threat protection model functions, including the vulnerability and anti-spyware aspects. That is really awesome.

2021-01-30T13:39:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The scalability is very good.

2021-01-28T10:33:01Z
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Top 5Real User

I like the architecture because it separates the management plan process and the data plan process.

2021-01-27T10:49:16Z
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Top 10Real User

The most valuable features of this solution are all of the services it provides.

2021-01-27T09:19:49Z
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Top 20Real User

The interface is very nice. We generally like the UI the product offers.

2021-01-15T20:15:01Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Flexible and integrates well with apps and other security tools.

2021-01-12T12:47:26Z
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Top 10Consultant

Its flexibility is the most valuable.

2021-01-04T10:46:56Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's a next-generation firewall and it's pretty stable. You don't have to worry about if you restart it for some maintenance. It will just come back.

2020-12-19T13:47:52Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The management options are good.

2020-12-16T11:18:08Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It worked fine normally.

2020-12-10T16:08:04Z
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Top 20Real User

They have a good system operator in the firewalls and it provides many tools that they can use to protect their networks.

2020-12-10T14:16:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

They are regularly releasing new versions that include more integration with third-party services.

2020-12-08T16:55:47Z
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Top 20Real User

In general, its performance and ease of use are the most valuable. Its performance is good, stable, and reliable. The user interface is friendly and easy to use. Customers find it easy to work with and easy to learn.

2020-11-18T17:49:17Z
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Top 10Real User

Everything is easy in Palo Alto Networks NG Firewall. It is very stable, easy to configure, and easy to upgrade. It is also very easy to create custom policies and applications. Everything can be done with the click of a button.

It is also good for the protection of web services. Nowadays, they have a rather new DNS security feature, which is pretty good and functional. We did a one-month trial, and it is the best product for the firewall network.

2020-11-16T18:30:20Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The structure is much faster and more sophisticated than Cisco.

2020-11-12T05:04:08Z
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Top 10Real User

Ability to log each and every application.

2020-11-10T17:19:34Z
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Top 20Real User

GlobalProtect and App-ID features are very good.

2020-11-06T21:14:58Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

From my experience, comparing it to other products, the granularity you can have in the application is very good. The application detection is excellent. It's certainly one of the best.

2020-07-27T07:17:38Z
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Top 10Reseller

The most valuable feature is WildFire, which blocks sophisticated attacks and distinguishes it from other traditional firewall functions.

2020-07-26T08:19:12Z
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Top 20MSP

Innovative, advanced threat protection is the most valuable feature.

2020-07-26T08:18:00Z
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Top 10Reseller

The most valuable features are web filtering and application filtering.

2020-07-23T07:58:37Z
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Top 20Real User

I like that it has high security.

2020-07-13T06:56:00Z
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Top 5Consultant

The most valuable feature is the security provided by the ATP.

2020-07-13T06:55:57Z
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Top 5Reseller

The interface and dashboards are good.

2020-07-05T09:37:56Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution allows us to set parameters on where our users can go. We can block certain sites or ads if we want to.

2020-06-30T08:17:31Z
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Top 20Real User

Provision of quality training material and the reporting is very good.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The most valuable features are the IPS/IDS subscriptions.

2020-06-15T07:34:02Z
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Top 10MSP

This is arguably the best security protection that you can buy.

2019-12-04T05:40:00Z
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Top 5Real User

This solution not only provides better security than flat VLAN segments but allows easy movement through the lifecycle of the server.

2019-09-10T13:54:00Z
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Top 20Real User

With our High availability pair, we have had no downtime for several years, since it was first put it in production.

2019-07-01T11:17:00Z
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Consultant

The solution is scalable

2019-07-01T07:58:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

One of the best firewalls on the market.

2019-06-27T08:15:00Z
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Real User

We have found the application control to be the most valuable feature. Also, Layer 7, because all other products are working up to the maximum capacity. But Palo Alto is benefiting us, especially in application control management. We are able to differentiate between Oracle traffic and SQL traffic.

2019-06-27T06:06:00Z
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Real User

One of the things I really like about it is that we have the same features and functions available on the entry-level device (PA-220), as do large corporations with much more costly appliances.

2019-06-26T20:18:00Z
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Real User

Comments have some delay, but overall, it's a good product.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Top 20LeaderboardReal User

The initial setup was very easy.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Real User

The solution is very stable.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Consultant

The basic configuration will only take 15 minutes to set up

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable features are the threat prevention and policy-based routing features.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Real User

Good functionality and features.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Real User

I found Palo Alto NG firewalls more intuitive compared to other products. I value the capability to identify a cloud solution.

2019-06-24T12:13:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the ability to deeply analyze the connection or connection type.

2019-05-15T05:16:00Z
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Real User

We standardized on the product and got rid of several other types of firewalls from different vendors.

2019-03-11T07:21:00Z
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Real User

It has the typical features of a next-generation firewall. It can do application control, antivirus, content filtering, etc.

2018-08-08T07:09:00Z
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Real User

I like to install Palo Alto mainly on the data center side to have visibility into all VLANs. That gives full visibility into the core.

2018-07-12T09:32:00Z
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