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2019-04-18T09:59:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Sophos XG?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Its price should be better. Initially, the clients have to pay for the appliance. Then, they have to pay for the software that is installed on the appliance. Depending on whether they have a one-year, two-year, or three-year license, they just have to renew the license of the software after it expires. They don't have to renew the appliance license. So, they have to pay for the appliance only once, and after that, they just renew the software license. That's all.

2021-09-16T08:44:57Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We bought it as is. We bought it with four years of support. However, I can't speak to how much it costs.

2021-09-14T14:33:42Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I don't believe we have a license for this product.

2021-09-08T09:53:48Z
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Top 20Real User

The price is good for the moment.

2021-08-12T15:09:32Z
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Top 20Real User

There's no additional cost for installation. The provider from which we purchased, the vendor, himself arranged all installation and configuration. They helped us. However, even through customer care, a company can ask for assistance.

2021-08-11T19:44:48Z
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Top 10Real User

Because we're in education, Sophos gives us a very competitive price for it.

2021-07-30T08:05:47Z
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Top 10Real User

The solution is not expensive since one pays as he goes. He pays just for the functionality he requires, meaning there is no need to pay for all that Sophos offers. If a person needs email protection, he will pay just for this. The same holds true if he needs web filtering.

2021-07-20T15:23:50Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is more cost-effective than FortiGate, Cisco and Palo Alto, which have very expensive licenses.

2021-06-18T14:51:51Z
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Top 10Reseller

The pricing is not an issue. We pay almost it's $40,000 per year. Longer contracts offer better pricing. I'm taking a renewal with a four-year core contract.

2021-06-05T10:27:33Z
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Top 10Real User

It comes at a fair price as compared to some of the other products out there. Its price is in the middle. It is not the cheapest, and it is also not as expensive as Juniper, Check Point, and definitely Cisco. Nowadays, everybody is very cost-sensitive, and people don't want to spend unnecessary money, but even before that, it was a fairly priced product. You've got your choice of what license you want. There are basically two types of licenses, and it depends on what you need to do, and everything is included in that license. There is no cost for VPN and DMZ. You purchase the license, and you know upfront what you're getting or what you're not getting, and that's it. It is one license fee and done and dusted.

2021-06-02T13:39:04Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We pay our licensing fees yearly. I don't think that it is expensive when you compare it with other solutions available on the market.

2021-05-31T16:16:35Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The price is good and licensing fees are billed on a yearly basis.

2021-05-13T17:36:06Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There is no license required to use this solution.

2021-04-20T11:14:57Z
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Top 20Consultant

The price can be a bit steep but for the number of features, it is worth it. Additionally, the enterprise version of this solution is priced well for all the features that you receive. If you are thinking about implementing Fortinet, SonicWall, or any other product you will pay extra for additional security features and might need to purchase additional licenses. If they just spend a little more on this solution they will get the extra features for the same amount.

2021-03-30T20:23:03Z
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Top 20Real User

Its licensing cost is around 700 bucks a year or something like that. It is 100 bucks a month at the most. It seems to be standard licensing with no additional costs.

2021-03-30T06:17:11Z
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Top 20Reseller

The pricing is good due to the fact that you get so much functionality from one overall solution. The base license covers all features you need to protect against threats from internet. Setting up the device basically is intuitive and there are a lot of help from internet community.

2021-03-05T21:52:53Z
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Top 20Real User

The price for the firewall is reasonable. The endpoint, however, is expensive. The price is not very standard, considering where we are coming from.

2021-03-02T12:11:22Z
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Top 5Real User

We generally buy it for a three-year license.

2021-03-02T10:43:40Z
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Top 10Reseller

The pricing has recently changed on Sophos. Their licensing and cost structures are much more clear now. It's much better than it was.

2021-03-02T07:07:25Z
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Top 10Real User

You need a license to use the solution. We offer the license as a box license, or we can offer a license like an MSP, as a service provider. We often acquire the licenses and we give them to our customers as an MSP.

2021-02-22T18:03:13Z
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Top 20LeaderboardReseller

The license includes most of the features that are necessary, but the basis of the firewall does not include everything, which helps us to continue to sell. When comparing with Palo Alto and Cisco, Sophos is cheaper.

2021-02-18T15:28:18Z
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Top 20Real User

At first, I thought the price was very high. But when I read about the machine's features, we decided to go with it. Now I think the price is reasonable.

2021-02-16T16:59:56Z
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Top 10Real User

In terms of price, it is a mid-range product.

2021-02-14T18:07:05Z
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Top 20Real User

We have a platinum partnership with Sophos at this time. I'm more on the technical side. I don't really have any insights into licensing and pricing as it's not an aspect of the solution I directly deal with on a regular basis. I'd advise those considering any solution to really take the time to study the product and understand different aspects of it. Every solution is different, and therefore it's important to be able to navigate them. Doing some extra research at the outset will ensure you don't purchase the wrong firewall, which can be a waste of time and money. I would rate the solution at a nine out of ten. We're quite happy with the product so far.

2021-02-04T14:04:29Z
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Top 5Real User

The hardware is inexpensive but the license is expensive.

2021-01-30T17:11:03Z
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Top 5Real User

Sophos is very good for small companies because of the cost of the product compared to other solutions. The price is reasonable.

2021-01-28T12:06:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We pay an annual license.

2021-01-23T16:34:47Z
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Top 20Real User

It is very expensive.

2021-01-23T06:34:19Z
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Top 5Real User

The price of this solution is mid-range. Obviously, it will never beat OPNsense because that product is available free of charge. Sophos XG is not expensive for a firewall, especially when you compare it with Check Point. Check Point is a really expensive product. Sophos XG is a bit more expensive than companies like BitDefender and Kaspersky, but their endpoint software is very good.

2021-01-14T15:56:27Z
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Top 20Real User

Sophos is very good when it comes to pricing. A firewall has a lot of things to look for when you're buying it, including throughput and its features. When we purchased this product, Sophos was the best on the market.

2021-01-14T13:48:05Z
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Top 20Real User

It is not that expensive compared to the other solutions. It is about the same price range as Fortigate, which we used previously. Licensing is on a yearly basis.

2021-01-11T15:19:21Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The pricing is economical.

2021-01-08T10:24:00Z
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Top 20Real User

For our company, the price was reasonable.

2021-01-04T15:20:53Z
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Top 20MSP

The price is good, it's not an expensive product.

2021-01-04T11:51:39Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.

2020-12-30T15:56:35Z
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Top 20Real User

When you compare with Barracuda, Sophos is quite a bit cheaper. With Sophos, you can upgrade on what you need and upgrade as time goes on. I think that it's relatively open, compared to other products.

2020-12-28T13:28:55Z
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Top 20Real User

The pricing is a bit expensive. That is mostly due to the US exchange. If the exchange is bad, it's quite an expensive option for us.

2020-12-28T09:30:14Z
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Top 5Real User

The price is in the mid-range and it is very good for small to medium-sized businesses. One license opens everything.

2020-12-27T09:06:03Z
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Top 5Real User

Sophos XG isn't expensive compared to Check Point. Sure, Check Point is the Rolls-Royce of firewalls: It's great, it's fun, technically good tunned, but it's very expensive. But the specs and technical side of Sophos XG are close to Check Point, and the price is lower. It's better for our customers. I can do the same complex configurations with Sophos XG that I used to do on Check Point firewalls.

2020-12-17T14:34:26Z
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Top 20Real User

We prepaid in advance to get the max discount.

2020-12-11T03:00:57Z
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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

It's not very expensive.

2020-12-04T09:09:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The issue of a recurring license is a hassle because every year, we have to subscribe. It causes us problems in our organization.

2020-11-19T16:44:25Z
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Top 10Real User

It is not expensive, it's a reasonable price. There are some additional fees for additional tools.

2020-11-10T19:53:33Z
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Top 10Real User

It's approximately $6,000 for each device. We have three devices and it was somewhere around $18,000.

2020-11-08T06:56:35Z
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Top 5Reseller

The pricing is flexible. Sophos looks at a country's economy and offers flexible pricing. This is how they have managed to penetrate the market.

2020-11-04T09:35:58Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There's no annual licensing fee. When we purchased the product, it was with a five year agreement bundled in with the product price and the recent rollout is not yet five years old. When we renew, we'll renegotiate. I can't differentiate between the product costs and the licensing costs at this point. We're very lucky that we get one of the best deals in the country in terms of pricing. The Sophos-backed pre-sales and implementation team were very cooperative and collaborative which really helped us make the decision to choose Sophos.

2020-07-19T08:15:43Z
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Top 5Real User

The price is cheaper than that of some competing vendors.

2020-07-14T08:15:52Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Licensing costs are generally set for three years.

2020-07-05T09:37:53Z
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Top 10Reseller

We paid for our licensing for three years, upfront, and there are no costs in addition to the standard fees.

2020-06-25T10:49:20Z
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Top 10MSP

The Sophos pricing, in general, is better than SonicWall, Fortinet, WatchGuard, or anybody else. Because of the partner program, the pricing I get is extremely good compared to what I would get from any of the others.

2020-06-15T07:34:13Z
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Real User

Price-wise the solution offers acceptable rates. You can find cheaper solutions on the market, but when you go cheaper you have fewer features. Today, based on iQuate market the price is very reasonable and affordable, and it's good if you get a good discount. Discounts can be offered by the vendor. If it's a competitive upgrade which means the customer is upgrading from another vendor, Sophos provides extra discounts so they can win the deal. In general, it is a good price.

2019-08-29T09:32:00Z
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Real User

We pay on a yearly basis. We have Sophos XG, but we also have Intercept X for our endpoint and recently we just deployed Intercept X for the servers. I've not done a calculation of the costs of all three to know what my yearly maintenance costs would be.

2019-08-28T09:52:00Z
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Real User

We don't have any costs above the licensing of the solution itself.

2019-08-25T05:17:00Z
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Real User

We tend to go for the bundle because it's pricing is competitive. If a unit comes out and they bundle the hardware with the software, it seems to work for us. I've seen that with future upgrades coming up, that features like this will be taken away. The option to get a combo with hardware means the software portion is mostly free, and then you pay upfront for the three-year license for everything. However, with the changes, I don't think that's going to be available anymore. It might sway our clients away from Sophos. Maybe there's something that can be worked out. Other than that, we've been happy with the price. It's competitive if you compare it to the competition, from a price point of view.

2019-08-25T05:17:00Z
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Real User

We bought a license for three years and we will renew it but I think the price is too high. If it could be less expensive, more end-users or partners will be able to afford it.

2019-08-25T05:17:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

We are paying about $1,500 yearly for the Enterprise Plus. As far as I know, there aren't costs above this standard fee.

2019-08-22T05:49:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It's a suitable price and license.

2019-08-01T08:02:00Z
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Real User

We have the annual license for Sophos XG. It all depends on what you would like to have in the package that you are purchasing.

2019-05-23T06:10:00Z
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Consultant

Even when you purchase the product from Sophos, they ask for a separate contract for support which is on an hourly basis. For licensing the XG 210, we paid approximately $3000 for three years. There are no additional fees on top of this.

2019-04-18T09:59:00Z
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