2018-10-04T17:27:00Z

What is your primary use case for WatchGuard Firebox?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 20Real User

We just use it as a secondary WiFi device. We're a small office and we needed to set up a WiFi device for a few of our employees.

2020-04-19T07:40:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We're a hospital and we use it for developing our incoming and outgoing policies, and we also use it for VPN.

2020-04-08T06:36:00Z
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Top 10Real User

It's our perimeter firewall.

2020-04-07T06:13:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use it to prevent any unnecessary stuff from getting into our network. It's for the usual security features. We do utilize the VPN and there are quite a few people on the VPN right now.

2020-04-01T07:25:00Z
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Top 5Real User

WatchGuard Firebox is our edge firewall. Currently, we are using the M470 and we have used many models in the past.

2020-03-30T07:58:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We have a web server on the optional network. Then, on the trusted side, we just run all our computers out through the Internet. We don't do anything too elaborate with it.

2020-01-22T07:28:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We have four locations and at every one of them we use WatchGuard. We use them as firewalls and for UTM. They provide protection in terms of detection and prevention. And we also use them for site-to-site VPN, as well as for direct connect, VPN to AWS, and to AWS using VLAN tagging.

2019-11-14T06:34:00Z
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Top 10Real User

It's our primary edge firewall at the home office. We have two M470s running Active-Passive. We have about 100 users in total here. Everything runs through the firewall, so the users run the gamut from analysts to accountants to executives.

2019-11-13T05:29:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it both for VPN tunnels and as a firewall. Our company runs group homes. There are 140 or so sites and employees are traveling to those sites on a daily basis. They use the VPN tunnels going back to the main office to access the file servers. We also have about 12 remote locations connected by WatchGuards on both ends to create a VPN tunnel, with SD-WAN to allow traffic to go between those two sites, both for the file servers and for the phone system.

2019-11-07T10:36:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use this solution as an edge firewall and layer-3 routing internally.

2019-11-06T03:06:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The primary use case is protection for my network from external access. We also use it for some VPN, but mostly it's for protection. It's mixed usage on about a dozen different connections, a dozen different workstations, and access points.

2019-10-03T07:51:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It's our main firewall. We have over 120 hosts that flow through it.

2019-10-02T11:08:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It is a firewall. I have two M400s. They act as security for the Internet, like a border between us and the Internet.

2019-07-31T05:52:00Z
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Real User

We use it as a firewall. It protects us from security threats and uses a VPN tunnel.

2019-07-29T10:12:00Z
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Real User

We use it to keep people out and we use it for a VPN.

2019-07-29T10:12:00Z
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Real User

The primary use case is it is a firewall solution. One of the major selling points was that WatchGuard does adapt in real-time as new threats are discovered, and they push out fixes in real-time. A lot of our servers have been migrated to the cloud, so it is really our primary solution right now.

2019-07-28T07:35:00Z
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Real User

It's our primary firewall. It's also our UTM device, so we have multiple security layers enabled on it. We're using an M270 firewall with version 12.5.

2019-07-28T07:35:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I use it as my firewall. We are using it to filter our email.

2019-07-18T11:31:00Z
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Real User

I use it for protecting my network and for routing. Also, if my network connection goes down with CenturyLink, it automatically switches over to my Verizon cellular.

2019-07-16T05:40:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it for our firewall as well as for our branch office VPNs.

2019-07-14T10:21:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We really don't use the firewall too much, we use it more as a VPN. We've got several different networks that we're joining through WatchGuard.

2019-07-14T10:21:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case is VPN connectivity between 50 locations and our headquarters.

2019-06-23T09:40:00Z
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Real User

Production business use at multiple interconnected locations.

2019-05-26T06:53:00Z
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Real User

We use them as our firewall in every location. It's extensively used and our locations for it are ever-expanding. Right now, we have 14 locations with them. We have everything from the M300 to the T50-W to the T30-W.

2019-05-26T06:53:00Z
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Consultant

This device is for Unified Threat Management (UTM). Our primary uses for this solution are as a firewall, antivirus, anti-spyware, web-blocker, and APT blocker.

2019-05-16T16:17:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We are not currently using this solution. Rather, we are reselling, and I have implemented these systems. The most recent one I implemented was an M200 model that was being used as a gateway firewall to control their internet usage, primarily for URL filtering.

2019-05-16T16:17:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is for firewalls.

2019-05-16T07:47:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

At a specific client location, we are using the WatchGuard Firebox M470 to control all of the security protocols, routing, VLANs, and traffic. We have a 1GB internet circuit coming into the M470 firewall, and SFPs going out to the Netgear M4300-96X modular switch. From this switch, it goes out to the Netgear GS110 devices through SFPs.

2019-03-05T07:04:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Intellectual Property protection for our and our clients' data. We strategize for deployments of new products into Federal and State healthcare formularies.

2018-10-04T17:27:00Z
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