2020-07-20T12:40:00Z

Which lesser known firewall product has the best chance at unseating the market leaders?


There are so many products in the market today. Who are we going to be talking about 3-5 years from now?

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Community Manager

Would you mind elaborating on why you think Netscope and Zscaler are on the way up? What are they doing that sets them apart from other vendors?

2020-07-22T08:30:29Z
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Community Manager

Would you mind elaborating on why you think Netscope and Zscaler are on the way up? What are they doing that sets them apart from other vendors?

2020-07-22T08:30:29Z
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Top 5Real User

I doubt we will see a new firewall vendor, but I believe we will see new architectures that leverage the advanced capabilities of NGFW delivery through ISPs, think of it is a clean pipe for Internet access. The ISPs will use firewalls (virtualized and segmented by customers) to do the filtering before it hits your networks, just like we see with spam filtering.I also believe we will see more edge networking, 5G networking where the firewall function will be built into the network at the edge. We already are seeing early versions of the with things like Curiosity OS by Sprint working with Ericsson. I think they will easily add existing VM firewalls to their platform and not reinvent the wheel.

2020-07-21T17:34:53Z
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@Stuart Berman Interesting perspective. Thanks for sharing. Are there examples of companies working together like Ericsson and Sprint?

2020-07-22T08:44:27Z
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Top 20User

Those firewalls that allow extend the perimeter. Nowadays, there is a issue with the static perimeter and all is going to change in the next semesters. In my opinion, solutions like Netskope are offering this extended perimeter functionality and they could lead the market.

2020-07-21T13:26:56Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Cisco Portfolio is focusing on total security inside and outside including cloud security,two factor authentication & SDWAN.
Forti Portfolio is focusing on total security too inside and outside including cloud security & two factor authentication.
both are working with Sandbox which is important for 0 day attack.
Therefore If R&D for both vendors will keep as they are today i think they'll be market leaders and away by far for the next 5 years 

2020-07-21T13:11:27Z
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@Nehad Elkordi Cisco and Fortinet are currently top players - are there other products that are less known that you think are going to compete with Cisco and Fortinet?

2020-07-22T08:53:41Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Well with the SD-WAN raising it is common to see cloud firewall implementations, like ZScaler.
but as data center firewall, I don’t see any new player comes out unless it will come with a new surprising feature as the market have so many good vendors.

2020-07-20T17:16:31Z
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Top 5Reseller

I can think of 2 Firewalls that should be doing much better then they are, Kerio Control and ZyXEL ZyWall. Both have been around for a long time but have never gained the market share I feel they should have and I often find people have never heard of them. 

2020-08-04T13:03:07Z
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Top 20Real User

Meraki / Fortinet / SonicWall

2020-07-21T03:17:27Z
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Top 20Real User

It,s totally depends on your security requirements.

2020-08-06T03:12:10Z
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Top 20Real User

Checkpoint

2020-07-21T22:13:47Z
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Community Manager

@Mukesh_Sharma can you elaborate on how you think Checkpoint is competing against market leaders for firewall products?

2020-07-22T08:56:25Z
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Real User

Everyone wants to bring clients to their Hosted (cloud site) and control likely clients mini-clouds. My humble opinion will be these that can allow the client host their device.
City Networks vs Rural areas still many issues

2020-07-21T21:57:11Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

AI based firewall 

2020-07-21T17:02:24Z
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User

Look into Cisco security portfolio . Cisco have great overall Management skills to handled the big security scoop. Fortinet and PaloAlto is great to.

2020-07-21T11:00:21Z
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