Sophos Reviews

Sherif Fouad
Real User
Project Manager at a mining and metals company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 25 2019

What is most valuable?

The application filters available with Sophos XG are brilliant. The sandboxing and the way the firewall or the UTM integrates with the installed endpoint antivirus clients… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have a serious problem because our offices are scattered around the world in very remote areas. We cannot deploy proper branch office guides, active directory sites, and… more»

What needs improvement?

There was a big issue with the Cyberoam and with the SG units as well, i.e. the previous Sophos UTM model. With Sophos XG, you get the chance to block what sites operate… more»

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

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.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I used Cyberoam previously, although I always used it as a UTM only. What made me move to Sophos is that they were acquired, i.e. they acquired Cyberoam to start with the… more»

What other advice do I have?

I recommend that everyone should have a proper understanding of new network requirements and then enjoy it. Sophos XG is definitely a good product. On a scale of 1 to 10… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I evaluated FortiGate but wasn't happy with it. I evaluated another group called WatchGuard. WatchGuard has good features in it, but it's for a smaller business scale than… more»

Sophos Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jul 23 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Fortinet FortiGate vs Sophos UTM. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Fortinet FortiGate and Sophos UTM? Which of these two solutions… more»
Narendra SinghThe main difference is the Operating system (OS). Fortinet uses their own… more»
Ramyamahesh Nk
Regional Manager with 11-50 employees
May 17 2019
I am trying to compare Sophos and pfSense for my company. Which one is best and why? What is the biggest difference between Sophos and pfSense? Thanks for helping me with this important decision.
Karl Hart, Acse, Ceh, Chfi, CissppfSense is just a basic firewall with VPN and Captive Portal functionality but… more»
reviewer241575With Sophos is easy to configure and you have the support from the frabicant… more»
Bob AlfsonIn fact, Karl, the 50-IP free version is for home use only, and not even then if… more»
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Sophos UTM vs Sophos XG. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Sophos UTM and Sophos XG? Which of these two solutions would you recommend… more»
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