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Score 9.6 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast SIG

The scenario that Avast is great would be for large companies, where it works through homeoffice. Avast would be a bad idea for the educational institution, that is, a place where it will be directed to an underage audience, but I believe that Avast is on its way to becoming a global use system, so in the future it can be used in scenarios.
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Check Point 4000 Appliances

Well suited for small to medium business with less than 1000 users. Good edge device, NAT is easy to work with. The anti-malware, anti-spyware are worthwhile paid add-ons. Anti-spoofing is built in, and required to be put in. The split of management between Gaia and secure platform applications is painful, but nothing that can't be gotten around.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
9.1
Identification Technologies
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
9.0
Visualization Tools
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
8.0
Content Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
9.0
Policy-based Controls
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
9.0
Active Directory and LDAP
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
8.0
Firewall Management Console
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
10.0
Reporting and Logging
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
10.0
VPN
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
10.0
High Availability
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
10.0
Stateful Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
9.0
Proxy Server
Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
8.0

Pros

Avast SIG

  • ‘Designer’ of the site is great
  • Access places
  • The easiness to follow each demand
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Check Point 4000 Appliances

  • If you have critical data then you can use this firewall for secure your organization
  • You can also use for cloud security
  • If you want the deep packet inspection then this is one of the best firewall for you.
Vinit Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast SIG

  • Should be able to leave in only 1 language
  • Make Avast more communicative
  • It has the possibility of leaving it our way
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Check Point 4000 Appliances

  • Steep learning curve for admins
  • No packet tracer application like the ASA to test flows prior to putting in new rules, etc.
  • Policy packages are all or nothing. I cannot uninstall or turn off a piece of the overall policy, it's all or nothing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast SIG

In my institution we didn't choose Avast, as they see the best for the team, that is, in this case I didn't have access to the other Avast. But in this case, I can pass on my experience with the Avast that I use. It is great, but it is necessary to improve in several aspects, such as the structure.
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Check Point 4000 Appliances

We were using the Cisco ASA 5525 but this firewall was not fully secure. Lots of advanced features were missing so we installed the Check Point 4000 Appliances and we are really happy with the features, advanced IPS and web filtering help us to protect our organization and also more control our user traffic.
Vinit Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast SIG

  • Great for team communication
  • Great for improving our understanding of the product.
  • Terrible in language setting
JULIA CORREIA SILVA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Check Point 4000 Appliances

  • We have not seen a zero-day exploit since implementing the anti-spyware, anti-malware, and URL filtering functionality
  • We have not seen a successful intrusion into our systems since the implementation of our checkpoint 4000
  • We have had this firewall for 5+ years, and it still has much life left in it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast SIG

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Check Point 4000 Appliances

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast SIG
10.0
Check Point 4000 Appliances
10.0

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