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Score 9.6 out of 100
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Score 8.6 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

Sophos XG Firewall

This is the best product for small-size organizations with a low budget that want advanced and deep-level security features. Sandboxing and advanced malware protection are the most valuable features available on Sophos devices. Other features like applications and web content make your organization more secure, and you can put more restrictions on users.
Rahul Verma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.8
Identification Technologies
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.6
Visualization Tools
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.2
Content Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
9.1
Policy-based Controls
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
9.3
Active Directory and LDAP
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.7
Firewall Management Console
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
9.3
Reporting and Logging
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.8
VPN
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
9.4
High Availability
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
9.3
Stateful Inspection
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
8.6
Proxy Server
Avast SIG
10.0
Sophos XG Firewall
7.9

Pros

Avast SIG

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

Sophos XG Firewall

  • You can scan every packet deeply through sandboxing.
  • Control the user traffic through content filtering.
  • Put the restrictions on user web traffic through web filtering.
  • Control any type of malware through anti virus.
Basant Gupta | 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

Sophos XG Firewall

  • If using Endpoint security and the Firewall it would be nice to have an easier back and forth between the portals rather than have two separate tabs open. Especially if using more than one in multiple locations.
  • If dealing with different revisions options are moved around and sometimes in places that doesn't normally seem like they should be there.
Mike Goularte | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Avast SIG

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos XG Firewall

Sophos XG Firewall 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It is a good and pleasant experience to use Sophos XG firewall and it offers more then what we expect and the price is ok in the current market level
nawas khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avast SIG

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos XG Firewall

Sophos XG Firewall 9.4
Based on 2 answers
Honestly we didn't get the premium support from them, but our partner has been supportive. Online forums are also a good place to learn things from.
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

Sophos XG Firewall

We have been a Sophos customer for the most part but i have seen some other offerings from SonicWall, Barracuda, and Cisco. While they all offer nice products, we've always been content with our Sophos XG firewalls, especially as they release more and more features/etc.
Anonymous | 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

Sophos XG Firewall

  • Easy to integrate with Active Directory & LDAP
  • We don't need to purchase any additional 2FA & VPN Tools so the cost is saved for us
  • High Availability
Pretty Varughese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Avast SIG

Pricing Details

Avast SIG

General

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

Sophos XG Firewall

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
Sophos XG Firewall
9.2

Usability

Avast SIG
Sophos XG Firewall
9.0

Support Rating

Avast SIG
Sophos XG Firewall
9.4

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