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Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

    Firewall

    8.5

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    85%

    Trustwave Firewall

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services ranks higher in 11/11 features

    Identification Technologies

    8.5
    85%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Visualization Tools

    7.8
    78%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Content Inspection

    8.0
    80%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based Controls

    8.8
    88%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Active Directory and LDAP

    9.0
    90%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Firewall Management Console

    8.7
    87%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting and Logging

    8.7
    87%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    VPN

    9.5
    95%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    High Availability

    9.7
    97%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Stateful Inspection

    8.0
    80%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Proxy Server

    7.1
    71%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.7

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    87%
    25 Ratings
    5.0

    Trustwave Firewall

    50%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Renew

    7.1

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    71%
    2 Ratings

    Trustwave Firewall

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    7.1

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    71%
    2 Ratings

    Trustwave Firewall

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.5

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    85%
    21 Ratings

    Trustwave Firewall

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.1

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    91%
    25 Ratings

    Trustwave Firewall

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    8.2

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Trustwave Firewall

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    This device fits very well in medium to large enterprise networks, the ability for active/passive failover makes it extremely reliable should you choose to purchase two units. For smaller networks, the 5500 series may be overkill with a multitude of less expensive options available. Having everything in one box and management utilizing the Cisco ASDM console is very nice.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    Currently, it has been updated and is now called Trustwave Managed UTM service, which shows that the company listens to its customers since they added many features recommended by users.
    Certainly, this older version is no longer recommended for any scenario where it must be connected to the internet.
    Carlos Daniel Casañas Bertolo ஃ | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    • Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services are very well suited for most environments.
    • Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services have a variety of networking features including NextGen, web content filtering, data analysis, high availability failover, packet inspection, context-based ACL, and other features to protect your networks.
    • It's easy to deploy and manage.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    • It is very reliable in environments without permanent refrigeration.
    • The rules that it handles are static, but it has some mechanisms for detecting instruments, which for the current users are very good.
    • It maintains VPNs in a stable way and its configuration is similar and compatible with other brands.
    Carlos Daniel Casañas Bertolo ஃ | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    • Performance when using FirePower services make the unit slow
    • Capacity of what the FirePower services need
    • The interface is better than ASDM but these still need ASDM and that can be a challenge to get the correct Java version loaded
    • Certain 5500-X models are different than previous versions with no switchport options
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    • There is no option to include rules type functions, which would be very useful to save configuration time.
    • The support is not as helpful as I would like, nor its documentation.
    • A friendly graphical interface would be very well accepted.
    Carlos Daniel Casañas Bertolo ஃ | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Trustwave Firewall

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services 7.1
    Based on 2 answers
    We are exploring cloud services, the services are getting cheaper and the features offered in terms of hardware and software are becoming comparable to ASA.
    David Orellana | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services 7.1
    Based on 2 answers
    Cisco firepower provides automatation for an organisations security operations to detect and stop the most advanced threats fast. It also assists in preventing attacks in using intelligence and innovative solutions.
    Zakarieya Abderoef | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services 8.5
    Based on 21 answers
    The solution is great, it has incredible features, but when activating all Firepower services on the appliance, the ASA suffers from a performance degradation and is slower to process the information and access the management settings. That is why it is important to correctly size the equipment to avoid this type of problem.
    Flavio Pereira | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services 9.1
    Based on 25 answers
    I gave this rating because Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services offers the best technical and software solutions and it has the best customer care service. They solve issues within 24 hours and they provide so much consistent support and relevant solutions to products at hand and it is too cheap compared to all other software we have ever used as an organization.
    muphulusi dzivhani | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services 8.2
    Based on 2 answers
    We find these easy to deploy and we have a process we follow. We normally take 1-2 days to deploy.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    Previous],] I was using the [pfSense] in my organization but when i switched to [Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services] I realized there are lots of issue and missing security features in [pfSense]. The deployment and configuration is very easy as compare to [pfSense]. I highly recommend this product to everyone.
    Basant Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    When Cisco was more concerned about the network, Trustwave did it for security. But now many things have changed and the competition is really hard for everyone.
    Carlos Daniel Casañas Bertolo ஃ | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

    • As an integrated appliance, we saved costs on getting other security technologies.
    • It provided secure access to our remote users, saving costs and time as our users could get access to the network anywhere and anytime.
    • Since we have other Cisco devices, integration was seamless.
    • Integration with Active Directory meant we did not need to create addition user accounts.
    Zakarieya Abderoef | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Trustwave Firewall

    • It is a robust equipment, therefore it is still in use, in a highly isolated environment.
    • I think that the investment was recovered from the first moment, from its time when it was very advanced.
    Carlos Daniel Casañas Bertolo ஃ | TrustRadius Reviewer

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