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72 Ratings

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

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Score 7 out of 100
4 Ratings
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Score 9.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) ranks higher in 1 feature set: Firewall

Firewall

7.7

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

77%
8.6

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

86%
F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) ranks higher in 9/11 features

Identification Technologies

7.7
77%
29 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Visualization Tools

6.6
66%
28 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Content Inspection

7.6
76%
28 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Policy-based Controls

8.1
81%
31 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Active Directory and LDAP

7.4
74%
27 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Firewall Management Console

7.4
74%
30 Ratings
7.1
71%
2 Ratings

Reporting and Logging

7.0
70%
31 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

VPN

8.6
86%
26 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

High Availability

8.3
83%
30 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Stateful Inspection

8.4
84%
27 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Proxy Server

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Attribute Ratings

  • F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

7.7

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

77%
31 Ratings
9.0

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

90%
2 Ratings

Usability

8.0

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

80%
4 Ratings

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.2

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

82%
26 Ratings

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.9

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

79%
31 Ratings
9.0

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series is best and required for every organization. It will give you more control [over] incoming and outgoing traffic and more visibility on user traffic. Sandbox is one of the best features [that] provides you [with] deep-level packet scans and gives you multilayered security. It can stop any malware attack on your organization. The support of Cisco is very fast and lots of documentation are available on the Cisco website.
Basant Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

F5 BIG-IP [Advanced Firewall Manager] is a one box solution for all three of our needs, firewalls, load balancers, and WAF. This is a great tool for [the] security of the servers and services.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

  • My organization is all Cisco and wants to stay in the Cisco life cycle, Firepower 1000 series is great for small to medium-size office.
  • Very robust enterprise-grade security solution with updated threat features to handle any current and upcoming threats. The solution is backed by Cisco to ensure constant security updates. Integrated AnyConnect remote client VPN is a big plus to allow for secure remote workers access. Easier to set up a site to site VPN due to the large user base and case studies published on integrating to other manufacturer solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

  • Central management.
  • Strong security.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

  • ACLS in gui are PIA cant see object details
  • Objects in ACLs dont show IP addresses
  • Have to renames every object to name+ip to make acl GUI useable
  • Speed to data can use improvement.
  • Health warnings should allow you to resolve you have to dig n search in some cases.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

  • The GUI icons are very small and Overall UI can use some refreshing
  • The training on the tool is not easily available and mostly involves a high cost
  • The support or third party implementation teams could use some improvement
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

General

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

Starting Price

$0 per appliance

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series Editions & Modules

Edition
Firepower 10001,000-5,0001
  1. per appliance
Additional Pricing Details

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

General

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

Starting Price

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Usability

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Firepowers are secure, reliable, central management and configuration is easy and they fit in well with our existing Cisco infrastructure. Good feature set and support. Good management and control with chassis manager and central control with additional Firepower Management Centre.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series 8.2
Based on 26 answers
Great performance even on the lower end model of the series. You can push a lot of traffic through these devices without much performance impact. If you decide you want to inspect encrypted traffic however, you may take a big hit on the cpu and memory of the box, but they still manage to keep up even with all the bells and whistles turned on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series 7.9
Based on 31 answers
I have had troubles with Firepower Management Center and the FTD's in the past. Sticking to a Gold Star image and upgrading when the "bugs" are fixed is great. That still doesn't mean you are left vulnerable though. The extra features are just not enabled yet. Great product and calling support is readily available for any issue.
Ryan Dettmer, CCNA, CCNPc | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
F5 Advanced Firewall Manager has been a solid, strong solution to both keep our systems safe and being seamless for our end users. Most of the time, the end-user is not impacted and does not even know F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is running which is exactly what we are looking for.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

TALOS for us was one of the deal makers for Cisco. We liked it and that made us choose Cisco over others. Moreover, Cisco support is above all vendors in the market. We have all Cisco in our infrastructure so integration and support were very critical for us and that was the deciding factor.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

Both F5 [BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager] and Radware require training as they are not easy to use. But Radware uses some configuration that needs deep learning and proper labs. From an admin's perspective, Configuration and management for F5 [BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager are] less. Also, the cost of implementing F5 [BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager] is lesser than that of Radware Alteon.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

  • We have seen improved throughput on our internet.
  • It took several attempts with Cisco engineers to configure the device; it requires a deep set of knowledge to set up in a more complicated environment.
  • This will allow us to move forward with a more stable and configurable environment with security available we didn't have before.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)

  • Easy maintenance reduces support hours.
  • Consistent experience reduces user learning curve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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