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Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Juniper SRX ranks higher in 1 feature set: Firewall

Firewall

7.7

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

77%
7.8

Juniper SRX

78%
Juniper SRX ranks higher in 7/11 features

Identification Technologies

7.7
77%
29 Ratings
7.3
73%
2 Ratings

Visualization Tools

6.6
66%
28 Ratings
5.1
51%
2 Ratings

Content Inspection

7.6
76%
28 Ratings
8.3
83%
3 Ratings

Policy-based Controls

8.1
81%
31 Ratings
8.3
83%
3 Ratings

Active Directory and LDAP

7.4
74%
27 Ratings
7.1
71%
2 Ratings

Firewall Management Console

7.4
74%
30 Ratings
6.4
64%
4 Ratings

Reporting and Logging

7.0
70%
31 Ratings
7.9
79%
4 Ratings

VPN

8.6
86%
26 Ratings
9.4
94%
3 Ratings

High Availability

8.3
83%
30 Ratings
9.4
94%
4 Ratings

Stateful Inspection

8.4
84%
27 Ratings
9.0
90%
3 Ratings

Proxy Server

N/A
0 Ratings
7.1
71%
2 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Cisco Firepower 1000 Series is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Juniper SRX is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.7

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

77%
31 Ratings
9.4

Juniper SRX

94%
7 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Juniper SRX

91%
1 Rating

Usability

8.0

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

80%
4 Ratings

Juniper SRX

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.2

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

82%
26 Ratings

Juniper SRX

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

7.9

Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

79%
31 Ratings
6.4

Juniper SRX

64%
6 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

Juniper SRX

SRXs seem to be well suited at the enterprise level for plain routers, firewalls, and IDP/IDS. They work well on MPLS and Ethernet, including Internet. I have 3 SRXs also performing edge duty, with 2 in a high availability (HA) cluster. The Juniper line of SRXs provides a good range of scaling from small business to extremely large enterprise. Wire speed is a common comparison factor and Juniper shines in that area.
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

Juniper SRX

  • Edge Device (Tunneling & Routing)
  • Routing Instances
  • Zone Based Firewall
  • L3 Gateway/Vlan termination
  • DHCP Server & DHCP Relay
  • Good support community & Good available documentation
  • Good support by the Vendor
Amr Momtaz | 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

Juniper SRX

  • My only real criticism of the product is that it's hard to figure out how to upgrade the firmware from the CLI via TFTP via the docs, but it works great once you get it sorted.
Bear Golightly | 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

Juniper SRX

General

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

Starting Price

Juniper SRX 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

Juniper SRX

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

Juniper SRX

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

Juniper SRX

Juniper SRX 6.4
Based on 6 answers
This is the one area where I have a beef with Juniper. When I called into Cisco TAC, 90% of the time, the first person I spoke with was able to resolve my issue. With Juniper TAC, 90% of the time, the first person I speak with is not able to resolve my issue, seems to almost be reading from a script, and must escalate my ticket. All of which takes time.
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

Juniper SRX

The comparison between the different firewalls is really down to preference and price at this point. The SRX is a solid device, and we have not seen a hardware failure to date. The Juniper support I have had is stellar and has helped me out with larger more complex scenario development.
Eric Stephenson | 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

Juniper SRX

  • Although I'm not a part of the budgeting process, I do know that by using Juniper SRXs, we were able to get the products we needed with much less issues and justifications as other product we've purchased in the past.
Robert Beck | TrustRadius Reviewer

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