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Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

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Score 7 out of 100
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Score 1.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Firewall

    7.7

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    77%

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Identification Technologies

    7.7
    77%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Visualization Tools

    6.6
    66%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Content Inspection

    7.6
    76%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based Controls

    8.1
    81%
    31 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Active Directory and LDAP

    7.5
    75%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Firewall Management Console

    7.4
    74%
    30 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting and Logging

    7.0
    70%
    31 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    VPN

    8.6
    86%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    High Availability

    8.3
    83%
    30 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Stateful Inspection

    8.4
    84%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    1.0

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    10%
    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued) ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Centralized event and log data collection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    3 Ratings

    Correlation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    3 Ratings

    Event and log normalization/management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    6 Ratings

    Deployment flexibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    3 Ratings

    Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    3 Ratings

    Custom dashboards and workspaces

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    6 Ratings

    Host and network-based intrusion detection

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    3 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cisco Firepower 1000 Series is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.7

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    77%
    31 Ratings
    1.0

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    10%
    3 Ratings

    Usability

    8.0

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    80%
    4 Ratings

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.2

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    82%
    26 Ratings

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.9

    Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

    79%
    31 Ratings

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    N/A
    0 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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (TSM) is suited for most companies that have the same challenge as my team had. If you are looking to purchase one security tool and spend most of your allocated budget then I would not recommend this for you. However, if you are looking for something close to a single pane of glass, (granted there is no such thing) this solution does come close as they have the main components built in such as their FW/IPS/IDS/SIEM. Before selecting RackFoundry we had two options which were: 1) Upgrade our current solution and spend an overbearing amount 2) Search for new vendors and maybe procure 1-3 devices and then manually integrate them. Because this was a unified console and integration between devices was simple, we were able to obtain 4-6 security functions and we even had some sense of security visibility via the SIEM. It's not as powerful as Splunk or LogRhythm, but it definitely does the job
    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    • Making promises about a service and product.
    • Advertising a good price and offering great services.
    • Supposedly offer 24/7 365 level 1 threat triaging.
    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    • It has been my first year with Rack Foundry and at this point I have to say everything has been smooth, from implementation to support.
    Jonathan DiRusso | 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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    General

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

    Starting Price

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued) 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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    Well I have experience with the big names: SecureWorks, IBM and Splunk. Individually their logging tools are much better than RackFoundry's Total Security Management. This is great for large corporations and urban cities, however not so great for municipalities, mid size businesses and companies who fluctuate between 1-7 members on their IT staff. Why? Because it takes too much of their resources and integration with other products gets a little rough as you will need to configure your preferences to theirs. When a company has stability it is great to have a name brand product, however renewals and upgrade costs can be taxing to an organization.
    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

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    • Overall the product has had a negative impact. Not necessarily on our environment but in the amount of time it has taken to deploy.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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