23 Ratings
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Score 8.5 out of 100
7 Ratings
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Score 1.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Firewall

    8.4

    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series

    84%

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series ranks higher in 10/10 features

    Identification Technologies

    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Content Inspection

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based Controls

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Active Directory and LDAP

    6.0
    60%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Firewall Management Console

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting and Logging

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    VPN

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    High Availability

    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Stateful Inspection

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Proxy Server

    6.0
    60%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

    Cisco Firepower 2100 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 2100 Series is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series

    90%
    1 Rating
    1.0

    RackFoundry Total Security Management (discontinued)

    10%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series

    The Cisco [Firepower] 2100 [Series] is an easy sell for anyone looking. You already know Cisco excels in the security department, but now that firepower lives right on the box and inline with the rest of the firewall data flow you can save yourself a lot of time and headaches. Unless you cant quite afford Cisco's 2100 line, there's not much reason to go with the competition.
    Anonymous | 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 2100 Series

    • Nice HTML5 web interface instead of the old java client
    • Many added features over the ASA
    • Firepower built in and faster than before
    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 2100 Series

    • Cisco patches bugs quickly but patches are slow to install and reboot
    • Smart licensing is getting better but still can be troublesome
    • Some weird visual interface glitches that require clicking the same options a few extra times
    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 2100 Series

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0 per appliance

    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Firepower 21003,000-20,0001
    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

    Alternatives Considered

    Cisco Firepower 2100 Series

    No answers on this topic

    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 2100 Series

    • Simplifying our lives by reducing our time spent in a console
    • Being comfortable knowing the full might of Cisco is safeguarding your network
    • A good excuse to bump up the IT budget in the next fiscal year!
    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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