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Score 7.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco TrustSec

  • Control access to critical enterprise resources by business role, device type, and location, so policy changes can be made without redesigning the network.
  • Easily manage access control and segmentation while maintaining compliance.
  • Create and manage policies in an easy-to-use matrix.
  • Reduce the need for costly network re-architecture by automating firewall rules and access control list (ACL) administration.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos UTM

UTM works great if you want a solid, obvious firewall. There's not a lot of second-guessing as to what you are about to do with every change you make. If you incorporate their wireless access points and RED (remote ethernet device) for remote users or small offices, it's considerably much easier to set up than other comparable solutions. If you are looking to manage your firewalls via the cloud, you are out of luck.
Paul Cheng | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco TrustSec

  • Reduce operational expenses by simplifying network segmentation and defining security groups based on business roles, not IP addresses.
  • Limit the impact of a data breach by quickly isolating and containing threats using technology already in your network.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos UTM

  • Enhanced network security at a good price.
  • Flexibility of access to the internet and collaboration in remote and secure work.
  • Connectivity between branches with site-to-site VPN with easy deployment and configuration of routes.
  • Protection against malware of all types.
  • Affordable and efficient support and warranty.
  • Great reporting features
Ana Cristina | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco TrustSec

  • Help and solutions if needed, support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos UTM

  • The UI is a bit dated albeit, it is very functional and everything is right at my fingertips.
  • Better documentation. This hardware and software solution is amazing, but as I said previously, it can be a little daunting to set up.
Matthew James | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco TrustSec

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos UTM

Sophos UTM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The interface is no non-sense and easy to understand. No need for any consultants to help implement this solution. The performance is consistent and solid. Paired with a good amount of firmware and definitions, it's hard to find any fault in this product. It's interoperability with other Sophos products make a compelling argument to invest in more Sophos products.
Paul Cheng | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco TrustSec

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sophos UTM

Sophos UTM 7.6
Based on 3 answers
I find the support fair. The wait can be frustrating when dealing with fire. The pandemic has not helped with this. Although the wait can be long, the support reps are knowledgeable and was able to resolve the issues I was facing.
Michael Cattano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco TrustSec

No answers on this topic

Sophos UTM

I would rate Sophos second on this list right below Webroot. Webroot has an easier user interface and policy builder. However, Sophos would be on top of its UI would be improved. I would rank CrowStrike third and McAfee last. Sophos is great for complex environments that have multiple needs.
Nate Binkley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco TrustSec

  • Reduction in IT operational costs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos UTM

  • Sophos has provided a secure Firewall for us.
  • Integration with Sophos Central makes it easier to manage both.
  • Site to site VPN Failover groups has caused more trouble than it's worth.
  • High availability doesn't recognize when you are restarting for an update.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco TrustSec

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

Sophos UTM

General

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

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