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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CloudGenix

CloudGenix would be suited for any company that has an internet connection if you have multiple sites you could use this to help with network traffic and what should take precedence over other applications. If you didn't have various sites, you could go with another type of internet connection.CloudGenix may not be suited for that scenario.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

If you are looking for a smaller network/security team, the ease and low complexity create an easy to manage environment. One engineer can easily manage 100 nodes/locations. If you are just starting to get security conscious and predict regular adjustments to policy, routing, and access, this is a very good system for making easy to understand and low impact changes on a regular basis without operations interruption.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
8.1
Identification Technologies
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
5.0
Visualization Tools
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
5.0
Content Inspection
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
10.0
Policy-based Controls
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
10.0
Active Directory and LDAP
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
8.0
Firewall Management Console
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
10.0
Reporting and Logging
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
8.0
VPN
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
9.0
High Availability
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
9.0
Stateful Inspection
CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
7.0

Pros

CloudGenix

  • Circuit Monitoring
  • QOS of network traffic
  • High Availability
Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

  • Easy to manage and make changes on - ACL's are done with ease.
  • Easy USB initial configuration - The easy initial setup of a new location and firewall saves massive time. Settings are automatically pushed to new nodes upon contact with the controller.
  • Low Complexity - This system does not have a lot of complexity requiring extra hours, training, or personnel to manage.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CloudGenix

  • Some warning messages are hard to pinpoint the actual issue.
  • Support was faster at first, seems to not be as quick as in the beginning.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

  • Poor Reporting - It exists but even when calling in to support for assistance, they have no idea how to tackle customizing reports or searching for specific data.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CloudGenix

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Forcepoint NGFW

Forcepoint NGFW 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The Graphical User Interface is very easy to read, understand and work with. The usability of this product is very high.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CloudGenix

CloudGenix 7.0
Based on 1 answer
The support was super fast in the beginning. Sometimes it seems now that the support does not get back to you as quickly. When we do get in contact with the support, they are usually knowledgeable and can help find the problem. The support has also been easy to work with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

Forcepoint NGFW 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Support has varied over the history of the company. Terro is a name that comes up often with the best of service from this company.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CloudGenix

We evaluated Silverpeaks and Cisco. We found that CloudGenics' had a pricing model that met our needs. The sales team we worked with went over our existing environment thoroughly to provide the right size solution without compromising or limiting our technology needs. While the overall solutions form each vendor would have worked, we simply believed CloudGenic was the right fit for our company based on price, sales, support, and functionality.
Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

There are similar hardware and license costs between the two products. The Forcepoint NGFW product is by far easier to use and manage.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CloudGenix

  • Reduced Down time
  • Improved throughput due to their intelligent data analytics
  • Full utilization of all data circuits
Dave King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Forcepoint NGFW

  • Efficiency/Productivity increase. The company moved from Cisco firewall and routing hardware to Forcepoint NGFW. It now takes fewer people and fewer hours to manage the new product. This has allowed the company to put the man-hours to use on other projects and tasks.
  • Long term viability. This has been a concern in the past when the company started as Stonegate, merged to become Stonesoft then got purchased by McAfee, then McAfee got purchased by Intel. However, with Forcepoint the product seems to have found a stable home.
  • Low complexity. The Web GUI based system for management has reduced the cost of personnel and training required. There is no longer a need for the company to have higher trained and higher salary cost employees to manage the system. Mid-level admins at lower salaries are capable of managing the GUI based system with ease.
Nick Erwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CloudGenix

General

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

Forcepoint NGFW

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CloudGenix
8.2
Forcepoint NGFW
9.0

Usability

CloudGenix
Forcepoint NGFW
10.0

Support Rating

CloudGenix
7.0
Forcepoint NGFW
6.0

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