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Best FortiGate Alternatives for Small Businesses

WatchGuard Network Security is a network security and firewall software. WatchGuard includes secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services designed for SMB’s.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection
  • Policy-based Controls
  • Proxy Server

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SonicWall TZ is a NGFW for small to mid-sized companies. It is a Unified Threat Management solution, with additional native decryption and deep-packet inspection capabilities.

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall Management Console
  • VPN
  • Content Inspection

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pfSense

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pfSense is a firewall and load management product available through the open source pfSense Community Edition, as well as a the licensed edition, pfSense Plus (formerly known as pfSense Enterprise). The solution provides combined firewall, VPN, and router functionality, and can be deployed through the cloud (AWS or Azure), or on-premises with a Netgate appliance. It as scalable capacities, with functionality for SMBs.As a firewall, pfSense offers Stateful packet inspection, concurrent IPv4 and…

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall Management Console

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Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a combined UTM and Software-Defined WAN solution. Meraki is managed via the cloud, and provides core firewall services, including site-to-site VPN, plus network monitoring.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection

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Sophos XG Firewall provides comprehensive next-generation firewall protection powered by deep learning and Synchronized Security. The vendor states XG Firewall supplies unmatched insights and exposes hidden user, application, and threat risks on the network, and say the product is differentiated by its ability to respond automatically to security incidents by isolating compromised systems, with Security Heartbeat™.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection

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The SonicWall NSA Series is the company's mid-range next generation firewall (NGFW).

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Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the SonicWall NSA Series

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Best FortiGate Alternatives for Medium-sized Companies

Palo Alto next-generation firewalls classify all traffic, including encrypted and internal traffic, based on application, application function, user and content. Users can create security policies to enable only authorized users to run sanctioned applications.

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall
  • Content Inspection
  • Policy-based Controls

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WatchGuard Network Security is a network security and firewall software. WatchGuard includes secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services designed for SMB’s.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection
  • Policy-based Controls
  • Proxy Server

Popular Integrations

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SonicWall TZ is a NGFW for small to mid-sized companies. It is a Unified Threat Management solution, with additional native decryption and deep-packet inspection capabilities.

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall Management Console
  • VPN
  • Content Inspection

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Cisco offers the Firepower 2100 Series NGFW, designed to allow businesses to gain resiliency through superior security with sustained performance. The Firepower 2100 Series has a dual multicore CPU architecture that optimizes firewall, cryptographic, and threat inspection functions simultaneously, to achieve security doesn’t come at the expense of network performance.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Cisco Firepower 2100 Series

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pfSense

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Score 9.0 out of 100

pfSense is a firewall and load management product available through the open source pfSense Community Edition, as well as a the licensed edition, pfSense Plus (formerly known as pfSense Enterprise). The solution provides combined firewall, VPN, and router functionality, and can be deployed through the cloud (AWS or Azure), or on-premises with a Netgate appliance. It as scalable capacities, with functionality for SMBs.As a firewall, pfSense offers Stateful packet inspection, concurrent IPv4 and…

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall Management Console

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The Cisco Firepower 4100 Series’ 1-rack-unit size is presented by the vendodr as ideal at the Internet edge and in high-performance environments. They further state that it shows what’s happening on your network, detects attacks earlier so you can act faster, and reduces management complexity.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Cisco Firepower 4100 Series

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Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Cisco Firepower NGFW) is a firewall product that integrates with other Cisco security offerings. It provides Advanced Malware protection, including sandboxing environments and DDoS mitigation. Cisco also offers a Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System, which provides security across cloud environments using techniques like internal network segmentation. The firewall can be managed locally, remotely, and via the cloud. The product is scalable to the scope of…

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection
  • High Availability
  • Stateful Inspection

Popular Integrations

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Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a combined UTM and Software-Defined WAN solution. Meraki is managed via the cloud, and provides core firewall services, including site-to-site VPN, plus network monitoring.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection

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Barracuda CloudGen Firewalls provides a wide range of security and connectivity features, including web filtering, NAC and SSL VPN and other features for remote access, as well as protection as edge devices and IoT security.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

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Sophos XG Firewall provides comprehensive next-generation firewall protection powered by deep learning and Synchronized Security. The vendor states XG Firewall supplies unmatched insights and exposes hidden user, application, and threat risks on the network, and say the product is differentiated by its ability to respond automatically to security incidents by isolating compromised systems, with Security Heartbeat™.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection

Popular Integrations

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Best FortiGate Alternatives for Enterprises

Palo Alto next-generation firewalls classify all traffic, including encrypted and internal traffic, based on application, application function, user and content. Users can create security policies to enable only authorized users to run sanctioned applications.

Higher Rated Features

  • Firewall
  • Content Inspection
  • Policy-based Controls

Popular Integrations

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Cisco Secure Firewall (formerly Cisco Firepower NGFW) is a firewall product that integrates with other Cisco security offerings. It provides Advanced Malware protection, including sandboxing environments and DDoS mitigation. Cisco also offers a Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System, which provides security across cloud environments using techniques like internal network segmentation. The firewall can be managed locally, remotely, and via the cloud. The product is scalable to the scope of…

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection
  • High Availability
  • Stateful Inspection

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The Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall is a tiered firewall product. The base model includes the core firewall services, and can be upgraded to include anti-bot/virus/spam and sandboxing capabilities.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Check Point Quantum Security Gateway

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Cisco Meraki MX Firewalls is a combined UTM and Software-Defined WAN solution. Meraki is managed via the cloud, and provides core firewall services, including site-to-site VPN, plus network monitoring.

Higher Rated Features

  • Content Inspection

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Juniper SRX is a firewall offering. It provides a variety of modular features, scaled for enterprise-level use, based on a 3-in-1 OS that enables routing, switching, and security in each product.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Juniper SRX

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Zscaler Internet Access is delivered as a security stack as a service from the cloud, and is designed to eliminate the cost and complexity of traditional secure web gateway approaches, and provide easily scaled protection to all offices or users, regardless of location, and minimize network and appliance infrastructure.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Zscaler Internet Access

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Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software is the core OS for the ASA suite. It provides firewall functionality, as well as integration with context-specific Cisco security modules. It is scaled for enterprise-level traffic and connections.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software

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Cisco offers a threat-focused next-generation firewall (NGFW), the ASA 5500-X Series. The ASA 5500 Series platforms can run either the Cisco ASA Firewall or Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD). The series features appliances in a variety of form factors, including standalone options for small and midsize businesses, ruggedized appliances for extreme environments, midsize appliances for security at the Internet edge, and high-performance appliances for enterprise data centers.

Higher Rated Features

  • High Availability
  • Reporting and Logging

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The Cisco Firepower® 1000 Series for small to medium-size businesses and branch offices is a family of four threat-focused Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) security platforms designed to deliver business resiliency through superior threat defense. The vendor provides that they offers exceptional sustained performance when advanced threat functions are enabled. The 1000 Series’ throughput range addresses use cases from the small office, home office, remote branch office to the Internet edge. The…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of FortiGate than the Cisco Firepower 1000 Series

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