Checkpoint firewall with nice VPN and NGFW features with tricky configuration
July 19, 2021

Checkpoint firewall with nice VPN and NGFW features with tricky configuration

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Software Version

Check Point Firewall Software Blade (legacy)

Modules Used

  • 1800

Overall Satisfaction with Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall

This device is being used as a perimeter security device with VPNs connected across multiple clients.
  • Internal Network Protection from outside network
  • VPN connectivity for secure data transmission across multiple vendors
  • File download antivirus security
  • URL Filtering
  • Malicious domains blocking
  • Fine tune required in the malicious domains blocking
  • Antivirus signatures should be updated in real time
  • Network latency can be reduced during high utilization time window
  • Perimeter security
  • URL Filtering
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Reduced attacks on DMZ servers
  • Blocked access of malicious destinations hit by internal users
  • Complete visibility about what is going and what is coming via internet
In a heterogeneous environment, we wanted to keep multiple vendors for multiple purposes. CP was found very good in handling basic Next generation firewalls features along with handling of VPNs.

Do you think Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall's feature set?

Yes

Did Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Next Generation Firewall again?

No

CP can be used as enterprise-level perimeter security device as well as a VPN concentrator.

Check Point Quantum Security Gateway Feature Ratings

Content Inspection
7
Policy-based Controls
9
Firewall Management Console
8
Reporting and Logging
9
VPN
10
High Availability
10
Stateful Inspection
10