Best choice for your network
March 09, 2021

Best choice for your network

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

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services

We are using Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services--mainly the 5516-X in the active/standby modes--in our organization to build OT/process control networks. This is the perfect solution to isolate and segment your production environment from the business network.


  • Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services are very well suited for most environments.
  • Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services have a variety of networking features including NextGen, web content filtering, data analysis, high availability failover, packet inspection, context-based ACL, and other features to protect your networks.
  • It's easy to deploy and manage.


  • New models do not support switch ports.
  • Mitigated our security risks and leaks
  • Secured our data centers and branches
  • Increased our process availability due to the high availability option
  • Cisco Anyconnect
We build our remote connectivity solution based on Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services, and it works stably and reliably without any issues for our users and vendors. You could use different profiles to segregate access to your network.
There are a lot of different ASA models, and you could choose the right model based on your needs--starting from 125 Mbps NGFW and 50K connections and up to 1.25 Gbps NGFW with 1 M connections.
The Cisco Technical Assistance Center provides great support from the beginning to the end. Also, there is Cisco community support available with tons of questions and answers.
Cisco ASA is the world’s most widely deployed, enterprise-class stateful firewall which includes Clustering & High Availability option, Intrusion Prevention & Stateful Layer 2-7 inspection, Advanced Malware Protection, URL Filtering, Network Firewall Routing and Switching, Application Visibility & Control and some other.

Cisco ASA 5500-X with FirePOWER Services Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
Visualization Tools
Content Inspection
Policy-based Controls
Active Directory and LDAP
Firewall Management Console
Reporting and Logging
High Availability


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