Full feature enterprise grade security
March 15, 2021

Full feature enterprise grade security

Victor Lau | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source

Software Version

Firepower 1010

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Firepower NGFW (formerly Sourcefire)

Utilized across the entire organization as a single point of entry to the internet. It provides a secure solution for internal and external users, ensuring secure access to all applications. The AnyConnect solution provides a secure method for remote users to connect into corporate applications, utilized much over the past year for WFH.
  • Strong protection
  • Full breadth of customizable features
  • Excellent manufacturer support
  • Large and active user community
  • Cost can get quite high
  • Complex for entry level users
  • Training typically required to install solution
  • Provides a fully secure solution, allows the business to function
  • Higher ramp up time for new users, costs required for training
  • Costs for licenses can add up
Cisco Firepower is a costlier solution but you get what you pay for, with the added costs Cisco provides a full feature solution to be configured in any scenario. The setup can be complex but sometimes this is needed for challenging setups. This is the full featured standard for enterprise security solutions.

Do you think Cisco Secure Firewall delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Cisco Secure Firewall's feature set?

Yes

Did Cisco Secure Firewall live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Cisco Secure Firewall go as expected?

No

Would you buy Cisco Secure Firewall again?

Yes

Excellent enterprise grade solution with full features to perform any security scenario. Available licenses that can be customized to suit the security needs. Backed by Cisco Talos security centre that provides IPS and security signatures to keep the business protected at all times. Backed by manufacturer support and excellent help desk resources.

Cisco Secure Firewall Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
9
Visualization Tools
8
Content Inspection
9
Policy-based Controls
8
Active Directory and LDAP
8
Firewall Management Console
8
Reporting and Logging
8
VPN
9
High Availability
9
Stateful Inspection
9
Proxy Server
8