Great Resource and a Reasonable Cost
January 11, 2017

Great Resource and a Reasonable Cost

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Modules Used

  • Security Manager

Overall Satisfaction with FireMon

Support is usually pretty helpful, though if newer functionality or different uses other then basic configurations, the process to have someone look at it is may be a little delayed. As I am one 1 of 2 staff that use this product, finding the time to train and understand the product is limited. Therefore we lean on Support a bit more than I would like to. They are always very polite and helpful.
The IT Perimeter Security Team uses FireMon to clean up unused Rules and ports not being used by the Firewalls along with running compliance checks against the firewalls to insure they are in line with best practices.
  • Tracks Firewall rule usage.
  • Tracks and documents all Firewall changes.
  • Holds all Firewall ACLs in one centralized location.
  • Compatibility to see VPN tunnel ACLs.
  • Reports could be easier to customize.
  • Single licensing Enterprise option. Added other firewalls and needed another license - cumbersome.
  • The Security it provides by understanding Rules from Legacy Rules save time and money.
  • The product is relatively inexpensive running in a VM hardware [environment]. Maintenance is minimal.
Lower cost with the needed functionality we were looking for. Other products may have had more functionality but the cost was much higher.
FireMon Security Manager allows for a centralized point to understand all rules and ACLs for multiple different Vendors. Many different Departments within and outside of IT can take advantage of the different functions of FireMon, and access can be limited per user. Reports can be scheduled to be forwarded to each area where needed for a quick reference of the items needed.