Best of the best Network Security
Updated December 24, 2021

Best of the best Network Security

Wildan Haidar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with WatchGuard Network Security

Excellent, the firewall is very good, easy to configure, we can manage our network with various policy's for blocking websites using grouping which has been provided by WatchGuard, automatic updates from WatchGuard which has made a list of websites that have the potential for malware and fake websites, WatchGuard also protects users from potential cybercrimes such as fraud from websites that have been infiltrated by malware. Apart from this, WatchGuard also makes it easier for administrators to analyze websites that are accessed by users.
  • Network management.
  • Easy to configure policy's.
  • Easy to analyze user when connected to internet.
  • The only thing is when our subscription expired, the function for security stopped working.
  • Positive impact, network management can be safer, and configure more easier.
  • There's no negative impact for our business.
  • Some website must be input to whitelist although the website is safe
We use a local partner in Indonesia (MetaJaya), they are very helpful starting from the buying process, setting, configuring, and testing WatchGuard, overall the after-sales are good and also supportive for any problems that occur in operations. Besides that, they also always provide the best price whenever there is a need and subscription renewal when the license expires.
The most certain thing is, first of all, we must have a plan for the form of the network that will be applied, the policies that will be applied to our network, good user management and access rights given to each user, and also about what can and cannot be accessed by each user. the user including what services will be used.
Licenses on devices and subscriptions make it easy to manage devices and services used as a single unit. The reports provided by WatchGuard also make it easier for administrators to perform the necessary analysis to support operations in our business, including the costs that need to be incurred by management which, in our opinion, are cheaper than similar competitors.
WatchGuard has provided policies that are always updated with the development of circulating websites, as well as an automatically updated database that protects the new website from potential cybercrime. For the competitors mentioned above, this does not exist, so administrators must first create data that takes a long time and is most likely not as complete as what WatchGuard provides.
Cisco 500 Series Network Convergence System (NCS 500), Allstream Unified Communications (UC)

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We recommend the WatchGuard because it is easy to configure, has maximum protection for the network, the price is not too expensive, the subscription renewal fee is also not expensive, user analysis is also easy. There is a dashboard that shows user activities in detail, in which direction the user connects, how much bandwidth is used by the user, and what services they use.

WatchGuard Network Security Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
Visualization Tools
Content Inspection
Policy-based Controls
Active Directory and LDAP
Not Rated
Firewall Management Console
Reporting and Logging
Not Rated
Stateful Inspection
Not Rated
Proxy Server
Not Rated

Using WatchGuard Network Security

52 - Using firewall function for control traffic management, policy's for browsing regulations based on based on company regulations, determine what can be accessed and what cannot be accessed, set the time when policy's can be activated and deactivated, easy to see reports of which users connect the most, how much bandwidth is used and where users access the internet
  • Bandwidth management
  • Website or traffic management
  • Website access limitations
  • Firewall function
  • Bandwidth management
  • Policy for user access
  • Price comparison
  • Feature network security
policies that are already running can be reused in the latest version, so there is no need to re-setting a

Evaluating WatchGuard Network Security and Competitors

  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Prior Experience with the Product
a fairly complete policy, complete website grouping and website categories, just select the categories that will be allowed to be accessed and those that shouldn't be accessed, value for money that makes sense with complete features ranging from bandwidth management, user management, network management and complete report features, such as connection report, bandwidth usage report per user
reconfigure in order to get maximum results according to company needs and user management and grouping to make it easier to analyze events and reports needed related to bandwidth management, user access and websites that are accessed by users in real time, including report how many bandwidth using by user per IP address

WatchGuard Network Security Implementation

WatchGuard Network Security Training

WatchGuard Network Security Support

The support is friendly, giving best way if we have a problem, and there have telegram group so we can we can exchange ideas and consult with experts and WatchGuard staff who join the group
Didn't purchase premium support because had configure before when we buy at the first time product from WatchGuard ( previously we used WatchGuard XTM25 when this product has been end of life) after that we use WatchGuard T20 box for managing our network
WatchGuard provides a free license temporarily when the product we ordered is indented due to shipments made from overseas

Using WatchGuard Network Security

  • Web blocker
  • Application control
  • Geolocation
  • Setting proxy's
  • Allowed anti virus update website
Overall good, meet our requirements and easy understanding to configure and setting