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Palo Alto Alternatives & Competitors

(22)4.3 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall? Tons of people want Firewall Software. Check Point Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs), Sophos XG Firewall, SonicWall, and FortiGate NGFW are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall.

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Top Alternatives to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall

  • Check Point Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)
  • Sophos XG Firewall
  • SonicWall
  • FortiGate NGFW
  • Cisco Next-Generation Firewall Virtual (NGFWv)

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall

Browse options below. Based on reviewer data you can see how Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users in industries like Information Technology and Services, Telecommunications, and Computer & Network Security, and find the best product for your business.
    #1
  1. Check Point Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)

    (179)4.4 out of 5
  2. Check Point Firewall. The Check Point Firewall Software Blade incorporates all of the power and capability of the revolutionary FireWall-1 solution while adding user identity awareness to provide granular event awareness and policy enforcement.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AM
    The Check Point NGFW is best solution to secure our entire organization. The Policy implementation and the configuration are best and it is secure us with all known- unknown threat.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Check Point Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    More usable
    #2
  3. Sophos XG Firewall

    (85)4.5 out of 5
  4. Ultimate enterprise firewall performance, security, and control.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AR
    I love that I can log in to sophos Central to manage and view status on all my firewalls at different sites. Easy to use, for the most part. I am a novice with firewall management, and was still...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Sophos XG Firewall is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More usable
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    #3
  5. SonicWall

    (82)4.1 out of 5
  6. SonicWall real-time breach detection and prevention solutions protect more than one million networks worldwide.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    UI
    Sonic wall firewalls are the high performance firewall in current market.It prevent the threats.It protects our network from inside and outside threats.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, SonicWall is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #4
  7. FortiGate NGFW

    (79)4.7 out of 5
  8. FortiGate offers a network security platform, designed to deliver threat protection and performance with reduced complexity.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AC
    FortiGate its great firewall for small and medium size organizations, we have been using fortigate firewall as our perimeter firewall over 4 years, due to current covid pandemic situation we wanted...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, FortiGate NGFW is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    More usable
    #5
  9. Cisco Next-Generation Firewall Virtual (NGFWv)

    (76)4.2 out of 5
  10. Firewall solutions from Cisco offer integrated security to help safeguard various network environments.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    SJ
    Next generation firewall provide so many things in same firewall like we can do web filter, provide advance threat and malware protection, allowing policy to be create on the basis if application &...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Cisco Next-Generation Firewall Virtual (NGFWv) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #6
  11. WatchGuard Network Security

    (51)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  12. Network security, email security and data loss prevention appliances

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    SR
    The systems are very easy to administer and the existing tools help a lot in the case of troubleshooting. The communication between manufacturer and end customer works very well and quickly brings...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, WatchGuard Network Security is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #7
  13. Zscaler Internet Access

    (34)4.3 out of 5
  14. Zscaler Internet Access delivers the complete security stack as a service from the cloud.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    SH
    Centralized control to apply firewall policies and user friendly to monitor / install for remote locations.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Zscaler Internet Access is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #8
  15. pfSense

    (22)4.5 out of 5
  16. The pfSense project is a powerful open source firewall and routing platform based on @FreeBSD.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    UI
    pfSense is a software based networking firewall, where the source code is freely available. Hence they given the freedom to modify the source code and customize it according to our requirements.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, pfSense is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to admin
    #9
  17. Juniper Firewall

    (18)4.0 out of 5
  18. Our security solution provides fine-grained access comtrol that identifies, mitigates, and fully reports on the sophisticated security threats of the moment

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    UC
    Juniper firewall provide high security protection for cloud as well as UTM to protect and control enterprise security.Juniper firewall gives high speed and stable performance in term of network and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Juniper Firewall is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #10
  19. Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

    (19)4.7 out of 5
  20. A Next-Generation firewall for the Cloud Era.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AO
    Barracuda firewall cloud gen provides a scalable and modular outside the mainly name in this product compound (Forti, Paloalto for example) without renounce on security and functional solution but...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Barracuda CloudGen Firewall is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #11
  21. AlienVault USM (from AT&T Cybersecurity)

    (107)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  22. AlienVault USM (from AT&T Cybersecurity) is a platform that provides five essential security capabilities in a single console to manage both compliance and threats, understanding the sensitive nature of IT environments, include active, passive and host-based technologies to match the requirements of each particular environment.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AB
    It makes it easy monitor things such as unusual logins from our Azure AD

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, AlienVault USM (from AT&T Cybersecurity) is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #12
  23. McAfee Network Security Platform

    (19)3.9 out of 5
  24. McAfee Network Security Platform is a next-generation intrusion prevention system (IPS) that redefines how organizations block advanced threats.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    ashish b.
    AB
    In Mcafee Security Manager every alert is managed properly All the details which are required to analyze are alert is avaialble either it is CVE ID or any information related to target or attacker

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, McAfee Network Security Platform is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    More expensive
    #13
  25. Snort

    (17)3.9 out of 5
  26. SNORT(r), The standard in IDS and IPS.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    GS
    Snort is a open source network intrusion system. Snort when installed on the system, it captures the network packets the system receives and either saves it to a log file, displays it on the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Snort is:

    More usable
    #14
  27. Forcepoint Next-Gen Firewall

    (7)3.7 out of 5
  28. Highly Available, Scalable and Flexible Protection Against Advanced Threats

    ID
    It's certainly secure. FIPS compliance is a plus.
    #15
  29. FireEye Network Security and Forensics

    (13)3.8 out of 5
  30. FireEye Network Security (NX) solutions protect against known and unknown advanced attacks with the signature-less Multi-Vector Virtual Execution (MVX) engine, conventional intrusion prevention system (IPS) and intelligence-driven detection.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    JG
    Excelente como IDP/IDS, es capaz de realizar un análisis capa 7 en tiempo real.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, FireEye Network Security and Forensics is:

    Better at support
    #16
  31. Huawei Firewall

    (11)4.9 out of 5
  32. Huawei Enterprise is a leading global ICT solutions provider.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AP
    Huawei firewall easy to use and understandable product. With the help of a firewall, we can provide security to our private network and monitoring our internet traffic.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Huawei Firewall is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #17
  33. Avast Endpoint Protection

    (70)4.4 out of 5
  34. Avast Endpoint Protection provides powerful security for all your endpoint PCs – without you having to pay anything extra for server protection.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    Anthony M.
    AM
    I like the advanced email protection for attachments and scripts which protects documents and sustains privacy.i am also impressed by the automated scan settings for different file types .This has...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Avast Endpoint Protection is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Better at support
    #18
  35. GlassWire Firewall

    (47)4.6 out of 5
  36. GlassWire's free firewall helps protect your computer, privacy, and data by visualizing your network activity.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AI
    Nothing! It is not very User Friendly. I uninstalled it next day.

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, GlassWire Firewall is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #19
  37. Blumira Automated Detection & Response

    (19)4.8 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  38. Blumira's Automated SIEM enables organizations to detect and respond effectively to cybersecurity threats without having a dedicated in-house security operations center or security expertise.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    AT
    The key item that stands out is the service and support from the entire team. With an ever growing market of devices it’s hard to find one platform that supports/integrates monitoring with all...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Blumira Automated Detection & Response is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #20
  39. AVG AntiVirus Business Edition

    (65)4.2 out of 5
  40. Online security threats are serious business. Hackers and malware can sneak in and disrupt your operations, costing you time and money. Worse still, hackers and malware can take down your business completely.

    Categories in common with Palo Alto:
    Lim C.
    LC
    AVG Antivirus Business Edition is our best security application to take care of all computers at the University of Oxford, this software is designed to ensure maximum protection of computers from...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, AVG AntiVirus Business Edition is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More usable
    Better at support