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Cisco IOS Security Pros

TonyMoore - PeerSpot reviewer
President at www.virtualtechsolutionsusa.com
Completely integrates branch offices with perimeter security.
The capabilities for scalability with this product are huge
Cisco is head-and-shoulders above all of the competition when it comes to technical support.
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AL
Sr. Security and Enterprise Architect at a security firm with 11-50 employees
Cisco Technical Assistance Center works on a follow-the-sun concept and gives real 24x7 customer support, which is a great advantage when you have a service contract with them.
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OM
Field Solutions Engineer at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
What I have used the most and received the most benefit from is the IPsec technology.
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Cisco IOS Security
August 2022
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Pete Fotopoulos - PeerSpot reviewer
Vice President - Network and Infrastructure at NJA LLC
We are able to filter a lot of traffic especially when a lot of the traffic is in layer 7.
It covers everything we need it to without looking to secondary solutions.
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MV
Managing Director at a tech company with 11-50 employees
Cisco has always been a premium product. There's a lot of other entry-level solutions. This is more robust.
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ME
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The solution is very user-friendly and easy to deal with.
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FH
Cyber Security Engineer at a tech company
The product is easy to use.
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SameerBali - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Architect at Syriatel Mobile Telecom
It is less expensive than alternative firewalls.
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MS
Senior Presale Agent
The most valuable feature of Cisco IOS Security is posturing.
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AL
Sr. Security and Enterprise Architect at a security firm with 11-50 employees
One of the main features is that the hardware is extremely reliable.
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Cisco IOS Security Cons

TonyMoore - PeerSpot reviewer
President at www.virtualtechsolutionsusa.com
The pricing is the only con for this product.
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AL
Sr. Security and Enterprise Architect at a security firm with 11-50 employees
There are the usual bugs that are inherent to some software upgrades. Sometimes this provides some unexpected issues, however, it happens with all brands all the time.
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OM
Field Solutions Engineer at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
With respect to user-friendliness, it is a command-line interface and those with such experience will get along just fine, whereas others may struggle.
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Buyer's Guide
Cisco IOS Security
August 2022
Learn what your peers think about Cisco IOS Security. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: August 2022.
622,645 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Pete Fotopoulos - PeerSpot reviewer
Vice President - Network and Infrastructure at NJA LLC
The user interface needs to be improved.
Signatures and other critical definitions need to be updated more frequently.
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MV
Managing Director at a tech company with 11-50 employees
The company needs to make its solution more affordable to make it more accessible to larger markets. Otherwise, it's seen as an enterprise-level solution that small or medium-sized organizations can't afford and therefore they won't even look at it.
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ME
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It would be ideal if the solution had more capacity.
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FH
Cyber Security Engineer at a tech company
There could be a bit more functions on offer that could make it easier to use.
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SameerBali - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Architect at Syriatel Mobile Telecom
While Cisco IOS Security is stable and scalable, I would like to see it improved to be even better.
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MS
Senior Presale Agent
Cisco IOS Security could improve by having more compatibility with other Cisco solutions.
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AL
Sr. Security and Enterprise Architect at a security firm with 11-50 employees
I think they should bring back remote VPN for users.
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Buyer's Guide
Cisco IOS Security
August 2022
Learn what your peers think about Cisco IOS Security. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: August 2022.
622,645 professionals have used our research since 2012.