Is Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls better than Check Point NGFW?

Hello peers, 

I am a Senior Assistant General Manager at a medium-sized financial services firm.

I am currently researching both Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls and Check Point NGFW. Considering threat management, mitigation, and support, which solution do you prefer and why?

Thank you for your help.

Senior Assistant General Manager at CDBL
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MOHAMEDELSHERIF - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Technical Consultant at International Turnkey Systems - ITS
Real User
Top 5
May 23, 2023

Both of them are expensive when it comes to hardware or support. For me, Check Point is more focused on Cyber Security threats, IPS, application visibility, and malware detection. The interface really gives more insights when it comes to cybersecurity than Palo Alto, however when it comes to Network capability in the Environment "Routing, Switching, VRF, NAT" Check Point can't compare with Palo Alto, Palo Alto has more routing and design flexibility than checkpoint.

So to Wrap up:

Check Point- more threats and prevention-focused but for Network Capability it doesn't exceed a Linux server capability.

Palo Alto- also has good threats and prevention capability "Less Than Checkpoint". But provide more Network Flexibility than Check Point.

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Ajenthan Aiyathurai - PeerSpot reviewer
Group Information Technology at NVCL Group
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Top 5
May 22, 2023

Hi, I would suggest going for Check Point.
I'm with Check Point now, for more than 2 years. IPS, threat prevention, antibot identification, and antivirus notification are up to the mark. Moreover, it has a friendly user interface where anyone can create policies and work on it. 

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