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2019-09-19T08:40:00Z
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for Sangfor NGAF?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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PeerSpot user
11 Answers
Wajeeh Ul Hasan . - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Administrator at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology
Real User
Top 20
2022-08-25T14:18:00Z
25 August 22

Sangfor NGAF is a complete firewall solution.

SaadAziz - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager IT at Sabirs' Group
Real User
Top 20
2022-06-28T14:27:00Z
28 June 22

Sangfor NGAF specializes in ransomware detection and helps to protect our network from ransomware threats and malware. This is the primary reason we purchased this solution, and we are currently negotiating to upgrade our appliances to volume M5200 Series. Additionally, Sangfor NGAF provides a web application for financial software.

RF
Teamlead IT Core at SoloInsight Inc.
Reseller
Top 20
2022-05-24T12:51:00Z
24 May 22

Sangfor is an on-prem firewall I use for my local infrastructure. It is used as an aggregated interface. Behind Sangfor, I have built a data center that is deployed on high availability using a model that is 5100 CV with 10 gig ports.

Daniel Gerard Diaz - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Systems Researcher II at National Maritime Polytechnic
Real User
Top 20
2022-02-14T18:01:40Z
14 February 22

Sangfor NGAF is our gateway to the ISP. We also use it to filter the website that our employees deploy to the firewall and for access to our systems through the web.

KL
Owner at InternetWorld Solutions Sdn Bhd
Reseller
Top 5
2021-12-07T17:20:16Z
07 December 21

Sangfor NGAF can be used as a firewall for protecting servers, data, users, and access to the internet.

Muhammad  USman - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Presales Consultant at Megaplus
Consultant
Top 20
2021-07-28T07:44:57Z
28 July 21

I believe I am using the recently updated firmware of version 4.0.

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Babar_Ahmed - PeerSpot reviewer
Head Of Solutions at Mutex Systems
Real User
Top 20
2021-06-23T12:13:50Z
23 June 21

We primarily provide this solution to our clients. We are providing services at financial institutions. We provide features based on customer requirements.

M.IMRAN-1500894 - PeerSpot reviewer
Deputy Manager IT at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-02-09T17:54:11Z
09 February 21

We primarily use this product as an intrusion prevention system.

TM
Director Technology & Service Delivery at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
2020-06-18T05:17:44Z
18 June 20

We are based in Pakistan and when it comes to firewalls we have partnerships with several companies - Sangfor, Sophos and Fortinet. I'm the director of technology and service.

JM
Network and Security System at a healthcare company with 201-500 employees
Real User
2020-04-19T07:40:00Z
19 April 20

The firewall is connected to the directory. It offers domain authentication if you want to connect to the internet. It helps our users' website connect to our internet service.

NadeemKhan - PeerSpot reviewer
Group IT Director at United Medical
Real User
2019-09-19T08:40:00Z
19 September 19

We mainly use this solution as a firewall. A few years ago we had some data loss due to a virus, so this solution protects us from viruses, controls the track rate and detects these kinds of malware. We are very satisfied with the solution.

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ICT Manager at toril community cooperative
Jan 14, 2021
H community,  I'm researching firewalls. Which firewall would you recommend betweeen Sangfor NGAF and Sophos XG? 
Nurit Sherman - PeerSpot reviewer
Content Operations Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 10, 2021
Hi community,  Is it required in your company to conduct a security review before purchasing a firewall? Also, do you need to perform reviews after (how often)? What are the common materials you use in the review? Do you have any tips or advice?  Any pitfalls to watch out for?
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it_user904572 - PeerSpot reviewer
Owner with 1-10 employees
23 July 18
Yes, I recommend doing a security review regularly. Not necessarily before a firewall purchase unless you have not done one lately. Having the results of the review will help you understand what capabilities you need in a firewall. As an example, if you get a ton of login attempts from outside your country of origin but have no customers or partners outside the country you will want to have "country blocking" capabilities. There are a number of tools that can be used for evaluations. We currently use RMM and Security tools from SolarWinds. We have other tools as well. To perform a security review you have to have tools do the work. It simply is not possible for an individual to perform a thorough check without significant automation. We offer this as a service as well. Pro's: SolarWinds has a free version of some of the useful tools such as SIEM Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Tool. You can rent some tools by going though a partner (such as us BayStateTechnology.com) Con's: Tools to purchase are a bit expensive. Performance checks that RMM uses is not accurate on large busy machines. Support leaves much to be desired.
Matthew Titcombe - PeerSpot reviewer
CEO & Sr. Information Security Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
23 July 18
The only question for a review would be based on your requirements. For example, does the firewall meet Common Criteria standards or other security controls. Generally, we suggest pursuing a NGFW and our initial recommendation is Fortinet. Good news is the NSS results put Fortinet as the #1.
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