A week ago I lost my data through the malware from which I failed to recover as the file got corrupted.
Now, I want to work with a firewall and so am looking for suggestions on whether I should purchase Cisco Firepower or Sophos XG. Which one is a good match for an SMB? What would you recommend?
Hi community members,
I'm considering replacing a Cisco ASA Firewall with Fortinet FortiGate FG 100F. This is in order to reduce the cost.
Is this the right thing to do? What would be your advice? Please elaborate.
Thank you for your help!
IT Support and Network Admin at Escuela Carlos Pereyra
May 9, 2022
Hi @Isaiah Dominic,
I have a few questions:Does replace mean that you already have a Cisco device? What's the reason for replacing it if is working? So, I assume it's not working. In that case, I have the second question:I suppose you should have a configuration backup for using it, in case your device crashes. How much do you value all that job? Is the cost of the new different device worth it?
If you make the change you gonna need to config the whole thing from scratch!! Is it worth it?Both devices are good enough.I expect this could help you,
You are comparing a piece of old equipment with a true next-gen firewall.
Nevertheless, there is a specific use case where I did this exact exercise and went with Cisco ASA, if the main objective is to terminate IPsec tunnels, in this field (more close to routing) ASA is excellent.
But if you are looking for URL filtering application visibility, and easiness of management go with FortiGate, for sure.