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2018-02-26T12:58:00Z

What Would You Rate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series?

Nurit Sherman - PeerSpot reviewer
Content Operations Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
9

On a scale from 1-10, how would you rate Palo Alto Networks VM-Series and why?

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1515 Answers

Alex D - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

I rate with 9

2018-02-27T08:49:55Z
it_user104280 - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

I would suggest all the main stream Firewall builds for vm are equally as good as those in tin. I would also say that I have seen under provisioning of resources has caused processing bottlenecks in vm firewall testing environment. Any bottle necks anywhere will become an issue if provisioning does not assure it's well above expected throughputs.

2018-02-27T08:43:34Z
it_user769407 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

8/10

2018-02-27T04:03:55Z
Christian  Amaya - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Rate 10 with the PanOS 8.0, i recomend use the vm series for microsegmentation and datacenter.

2018-02-27T03:49:30Z
Christian  Amaya - PeerSpot reviewer
Real User

Rate 10 with the PanOS 8.0, i recomend use the vm series for microsegmentation and datacenter.

2018-02-27T03:49:07Z
Rene Ortega - PeerSpot reviewer
MSP

I would rate it with a solid 10, VM series from Palo Alto Networks share the same OS with physical appliances so the management experience is the consistent, beginning PanOS 8.0 the specs went crazy with VM capable of deliver 8Gbps throughput with TP subscription activated, the VM is supported on almost every virtual environment VMware vSphere (with or without NSX), Openstack, KVM, Hyper-V, AWS, Azure, and others. Bottom line it's a great product with a great cost for the value it delivers to the business, also Palo Alto's support is great.

2018-02-27T02:41:46Z
it_user692178 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

I rate with 8.5

2018-02-27T01:46:36Z
it_user477585 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

8/10 is my view

2018-02-27T01:33:40Z
Chukwunenye Ekwe Jnr. - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10Real User

Palo Alto firewalls are great with the Application control features being very impressive.
8.5 rating.
It is very effective and accrues Low TCO for the User. Design and Installation is usually the main issue but with proper specifications, the administration will be pretty smooth.
Users awareness of the security policies is also key to have a seamless administration.

2018-02-26T19:23:15Z
it_user781974 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

We do not use Palo Alto Networks VM-Series and cannot provide appropriate feedback.

2018-02-26T16:29:57Z
it_user344160 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

Sorry, I don’t have experience with VM-Series Palo Alto Firewalls. From a comparison perspective based on DEMO’s I have seen of physical Firewall implementations. I would rate Palo Alto equivalent to Checkpoint. Palo Alto is probably not quite as expensive.

2018-02-26T16:11:49Z
it_user312267 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

As function they work the same as physical box, but the way it process the packet will be different from physical box and vm. Physical box had parallel process for packet sniff , antivirus , IPS and vpn. . Motherboard and daughter board their own responsibility for the service process therefore they can process very fast all service almost the same time.
VM , will do the same function and you wouldn't notice the background process until you hit the peak often which you will never near there..

2018-02-26T15:53:59Z
it_user776343 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

I rate Palo Alto Networks Firewalls 220, 820, 850 and VM-50 and VM-100, with 10

2018-02-26T15:05:02Z
it_user647970 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

We currently do not use Palo Alto VM's and cannot comment on our real world experience. We do use PA-3020, PA-5050 and PA-5060 and they work great. We are planning on deploying Virtual Palo Alto in Azure once funding is provided.

~Andy Soliwoda

2018-02-26T13:55:14Z
Adao Costa - PeerSpot reviewer
Reseller

I rate with 10 Palo Alto Networks VM Series

2018-02-26T13:55:13Z
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