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Palo Alto Networks Software and Solutions

Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls
80 reviews
79 discussions
Badge Leader
Firewalls
Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks
45 reviews
34 discussions
Badge Ranked 1
EPP (Endpoint Protection for Busi...
Extended Detection and Response (...
Palo Alto Networks Panorama
45 reviews
26 discussions
Badge Leader
Firewall Security Management
Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks
20 reviews
34 discussions
Badge Ranked 1
Web Application Firewall (WAF)
Container Security
CWPP (Cloud Workload Protection P...
Palo Alto Networks WildFire
18 reviews
24 discussions
Badge Ranked 1
ATP (Advanced Threat Protection)
Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR
17 reviews
28 discussions
Badge Ranked 1
Security Orchestration Automation...
Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks
16 reviews
21 discussions
Badge Ranked 1
Enterprise Infrastructure VPN
ZTNA as a Service
Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
Palo Alto Networks K2-Series
13 reviews
74 discussions
Firewalls
Palo Alto Networks VM-Series
10 reviews
77 discussions
Badge Leader
Firewalls
ATP (Advanced Threat Protection)
Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks
8 reviews
24 discussions
Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)
Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention
5 reviews
21 discussions
Intrusion Detection and Preventio...
Palo Alto Networks DNS Security
4 reviews
11 discussions
Domain Name System (DNS) Security
Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PA...
4 reviews
25 discussions
Intrusion Detection and Preventio...
Bridgecrew
2 reviews
10 discussions
CWPP (Cloud Workload Protection P...
Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus
2 reviews
17 discussions
Threat Intelligence Platforms
Palo Alto Networks Enterprise Data Loss ...
2 reviews
22 discussions
Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Palo Alto Networks IoT Security
2 reviews
12 discussions
IoT Security
Prisma SD-WAN
2 reviews
24 discussions
Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Sol...
WAN Edge
SECDO Platform
1 review
30 discussions
Security Incident Response
EDR (Endpoint Detection and Respo...
LightCyber
Intrusion Detection and Preventio...
User Behavior Analytics - UEBA
Cortex Xpanse
Attack Surface Management (ASM)

Palo Alto Networks Reviews

Partha Dash - PeerSpot reviewer
Global Network Tech Lead at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Makes us part of a bigger security ecosystem with updates taken care of for us, but pricing and support need work
Pros and Cons
  • "It protects all app traffic so that users can gain access to all apps. Unlike other solutions that only work from ports 80 and 443, which are predominantly for web traffic, Prisma Access covers all protocols and works on all traffic patterns... The most sophisticated attacks can arise from sources that are not behind 80/443."
  • "While Palo Alto has understood the essence of building capabilities around cloud technology and have come up with a CASB offering, that is a very new product. There are other companies that have better offerings for understanding cloud applications and have more graceful controls. That's something that Palo Alto needs to work on."

What is our primary use case?

We use Prisma Access, not only for our remote users, in a distributed workforce, but for our offices as well. Right now, because of COVID, there is a very limited footprint on the office side of it. But we would like to cover our offices so that when people are working in them and trying to access resources, whether those resources are hosted on public cloud, private cloud, in data centers, or on-prem, Prisma Access is involved.

Prisma Access is completely hosted on Google Cloud Platform. Palo Alto Panorama, which is the centralized management tool, is also hosted on a public cloud environment. So the entire solution lies in the cloud.

How has it helped my organization?

The fact that Prisma Access provides millions of security updates per day is really important because it takes care of the equivalent of preparing patches and pushing them to your environment, without the headaches of managing and maintaining those processes for your infrastructure. If you get security intelligence from different verticals and different alliances, or through some sort of open API integration where vulnerabilities arise at different times, it's going to be difficult to keep up. Subscribing to this service and having it take care of that is really phenomenal.

And the best part is that you know that you are part of a bigger ecosystem where this learning about security issues is happening, and things are made available to you on a scheduled basis every day. It automatically strengthens your security posture. We are quite happy with this feature and feel very confident that the Palo Alto security stack takes care of all of these things automatically. That is one of the salient features and was one of our evaluation parameters for choosing a solution.

Another benefit is that before, if we had to set up a restricted environment for a given project, the lead time was about a day to get everything functioning correctly and to get the go-ahead from the security team. Now, setting up these environments can literally happen in less than five minutes. It is already segmented. All you need to do is ensure the people who are part of the project are included in a single access-control list, which these days is based on GCP Identity-Aware. Based on that, it provides the right privileges required to access certain things. That is the building block of any SasS solution with zero cross-network access. And it is very easy now.

What is most valuable?

The Prisma Access remote side is pretty good with respect to the footprint that it covers. Because it is built on the Google platform, using the Google Premium Tier network, it is almost everywhere geographically. From wherever we initiate a connection, it connects with the nearest point of presence, which minimizes the latency. And we can access applications wherever they are hosted.

It protects all app traffic so that users can gain access to all apps. Unlike other solutions that only work from ports 80 and 443, which are predominantly for web traffic, Prisma Access covers all protocols and works on all traffic patterns. It is not only confined to web traffic. This is important because security is something that should always be baked in, rather than being an afterthought. The most sophisticated attacks can arise from sources that are not behind 80/443. They could come through bit-torrent traffic, which uses a non-standard port, altogether. We want to cover off those possibilities. We were very sure, from the start of our deployment when conducting PoCs, that the solution we picked should have coverage for all ports and protocols.

The fact that it secures not just web-based apps, but non-web apps as well, is important because the threat landscape is quite big. It not only includes public-facing applications that are accessible via web protocols, but it also includes many attacks that are being generated through non-standard protocols, like DNS tunneling and newly-registered domain control names. There are also a lot of critical applications being accessed on a point-to-point basis, and they might be vulnerable if those ports and protocols are not being inspected. You need to have the right security controls so that your data remains protected all the time.

In terms of the solution's ease-of-use, once you understand the way the various components stitch together, and once the effort of the initial configuration, setup, and rollout are done and you have set up the policies correctly, you're just monitoring certain things and you do not have to touch a lot of components. That makes it easy to manage a distributed workforce like ours in which there are 10,000-plus users. With all those users, we only have a handful of people, five to seven individuals, who are able to gracefully manage it, because the platform is easy to use. It does take considerable effort to get up to speed in configuring things during the initial deployment, but thereafter it is just a case of monitoring and it's very easy to manage.

In addition, whether traffic is destined for a public cloud environment, or for a private data center, or you are accessing east-west traffic, you can apply the same security policies and posture, and maintain the same sort of segmentation. Prisma Cloud offers threat prevention, URL filtering, and DNS protection, and east-west traffic segmentation. These features are the foundation of any security stack. There are two primary purposes for this kind of solution, in the big picture. One of them is handling the performance piece, providing ease of access for end-users, and the second is that it should handle security. All of these components are foundational to the security piece, not only to protect against insider threats but to protect things from the outside as well.

Prisma Access offers security on all ports and protocols. It covers the stack pretty well, leaving no stones unturned. The same unified protection is applied, irrespective of where you access things from or what you access. That also makes it a very compelling solution.

What needs improvement?

There are definitely a number of things that could be improved. 

One of them is geographic coverage. China is still an issue because the solution does not operate there properly due to government regulations. I believe Palo Alto is trying pretty hard to get into partnerships with Alibaba and other cloud providers, but they do not have the same compelling offering in China that they have in the rest of the world. Businesses that are operating within China have to be very sure to evaluate the solution before making a buying decision. It is not an issue with Palo Alto, rather it is predominantly the result of government rules, but it's something that Palo Alto needs to work on.

There is also room for improvement when it comes to latency in a couple of regions, including India and South America. They might have to increase their presence in those locations and come up with more modern cloud architectures.

The third area is that, while Palo Alto has understood the essence of building capabilities around cloud technology and have come up with a CASB offering, that is a very new product. There are other companies that have better offerings for understanding cloud applications and have more graceful controls. That's something that Palo Alto needs to work on.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using Prisma Access by Palo Alto for two to three years. We started deploying Palo Alto gear back in 2015 and, along the way we have looked into multiple tools from them and invested them.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

On a scale of one to 10, I would give the stability a seven. There are a couple of reasons for that score. One is that when we make certain changes to configs, it takes about 14 to 15 minutes to populate. And there have been scenarios where it has taken about 45 minutes for the config changes to happen. When you sell a product by saying that it's cloud-native and that users can make all configuration changes on-the-fly, when those changes are made they should happen within a minute. They should not take that much time.

It might be that Palo Alto is still using a certain type of infrastructure in the backend that is causing these delays. If they pile on the cloud technologies, and work towards a more microservices-based architecture, I'm hopeful that they can bring this delay down to less than a minute.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Going from one user to 10,000 or 15,000 users, we haven't faced a lot of problems. However, for companies that are considering investing in this solution, if they have more than 50,000 end-users, a config change could take 10 to 15 minutes. In an environment where 50,000 people are expecting certain things to work, those things might not work for them. Such companies have to look at the solution very thoroughly in terms of the cloud piece, the integration piece. But from one to 15,000 or 20,000 end-users, it is flawless. We don't tend to see a lot of issues. But beyond, say, 25,000, I would suggest doing a deeper analysis before purchasing the product, because there are some glitches.

How are customer service and support?

Initially, Palo Alto technical support was okay around sales discussions and getting up to speed on doing a PoC. But one once we deployed and then raised queries, those lead times increased quite a bit. Unless you take their premium support, where there is an SLA associated with every issue that you raise, it becomes very difficult to get hold of engineers to work on a Prisma Access case. If you just take some sort of partner support, you cannot expect the same level of support on your day-to-day issues that you would get with premium support.

Fundamentally, when a company sells a product, whether you are taking the premium support or some other level of support, the support metrics should be more or less the same, because you are trying to address problems that people are facing. Their response should be more prompt. And if they can't join a call, they should at least be prompt in replying via email or chat or some other medium, so that the customer feels more comfortable about the product and the support. If it takes time to resolve certain problems, post business hours, it can be very difficult for people to justify why they have deployed this product.

How would you rate customer service and support?

Neutral

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

COVID was a surprise for us, just like for everyone else in the world. We had a solution from Palo Alto, but it was not a scalable one. We configured things in a more manual way because our requirements were not that high in terms of remote use cases. Post-COVID, the situation has completely changed for us and we have to think about a hybrid situation where we can still gracefully allow access to end-users in a more secure fashion. That led us to evaluate this solution from Palo Alto.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is not so straightforward. There is a learning curve involved because you need to understand which component fits where, with all of these modern, edge infrastructure secure-access services. You need to do capacity planning well, as well as a budgetary plan. You need to know the right elements for your business. Once you set that up, it is very simple to manage.

It took us about two to three months to deploy because we have a lot of geographical constraints. Different regions have different requirements. Accounting for all of those needs is why it took us that amount of time to set everything up.

What was our ROI?

We have to do an apples-to-apples comparison. If you had a very small set of people who had to create a dedicated setup like Prisma Access, and manage the infrastructure piece and the upgrading piece and the security piece, it would be a nightmare. Prisma Access offers that ease and flexibility so that even a handful of people, with the right knowledge, are still able to manage the configuration piece of it, because the infrastructure and other things are handled by Prisma Access. If you had to build that whole thing versus buying it, obviously Prisma offers a good ROI.

It all depends on your requirements. If your requirements enable you to do those things on a much smaller scale, then you need to be very cautious about which components of Prisma you actually pick for your use case. If you get all the components, you might not be getting the right ROI.

For our use case, we feel we are getting a return on investment, but it could be better.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The most pricey solution is Zscaler, followed by Prisma Access, and then Netskope.

The initial prices of Prisma Access were okay. But as soon as you start deploying Palo Alto gear, the support prices and the recurring prices, which are the major operational costs, tend to increase over time. For example, if you go ahead with a one-year subscription, just for testing purposes to see how the whole solution works, and you plan to renew for the next two or three years, you tend to see that the solution gets really costly.

We understand that when you purchase a hardware component, the cost goes up because you have a physical asset that depreciates over time. But when you are getting a subscription-based service, the cost should tend to be reduced over time. With Prisma Access, the cost is increasing and that is something beyond any kind of logic. This is something that Palo Alto needs to work on if they want to be competitive in the market.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated other options like Zscaler and Netskope. Prisma Access has more coverage for ports and protocols. It doesn't only inspect web protocols but all ports and protocols, and that's an advantage. Other solutions are still relying on web protocols.

The positive side of these other solutions, because they came along a little later, is that they have understood the demerits of a solution like Prisma Access. They are using more cloud-native components and microservices architectures. That makes these solutions faster. As I said, some config changes in Prisma Access take 14 to 15 minutes, but these other solutions literally take a minute to make the same config changes happen.

It's a constant race.

What other advice do I have?

Put your business requirements up against the solution to see how it pans out. Look at the stability of the product, and at how much time it takes to make configurations and apply them in practice. And if you have a distributed workforce, like us, try to run this solution in southern countries where there is a latency issue or known issues with ISPs. You may not get the same set results that you tend to get in northern countries around the world.

We don't have a subscription to Prisma Access' Autonomous Digital Experience Management features, but we have done some testing of it. It's pretty good because it can help ease the work of an office helpdesk person who constantly gets tickets but has no visibility for monitoring things. With everybody conducting their work from home, it gets very difficult to know the setup of the internal environment and how people are accessing things and where the bottlenecks are. The ADEM tools are going to help immensely in that regard, because without having knowledge of the underlying infrastructure at every individual's home location, you can still identify whether a problem is specific to their home office or to the application the user is accessing or to the network that is causing the problem. That information is absolutely at your fingertips. Analyzing those types of things becomes really easy. 

ADEM will also help with the efficacy of troubleshooting and providing support to end-users. If there are certain applications that are critical to an organization, you could easily define a metric to see, out of all the people who are accessing those applications every day, how many of them are facing a problem. And if they're facing a problem, what the parameters of the problem are. Avoiding the problem could turn out to be something that people need to be educated about, or maybe there is something we can proactively tell users so that they can take precautionary measures to get a better experience. It is certainly going to help in enhancing the end-user experience.

Palo Alto's building blocks clearly illustrate an app-based model. It analyzes things based on an application so that we know what the controls are within an application. For example, if you want to block Facebook's chat but continue to allow basic Facebook to be browsed, that kind of understanding of the application would allow you to do so. That is way more graceful than completely blocking the end-user. It's not something that is specific to Palo Alto Prisma Access but it is a core component of Palo Alto.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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Aug 18 2022

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Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 18 2022

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Aug 18 2022

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Aug 18 2022

Hi,

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
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Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 18 2022

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
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Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 16 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls, what would you say?

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
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Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 16 2022

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 16 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls.

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
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Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 16 2022

Hi,

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 16 2022

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 11 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks Panorama, what would you say?

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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 11 2022

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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 11 2022

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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 11 2022

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Aug 08 2022

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Aug 08 2022

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
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Aug 08 2022

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Aug 08 2022

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Aug 08 2022

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Aug 08 2022

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Aug 08 2022

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Aug 01 2022

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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jun 06 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jun 06 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jun 06 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Jun 06 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 27 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks K2-Series, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 27 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 27 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks K2-Series.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 27 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 27 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks K2-Series?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 19 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 19 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 19 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 19 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
May 19 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 29 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks Enterprise Data Loss Prevention, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 29 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 29 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks Enterprise Data Loss Prevention.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 29 2022

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 29 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks Enterprise Data Loss Prevention?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks IoT Security, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks IoT Security.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Apr 05 2022

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks IoT Security?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma SD-WAN, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma SD-WAN.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma SD-WAN?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Augusto  Marcelino - PeerSpot reviewer
Augusto Marcelino
IT Infrastructure Analyst at Tv Integração
I'm researching XDR solutions. Which of these two solutions is better: FortiXDR or Cortex Pro?
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Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Sanguan Treejareonwiwat - PeerSpot reviewer
Sanguan Treejareonwiwat
President at Chunbok Company Limited

Can anyone advise on which SIEM will work best with Palo Alto Cortex XDR?

Thanks!

Jairo Willian Pereira - PeerSpot reviewer
Jairo Willian PereiraI think most of them understand "de-facto standards" very well (including Palo… more »
Michael Dean - PeerSpot reviewer
Michael DeanI would advise not using LogRhythm. They do not have a log parser for the… more »
reviewer1406157 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1406157 Palo Alto Networks and IBM have partnered to deliver logging extensions for… more »
6 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
How does Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks compare with Zscaler internet access? Which is better and why?
Read More »
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
How does Cisco ASA Firewall compare with Palo Alto's WildFire? Which firewall is better and why?
Read More »
Jorge Pizarro - PeerSpot reviewer
Jorge Pizarro
Senior Engineer at Neosecure
Hi, What are the biggest differences between BlackBerry Protect vs Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks? Thanks
Read More »
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks DNS Security, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks DNS Security.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks DNS Security?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Tarun Mehta - PeerSpot reviewer
Tarun Mehta
Associate Consultant at SoftwareONE

I'm researching two firewall products for a company with 1000+ employees and I'm looking for a technical comparison between Palo Alto Network VM-Series and Fortinet FortiGate Firewall.

Please assist.

Darshil Sanghvi - PeerSpot reviewer
Darshil SanghviHello Tarun, we have been designing solutions with Palo Alto Networks NGFW for 6… more »
João Garcia - PeerSpot reviewer
João GarciaPalo Alto, Fortinet, and Checkpoint are the best NGFW. You can choose one of… more »
reviewer1461459 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1461459Because PA has FPGA based architecture, which no other firewall has, due to this… more »
9 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
M Mari - PeerSpot reviewer
M Mari
Head of the Migration Research Division at International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Hello, In my organization (10K+ employees) we have had Cisco products for decades and currently, we're exploring whether Palo Alto Networks VM-Series is a good alternative (vs Cisco FTDv) that can leverage our security posture.  Dear community members, please share your technical recommendations!
Read More »
Mike Bulyk - PeerSpot reviewer
Mike Bulykhello. Capability is on par between the two vendors. Your best bet is to think… more »
4 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Cortex XDR vs SentinelOneWhich is the better solution?
Read More »
reviewer1650858 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1650858Cortex XDR by Palo Alto vs. SentinelOne SentinelOne offers very detailed… more »
ITSecuri7cfd - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSecuri7cfdDepends on the size, scope and needs of your environment.  XDR is an ok… more »
Eric Rise - PeerSpot reviewer
Eric RiseI haven't used Cortex. My worry with it and every other solution is how well… more »
3 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Fedayi Uzun - PeerSpot reviewer
Fedayi Uzun
Cyber Security Analyst at CyberNow Labs

I'm researching firewall options. What are the differences between Palo Alto and Cisco Firewalls solutions in terms of advantages, disadvantages, usage and practices?

reviewer1461459 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1461459There are some major differentiators that make Palo Alto more preferable. First… more »
Philippe Panardie - PeerSpot reviewer
Philippe PanardieWell they are two leaders, one from US, another from Israel. Checkpoint is the… more »
Kirtikumar Patel - PeerSpot reviewer
Kirtikumar PatelPalo Alto has more visibilities and control instead of Cisco Firewall.
6 Answers
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Which would you choose - Crowdstrike Falcon or Cortex XDR?
Read More »
reviewer1650858 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1650858Cortex XDR by Palo Alto vs. CrowdStrike Falcon Both Cortex XDR and Crowd… more »
1 Answer
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How does one choose between the two?

reviewer1650858 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1650858Azure Firewall Vs. Palo Alto Network NG Firewalls Both solutions provide… more »
1 Answer
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering SECDO Platform, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with SECDO Platform.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about SECDO Platform?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks Panorama, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks Panorama.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks Panorama?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks DNS Security, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks DNS Security.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks DNS Security?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

reviewer1333062 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1333062There is a perception that it is priced very high compared to other solutions.
Trish Joseph - PeerSpot reviewer
Trish JosephI think Swimlane is a better cost. It's small and doesn't focus on only… more »
2 Answers
Donny Lee - PeerSpot reviewer
Donny Lee
User at KLA
I work at a large enterprise manufacturing company.  Between Palo Alto and Fortinet firewalls, which one has better features?
Read More »
ABHILASH TH - PeerSpot reviewer
ABHILASH THHi, Both FT and PA have compelling features for large Enterprises. I would… more »
Lucas Damien - PeerSpot reviewer
Lucas DamienHi PaloAlto is better when working on app control feature and special virtual… more »
Directser677 - PeerSpot reviewer
Directser677In the best tradition of these questions, Feature-wise both are quite similar… more »
4 Answers
Donny Lee - PeerSpot reviewer
Donny Lee
User at KLA
I work at a large enterprise manufacturing company.  Between Palo Alto and Fortinet firewalls, which one has better features?
Read More »
ABHILASH TH - PeerSpot reviewer
ABHILASH THHi, Both FT and PA have compelling features for large Enterprises. I would… more »
Lucas Damien - PeerSpot reviewer
Lucas DamienHi PaloAlto is better when working on app control feature and special virtual… more »
Directser677 - PeerSpot reviewer
Directser677In the best tradition of these questions, Feature-wise both are quite similar… more »
4 Answers
Donny Lee - PeerSpot reviewer
Donny Lee
User at KLA
I work at a large enterprise manufacturing company.  Between Palo Alto and Fortinet firewalls, which one has better features?
Read More »
ABHILASH TH - PeerSpot reviewer
ABHILASH THHi, Both FT and PA have compelling features for large Enterprises. I would… more »
Lucas Damien - PeerSpot reviewer
Lucas DamienHi PaloAlto is better when working on app control feature and special virtual… more »
Directser677 - PeerSpot reviewer
Directser677In the best tradition of these questions, Feature-wise both are quite similar… more »
4 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Al Diaz - PeerSpot reviewer
Al Diaz
User at Deutsche Telekom

Hi community,

I've been receiving inquiries on these two vendors. Any feedback?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

reviewer1333062 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1333062Prisma Cloud helps support DevSecOps methodologies, making those… more »
7 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Users researching SOAR tools often compare these two solutions. In your experience, which is better?

David Prieto - PeerSpot reviewer
David Prieto
User at NANA

I am researching IPS solutions. Which is better - Cisco Firepower or Palo Alto?

RicardoGranados - PeerSpot reviewer
RicardoGranadosPalo Alto's Vulnerability Protection (IPS) has a good rating from NSS Labs and… more »
4 Answers
David Prieto - PeerSpot reviewer
David Prieto
User at NANA

I am researching IPS solutions. Which is better - Cisco Firepower or Palo Alto?

RicardoGranados - PeerSpot reviewer
RicardoGranadosPalo Alto's Vulnerability Protection (IPS) has a good rating from NSS Labs and… more »
4 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering SECDO Platform , what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with SECDO Platform .

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about SECDO Platform ?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Demisto Enterprise, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Demisto Enterprise.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Demisto Enterprise?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks , what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks .

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks ?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Yash Varma - PeerSpot reviewer
Yash Varma
Cyber Security Consultant at Infosec Ventures

I am currently working as a cybersecurity consultant. 

We are currently researching intrusion prevention systems. What are the biggest differences between Check Point IPS, NSFOCUS NGIPS, and Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention?

Thanks! I appreciate the help. 

Reginald Drakeford Sr - PeerSpot reviewer
Reginald Drakeford Sr
IT Consultant/Project Management with 11-50 employees
I work as an IT Consultant and in Project Management. I have more than 14 years of experience designing and implementing IT, LAN, WAN, and MAN infrastructures for organizations with medium to large enterprises. We are evaluating Palo Alto as an option for an on-premise or cloud hybrid IT network....
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it_user1227435 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user1227435You can choose Palo Alto as one of the best security product lines. For a hybrid… more »
reviewer1148964 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1148964If you are evaluating different options to test a few different solutions side… more »
it_user977133 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user977133Palo Alto gets very high marks from the research groups like Gartner and… more »
6 Answers
Reginald Drakeford Sr - PeerSpot reviewer
Reginald Drakeford Sr
IT Consultant/Project Management with 11-50 employees
I work as an IT Consultant and in Project Management. I have more than 14 years of experience designing and implementing IT, LAN, WAN, and MAN infrastructures for organizations with medium to large enterprises. We are evaluating Palo Alto as an option for an on-premise or cloud hybrid IT network....
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it_user1227435 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user1227435You can choose Palo Alto as one of the best security product lines. For a hybrid… more »
reviewer1148964 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1148964If you are evaluating different options to test a few different solutions side… more »
it_user977133 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user977133Palo Alto gets very high marks from the research groups like Gartner and… more »
6 Answers
Senthil Kumar  Manian - PeerSpot reviewer
Senthil Kumar Manian
Sr. Manager - Systems & Networks at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I'm a senior manager of systems and networks at a tech services company.

We are evaluating both Cisco Firepower and Palo Alto Wildfire.

What is the main difference between the two?

Thank you for helping me. I appreciate it!

Erich Bart - PeerSpot reviewer
Erich BartThe biggest difference is that Cisco has many point solutions that are not fully… more »
Peter Reibstein - PeerSpot reviewer
Peter ReibsteinPalo Alto was the first company to tackle perimeter protection via applications… more »
Nicholas S - PeerSpot reviewer
Nicholas SYou have Cisco Firepower integrated into the same web-based access GUI than all… more »
9 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks , what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks .

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Girish Vyas - PeerSpot reviewer
Girish VyasThere are a lot of cloud-based applications that are supported, such as Box… more »
3 Answers
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks ?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks , what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks .

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks ?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Fortinet FortiGate vs Palo Alto Networks WildFire. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between FortiGate and Palo Alto? Which of these two sol...
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Christine Parr - PeerSpot reviewer
Christine ParrI would recommend FortiGate. It’s less expensive and provides more coverage than… more »
reviewer772704 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer772704I am not an expert in firewalls but I have decided to go for Fortinet FortiGate… more »
it_user1000680 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user1000680We have been using the Fortinet firewall for the last six months. The… more »
4 Answers
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Aqua Security vs Twistlock. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Aqua Security and Twistlock? Which of these two solutions would you re...
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Fortinet FortiGate vs Palo Alto WildFire. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between FortiGate and WildFire? Which of these two solutions wou...
Read More »
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Aqua Security vs Twistlock. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between Aqua Security and Twistlock? Which of these two solutions would you re...
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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do you or your organization use this solution?

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

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

it_user870255 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

Which do you recommend, Phantom or Demisto Enterprise? Can you give examples of how those tools can eliminate manual work?

Claudia  Lorat - PeerSpot reviewer
Claudia LoratI would not recommend Phantom or Demisto, but rather JASK! JASK is modernizing… more »
2 Answers
Nurit Sherman - PeerSpot reviewer
Nurit Sherman
Content Specialist
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

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

EricHe - PeerSpot reviewer
EricHe
System and Network Administrator at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees

I am trying to pick between Palo Alto 5060 or Fortigate FG-1500D. Any input will be much appreciated.

We have over 100 branches with non-PA, and non-FG firewalls and we are trying to pick 5 of those to act as a gateway to tunnel all branches of traffic to those firewalls.

it_user703035 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
Fortinet, Palo Alto or Check Point? Which is the best and why? Comparisons would be appreciated.
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Matthew Titcombe - PeerSpot reviewer
Matthew TitcombeI have worked on PA, CP, & Fortinet. I found Fortinet to be the most capable… more »
it_user388629 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user388629Are you limiting the results are a specific reason? The larger question here… more »
it_user466395 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user466395Hi, It's very hard to compare brand name of firewalls and you did not clarify… more »
40 Answers
it_user728382 - PeerSpot reviewer
Category Analyst at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Hi Everyone, I am currently sourcing for an alternative firewall solution to replace the existing solution being used by my organization on commercial considerations and Palo-Alto has been recommended. I have done a lot of research but I also need to compliment that with expert opinions.
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it_user728382 - PeerSpot reviewer
Category Analyst at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Hi Everyone, I am currently sourcing for an alternative firewall solution to replace the existing solution being used by my organization on commercial considerations and Palo-Alto has been recommended. I have done a lot of research but I also need to compliment that with expert opinions.
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it_user663888 - PeerSpot reviewer
Lead - Network and Security Operations with 5,001-10,000 employees
Currently I have Fortinet FortiGate at perimeter level. I am looking for enhanced security at perimeter level. Should I go with Fortinet FortiGate or Palo Alto Networks WildFire?
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Avigail Sugarman - PeerSpot reviewer
Avigail Sugarman
Community Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are your experiences with this solution? How does it compare to other solutions? Pros and Cons?