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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F280 v8.03

Verdict: Overall, security pros will find the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall a sound, centrally managed, VPN-based UTM product that offers security as well as simple, drag-and-drop configuration functionality. We believe that this products offers an array of features that will help any organization willing to endure its moderate learning curve.

Fortinet FortiGate 1100E

Verdict: Overall, Fortinet FortiGate operates as an elite and comprehensive next-generation firewall product that meets the performance and security needs of hybrid IT architectures.

SonicWall TZ 600 POE

Verdict: Overall, SonicWall offers centralized infrastructure management in a single pane of glass and is an especially great option for those looking to add access points, phones, etc. without needing to supply additional power.

Sophos XG Firewall v18

Verdict: Overall, security pros will find Sophos XG Firewall an easy-to-manage, comprehensive UTM product that has extensive features to suit several use cases, including the latest TLS encryption standard.

Untangle NG Firewall v15.0

Verdict: Overall, Untangle NG Firewall combines an enterprise-type next-generation firewall with endpoint security capabilities and offers simplified administration at a price point accessible for small businesses and organizations with limited resources.

WatchGuard Firebox T80 vFireware OS 12.6.1

Verdict: Overall, security pros will find WatchGuard Firebox T80 an easy-to-use UTM product that offers fast performance and extensive visibility at an affordable price.

BlackBerry Spark

Verdict: Overall, security pros should consider BlackBerry Spark an ideal endpoint security solution for those in the business of building in-house applications.

FortiEDR 4.1

Verdict: Overall, we were impressed with Fortinet FortiEDR, especially considering it’s a relatively new Fortinet solution.

F-Secure Protection Service for Business, Computer Protection Premium 20.1

Verdict: Overall, F-Secure delivers rich event context that helps analysts quickly identify malicious processes and understand their behaviors.

McAfee MVISION Protect Plus EDR 10.7, 3.0

Verdict: Overall, security pros will consider MVISION Protect Plus EDR a particularly good option for enterprises that require a highly-scalable solution.

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Verdict: Overall, security pros will find Microsoft Defender ATP a holistic, unified endpoint security solution that addresses the entire set of security capabilities necessary to protect against the modern threat landscape.

SentinelOne EPP Jamaica#38 / Agent 4.0

Verdict: Overall, security pros will find SentinelOne EPP a solid, easy-to-use product that covers the spectrum of endpoint security expectations. Organizations in the MSSP market or large companies frequently involved in mergers and acquisitions will find this product ideal.


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