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Forcepoint NGFW (BYOL) - Next Generation Firewall

Forcepoint | 6.10.0

Linux/Unix, Other 6.10.0 - 64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

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    Government Administration

It is user friendly fw.

  • August 25, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
Management of a ngfws. We can easily manage our ngfws under single console and it ECA feature is best.
What do you dislike?
Not showing user logout option button. How to logout from SMC
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
It depends on customers
Recommendations to others considering the product:
Easy management and unique features like ECA.


    Seshu A.

Forcepoint firewall

  • August 19, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
policy configuration & sd wan configuration along with the centralized policy control
What do you dislike?
support knowledge of technician need to improve
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Centralized control
Recommendations to others considering the product:
Product wise is good but the techincal support team is not good.


    Information Technology and Services

Best Firewall for SDWAN Solution

  • August 13, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
SDWAN Features are best on Forcepoint NGFW
What do you dislike?
Application identification is not of utmost on NGFW
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
We can connect all branches using SDWAN technology on the box
Recommendations to others considering the product:
Who are looking for SDWAN then it is the best


    Usman S.

Simple software with excellent scalability.

  • August 03, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
The easiness of the user interface and VPN client authentication is great. Overall, our system feels more secure than before since the installation of this product.
What do you dislike?
Seemed their was a knowledge gap for tech who was assisting us.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Our management has become seamless with forcepoint Next-Generation Firewall. Downtime's have decreased with its advanced clustering for networks and firewalls and our administrators can now rapidly map business processes into strong and accurate controls.
Recommendations to others considering the product:
You may go for this product undoubtedly, it will enhance the decision-making of your organization with better security levels.


    Telecommunications

Effective,Efficient and Improved

  • July 28, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
There are many features of forcepoint next gen firewall which makes it marvellous.
1. Cost efficient.
2. Zero touch deployment.
3. Fastest way of responding to incident
4. Zero downtime for upgrade
5.resiliency management.
There are many more but I will sum up with there 5.
What do you dislike?
It has has lack of cloud security features specially toward google cloud and CASB integration.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
It provide solutions of downtime for upgrades and zero charge on field engineer.


    Government Administration

Solid Next Gen FW

  • February 18, 2021
  • Review verified by G2

What do you like best?
The SMC management interface is easy to manipulate. Thick client drag and drop is nice. Support/TAC is decent. NGFW product is quite reliable.
What do you dislike?
it took way too long for the SMC WebUI to get added to a LTS release. It is there now and I look forward to upgrading to this version. When using it as a VPN concentrator automatic Renewal of Gateway Certificates doesn't support ECDSA certs.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Provides security and VPN solution at a competative price when compared to competitors in the space.


    Airlines/Aviation

for some scenarios these are great firewalls, for more complicated scenarios they can be problematic

  • February 16, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
the ability to push same policy push to all fw's
What do you dislike?
the central smc seems to have a lot of glitches
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
the ability to push same policy push to all fw's
Recommendations to others considering the product:
NA


    Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

ForcePoint NGFW Review

  • February 16, 2021
  • Review verified by G2

What do you like best?
Ease of use of the user interface
Each firewall being able to be configured independently or as a group
VPN client authentication is fast and easy
Setting up a new device is quick and simple
What do you dislike?
Online knowledge base is not easy to find answers for assistance
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Issues with VPN connectivity timeouts before they should be timed out.
Configuration with Netlink and Multilink interfaces.

The firewall is easy to manage once you learn it and can do a multitude of things including SDWAN.
Recommendations to others considering the product:
Try it and you will like it. These firewalls do everything you could need and more.


    Telecommunications

They made what they promice

  • February 16, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
Managemet is easy to use, all are in same place
What do you dislike?
If you lose connection to managemet, you might have problem to make changes.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
VPN connections and management are easynes


    Defense & Space

Powerful firewall, but difficult to use in a DoD setting

  • February 16, 2021
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
It's certainly secure. FIPS compliance is a plus.
What do you dislike?
Clunky interface with very limited options to automate.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Needed a secondary vendor for our inner/outer firewall configuration