Gartner Information Technology Research

Solution Comparison for Network Firewalls

Published: 18 March 2020

ID: G00431349

Analyst(s): Thomas Lintemuth , Anna Ni


Network firewalls provide on-premises and cloud protection, forming a key piece in a well-executed defense-in-depth security architecture. Security and risk management technical professionals can use this comparison of four solutions to select the optimal network firewall.

Table Of Contents

Solution Comparison

  • The Network Firewall Market

Solution Assessments

  • Check Point Software Technologies
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Cisco
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Fortinet
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Palo Alto Networks
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses

Additional Guidance

Methodology and Criteria

  • Methodology
    • Criteria

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