TechValidate Research on SonicWall

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3,542 Customers Surveyed

26,486 Data Points Collected

161 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

102 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


SonicWall SMA Customer Testimonial

One Word Says It All

Irreplaceable.

IT Manager, Small Business Chemicals Company

SonicWall NSa firewalls Customer Testimonial

With SonicWall NSa deployed at various offices, there is seamless and secured communication between them, which is most important for the business.

Senior IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Construction Company

SonicWall NSa firewalls Customer Research

Which single challenge most influenced your organization to deploy SonicWall NSa firewalls?

Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
28%
Lowering total cost of ownership
23%
Optimizing network security performance
15%
Providing greater scalability for network security
8%
Receiving satisfactory support and customer service
8%
Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
5%
Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
3%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Frankfurt International School

Introduction

This case study of Frankfurt International School is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our NSa firewalls give us protection from external threats,” says Yama Karimi, Network Administrator, Frankfurt International School. “Deep packet inspection and gateway antivirus play a vital role. It is easy to apply schedule- and category-based filtering policies for students to block apps and URLs.”

Challenges

The school used or evaluated Cisco/Meraki before selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall(s).

They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with:

  • Lowering total cost of ownership
  • Providing greater scalability for network security
  • Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
  • Optimizing network security performance
  • Receiving satisfactory support and customer service

Use Case

The key features and functionalities that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Deep Packet Inspection of Encrypted Traffic (DPI-SSL)
  • An integrated VPN
  • SD-WAN implementation

Results

Karimi is extremely satisfied with the NSa Series firewall, and found that SonicWall NSa beat the competition in security effectiveness.

The Frankfurt International School achieved the following operational benefits following the deployment of their SonicWall NSa firewall:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Faster performance
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Met regulatory compliance standards
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Increased number of blocked attacks by 76-100%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Customer Research

Top Reasons to Switch to SonicWall

What types of operational benefits did your organization realize following the deployment of your SonicWall NSa firewall?

Improved data protection of critical information
51%
Improved overall system uptime
43%
Delivered faster performance
41%
Met regulatory compliance standards
38%
Reduced IT infrastructure costs
34%
Lowered total cost of ownership
26%
Improved the efficiency of a business process
23%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Case Study

Lesedi Nuclear Services

Introduction

This case study of Lesedi Nuclear Services is based on an August 2019 survey of SonicWall NSa firewalls customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My SonicWall NSa firewalls are re easy to manage, backed by good support and do the job required,” says Darren Hammond, ICT Manager, Lesedi Nuclear Services.

Challenges

The organization had tried Fortinet before selecting their SonicWall NSa solution. They deployed SonicWall NSa firewalls because they were challenged with enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites.

Use Case

“The NSa firewalls provide the central breakout for multiple sites,” says Hammond. Key features that were important in selecting their SonicWall NSa firewall included:

  • Capture ATP multi-engine sandboxing
  • Single-pane-of-glass management and reporting (Capture Security Center)
  • Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI)
  • Zero-touch deployment
  • An integrated VPN
  • SD-WAN implementation

Results

Hammond is very satisfied with their NSa Series firewall and agrees they provide the best security value. “My SonicWall NSa firewall is meeting or exceeding my performance and security expectations.”

The organization achieved the following results with SonicWall NSa firewalls:

  • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
  • Improved overall system uptime
  • Improved data protection of critical information
  • Lowered total cost of ownership
  • Increased number of blocked attacks


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About SonicWall

SonicWall delivers Boundless Cybersecurity for the hyper-distributed era in a work reality where everyone is remote, mobile and unsecure. SonicWall safeguards organizations mobilizing for their new business normal with seamless protection that stops the most evasive cyberattacks across boundless exposure points and increasingly remote, mobile and cloud-enabled workforces. By knowing the unknown, providing real-time visibility and enabling breakthrough economics, SonicWall closes the cybersecurity business gap for enterprises, governments and SMBs worldwide. For more information, visit www.sonicwall.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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