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A Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) is an integrated network platform that combines a traditional firewall with application specific granular controls to help them detect application specific attacks. They help detect attacks through application specific protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP and so on. It also incorporates various network device filtering functionalities such as an intrusion prevention system (IPS), Web filtering and Email security.
Here are top 6 vendors to watch out for in NGFW market :
Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls are all based on a consistent Single-Pass Architecture. Palo Alto integration with GlobalProtect mobile security service extends policy-based security to mobile devices (whether on-premises or remote). Integration with threat intelligence services keeps information up to date for the firewall (e.g., URL categories, threat signatures).
To Know More: Visit Palo Alto Networks NGFW Product Page
The FortiGate next gen firewall is a high-performance network security appliance that adds intrusion prevention, application control, and anti-malware to the traditional firewall-VPN combination. This NGFW provides one platform for end-to-end security across your entire network.
To Know More: Visit Fortinet NGFW Product Page
Check Point’s enterprise firewall product line includes 17 appliances and two chassis for hardware blades, scaling up to 400 Gbps. It can also be delivered as a virtual appliance, deployed on VMware, Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenStack and Microsoft Azure, or delivered as software.
To Know More: Visit Check Point NGFW Product Page
Cisco Firepower NGFW appliances combine network firewall with next-gen IPS and advanced malware protection for better security and visibilty.
To Know More: Visit Cisco ASA Firewall Product Page
Juniper next-generation firewalls use information from Juniper’s Sky Advanced Threat Protection cloud-based service and third-party GeoIP feeds to block malicious activities as they enter or traverse the network. It also provide application visibility and control, IPS and user-based application policies, plus unified threat management (UTM) to protect and control your business assets.
To Know More: Visit Juniper Networks NGFW Product Page
Forcepoint Stonesoft NGFW provides centralizing monitoring, management and reporting across diverse virtual, physical and Cloud environments, as well as third-party devices. Optimized workflows streamline daily administrative tasks and security management for high efficiency and low total cost of ownership (TCO)
To Know More: Visit Forcepoint Stonesoft NGFW Product Page