Authors: NSS Labs

Publish Date: November 12, 2019

NSS Labs’ 2019 Data Center Security Gateway (DCSG) Group Test evaluated four market-leading DCSG products on performance, security effectiveness, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Three products achieved a Recommended rating.

The following products were evaluated:

  • Cisco FirePOWER 4110 v6.4.0.4
  • Fortinet FortiGate 6300F V6.0.4 build8262 (GA)
  • Juniper Networks SRX5400 JUNOS 18.2X30.1 Kernel 64-bit JNPR-11.0-20190316.df99236
  • Palo Alto Networks PA-5250 9.0.3-h2

To see how vendors performed with regard to Security Effectiveness and TCO per Protected Mbps, download a free copy of the DCSG SVM. NSS clients can also download the DCSG Security Value Map Comparative Report.