Authors: NSS Labs

Publish Date: October 1, 2019

NSS Labs’ 2019 Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) Group Test evaluated five market-leading NGIPS products on performance, security effectiveness, and total cost of ownership (TCO). Four products achieved a Recommended rating.

The following products were evaluated:

  • Forcepoint NGFW 2105 v6.3.10 Dynamic Update Package 1164
  • Fortinet FortiGate-100F v6.0.2 build6215 (GA)
  • Palo Alto Networks PA-5250 9.0.3-h2
  • Versa Networks V2000 16.1 R2 S8
  • Vendor A

To see how vendors performed with regard to Security Effectiveness and TCO per Protected Mbps, download a free copy of the NGIPS SVM. NSS clients can also download the NGIPS Comparative Reports on Performance, Total Cost of Ownership, and Security.