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Juniper SRX Primary Use Case

Director - Technology Solutions & Services at Connectivity IT Services Private Limited

For different customers, we use the product in different ways. In some cases, it is going to be an on-premises solution. In some cases, it is going to be a cloud-integrated solution. That is one of the best things about Juniper. We can use a single box and have the same unified policy structure if it is off the cloud or it is on-premises.  

Our primary use case is basically to use it like you would any other firewall. I do not call this a firewall anymore because it has functionality beyond what we traditionally think of as a firewall. Those days are gone where a firewall does just one thing. Today most of the firewall products are station firewalls. You have various options in each firewall station. In terms of comparison, you can compare Juniper with Cisco, with Fortinet, with Palo Alto and other leading products. It depends on what exactly you are planning to have it do.  

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AP
System Administrator at a leisure / travel company with 51-200 employees

We had implemented two SRXs in high availability mode. They were used, generally, for firewall and NAT translation tables, for forwarding for services, and connecting branch offices. We have a constant internet connection, which is directly connected with the branch offices, in general. We didn't explicitly configure or use any specific SRX features regarding the filtering of URLs or something that a UTM could use, since Juniper has a more advanced configuration and, in general, a UI that's made for the customer.

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Architect - Cloud Serviced at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

We leverage this as a firewall and for IT tech services. It's more of a firewall used in a router sorting device. I see major benefits from leveraging it like this.

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AV
Senior Consultant with 51-200 employees

I work with firewalls. We have a team to manage them. We also have services that are related to hosting and we provide solutions related, and we set up everything.

We manage their connections remotely.

Every firewall has different use cases. Juniper is zone-based and the architecture matters. It offers convenience for the users to have remote access and ensures a secure and safe authentication.

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SM
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

We're using it as a primary firewall and UTM for the main lines coming into our offices and also for connecting our sub-offices around the world.

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AT
Project manager at computer care company

We are a solution provider and we work closely with our clients to identify their requirements, and then we suggest a solution. Once they accept it, we implement it. The Juniper SRX is one of the models that our clients have chosen.

It is primarily used as a firewall.

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RL
Senior Network Administrator at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees

The Juniper SRX is our edge firewall.

We have three in total. Two of them are set up in an HA pair, and the other is standalone in another city.

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DS
Chief Information Officer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees

We primarily use Juniper SRX for two functions: site-to-site VPN and VPN for Easy Connect. The VPN provides security for remote work. We also use it for a firewall.

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SS
Consultant at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees

We use the solution for protection and security. We primarily use the solution for an internal firewall.

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KC
Information Security Manager at a recruiting/HR firm with 201-500 employees

We use the virtual on-premises in our data centers.

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PD
Pre-Sales Analyst at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

We primarily use the solution for the SD-WAN solution, not the firewall. We use it to protect the perimeter of the client. It's like a firewall for the perimeter.

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CM
Network Engineer

The solution is primarily used in two ways: to protect our three data centers and servers. It works at protecting both areas from malicious attacks.

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ICT Product Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees

We use the solution as a device to meet NTLS connections, a firewall, and we are thinking about using it for SD-WAN.

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Owner at Shree Atharva Sales Corporation

We are using 300 series and 1500 series models.

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SV
Integrator at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

I used this solution in my previous organization. We used it to protect data centers and some private resources.

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ME
Technical Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

The primary use case of this solution is as a high-capacity firewall.

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RH
Director at a tech services company with 1-10 employees

We primarily use the solution for a small office.

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Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

The primary use case of this solution is as a next generation firewall  If I have a customer who needs a good router for the office, but they're not in a complicated situation with VPNs and the like, the SRX is great.

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MR
Network Security Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees

The primary use case of this solution is a traditional firewall.

We use Juniper SRX for the site-to-site VPN.

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AF
Senior Product Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

We are a distributor and Juniper SRX is one of the products that we work with. The SRX is a service gateway device that serves two main functions. The primary function is as a firewall, and the second is for routing traffic.

It can serve as a branch firewall or data center firewall, as well as a next-generation firewall, based on the license.

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US
Freelancer

We use it to deploy the firewall.

Sometimes we use the newer version, sometimes the older version. It depends.

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VS
Team Manager - Networks at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

We use Juniper for EEE routing and we also use the gateway feature.

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AK
Senior Manager (Engineering Department) at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

We use Juniper SRX for branch offices or for small office use.

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EC
Pre-sales manager at RETO Industrial S.A. de. C.V.

Many customers of ours use Juniper firewalls — almost 30 enterprise companies in total. 

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AB
IT System Engineer at a computer software company with 201-500 employees

We use Juniper SRX to create VPN tunnels to the data center.

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SK
Owner & CEO at a comms service provider with 1-10 employees

The primary use case of this solution is as a firewall and a security gateway. 

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FK
Head Of Network & Technical Support at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees

We are using this product as our Firewall.

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C.T.O at Sastra Network Solution Inc. Pvt. Ltd.

We are system integrators and Juniper SRX is one of the products that we deploy for our clients. We have new projects every year, and we generally use the latest version when we implement a new project.

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JG
IToV Implementation Engineer at a renewables & environment company with 5,001-10,000 employees

This product is our network firewall.

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OS
Linux admin at a wholesaler/distributor with 51-200 employees

We use it for the firewall.

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