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Palo Alto Networks K2-Series Pros and Cons

Palo Alto Networks K2-Series Pros

Network Security & Virtualization at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The IPS system is the best in the field.
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RT
Communications Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
As long as the solution is kept updated, it's pretty stable.
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SI
Security Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Simple integrations with the domain controllers and other inventories
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PF
IT Specialist at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Palo Alto has better and finer controls than, say, Cisco or Check Point.
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MK
Industrial Controls Advisor at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
One of the most valuable features is Palo Alto's firewall management. We find it easier to manage the firewall centrally.
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JP
Data Center - Assistant Group Manager (Information Security) at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
The company is inventive and always adds a lot of great features.
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MR
System Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Palo Alto has an approach that makes the configuration easier not only for the customers but also for the IT help for the customers.
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HA
Security Technical Lead at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
This firewall is very good for our customers because they don't have to write their own rules for adding an application.
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Cybersec Consultant at Freelance
We've found the solution offers us good stability.
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System Engineer at E-smart systems
Everything I could possibly want has already been implanted in the new version.
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Palo Alto Networks K2-Series Cons

Network Security & Virtualization at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Higher levels of support are excellent but new users may need additional options.
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RT
Communications Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The licensing cost is a typical complaint with many clients. The solution is expensive.
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SI
Security Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Palo Alto doesn't have extended visibility to the end point in their firewalls.
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PF
IT Specialist at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
The solution needs a series of OS changes.
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MK
Industrial Controls Advisor at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
In the past, we've had trouble with Palo Alto's application filtering not getting it right. I would not be recommending layer 7 application filtering yet.
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JP
Data Center - Assistant Group Manager (Information Security) at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
When it comes to renewing the solution, they tend to try to jack up the pricing.
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MR
System Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
They should implement the features that the other firewalls have.
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HA
Security Technical Lead at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The reporting functionality in GlobalProtect needs to be improved.
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Cybersec Consultant at Freelance
I'd like to see more data protection on the system.
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System Engineer at E-smart systems
It would be nice if it could easily be integrated with Elasticsearch or Nagios.
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Learn what your peers think about Palo Alto Networks K2-Series. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: November 2021.
552,695 professionals have used our research since 2012.