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Check Point UTM-1 Edge vs Safe@Office UTM

Posted on 2011-03-11
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11

we are a small business with around 30 staff, i have a very old edge box firewall so now looking to get the latest box with latest firmware.

i am torn between the 2 boxes, both made by SofaWare. i was told if we add a power pack (one off payment) to safe@office it would make it identical to the Edge box but £500 cheaper.

which one would i go for?

thank you
Question by:russus
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ID: 35107552

Can you give the exact model numbers of the units you are considering?


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UTM-1 Edge N Series and Safe@Office 1000N Series
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deimark earned 500 total points
ID: 35107622
Personally I would not stick with sofawarem either edge or safe@.

There are better Check Point options out there, the small UTM-132 would be a better choice to be honest.  This will run the full version secureplatform and full (proper) check point.

Have a look for more info.
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grimkin earned 500 total points
ID: 35107934

The hardware of both units is exactly the same so whatever way it works out cheaper is better for you. However, I agree with deimark that the UTM-132 is a much better option than the Edge / Safe@ if you can afford it.


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ID: 35108136

thanks for that so they're both the same. regarding the utm-132, it looks good but 2k more expensive so i will stick with the N series.

thank you

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