In 2012, NSS Labs found that most available NGFW solutions "fell short in performance and security effectiveness." In 2013 NSS Labs noted "marked improvement" and bestowed their "recommended" rating on 6 vendors. Click here to find out who they were.
With so many vendors claiming to have a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), it can be difficult to tell what makes each one different. John Pescatore of SANS Institute explains what enterprises look for when considering alternative NGFW solutions.