Network IPS Comparative Analysis

Report Overview

Which IPS performed best in the NSS Network IPS Standard Group Test? Find out in the Network IPS Standard Security Value MapTM and Comparative Analysis Reports.  This year's test evaluated 10 leading IPS products from 9 vendors.  Only 5 of the 10 products received the coveted "Recommended" rating from NSS this year.  The full SVM and set of CARs is available to NSS subscribers only.  If you are not a current NSS client, you can click here to download a copy of the Network IPS SVM graphic. 

This comparative report consists of five sections, each covering the following topics.  To download each Comparative Report, please click on the following links:

Tested Products

  1. Check Point 13500
  2. Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive E10800
  3. Fortinet FortiGate 3600C
  4. HP TippingPoint S7500NX
  5. IBM GX7800
  6. Juniper SRX 5800
  7. McAfee NS-9100
  8. McAfee NS-9200
  9. Sourcefire 7120
  10. Stonesoft 3206 - A McAfee Group Company

NSS Labs’ comparative analysis of network intrusion prevention systems (NIPS) products is based upon empirical data gathered during testing at the NSS Labs facility in Austin, Texas.  Testing was performed in accordance with to NSS Labs’ NIPS methodology 7.2.

The Network IPS SVM and CARs are available to NSS subscribers only.  Click here to learn more about becoming a NSS client.


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