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Versa Networks Enterprise Firewall Sets the Industry Standard for Security Effectiveness, Performance and Value

By Dan Maier
Chief Marketing Officer, Versa Networks
May 16, 2023

In a world where cybersecurity is of paramount importance, choosing the right enterprise firewall can make or break a company’s security posture. Versa Networks, the pioneer of single-vendor Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solutions, has recently emerged as a leading vendor in the highly competitive firewall market.

In a groundbreaking independent test conducted by comparing eight leading firewall vendors, Versa Networks’ CSG5000 Next Generation Firewall garnered a remarkable 99.48% security effectiveness score and achieved top ‘AAA’ ratings in all categories. ‘AAA’ is the highest rating assigned by CyberRatings.

In addition, Versa delivered the highest Rated Throughput and the lowest Price per Mbps, compared to Check Point, Cisco, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Juniper Networks, and Palo Alto Networks.



Let’s delve deeper into the details and discover why Versa Networks is setting new standards in security, performance, and value.

Superior Security Effectiveness

Versa Networks’ CSG5000 Next Generation Firewall proved its mettle by earning a coveted Recommended rating from real-world, independent testing lab Boasting a phenomenal 99.48% security effectiveness score, Versa Networks delivered world-class routing and access control, SSL/TLS functionality, threat prevention, stability, and reliability. With perfect scores in routing & access control, SSL/TLS functionality, threat prevention – evasions, and stability & reliability, Versa Networks left no room for doubt when it comes to securing enterprise networks.

CyberRatings Security Effectiveness

Unmatched Performance

Performance is a crucial factor when selecting a firewall, and Versa Networks outperformed its competitors with flying colors. With a maximum throughput of 12,160 Mbps, Versa Networks achieved the highest-rated throughput among all vendors tested. Additionally, it demonstrated its prowess in handling UDP packets, TCP connections per second, and HTTPS capacity, further solidifying its position as the go-to solution for high-performance networking with security enabled.

Enterprise Firewall Comparison
CyberRatings Capacity Graph

Value that Defies Competition

While providing top-notch security and performance, Versa Networks also excelled in delivering exceptional value. calculated the total cost for each firewall over a three-year period and compared it to the Rated Throughput, resulting in a price per Mbps calculation. Versa Networks emerged as the best yet again, offering the lowest price per Mbps and lowest price per protected Mbps at an astounding $2.54 and $2.55 respectively. This means enterprises can achieve unparalleled security and performance in a cost-effective manner.

Enterprise Firewall Comparison

Independent Validation for Trust and Confidence

The CyberRatings Enterprise Firewall Comparative Security Value Map report provides an analysis of eight leading next-generation firewall vendors, including Check Point, Cisco, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Juniper Networks, Palo Alto Networks, Sangfor, and Versa Networks. The test regimen compared routing and access control, SSL / TLS functionality, threat prevention, and stability and reliability to reach a combined security effectiveness score.

Kumar Mehta, Versa Networks Chief Development Officer, emphasized the importance of independent testing, highlighting that real-world evaluations are crucial in a market filled with competing claims. Vikram Phatak, CEO of, praised Versa Networks for its exceptional security, performance, and reliability, stating that it is clear from the results that Versa has built a high-performing and reliable Enterprise Firewall solution.

The Versa Networks Advantage

Versa Networks’ stellar performance doesn’t end with its Enterprise Firewall. The company’s industry leadership in the SASE domain has been acknowledged by renowned organizations such as Gartner, Dell’Oro Group, KuppingerCole Analysts AG , and Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). With a comprehensive suite of SASE products, Versa Networks simplifies network protection and connectivity, providing enhanced security, seamless user-to-application experiences, and optimal operational efficiency


Versa Networks has set a new standard in enterprise firewall solutions, earning the highest accolades for security effectiveness, performance, and value. With independent validation from and recognition from many other leading industry experts, Versa Networks is the clear choice for organizations seeking superior security, exceptional performance, and cost-effective solutions. In a world where cyber threats are constantly evolving, Versa Networks stands tall as the undisputed champion in safeguarding enterprise networks.