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Sophos XG Firewall Alternatives

Sophos XG Firewall is described as 'A modern replacement for Sophos UTM based on Sophos, Cyberoam and Astaro technology combined' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are nine alternatives to Sophos XG Firewall for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based, BSD and VirtualBox. The best alternative is pfSense, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sophos XG Firewall are ClearOS, Endian Firewall Community, Sophos UTM and Untangle.

Sophos XG Firewall alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Operating Systems. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sophos XG Firewall.
This page was last updated May 11, 2022
  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Self-Hosted

A modern replacement for Sophos UTM based on Sophos, Cyberoam and Astaro technology combined.

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  1. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.

  2. ClearOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    ClearOS is a family of operating systems for the enterprise, small business, and home. There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs and suitable to your abilities. They are: ClearOS Enterprise, ClearOS Home, and ClearOS Core.

  3. Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance with Unified Threat Management (UTM) functionality.

  4. Sophos UTM

    • Linux
    • Online

    Sophos UTM integrates complete security software within a single appliance. Choose only the protection you need when you need it. And deploy it on the platform that best fits your business: software, hardware or virtual appliance.

  5. Untangle

    • Linux

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting.

  6. CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.

  7. Kerio Control

    • Linux

    Protect your network from viruses, malware and malicious activity with Kerio Control, the easy-to-administer yet powerful all-in-one security solution.

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  8. Scrollout F1

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Scrollout F1 is a free self-hosted email gateway designed for Linux & Windows administrators without advanced email security experience.


    Last update released in 2018, unsupported on newer versions of Debian.

  9. Forefront Threat Management Gateway

    • Windows

    Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG), formerly known as Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA Server), is a network security and protection solution for Microsoft Windows, described by Microsoft as "enables businesses by allowing...

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