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Fortinet FortiGate & WatchGuard Firebox

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Fortinet FortiGate review

Spencer Malmad
Spencer Malmad
Owner at Tech Exchange
Stable, easy to set up, and offers good ROI
The biggest "gotcha" is that if the client purchases what they call the UTM shared bundle, which has unified threat management on both, it's not as easy to manage if you have more than one firewall. If I wanted a unified console, I have to pay extra. And that's the downfall. That's the only needed improvement that I would say for the...
WatchGuard Firebox review

Peter Galgano
Peter Galgano
Owner at a construction company with 51-200 employees
Competent, basic front-end; the ports that I have assigned appear to be...
I don't think I can get a full-blown DNS client from it. I've been trying to have DNS services. It has forwarding, but I don't get the services of a full DNS client. My main difficulty with it is that I can't run a complete service. I need NTP. I need DNS. I need DHCP for my domain, but I only get forwarding. As far as I can tell, I don't...

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