Fortinet FortiGate Review

Scalable and stable, fair pricing, and the VPN helps us with global site connectivity


What is our primary use case?

We are using this solution to filter communication to and from the website or our site. 

We also use it to create a VPN connection for all of our sites in the world.

What is most valuable?

I like that they have given me a solution at a fair price.

What needs improvement?

The user interface could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with FortiGate for more than ten years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a stable solution, we have not had any issues. It works.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's a scalable product. We have 600 users in our organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have not contacted technical support. We have been fortunate in that we did not have any issues that needed it.

How was the initial setup?

I am working as a manager, and I am not doing any of the configurations.

We only require one person for the maintenance of this solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing is fair.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it. That said, nothing is perfect and there is always room for improvement.

I would rate Fortinet FortiGate an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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