Fortinet FortiGate Review

A user-friendly firewall solution with a valuable domains feature


What is our primary use case?

We use Fortinet FortiGate mainly for firewall and VPN purposes. 

What is most valuable?

The virtual domains feature and the ease of use.

What needs improvement?

The Fortinet support needs improvement and also the quality control of the firmware (there are a lot of bugs)


For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Fortinet FortiGate for about 10 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Fortinet FortiGate offer a good value for money solution


What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Fortinet FortiGate is scalable. We don't have any constraints that create a problem for us except the support.

How are customer service and technical support?

The major problem with Fortinet is the support. We have often hardware malfunctions and software bugs and the support is slow.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We also use another firewall vendor product

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was easy.

What about the implementation team?

The implementation was through a international integrator team

What was our ROI?

Fair

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

The price is fair compared to the other competitors.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No

What other advice do I have?

They have many features

On a scale from one to ten, I would give Fortinet FortiGate an eight.

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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