Fortinet FortiGate Review

The product has lived up to its expectations but the web interface needs to be improved.

What is most valuable?

  • Anti-virus
  • NAT
  • VPN

How has it helped my organization?

It's the only security product in place that is responsible for guarding the network infrastructure deployed within the premises. The product has lived up to its expectation with no issues whatsoever.

What needs improvement?

The web interface could be made better.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for eight years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

How are customer service and technical support?

We have managed to maintain the device without getting in touch with technical support. Credit can be given to the documentation provided.

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

This was the first security device that was deployed.

How was the initial setup?

Setup was straightforward and the documentation was very clear which meant that there were no issues during the initial setup.

What about the implementation team?

We had a vendor assist us who had decent knowledge about the product.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at pfSense.

What other advice do I have?

The product has reached its end of life.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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