How has it helped my organization?
What is most valuable?
- Web application security features, because they are more effective
- Auto Learn feature: Makes policy additions or deletions for my customers very simple
What needs improvement?
HA Architecture. I would improve it by working on AP HA.
For how long have I used the solution?
Three to five years.
What do I think about the stability of the solution?
No issues with stability.
What do I think about the scalability of the solution?
No issues with stability, with the true network topology.
How are customer service and technical support?
I am Fortinet expert, but L4 support is working very well.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
Previously used F5, NetScaler, Imperva. Other products feature LB WAFs, so a limited WAF feature. This product's primary feature is WAF. I chose this product because it prioritizes security.
How was the initial setup?
Very complex. More security features.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
F5, NetScaler, Imperva and Squid.
What other advice do I have?
Here's how I would break down my rating of this product:
- Session Management: 10 out of 10
- Security: 10 out of 10
- Stability: 10 out of 10
- Health check feature: eight out of 10.
If your goal is security, FortiWeb is your best choice.