Fortinet FortiWeb Review

Auto Learn makes policy additions or deletions for my customers very simple​


How has it helped my organization?

Security.

What is most valuable?

  • Web application security features, because they are more effective
  • Stability 
  • 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 is customer service and technical support?

I am Fortinet expert, but L4 support is working very well.

Which solutions did we use previously?

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?

Cheaper than others.

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.

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