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Pros
"The is a really low level of the false-positive alerts (when the clean traffic is marked as DDoS) due to some advanced techniques used by Check Point under the hood.""This product uses auto-learning and behavioral analysis to establish baselines for legitimate traffic, and automatically detects and blocks traffic behavior that does not conform."

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"It allows me to see all the traffic on my network.""I find the interface easy to use.""The solution already has security profiles and it can protect from DDoS attacks and other kinds of attacks.""The solution is very user-friendly and very easy to use."

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Cons
"For a long time, there was no software version of R80.10 available for the Check Point DDoS Protector software appliances, and we had to stay on the quite outdated R77.30 version.""It does not provide the capability to upload data for blacklisting/whitelisting in bulk."

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"I would like to see analytics, big data.""The solution can be a little more user-friendly and it can be more affordable.""The web interface could be much better.""There aren't really any aspects of the solution we are unhappy with. It's been a positive experience overall."

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"The appliance comes with a loaded hardware license, and additional options such as SSL can be purchased and enabled."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: This product uses auto-learning and behavioral analysis to establish baselines for legitimate traffic, and automatically detects and blocks traffic behavior that does not conform.
Top Answer: The appliance comes with a loaded hardware license, and additional options such as SSL can be purchased and enabled.
Top Answer: It does not provide the capability to upload data for blacklisting/whitelisting in bulk. Rather, in cases where many IP addresses need to be blacklisted or whitelisted, either a single IP address has… more »
Top Answer: The solution is very user-friendly and very easy to use.
Top Answer: The cost of the solution is quite reasonable. It's not overly expensive.
Top Answer: There aren't really any aspects of the solution we are unhappy with. It's been a positive experience overall. I can't recall any features that are lacking.
Ranking
15th
out of 39 in DDoS
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Rating
7.5
11th
out of 39 in DDoS
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2,178
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Rating
7.7
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Fortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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Overview

Modern DDoS attacks use new techniques to exploit areas that traditional security solutions are not equipped to protect. These attacks can cause serious network downtime to businesses who rely on networks and Web services to operate. DDoS Protector Security Appliances and Cloud DDoS Protection Services block destructive DDoS attacks before they cause damage
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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are ever-evolving and use a variety of technologies. To successfully combat these attacks, you need a dynamic, multi-layered security solution. FortiDDoS protects from both known and zero day attacks with very low latency. It’s easy to deploy and manage, and includes comprehensive reporting and analysis tools.

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Sample Customers
Boston Properties
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company49%
Comms Service Provider28%
Financial Services Firm5%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider31%
Manufacturing Company5%
Government5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
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Check Point DDoS Protector is ranked 15th in DDoS with 2 reviews while Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 11th in DDoS with 4 reviews. Check Point DDoS Protector is rated 7.6, while Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Check Point DDoS Protector writes "Good support and effective against SSL attacks, but the dashboard is complicated". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "Stable, with good security but has very bad technical support". Check Point DDoS Protector is most compared with Radware DefensePro and Arbor DDoS, whereas Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, VMware NSX, Radware DefensePro, Trend Micro Deep Security and Nexusguard.

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