Cisco ASAv vs Fortinet FortiGate

Cisco ASAv is ranked 22nd in Firewalls with 1 review vs Fortinet FortiGate which is ranked 1st in Firewalls with 33 reviews. The top reviewer of Cisco ASAv writes "We decided to go with Cisco because stability and reliability were major concerns for us". The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiGate writes "The IPsec tunnels are very easily created, and quite interoperable with devices from other vendors". Cisco ASAv is most compared with Cisco ASA, Cisco Firepower NGFW and pfSense. Fortinet FortiGate is most compared with Cisco ASA, Sophos UTM and Palo Alto Networks WildFire.
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Setup cost may be not so low, as you expect, because it depends on different factors, but TCO for 5 years may pleasantly surprise you.Compared to other firewall products, it's a little cheaper in terms of pricing.It scales well if you know what to buy from a physical box standpoint. They seem to offer something for every level.Pricing is good. They offer a lot of things, the most important is the support. Every time you upgrade your license, you also get insurance for the equipment. If you have any problem with equipment, they send in new equipment.The cost is too high... They have to focus on more features with less cost for the customer. If you see the market, where it's going, there are a lot of players offering more features for less cost.​We saved a bundle by not needing all the past appliances from an NGFW.​Easy to understand licensing requirements.The value is the capability of having multiple services with one unique license, not having the limitation per user licensing schema, like other vendors.

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666
Comparisons
460
Reviews
1
Followers
63
Avg. Rating
9.0
Views
188,563
Comparisons
109,276
Reviews
36
Followers
4,758
Avg. Rating
8.3
Top Comparisons
Top Comparisons
Compared 36% of the time.
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Compared 18% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsAdaptive Security Virtual ApplianceFortiGate 60b, FortiGate 60c, FortiGate 80c, FortiGate 50b, FortiGate 200b, FortiGate 110c, FortiGate
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Overview
Overview

The Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance is a virtualized network security solution based on the market-leading Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewalls. It supports both traditional and next-generation software-defined network (SDN) and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) environments to provide policy enforcement and threat inspection across heterogeneous multisite environments.

The FortiGate family of NG firewalls provides proven protection with unmatched performance across the network, from internal segments, to data centers, to cloud environments. FortiGates are available in a large range of sizes and form factors and are key components of the Fortinet Security Fabric, which enables immediate, intelligent defense against known and new threats throughout the entire network.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBluelockPittsburgh Steelers, LUSH Cosmetics, NASDAQ, Verizon, Arizona State University, Levi Strauss & Co. Whitepaper and case studies here
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REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company
13%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Real Estate/Law Firm
13%
Construction Company
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
15%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Government
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Company Size
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business
48%
Midsize Enterprise
31%
Large Enterprise
20%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
33%
Midsize Enterprise
39%
Large Enterprise
28%
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