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It offers enough support so that you don't need to have the need to get another device.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is application control.

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The solution is just too expensive, so maybe the pricing could be better.

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Fingerprint access security would improve this solution.

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Overview

Piston Enterprise OS (pentOS) is an enterprise grade cloud operating system meeting the security and governance needs of enterprises wanting to use OpenStack for their infrastructure services. pentOS is an OpenStack distro that builds on top of the OpenStack codebase adding some proprietary features to meet the security and governance needs of the enterprise customers.

FortiPortal gives MSPs a comprehensive set of hosted Wi-Fi and security management features for FortiGate, FortiWiFi, and FortiAP products. With multitenancy, you can securely manage your customers through a centralized management console. This lets you respond quickly to customer requests and easily monitor customer networks. Our virtual appliance can be deployed on a hosted services infrastructure, allowing you to build highly-customized private-cloud services for customers.

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Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign AffairsBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is ranked 17th in Cloud Management with 1 review while Fortinet FortiPortal is ranked 10th in Firewall Security Management with 1 review. Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is rated 9.0, while Fortinet FortiPortal is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Piston Enterprise OS writes "A simple interface and helpful support for a solution that grows with us". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiPortal writes "Useful application control features, but remote access capability is needed". Cisco Piston Enterprise OS is most compared with , whereas Fortinet FortiPortal is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate Cloud and SaltStack.

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