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Pros
"The most valuable feature of this solution is security.""The solution offers 100% telemetry coverage. The telemetry you collect is not sampled, it's not intermittent. It's complete. You see everything in it, including full visibility of all activities on your endpoints and in your network.""The most valuable feature is micro-segmentation, which is the most important with respect to visibility."

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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
"The interface is really helpful for technical people, but it is not user-friendly.""The multi-tenancy, redundancy, backup and restore functionalities, as well as the monitoring aspects of the solution, need improvement. The solution offers virtually no enterprise-grade possibility for monitoring.""There is some overlap between Cisco Tetration and AppDynamics and I need to have a single pane of glass, rather than have to jump between different tools."

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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price is based on how many computers you're going to install it on."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Other then providing micro segmentation capabilities the dashboard provides all required information in single windows for configured workload. With insight feature we even get… more »
Top Answer: Support for all OS as currently they do not support AIX which is normally base OS for any critical Banking Workload  Solution should be able to provide micro Segmentation policy based on process… more »
Top Answer: Micro Segmentation is 1 of the important use case which organization go with Cisco ACI for Agentless  They also got Cisco Tetration for Agent based approach 
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.
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Average Words per Review
490
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8.3
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1,590
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7.7
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Also Known As
Cisco Tetration
Fortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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Overview

Achieve the security required for today's heterogeneous multicloud environment with Cisco Secure Workload (formerly Tetration). Protect workloads across any cloud, application, and workload--anywhere. Automate and implement a secure zero-trust model for micro-segmentation based on application behavior and telemetry. Proactively detect and remediate indicators of compromise to minimize the impact to your business.

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
ADP, University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC)
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Insurance Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
Company Size
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Small Business22%
Large Enterprise78%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business3%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise85%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
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Cisco Secure Workload is ranked 5th in Cloud and Data Center Security with 3 reviews while Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 13th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 4 reviews. Cisco Secure Workload is rated 8.4, while Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Cisco Secure Workload writes "A secure and stable solution for our on-premises network analytics". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "Stable, with good security but has very bad technical support". Cisco Secure Workload is most compared with VMware NSX, Guardicore Centra, Illumio Adaptive Security Platform, Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks and Edgewise, whereas Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, VMware NSX, Fortinet FortiWeb, Radware DefensePro and F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM).

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