Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs Fortinet FortiGate

Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is ranked 14th in Firewalls with 2 reviews vs Fortinet FortiGate which is ranked 1st in Firewalls with 23 reviews. The top reviewer of Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls writes "Centralized policy creation simplifies matters more than previously. URL, Malware and IPS built-in has been a great help". The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiGate writes "FortiGate security appliances provide UTM security in a single device with a good administrative interface and performance". Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, FireEye and Fortinet FortiGate. Fortinet FortiGate is most compared with Cisco ASA, Palo Alto Networks WildFire and Sophos UTM. See our Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs Fortinet FortiGate report.
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​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.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.Work through partners for the best pricing.Go for long term pricing negotiated at the time of purchase.It is possible to do between emails and their website, but it is practically impossible to find a phone number to call anyone directly.Fortinet has one or two license types, and the VPN numbers are only limited by the hardware chassis make.

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14,529
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10,466
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7.5
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115,265
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22
Followers
6,002
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8.2
Top Comparisons
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Compared 18% of the time.
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Compared 13% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsSourcefire FirewallsFortiGate 60b, FortiGate 60c, FortiGate 80c, FortiGate 50b, FortiGate 200b, FortiGate 110c, FortiGate
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OverviewSourcefire Firewalls help ensure your network's availability and the security of your company's resources by protecting the network infrastructure against network- and application-layer attacks, viruses, and worms.

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.

Sample Customers
Sample CustomersAegean Motorway, EllisDon Corporation, Linz AG, Pittsburgh Steelers, LUSH Cosmetics, NASDAQ, Verizon, Arizona State University, Levi Strauss & Co. Whitepaper and case studies here
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm
21%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Government
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Comms Service Provider
13%
Healthcare Company
13%
Energy/Utilities Company
13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School
6%
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Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Government
8%
Manufacturing Company
7%
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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
17%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
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Small Business
46%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Small Business
28%
Midsize Enterprise
40%
Large Enterprise
32%
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