Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs Fortinet FortiGate

Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls is ranked 16th in Firewalls with 3 reviews vs Fortinet FortiGate which is ranked 1st in Firewalls with 25 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, Sophos UTM and Palo Alto Networks WildFire. See our Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls vs Fortinet FortiGate report.
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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.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.​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.Work through partners for the best pricing.Go for long term pricing negotiated at the time of purchase.

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12,569
Comparisons
9,199
Reviews
2
Followers
1,595
Avg. Rating
7.5
Views
162,443
Comparisons
112,264
Reviews
23
Followers
5,863
Avg. Rating
8.1
Top Comparisons
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Compared 18% of the time.
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Compared 16% 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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OverviewQuestionmark icon
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.

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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
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
22%
Energy/Utilities Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Government
7%
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Comms Service Provider
12%
Healthcare Company
12%
Energy/Utilities Company
12%
Aerospace/Defense Firm
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Government
7%
Manufacturing Company
7%
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Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
16%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
65%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
47%
Midsize Enterprise
36%
Large Enterprise
18%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
32%
Midsize Enterprise
38%
Large Enterprise
30%
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