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Pros
"The most valuable feature of Cloudflare is that it has a free version. They give us the free version with the anti-DDoS features and also the load balancing solution.""The technical support is good.""It is easier to configure and develop documentation to see how we have configured firewalls.""The most valuable feature is the web application firewall.""The solution is very good at mitigating threats.""New and innovative way to protect the client's data."

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"This solution can protect Layer 3, Layer 4 and Layer 7 attacks of applications for us.""It allows me to see all the traffic on my network.""I find the interface easy to use."

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Cons
"If they improve on the placement of their data centers, it would be better. I'm living in a remote area. I would like to connect to them without any kind of lag.""The product support needs to be accessible from more places, a wider area of coverage.""It should have easier documentation for the configuration. It's very technical and people who aren't technical should also be able to do the configuration.""There should be a specific price list for enterprise-level customers.""The solution could use more analytics on the backend to give us more insights into everything. More reports would be helpful.""Technical support is lacking."

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"I find that there have been issues in the past year with the solution hanging. It freezes often.""I would like to see analytics, big data.""The solution can be a little more user-friendly and it can be more affordable."

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"There are no additional costs beyond the standard licensing fees.""The cost primarily depends on the size of the organization."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Cloudflare. We are moving from Akamai prolexic to Cloudflare. Cloudflare anycast network outperforms Akamai static GRE tunnels. We have decreased site load times on Mobile 3G from 8 to 1,6 seconds by… more »
Top Answer: Imperva Incapsula. Has the biggest POP capacity.
Top Answer: It is easier to configure and develop documentation to see how we have configured firewalls.
Top Answer: Arbor would be the best bid, apart from Arbor, Palo Alto and Fortinet have good solutions. As this is an ISP, I would prefer Arbor.
Ranking
2nd
out of 40 in DDoS
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Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
8.2
11th
out of 40 in DDoS
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2,189
Comparisons
1,591
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
207
Avg. Rating
8.3
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Fortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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Overview

Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 9 million Internet applications. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests globally.

Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks.

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
Trusted by over 9,000,000 Internet Applications and APIs, including Nasdaq, Zendesk, Crunchbase, Steve Madden, OkCupid, Cisco, Quizlet, Discord and more.Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company15%
Marketing Services Firm15%
Engineering Company15%
Financial Services Firm15%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider21%
Media Company9%
Retailer5%
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government11%
Media Company7%
Company Size
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Small Business66%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise16%
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Cloudflare is ranked 2nd in DDoS with 7 reviews while Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 11th in DDoS with 3 reviews. Cloudflare is rated 8.2, while Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Cloudflare writes "Robust, secure and innovative; technical support needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "The security is good but it should be more user-friendly and more affordable". Cloudflare is most compared with Imperva Incapsula, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai, F5 BIG-IP and Arbor DDoS, whereas Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Trend Micro Deep Security, Radware DefensePro, VMware NSX and Corero. See our Cloudflare vs. Fortinet FortiDDoS report.

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