Compare F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. FortiDDoS

F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is ranked 11th in DDoS with 3 reviews while FortiDDoS is ranked 8th in DDoS with 4 reviews. F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is rated 8.6, while FortiDDoS is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of F5 Advanced Firewall Manager writes "Enables us to configure the product to the client's exact needs with unprecedented flexibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of FortiDDoS writes "The security is good but it should be more user-friendly and more affordable". F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is most compared with , whereas FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Fortinet FortiWeb and VMware NSX. See our F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. FortiDDoS report.
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Pros
This product excells in every aspect from installation and the interface to providing superior network security.It blocks various attacks and mitigates disasters from occurring.I find the signature base is very helpful to see traffic

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I find the interface easy to use.It allows me to see all the traffic on my network.This solution can protect Layer 3, Layer 4 and Layer 7 attacks of applications for us.Among its key features: Detects and mitigates DDoS attacks at L3 to L7; negligible to zero false-positives; Generates and sends reports without the need for an expensive third-party solution.

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Cons
This would be absolutely the best network security solution if the price were not so high.We needed to protect the database but the solution didn't offer a certain feature to do so.We would have preferred to have support when we first started

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The solution can be a little more user-friendly and it can be more affordable.I would like to see analytics, big data.I find that there have been issues in the past year with the solution hanging. It freezes often.All the thresholds that need to be configured should be included in the default so that user will not forget or misconfigure.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is somewhat on the expensive side although it is worth the additional cost.

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Ranking
11th
out of 28 in DDoS
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39
Comparisons
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Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
825
Avg. Rating
8.7
8th
out of 28 in DDoS
Views
1,875
Comparisons
1,231
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
158
Avg. Rating
9.3
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Overview

At F5, we give our customers the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. All F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any environment, whether on premises or in any cloud. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver apps that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location.

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
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post OfficeBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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