FortiDDoS vs Fortinet FortiWeb

FortiDDoS is ranked 10th in Web Application Security with 2 reviews vs Fortinet FortiWeb which is ranked 5th in Web Application Security with 20 reviews. The top reviewer of FortiDDoS writes "Purpose-built ASIC mitigates DDoS attack at line-rate without affecting performance. It can be also deployed off-ramp if the user has the know how". The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "At first, it helped us publish e-banking services, but we soon discovered it was an easy way to deploy other internal websites in an intranet style". FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Radware DefensePro and Check Point DDoS Protector. Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall and Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall. See our FortiDDoS vs Fortinet FortiWeb report.
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Pros
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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The most valuable feature is the web application firewall (WAF).Fortinet FortiWeb has improved my organization by protecting our customer's web infrastructure environment.We were able to protect our web servers from outside attacks.Other than the additional security with exploit protection, we have simpler certificate handling, as we can keep internal servers using internal certificates continuously distributed and updated by Active Directory Group Policy, while the public certificates become updated only in a single place, FortiWeb itself.SSL Offloading simplifies the public certificate handling and brings additional protection features.L-7 protection makes possible to protect legacy/not up-to-date servers/applications without changing the application code.Auto Learn feature: Makes policy additions or deletions for my customers very simple​High-performance and detection engines, provide a high rate of exposure of web attacks.

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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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​Their support needs improvement.The false positives are annoying.​I had some small problems when I was upgrading firmware. After the upgrade, some of my certificates were deleted.​Centralized management of multiple devices, and GUI improvement, could reduce the learning curve.The interface could have the interdependent elements arranged sequentially and wizards that go through most common deployment actions.Centralized configuration using FortiManager – like what exists for NGFW FortiGate appliances - would improve the configuration.HA Architecture needs improvement. I would improve it by working on AP HA.Integration and learning about attacks. I would improve these areas by making FortiWeb integrate with other network technologies and feedback from multiple platforms.

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​The pricing is reasonable.​It really pays off to buy licences for multiple years​.Keep a loose margin between your actual bandwidth and the product sizing when using hardware appliances. Only virtual machines are upgradable to larger sizes.Cheaper than others.FortiWeb can be purchased in VM mode for a lower price and the same features.

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Overview

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.

FortiWeb is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects hosted web applications from attacks that target known and unknown exploits. Using multi-layered and correlated detection methods, FortiWeb defends applications from known vulnerabilities and from zero-day threats.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataLush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
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Financial Services Firm
33%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Software R&D Company
11%
Mining And Metals Company
11%
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Consumer Goods
24%
Energy/Utilities Company
16%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Software R&D Company
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Small Business
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Midsize Enterprise
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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