Compare FortiDDoS vs. Symantec Data Center Security

FortiDDoS is ranked 9th in DDoS with 4 reviews while Symantec Data Center Security is ranked 6th in Cloud and Data Center Security with 1 review. FortiDDoS is rated 8.8, while Symantec Data Center Security is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of FortiDDoS writes "The security is good but it should be more user-friendly and more affordable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Data Center Security writes "Very stable across our large and diverse environment". FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Fortinet FortiWeb and Trend Micro Deep Security, whereas Symantec Data Center Security is most compared with Trend Micro Deep Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) and McAfee MOVE.
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Pros
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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The monitoring in the management console allows us to find out what is going wrong, and it gets reports even before the user reports it.

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Cons
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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There is plenty of room for improvement with this product, and it could start with platform metrics.

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9th
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8.8
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9.0
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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.

Docker containers make it easy to develop, deploy, and deliver applications where containers can be deployed and brought down in a matter of seconds. This flexibility makes it very useful for DevOps to automate deployment of containers. Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced provides agentless Docker container protection that allows you to achieve the performance benefits of Docker without sacrificing security. Full application control enables administrator privilege de-escalation, patch mitigation, and protection against zero day threats in today's heterogeneous data centers.

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Sample Customers
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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