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Pros
"TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features.""The most valuable feature is its simplicity."

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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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"FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved.""It would be good if they built in a fully functional web application firewall."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features.
Top Answer: FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved. The commands that you need to use are complex.
Top Answer: We are an academic institution and our primary use of FortiADC is for student registrations. In the month that I have been using this solution, it seems to be working fine. It is a trial version and I… more »
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.
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4,970
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
410
Avg. Rating
8.0
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out of 40 in DDoS
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2,189
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1,591
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3
Average Words per Review
207
Avg. Rating
8.3
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Also Known As
FortiADC Application Delivery Controller, FortiADCFortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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Overview

With bandwidth demand growing faster than budgets and cyber attacks constantly on the rise, it can be challenging to securely and efficiently deliver applications at the speed your users expect. Fortinet ADC appliances optimize the availability, user experience, and scalability of enterprise application delivery. They deliver fast, secure, and intelligent acceleration and distribution of even the most demanding enterprise applications.

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
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider29%
Government6%
Manufacturing Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government11%
Media Company7%
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Fortinet FortiADC is ranked 7th in Application Delivery Controllers with 2 reviews while Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 11th in DDoS with 3 reviews. Fortinet FortiADC is rated 8.0, while Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiADC writes "Good SSL offloading and performance, plus it catches security breaches in our academic environment". 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". Fortinet FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP, Citrix ADC, Kemp LoadMaster and HAProxy, whereas Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Trend Micro Deep Security, Radware DefensePro, VMware NSX and vArmour DSS.

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