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"Its most valuable features are its scalability and advanced threat protection for customers.""I am told that we get over 100 million emails a month. This filters them down and allows only somewhere about three million emails, which is a great help.""For the initial first level of support, we provide it from our side. If there's escalation required, we use Cisco tech for the AMP. And again, they are perfect. I mean, one of the best, compared to any other vendors.""The most valuable features of this solution are the IPS and the integration with ISE.""The simplicity of use is its most valuable feature. You can very clearly see things.""The stability of the solution is perfect. I believe it's the most stable solution on the market right now.""I am really satisfied with the technical support.""It is a very stable program."

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"Remote connectivity is its most valuable feature.""The return on investment was very reasonable. It was low cost and it functioned, so the return on investment was excellent.""It's pretty stable, and I don't have any problems with it.""The solution is very scalable. It just depends on the number of licenses an organization has. The enterprise management console is related to the number of clients, and the client interface itself is free to download.""I think the solution is highly scalable.""The most valuable feature is that it's easy to deploy. Deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting are very easy.""The configuration is the most valuable feature.""It is very easy and useful. A normal user with basic information can easily connect to any environment."

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"When it works, it's great. It keeps things off the network which are supposed to be off the network.""The solution is good at giving a deep dive into each product. It tells you, for example, what is connected to the network. It gives us good reporting tools.""The initial setup was easy and straightforward.""The interface is good and simple to use.""The most valuable features of the solution are the user-friendliness, the graphical interface, and the technical support. The interface is very nice and the customization is good.""Compliance checks are a good feature. Compliance check is for windows updates and for antivirus updates, etc.""Provides containment and security and and carries out file analysis for cyber theft.""This solution is very easy to implement and use. The interface is user-friendly."

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"We would like to have an API integration with a SIEM solution, because as far as I know, it currently hasn't yet been released.""I would like them to add whatever makes filtering more advanced in scanning and blocking for malware in emails.""The solution needs more in-depth analytics.""In the next version of this solution, I would like to see the addition of local authentication.""The initial setup is a bit complex because you need to execute existing antiviruses or security software that you have on your device.""In the next release, I would for it to have back up abilities. I would like the ability to go back to a point in time to when my PC was uninfected and to the moment of when the infection happened.""The reporting and analytics areas of the solution need to be improved.""I would like more seamless integration."

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"The initial setup was probably more complex. The configuration was somewhat unclear.""Everybody else is doing AI, machine learning, self-healing, next-generation features. It needs more next-generation features. Everybody else is doing AI, machine learning, self-healing, next-generation features. It needs more next-generation features.""I haven't found that that solution does anything amazing.""Initially, the support was very poor. It is getting better, but they should continue to improve this.""I would like to see an improvement in the web filter, because I think it can be more user-friendly.""The price could also use improvement.""The pricing could use improvement.""Technical support is awful. Their online response time is not prompt. They should not respond after four or five days. Their support guys are not competent enough. Small issues are taking time."

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"The technical support is bad. We've had to escalate to Tier 2 and Tier 3. My customer relationship manager on the other side of this has stopped returning phone calls and emails, because there has been such a constant back and forth.""I think the network devices need to give more information.""The dashboard needs to improve.""The course content could be improved, it's not that simple to work through.""For our organization and our clients, the price is the main concern. They should work to make it more competitive.""The implementation process needs improvement. Right now, it's somewhat complicated. They could create some templates to facilitate implementation. Right now everything is done manually, and it just takes a really long time at the initial setup.""Admin UI could be better matched and easier to use; it cannot work as a RADIUS server.""The reporting capability needs to be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The costs of 50 licenses of AMP for three years is around $9,360.""The price is very good.""The visibility that we have into the endpoint and the forensics that we're able to collect give us value for the price. This is not an overly expensive solution, considering all the things that are provided. You get great performance and value for the cost.""Whenever you are doing the licensing process, I would highly advise to look at what other Cisco solutions you have in your organization, then evaluate if an Enterprise Agreement is the best way to go. In our case, it was the best way to go. Since we had so many other Cisco products, we were able to tie those in. We were actually able to get several Cisco security solutions for less than if we had bought three or four Cisco security solutions independently or ad hoc.""In our case, it is a straightforward annual payment through our Enterprise Agreement.""Our company was very happy with the price of Cisco AMP. It was about a third of what we were paying for System Center Endpoint Protection.""There are a couple of different consumption models: Pay up front, or if you have an enterprise agreement, you can do a monthly thing. Check your licensing possibilities and see what's best for your organization.""The Enterprise Agreement is like an all-you-can-eat buffet of Cisco products. In that vein, it was very affordable."

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"Licensing was free up to ten users and after that, it was pretty reasonable.""Anyone can download this product for free, but you have to have a FortiGate gateway that you are connecting to.""An annual license costs about 1.5 to 3,000 US dollars. There are no additional costs.""The price is okay and competitive.""Fortinet requires you to buy a lot of product in order for you to have proper protection.""FortiClient is quite reasonably priced.""The pricing is reasonable.""The pricing is good because you get and end-to-end security solution in one package price."

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"It's a subscription-based license, which is based on the usage and number of concurrent users.""The licensing fees are a little bit high.""The pricing is similar to that of other solutions."

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Top Answer: The solution's integration capabilities are excellent. It's one of the best features.
Top Answer: Nice to have URL management, password protection of the app, more details of the machine & user running the app.
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Top Answer: I've done quite a lot of work with ClearPass, and not a lot with FortiNAC/Bradford. ClearPass incorporates a number of… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable features are the ease of deployment and ease of use.
Top Answer: The pricing is similar to that of other solutions.
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Overview

Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is subscription-based, managed through a web-based management console, and deployed on a variety of platforms that protects endpoints, network, email and web Traffic. AMP key features include the following: Global threat intelligence to proactively defend against known and emerging threats, Advanced sandboxing that performs automated static and dynamic analysis of files against more than 700 behavioral indicators, Point-in-time malware detection and blocking in real time and Continuous analysis and retrospective security regardless of the file's disposition and Continuous analysis and retrospective security.

Securing your endpoints against sophisticated threats on a myriad of devices can be very challenging:

  • Managing separate endpoint features is complex and time-consuming.
  • Disparate security products don't share intelligence, resulting in slow threat response.
  • Lack of InfoSec expertise to effectively administer endpoint security can let threats slip through your defenses.

The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, has made it necessary for organizations to improve their visibility into what is attached to their networks. They need to know every device and every user accessing their networks. IoT devices enable digital transformation initiatives and improve efficiency, flexibility, and optimization. However, they are inherently untrustworthy, with designs that prioritize low-cost over security. FortiNAC provides the network visibility to see everything connected to the network, as well as the ability to control those devices and users, including dynamic, automated responses.

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Sample Customers
Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial BankBlack Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataIsavia, Pepperdine University, Medical University of South Carolina, Columbia University Medical Center, Utah Valley University
Top Industries
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Healthcare Company20%
Government13%
University7%
Comms Service Provider7%
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Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company24%
Government5%
Financial Services Firm3%
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Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider17%
University8%
Consumer Goods Company8%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company19%
Media Company6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
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Financial Services Firm29%
K 12 Educational Company Or School14%
University14%
Manufacturing Company14%
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Computer Software Company23%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government8%
Media Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise48%
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Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise58%
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Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise29%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise29%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiClient vs. Fortinet FortiNAC and other solutions. Updated: May 2020.
447,228 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Fortinet FortiClient is ranked 14th in Endpoint Protection (EPP) for Business with 19 reviews while Fortinet FortiNAC is ranked 4th in Network Access Control with 11 reviews. Fortinet FortiClient is rated 8.0, while Fortinet FortiNAC is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiClient writes "Provides good endpoint security at low price". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiNAC writes "Enhances the Security Fabric with visibility, control, and automated response for everything that connects to the network & protection against IoT threats extending control to third-party devices". Fortinet FortiClient is most compared with Fortinet FortiEDR, Microsoft Windows Defender, OpenVPN Access Server, Kaspersky Endpoint Security and Check Point Endpoint Security, whereas Fortinet FortiNAC is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Aruba ClearPass, Forescout Platform, Portnox CORE and Sophos Network Access Control. See our Fortinet FortiClient vs. Fortinet FortiNAC report.

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