Compare Fortinet FortiDB vs. Oracle Audit Vault

Fortinet FortiDB is ranked 4th in Database Security with 6 reviews while Oracle Audit Vault is ranked 3rd in Database Security with 7 reviews. Fortinet FortiDB is rated 8.6, while Oracle Audit Vault is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDB writes "The cloud tools are able to test for ransomware when the firewall picks up something suspicous". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Audit Vault writes "A powerful, full-featured network data security solution". Fortinet FortiDB is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security, IBM Guardium Data Protection and Oracle Audit Vault, whereas Oracle Audit Vault is most compared with IBM Guardium Data Protection, Imperva SecureSphere Database Security and Fortinet FortiDB. See our Fortinet FortiDB vs. Oracle Audit Vault report.
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Pros
The solution is very good at preventing intrusions. You can definitely rely on this solution to cover your security.The dashboard is very simple. It has an easy to use interface.We use it to protect files and to prevent users from browsing them while they are being used.The most valuable features of this solution are the security aspects.It is extremely stable, and can expand as per our needs due to its stability.The biggest thing, for us lately, has been their cloud tools. They're like Intercept X from Sophos, where they'll test for ransomware. Fortinet has the same sort of set up with their cloud devices. So your firewall picks up something suspicious, it sends it up to the cloud for analysis. We also have their in-house antivirus. Having different antivirus checkpoints throughout the network is a good thing as well.

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It has provided us with a unique opportunity to automate risk discovery.Our clients can see all of their past actions or the wrong activity done on the network. We can load the diagnostics for the business.A powerful, flexible solution for database traffic monitoring.The solution is very stable and reliable.This solution acts as a complete data warehouse for our audit data.Our client was scheduled to take a year and a half to set up compliance, but by deploying this product they were able to do the compliance reports within three months.

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Cons
Some use case analyses could be improved.I would like better APIs and integration with other products, like Python and SQL.They need to improve the web filter to make it more user-friendly.The pricing of this solution is a little bit on the high side and can be improved.We had some issues trying to fix some critical bugs, such as the SSL encryption.I'm an old-school guy. I really don't like web GUI interfaces. They're always slow and laggy and their design is restricted, whereas a binary deployment for an admin tool is always faster, easier, more flexible. I would like that kind of functionality from Fortinet.

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We would like to see the ability to administer and manage the solution through Enterprise Manager 13c, and development of the dashboards that are generally missing.Some of our customers were asking about latency when the application wants to get to the database.The product monitors only the database and not the operating systems.One feature that is missing is the ability to have a secret server that is always encrypted.Customized reporting is something that we are struggling with, and it is quite tough for us.This solution doesn't audit the network.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is not costly.The cost needs to be reduced.In the licensing model, the licenses are a little bit expensive.It is not expensive.It's relatively inexpensive in comparison to everything else that has the same functionality. If you're looking at SonicWall or if you're looking at WatchGuard, their prices are about a third higher with relatively the same functionality.

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For the bank, the license was $48,000 last time. That was the licensing for the bank on just one license.Oracle can be an expensive solution depending on the options and user needs.This solution is definitely not expensive, and it is a small fraction of the overall database licensing costs.The licensing cost is about $360,000, annually.

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FortiDB, FortiGuard Database SecurityAudit Vault
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Overview

FortiDB software is a comprehensive database security and compliance platform that helps large enterprises and cloud-based service providers protect their databases and applications from internal and external threats. Its flexible policy framework allows you to quickly and easily implement internal IT control frameworks for database activity monitoring, IT audit and regulatory compliance.

Oracle Audit Vault monitors Oracle and non-Oracle database traffic to detect and block threats, as well as improves compliance reporting by consolidating audit data from databases, operating systems, directories, and other sources.
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Sample Customers
Chunghwa TelecomAbu Dhabi Department of Finance, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, Educational Testing Service, Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd., SPC Brasil, REDISA, Qatar Olympic Committee, Seneca College, Hunan Social Insurance Management and Service Bureau,
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Financial Services Firm38%
Comms Service Provider13%
University13%
Non Tech Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm7%
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