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Pros
"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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"When we had Cisco we had around thirty thousand entries on our firewalls. Now we are down to three thousand. Fortinet has a mechanism to detect all of your entries which are not used, and it can clean it up.""All the features that FortiGate contains are very suitable for our business. We work with other products in Fortinet, FortiWeb, FortiSandbox, FortiMail, and FortiCache. We use all UTM features like self-encryption, encryption, all UTM features.""What we like about Fortinet FortiWeb is it has all the features. We use all of them, so we have to turn on all the options.""The most valuable feature in this solution is the ability to disseminate between the user entering some wrong value to the field, and a suspicious actor trying to exploit some known vulnerability.""It's the extra security that is the most valuable feature. You have insight into your traffic. There are some great insights into what utilities hackers are trying to exploit. It blocks a lot of stuff from the internet.""FortiWeb offers machine learning in the latest product. This fixed many problems. There are no false negatives.""The most valuable features are support and security.""The GUI is user-friendly and it's easy to understand how to manage it."

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Cons
"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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"I would like to have an antivirus option.""New releases and old releases have some bugs, some features do not work as good as we want but every new release the Fortinet team fixes up problems.""Fortinet FortiWeb needs to improve the way it's configured. Common services like publishing exchange should be done in one click only.""We would like to know more about the integration with the hardware or security products, such as Gemalto, because we need to move to that point.""The solution is rather complicated. If you know what to do, it's not bad, but it's complicated for a first time user to configure the solution. What I'd like to improve are the custom signatures.""Fortinet FortiWeb is not scalable. You'll need more budget to change the hardware.""I would like to see more improvements with respect to threat intelligence.""Describing security rules should be improved. It's tricky to define new feature tools when you want to describe an attack pattern and want to block it."

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"The license cost depends on the size of the box or the size of the solution. It can go from €200 Euros to a few hundred thousand Euros a year depending on your size.""The solution gives us the best price to performance ratio.""The costs are standard. We pay around $1,600 yearly.""All our Fortinet pricing is bundled together for different products, like FortiGate, FortiAnalyzer, and FortiWeb. FortiWeb, by itself, is probably around $2,500 to $3,500.""FortiWeb is more expensive than some competing products.""Due to the situation in Iran with the sanctions, the price of this solution is very expensive.""It's an expensive solution, although there are no additional costs.""It is fine now. We had to earlier negotiate the price."

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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.
Top Answer: FortiWeb is more expensive than some competing products.
Top Answer: The integration with other products should be improved. This product does not come with bare metal protection, so we need more network features. We don't want to be as dependent on a separate… more »
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8.3
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Also Known As
Fortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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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
Black 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
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider25%
Government11%
Media Company7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Computer Software Company15%
Government10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company6%
Government6%
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Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise37%
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Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 11th in DDoS with 3 reviews while Fortinet FortiWeb is ranked 1st in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 20 reviews. Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 8.4, while Fortinet FortiWeb is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "The security is good but it should be more user-friendly and more affordable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "Good pricing, and provides for faster and more secure application deployment". Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Trend Micro Deep Security, Radware DefensePro, VMware NSX and Cisco Tetration, whereas Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with Fortinet FortiADC, F5 BIG-IP, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Fortinet FortiOS and AWS WAF.

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