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Pros
"The solution is very easy to use.""The sandboxing feature is very important.""It's easy to use and the fact that I can schedule the report to come to my inbox at set times is very convenient for me.""The solution is quite stable. I haven't had issues with it crashing on me. I don't recall running into any bugs or glitches. It's very reliable so far.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the stability, it's actually tailored for that.""It's quite easy to use, and it's easy to find the necessary information from the web.""The functionality of the solution is excellent.""The ability to manage everything from the cloud is going to be the most valuable by far with this solution."

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"We save a lot of time with this solution.""The ARM template is very easy to work with, which is a big help to us.""One of the most valuable features is that it offers the ability to create a VPC, Virtual Private Cloud and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated without having to do it manually.""One of the most valuable features is that it offers the ability to create a VPC, Virtual Private Cloud and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated without having to do it manually.""I like the function that shows me a preview of what is happening in the infrastructure.""The most valuable feature is the support for different platforms like cloud, datacenters, VCS, databases, various storage types, and Kubernetes.""The state backend, automated describe functionality, modular structures, and variablization using templates are most valuable."

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"There are European and US clouds and sometimes we mix them up. The solution should make determining the clouds more clear, or make one cloud instead of having separate ones.""I would like to see a SIEM bundled together with this because customers are looking into better reporting and more proactive security solutions.""The solution should allow users to keep the data for longer than the current periods. I can't get any historic data after more than a month. I would like to be able to, after a year, look for trends from the past 12 months. It would make things much easier.""When it comes to technical support, the problem we have found is that if an issue comes, it takes a day to get everything resolved. It could be faster. They can be better at optimizing how they answer tickets in terms of response times. There must be ways to make the process more streamlined. It would make it easier for their clients.""Reporting is an area that can be enhanced.""We need some integration or communication between the endpoint and the firewall.""The command-line interface could definitely be improved in future iterations. It's lacking right now.""Currently with the solution, if you want to manage more than one FortiGate you have to use a VM, and a VM can control up to 10."

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"It should have a more object-oriented approach like different coding languages.""On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of seven; strictly because I was uncomfortable using the ARM template earlier. After another six months, I am sure I will give it a rating of 10, but at this point in time in my experience, I say seven, but not because of the tool itself.""I still struggle a bit when configuring VPNs when we have multiple rules. If we have five or six virtual private clouds and we have to give rights between those multiple VPCs, we can have big problems. I think it was a learning curve and then we improved it.""If you are copying something from a well running machine to a remote machine, there are some issues with the current version, but it is acceptable.""They have added a feature that helps us to import existing resources to our workspace, but if they can help us to create the code for the import, as well, then it would be a great addition.""The state locking functionality can be improved. In certain situations, we have to force-unlock the state, which sometimes does not work. When that happens, we have to manually go to the state backend and remove that particular state, which is kind of a cumbersome process. It should also have more functions, more expressions, and support for more products."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price is over $1,000 USD annually.""The pricing is mid-ranged, it's not very expensive but it's not the cheapest or most affordable in the market.""The license does not include many of the features that are necessary, which means that you have to pay extra for them.""It is expensive.""The price of the solution is high compare to competitors.""As with us, our customers need not pay for a license. One brings one's own.""When comparing this solution to others it is less expensive and there is an annual license required.""The pricing is competitive."

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"The setup for Terraform is quite easy and currently, we are using their community version along with Jenkins.""They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The pricing is competitive. I am satisfied with it and consider it reasonable.
Top Answer: The support is not very good and is something they need to work on. I do not find them to be very helpful. As with any IT vendor, there are software issues.
Top Answer: The state backend, automated describe functionality, modular structures, and variablization using templates are most valuable.
Top Answer: They have given it to us at a monthly cost, but it is on a yearly basis.
Top Answer: The state locking functionality can be improved. In certain situations, we have to force-unlock the state, which sometimes does not work. When that happens, we have to manually go to the state backend… more »
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Overview

FortiCloud can help with your wireless and security challenges in a number of ways. Our solution addresses common IT difficulties including time-consuming provisioning, high investment costs, complex management, vulnerability to advanced threats, and the need to easily scale with growth.

HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management: application development, delivery, and maintenance.
The datacenter of today is very different than the datacenter of yesterday, and we think the datacenter of tomorrow is just around the corner. We're writing software to take you all the way from yesterday to today, and then safely to tomorrow and beyond.
Physical, virtual, containers. Private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud. IaaS, PaaS, SaaS. Windows, Linux, Mac. These are just some of the choices faced when architecting a datacenter of today. And the choice is not one or the other; instead, it is often a combination of many of these.
HashiCorp builds tools to ease these decisions by presenting solutions that span the gaps. Our tools manage both physical machines and virtual machines, Windows, and Linux, SaaS and IaaS, etc. And we're committed to supporting next-generation technologies, as well.
HashiCorp was founded and continues to be run by the primary authors of all our core technologies powering thousands of companies worldwide. We speak at conferences and write books related to application and infrastructure management.
All our foundational technologies are open source and developed openly, and have been since 2010.
The Tao of HashiCorp is the foundation that guides our vision, roadmap, and product design. As you evaluate using or contributing to HashiCorp's products, it may be valuable to understand the motivations and intentions for our work. Learn more about the Tao of HashiCorp here: https://www.hashicorp.com/tao-of-hashicorp

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Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
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Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government7%
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Small Business75%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise19%
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Small Business71%
Large Enterprise29%
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Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is ranked 5th in Firewall Security Management with 16 reviews while HashiCorp Terraform is ranked 6th in Configuration Management with 6 reviews. Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is rated 8.0, while HashiCorp Terraform is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiGate Cloud writes "Available hardware and responsive service, but there should be a move towards hardware agnostic appliances". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HashiCorp Terraform writes "Creating a VPC and VPN connectivity to the VPC can be automated". Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is most compared with Fortinet FortiManager, AWS Firewall Manager, Palo Alto Networks Panorama, Fortinet FortiPortal and DX Spectrum, whereas HashiCorp Terraform is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, SaltStack, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and CFEngine Enterprise.

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