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"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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"Real time network monitoring application: It is very stable, which provides quick root cause analysis (RCA) for any network faults.""Most valuable function would have to the internal causal engine and its root cause analyzer which keep us updated on critical errors and incidents in our network environment.""You can utilize the main file from various vendors for integration.""If you install one node on Network Node Manager and want to scale it up, it's pretty easy to create more nodes.""It's quite a mature solution.""It is a scalable product.""We do not have any issues stability-wise."

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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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"Only to improve the GUI.""Reporting. Even though this is available in separate software (iSPI) there is potential in making the reporting more SLA-aware and more intuitive.""The resources utilized could be a bit higher, and that is one of the challenges that isn't optimized""The way the solution currently works means I'm not able to customize my own reports.""Right now, we have open tickets and they are not closing as expected.""We had some issues with some of the features, some modules are not meeting expectations.""When I open a ticket, usually they respond very late. Some of the people I negotiate with seem undertrained."

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"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 solution is priced mid-range compared to the competition.""I wasn't involved in the pricing, but I think it's quite expensive."

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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: We do not have any issues stability-wise.
Top Answer: I'm pretty satisfied with this tool. We have some specific devices that are not integrated very well, for example, Barracuda Firewalls. They have to improve this, but this is a specific situation.
Top Answer: We are using virtual servers. We have two servers, they are set in fail-over environments. One is active, one is waiting. I work for a very big enterprise. Any employee could technically access this… more »
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Also Known As
FortiCloud, FortiGate Cloud
Network Node Manager, HPE Network Node Manager
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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.

Network Node Manager is network management software that unifies fault, availability, and performance monitoring to helps you improve network uptime and performance, and increase responsiveness to business needs.
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Sample Customers
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
T-Mobile, Retegal, Sentara Healthcare
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Comms Service Provider33%
Energy/Utilities Company33%
Healthcare Company11%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider19%
Energy/Utilities Company11%
Financial Services Firm10%
Company Size
Small Business75%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise19%
Small Business38%
Large Enterprise62%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiGate Cloud vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager and other solutions. Updated: May 2020.
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Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is ranked 5th in Firewall Security Management with 16 reviews while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is ranked 6th in Network Management Applications with 7 reviews. Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is rated 8.0, while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is rated 7.8. 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 Micro Focus Network Node Manager writes "Has the ability to carry out customized polling for certain parameters, so that is an add-on to enable a customer to utilize it efficiently". Fortinet FortiGate Cloud is most compared with Fortinet FortiManager, AWS Firewall Manager, Palo Alto Networks Panorama, Fortinet FortiPortal and FireMon, whereas Micro Focus Network Node Manager is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, IBM Tivoli NetCool, Infoblox NetMRI, Fortinet FortiManager and Cisco DNA Center. See our Fortinet FortiGate Cloud vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager report.

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