Compare Fortinet FortiGate vs. Juniper Contrail SD-WAN

Fortinet FortiGate is ranked 1st in SD-WAN with 58 reviews while Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is ranked 17th in SD-WAN. Fortinet FortiGate is rated 8.6, while Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is rated 0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiGate writes "The IPsec tunnels are very easily created, and quite interoperable with devices from other vendors". On the other hand, Fortinet FortiGate is most compared with Cisco ASA NGFW, Meraki MX Firewalls and pfSense, whereas Juniper Contrail SD-WAN is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Nuage Networks and VeloCloud.
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The pricing for this solution is good.Setup cost may be not so low, as you expect, because it depends on different factors, but TCO for 5 years may pleasantly surprise you.Before choosing a piece of equipment you have to take into account the cost-benefit offered by each one. Sometimes it is not worth paying a very cheap price to have a minimum level of security.Each feature costs money, so it is important to study your needs.I would say that all things considered, the pricing is pretty good.Fortinet is reasonable in pricing and licensing. Overall, FortiGate is affordable. The licensing fee can be a little high, depending on the budget for your project.Our licensing costs are on a yearly basis.Compared to Palo Alto, which we have used in the past, pricing and licensing are okay.

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Also Known As
FortiGate 60b, FortiGate 60c, FortiGate 80c, FortiGate 50b, FortiGate 200b, FortiGate 110c, FortiGateContrail SD-WAN
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Overview

The FortiGate family of NG firewalls provides proven protection with unmatched performance across the network, from internal segments, to data centers, to cloud environments. FortiGates are available in a large range of sizes and form factors and are key components of the Fortinet Security Fabric, which enables immediate, intelligent defense against known and new threats throughout the entire network.

Contrail SD-WAN delivers a simple, automated multicloud SD-WAN. It enables you to create an evolvable architecture to simplify growth, from secure routers to SD-WAN, SD-Branch, and beyond. It automates the WAN edge across Juniper virtual cloud endpoints and on-premises next-generation firewall or universal CPE platforms. And it provisions and enforces multilevel security policy at scale, across multiple clouds and enterprise sites with diverse topologies.

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Sample Customers
Pittsburgh Steelers, LUSH Cosmetics, NASDAQ, Verizon, Arizona State University, Levi Strauss & Co. Whitepaper and case studies here
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Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm11%
Healthcare Company9%
Real Estate/Law Firm9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company23%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company8%
Cloud Provider7%
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Small Business48%
Midsize Enterprise26%
Large Enterprise26%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise19%
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