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"The solution is good at giving a deep dive into each product. It tells you, for example, what is connected to the network. It gives us good reporting tools.""The initial setup was easy and straightforward.""The interface is good and simple to use.""The most valuable features of the solution are the user-friendliness, the graphical interface, and the technical support. The interface is very nice and the customization is good.""Compliance checks are a good feature. Compliance check is for windows updates and for antivirus updates, etc.""Provides containment and security and and carries out file analysis for cyber theft.""This solution is very easy to implement and use. The interface is user-friendly.""The most valuable features are usability and security."

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"I find the solution to be very rich in features."

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"I think the network devices need to give more information.""The dashboard needs to improve.""The course content could be improved, it's not that simple to work through.""For our organization and our clients, the price is the main concern. They should work to make it more competitive.""The implementation process needs improvement. Right now, it's somewhat complicated. They could create some templates to facilitate implementation. Right now everything is done manually, and it just takes a really long time at the initial setup.""Admin UI could be better matched and easier to use; it cannot work as a RADIUS server.""The reporting capability needs to be improved.""The response and resolution time for technical support issues need to be improved."

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"I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE."

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"It's a subscription-based license, which is based on the usage and number of concurrent users.""The licensing fees are a little bit high.""The pricing is similar to that of other solutions."

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"The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Fortinet FortiNAC is both scalable and stable.
Top Answer: I believe there are three types of licenses based on three uses: visibility, control, and response — if I remember correctly.
Top Answer: Overall, it's a great product. The GUI is a little bit strange — different than other Fortinet products. It could be more user-friendly.
Top Answer: I find the solution to be very rich in features.
Top Answer: The licensing of the solution is user-based and the price is good.
Top Answer: I believe the solution is missing some great features which are present in other solutions like Aruba, UiPath, and Cisco ISE. One example of an improvement could be regarding mobile device… more »
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Also Known As
FortiNAC, Bradford Networks, Bradford Networks Sentry, Network Sentry Family
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The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, has made it necessary for organizations to improve their visibility into what is attached to their networks. They need to know every device and every user accessing their networks. IoT devices enable digital transformation initiatives and improve efficiency, flexibility, and optimization. However, they are inherently untrustworthy, with designs that prioritize low-cost over security. FortiNAC provides the network visibility to see everything connected to the network, as well as the ability to control those devices and users, including dynamic, automated responses.

Cloudpath Enrollment System is a software/SaaS platform that delivers secure wired and wireless network access for BYOD, guest users and IT-owned devices. It streamlines getting devices on the network and secures every connection with powerful encryption. Cloudpath software gives you granular policy control over what network resources users can access. It lets you deliver a great end-user experience and virtually eliminates helpdesk tickets related to network access. Choose from cloud-based or virtualized on-premises deployment. Cloudpath software supports any user, any device, and any network infrastructure.

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Sample Customers
Isavia, Pepperdine University, Medical University of South Carolina, Columbia University Medical Center, Utah Valley University
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm29%
Educational Organization14%
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company20%
Educational Organization5%
Comms Service Provider41%
Computer Software Company11%
Educational Organization8%
Company Size
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise29%
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise57%
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Fortinet FortiNAC is ranked 4th in Network Access Control with 10 reviews while Ruckus Cloudpath is ranked 10th in Network Access Control with 1 review. Fortinet FortiNAC is rated 8.2, while Ruckus Cloudpath is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiNAC writes "Enhances the Security Fabric with visibility, control, and automated response for everything that connects to the network & protection against IoT threats extending control to third-party devices". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Ruckus Cloudpath writes "Well-featured, price competitive, and great technical support". Fortinet FortiNAC is most compared with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Aruba ClearPass, Forescout Platform, Portnox CORE and Auconet Network Access Control, whereas Ruckus Cloudpath is most compared with Aruba ClearPass, Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine), Sophos Network Access Control, Pulse Policy Secure and Forescout Platform.

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