Anonymous UserGeneral Manager - Site Reliability and Software Enginee at a comms service provider
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I am very comfortable with it, including it's reporting on threats and through its activities."
"The documentation has been satisfactory."
"SaltStack has given us the ability to deal with systems at scale and rectify issues at scale."
"It's useful for us but if it had more educational reporting, it would good. It's not necessarily lacking but it's an area that could get better."
"Fortinet FortiPortal could improve by providing a learning portal and better security."
"There is a little bit of pain when it comes to libraries and what is needed to run the product."
"Fortinet FortiPortal is relatively expensive, but being an industry-leading firewall, it does come with a cost."
"The price of the solution is reasonable."
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FortiPortal gives MSPs a comprehensive set of hosted Wi-Fi and security management features for FortiGate, FortiWiFi, and FortiAP products. With multitenancy, you can securely manage your customers through a centralized management console. This lets you respond quickly to customer requests and easily monitor customer networks. Our virtual appliance can be deployed on a hosted services infrastructure, allowing you to build highly-customized private-cloud services for customers.
SaltStack is an intelligent IT automation platform that can manage, secure, and optimize any infrastructure—on-prem, in the cloud, or at the edge. It’s built on a unique and powerful event-driven automation engine that detects events in any system and reacts intelligently to them, making it an extremely effective solution for managing large, complex environments. And with the newly launched SecOps offering, SaltStack can detect security vulnerabilities and non-compliant, mis-configured systems. As soon as an issue is detected, this powerful automation helps you and your team remediate it, keeping your infrastructure securely configured, compliant, and up-to-date.
Fortinet FortiPortal is ranked 11th in Firewall Security Management with 2 reviews while SaltStack is ranked 7th in Configuration Management with 1 review. Fortinet FortiPortal is rated 9.0, while SaltStack is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiPortal writes "Good reporting on threats, an easy-to-use portal, with good support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SaltStack writes "Easily identify and manage compliance and vulnerability issues in a single, centralized view". Fortinet FortiPortal is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate Cloud, VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), vCloud Director, AWS Firewall Manager and VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), whereas SaltStack is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Ansible, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, HashiCorp Terraform and Puppet Enterprise.
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