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Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Microsoft Defender for Office 365 and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Pros
"The most valuable feature was the EDR, endpoint detection and response.""The most valuable feature is the protection and the way it works, the technology is what I like the most.""The solution is very good because it catches a lot of threats in emails.""he solution's GUI is good.""The technical support is very good.""What I find most valuable, is that it is easy to use.""The analysis engine is a very valuable feature.""The initial setup is straightforward."

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"The good part is that you don't have to configure it, which is very convenient.""Some of the valuable features on the email side are anti-phishing, anti-malware, and Safe Links.""Safe attachments, safe links, policies, and the ability to protect from zero-day threats are the most valuable features.""At the moment we are satisfied with this product. It's a stable, scalable, and resilient solution for us.""I would say that 90% of the spam and phishing attack emails get blocked right off the bat.""The risk level notifications are most valuable. We get to know what kind of intrusion or attack is there, and we can fix a problem on time."

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Cons
"In the next release, I would like to see machine learning and anti-exploitation included.""The licensing can be very confusing. It needs to be simplified.""The response time from technical support should be improved.""At least once a week we have a false alarm. This needs to be adjusted so that we get fewer of these occurrences.""Most people are confused about how to use the right integration of the right Fortinet product.""Something that needs to improve, is the end-point protection.""Product could include a user interface and be made simpler for customers to configure.""The integration is limited. The solution needs to offer better integration with multiple vendors."

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"We need a separate license and we don't know how to get the license that is required.""There needs to be an improvement in integrating the product to work across multiple operating systems, and to have better support for non-Microsoft file types.""In some situations, it has not been able to pick impersonated emails having no attachments. Technical support definitely has a scope for improvement.""It would be better if it were more scalable. It depends on the architecture, but we would like to make it more scalable for both data centers.""The custom alerts have to improve a lot.""The visibility for the weaknesses in the system and unauthorized access can be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"There are additional costs, which isn't included in the licensing fee.""The solution is not expensive at all.""Altogether, it is about €10,000 for the Sandbox and Email Gateway."

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"It's a user-base subscription.""From the pricing point of view, like any other product in the market, there is scope for negotiation.""Defender is a little bit more expensive as compared to others. We are in the manufacturing environment. So, we don't have a high budget for all of our endpoint devices. Its cost is a major concern for us."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Integration is one of the solution's most valuable aspects. You can integrate even third-party solutions so that they can send the information or files they quarantine through the FortiSandbox
Top Answer: The solution is a rather sizable investment. That said, for those organizations with sensitive data, that feed to know they are protected, it's likely worth the price tag.
Top Answer: With the 3000D we had some issues with the FortiOS version. I don't remember which one it was, however, there was an interaction problem or a performance issue. It might have been the FortiOS issue as… more »
Top Answer: The risk level notifications are most valuable. We get to know what kind of intrusion or attack is there, and we can fix a problem on time.
Top Answer: The pricing is pretty good and was a major factor in choosing it. The pricing is reasonable when compared with Cisco or some other products. If it is an IT company, the budget allocation will be more… more »
Top Answer: The visibility for the weaknesses in the system and unauthorized access can be improved. Its price should be improved. Its cost is a major concern for us.
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FortiSandbox
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Overview

Today’s threats are increasingly sophisticated and often bypass traditional malware security by masking their malicious activity. A sandbox augments your security architecture by validating threats in a separate, secure environment. FortiSandbox offers a powerful combination of advanced detection, automated mitigation, actionable insight, and flexible deployment to stop targeted attacks and subsequent data loss. It's also a key component of our Advanced Threat Protection solution.

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 protects all of Office 365 against advanced threats like business email compromise and credential phishing, and automatically investigates and remediates attacks. With Defender for O365 you get Integrated threat protection for all of Office 365 that gives you:

- Native protection for Office 365 with built-in protection that simplifies administration, lowers total cost of ownership, and boosts productivity.

- Unparalleled scale and effectiveness with powerful automated workflows to improve SecOps efficiency.

- A complete solution for collaboration that protects you from attacks across the kill chain.

To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security and Compliance Community.

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Sample Customers
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is trusted by companies such as Ithaca College.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company25%
Government6%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider24%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise36%
Large Enterprise18%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Microsoft Defender for Office 365 and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
535,544 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Fortinet FortiSandbox is ranked 6th in Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with 10 reviews while Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is ranked 3rd in Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with 6 reviews. Fortinet FortiSandbox is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSandbox writes "Good performance and integration capabilities with good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Office 365 writes "Essential security capabilities, plenty of email protection, and enhanced data loss prevention". Fortinet FortiSandbox is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, Check Point SandBlast Network, FireEye Network Security, SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection and Fortinet FortiClient, whereas Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is most compared with Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection, Proofpoint Email Protection, Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Fortinet FortiMail and Barracuda Email Security Gateway. See our Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Microsoft Defender for Office 365 report.

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