Compare Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Palo Alto Networks WildFire

Fortinet FortiSandbox is ranked 7th in Advanced Threat Protection with 10 reviews while Palo Alto Networks WildFire is ranked 1st in Advanced Threat Protection with 9 reviews. Fortinet FortiSandbox is rated 8.0, while Palo Alto Networks WildFire is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSandbox writes "Provides very good security and is easily adaptable to customer requirements ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Palo Alto Networks WildFire writes "Traffic is scanned in a single flow which improves the response times for the user". Fortinet FortiSandbox is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, Check Point SandBlast and FireEye Network Security, whereas Palo Alto Networks WildFire is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate, Cisco Firepower NGFW and Cisco ASA NGFW. See our Fortinet FortiSandbox vs. Palo Alto Networks WildFire report.
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Pros
The initial setup is straightforward.The analysis engine is a very valuable feature.What I find most valuable, is that it is easy to use.The technical support is very good.he solution's GUI is good.The solution is very good because it catches a lot of threats in emails.The most valuable feature is the protection and the way it works, the technology is what I like the most.The most valuable feature was the EDR, endpoint detection and response.

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The most valuable feature is the Automatic Verdict, to recognize whether something is a threat, or not.They have many different options with Palo Alto WildFire and the set-up is quick. If you have all the details in hand, it does not take more than 15 minutes to deploy a firewall.It helps us when segmenting and securing the network and all sort of technologies, all sort of next generation needs. It's next generation phases of firewall like anti-virus, sandboxing, wifi, and VPN.Being an application-based firewall, this is one of the critical focus factors along with the threat prevention services it provides.It is stable and pretty much scalable.The cloud-based services are a nice feature.My primary use case for this solution is for a secure gateway.The reporting feature helps our performance.

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

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I would like to see them continue on their developmental roadmap for the product.There are certain changes that I was expecting in the previous version, and I hope that they are soon fixed. All of the problems that I have faced so far have been resolved.Other vendors have some sort of bandwidth management built into the firewall itself and Palo Alto is missing that.As a firewall and 360 degrees of security, there needs to be more maturity.The initial setup was complex.I think it would be nice for Palo Alto to work without the connection to the cloud. It is 100% powerful when connected to the cloud. But, if you disconnect from the cloud, you only get 40-50% power.I would give this product a rating of 9 out of 10 due to some slight issues of performance.They should make their user interface a little more user-friendly.

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The solution is not expensive at all.There are additional costs, which isn't included in the licensing fee.There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.

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The licensing fees are on an annual basis, and there are no costs in addition to the standard fees.It's pretty expensive but with respect to value for money, it's okay.It is a reasonable price compared to other solutions on the market.The pricing is OK, it is not too expensive.​More expensive than other firewalls.​It is expensive, a feature more accessible to enterprise class customers, but provides an enhanced possibility that Zero- or near-Zero-day threats may be identified and mitigated. The cost of the product weighed against the potential impact of even one successful crypto malware-type exploit may justify the expense.

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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.

WildFire™ cloud-based threat analysis service is the industry’s most advanced analysis and prevention engine for highly evasive zero-day exploits and malware. The cloud-based service employs a unique multi-technique approach combining dynamic and static analysis, innovative machine learning techniques, and a groundbreaking bare metal analysis environment to detect and prevent even the most evasive threats.
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Sample Customers
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AGNovamedia, Nexon Asia Pacific, Lenovo, Samsonite, IOOF, Sinogrid, SanDisk Corporation
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Government25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Retailer13%
Media Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company30%
Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise22%
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Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise45%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise57%
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