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Top Answer: Configurations between FortiGate and FortiSwitch have to link to each other. We need configuration. The configuration is not like a Cisco switch. It has a unique configuration.
Top Answer: Cost-wise, Fortinet solutions are cheaper than those offered by Cisco.
Top Answer: FortiSwitch should improve the FortiGate map. The diagram cannot move, automatically to show the switch. The map does not map the physical location. It cannot move the diagram.
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With 10 or 40 GE access ports and a high-throughput backbone, FortiSwitch Data Center Switches are ideal for the top-of-rack (ToR) server or firewall-aggregation applications. The high-speed switching fabric is also well suited for enterprise network core or backbone network installations.

NoviFlow develops high performance Ethernet switches compliant with the latest OpenFlow protocol and designed to address the two key needs of initial SDN deployments: the flow table capacity to handle large numbers of users and the network throughput to enable solutions that can scale. NoviFlow offers the most complete OpenFlow 1.3/1.4 implementation for SDN forwarding planes that deliver up to 240 Gbps of throughput and support up to 1 million flow entries.

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Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataTelstra, Plug and Play, Venture Beat, EZ Chip, Right Startups, ONF
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Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is ranked 18th in Ethernet Switches with 5 reviews while NoviFlow NoviSwitch is ranked 27th in Ethernet Switches. Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is rated 7.2, while NoviFlow NoviSwitch is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center writes "Good visibility, a seamless connection with FortiGate and very easy to configure". On the other hand, Fortinet FortiSwitch - Data Center is most compared with Cisco Ethernet Switches, MikroTik Cloud Router Switch, Mellanox Switches, HPE Ethernet Switches and Brocade Ethernet Switches, whereas NoviFlow NoviSwitch is most compared with MikroTik Cloud Router Switch and HPE Ethernet Switches.

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