Compare Fortinet FortiWeb vs. Symantec Web Application Firewall

Fortinet FortiWeb is ranked 4th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 13 reviews while Symantec Web Application Firewall is ranked 21st in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Fortinet FortiWeb is rated 8.2, while Symantec Web Application Firewall is rated 0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "Good pricing, and provides for faster and more secure application deployment". On the other hand, Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, FortiADC and Cloudflare, whereas Symantec Web Application Firewall is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall.
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The solution gives us the best price to performance ratio.The license cost depends on the size of the box or the size of the solution. It can go from €200 Euros to a few hundred thousand Euros a year depending on your size.​The pricing is reasonable.​It really pays off to buy licences for multiple years​.Keep a loose margin between your actual bandwidth and the product sizing when using hardware appliances. Only virtual machines are upgradable to larger sizes.Cheaper than others.FortiWeb can be purchased in VM mode for a lower price and the same features.

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Also Known As
Symantec WAF, Blue Coat Protecting Web Applications
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Overview

FortiWeb is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects hosted web applications from attacks that target known and unknown exploits. Using multi-layered and correlated detection methods, FortiWeb defends applications from known vulnerabilities and from zero-day threats.

The Symantec Web Application Firewall (WAF) enables you to secure and accelerate your web applications.

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Sample Customers
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
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Financial Services Firm30%
Comms Service Provider20%
Consumer Goods10%
Mining And Metals Company10%
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Software R&D Company36%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government8%
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