Fortinet FortiDB Other Advice

Jason Wetzel
Manager-Information Services at a maritime company with 501-1,000 employees
Go out and see if you can get demos. That's the best thing, to get the feel of it. Either you sit down and get walked through it, or you log in and start flailing around and see if it works the way your mind works, because everybody is different. I would rate Fortinet at about nine out of 10, mostly because it's web interface, it looks nice, it works well. Their console is a dominant part of the admin. Just like Windows has gone with their PowerShell with a lot of stuff, I'm not a big fan of it, even though I come from that era. I'm an old COBOL programmer guy. Command lines are nice, but they don't give you, always, the type of feedback you need in multiple locations, so I like the GUI a little bit more for just simple management and monitoring. The command line is a big part of it. It's not intuitive to me. Building the commands, I understand how it flows, but the actual words in the commands to pull up what you need isn't that great. And personally, I'd like a desktop client to admin tool. If you're building a VPN, you build it outside it, then you deploy all the devices at once, and the VPN just works, instead of going to each individual device and logging in. View full review »
Network Security Consultant at a tech services company
It’s recommended to secure any database by securing parameters in database setting. View full review »
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