Fortinet FortiGate Other Solutions Considered

Andrew S. Baker (ASB)
Cybersecurity & IT Professional (VirtualCIO) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Yes, I tested and evaluated solutions from pfSense, Sophos, and Palo Alto. View full review »
Chingiz Abdukarimov
Senior Network & Security Engineer at a cloud provider with 51-200 employees
Palo Alto, Cisco ASA, CheckPoint View full review »
Cesar Nieves
Technical Services Manager with 501-1,000 employees
We did a total cost of ownership analysis against Sophos and also Palo Alto, but that was out of scope, it was too expensive. Another one was WatchGuard. When you start looking at the cost of the license for all the things that you get, Fortinet is by far the best option. The problem with the other companies is the licensing. View full review »
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Branch Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
After switching from SonicWall, we did not evaluate options other than the current solution. View full review »
Manager and General Attorney with 51-200 employees
Fortinet and Sophos are the main players for this type of solution. View full review »
Director, CFO at IT Green Public Company Ltd.
We are not sole-distributors of Fortinet products currently. It is part of a portfolio of solutions that we offer our business clients. View full review »
Diana Nongera
Senior I.T. Administrator at a agriculture with 201-500 employees
We evaluated Cisco, Netgear, and Cyberoam. View full review »
Sabyasachi Sen
General Manager with 51-200 employees
We have considered the Linux Suite and HP BSM. View full review »
Owner at a tech services company
In this particular instance, Fortinet was evaluated against an equivalent solution sourced from D-Link. I also evaluated a solution from Xirrus (now Riverbed) which promised better signal strength. However, when I ran the various WiFi planning tools from each supplier, the coverage differences did not merit the more expensive Xirrus solution. View full review »
Amgad Soliman
Senior System & Security Administrator at Icon
We did not evaluate any other options for this purchase. View full review »
Sherif Abouelezz
Head of IT at CGP
We talked to several vendors like Cisco and Palo Alto Networks. There was another system and they gave us a test drive for a week running it on their premises to see how reliable it is. We tested Cisco, a next-generation firewall, two years ago. We also tested the Palo Alto Networks equipment. View full review »
Fernando Neto
Network Analyst at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
Our evaluation of the MikroTik RB1100AHx2e revealed that it lacks antivirus software and has no lock for botnet control centers. View full review »
Principal Mining Consultant at senhwabio
Other products are not so popular in Taiwan, but the IBM IPM solution is a major competitor to Fortinet FortiGate for firewalls. View full review »
Network and Security Manager at a Consumer Goods with 10,001+ employees
We also looked at Palo Alto, Check Point and Cisco. View full review »
Assistant Manager (Infrastructure) with 1-10 employees
Checkpoint, Cisco, Palo Alto, Sonicwall, Huawei, and Sophos. View full review »
PTL Network Administrator at a non-profit with 1,001-5,000 employees
I looked at Cisco, and I think that FortiGate is more reliable, consistent and stable. View full review »
Mgr. IT Infrastructure and Network Operations at a media company with 11-50 employees
Yes, we did, Palo Alto and other solutions, but we found FortiGate to be the best solution at that point in time. View full review »
Network Engineer
I was not here at the time that they were evaluating other solutions. View full review »
Abdy Sanjur
Gerente de Seguridad Informática at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
In the past, we had evaluated Palo Alto and Cisco as possible solutions. View full review »
Sr. Corporate Marketing Executive at a tech services company
Sophos, Check Point, and SonicWall. View full review »
Network Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
SonicWall has a better UI solution. View full review »
Tech. Manager at global tec
Other products considered were Sophos and CiscoMaraki. View full review »
Pre-sales Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
* Palo Alto Networks * Cisco ASA View full review »
Security Engineer at a real estate/law firm with 501-1,000 employees
We evaluated Cyberoam and Cisco. View full review »
Panos Kre
We found the user interface to be better than what is found in other products. View full review »
Ali Asvadi
President at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
I'm an integrator, so I use SonicWall, Sophos, and Fortinet. View full review »
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