Fortinet FortiGate Pricing and License Cost

Andrew S. Baker (ASB)
Cybersecurity & IT Professional (VirtualCIO) at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Licensing and setup costs are generally pretty clear with Fortinet. If you go with centralized management or their Log Analyzer tool, these carry some additional pricing that you need to look at. Check out the price matrix, and go with a value-added reseller that understands how to help you size out the equipment. Remember to always look at the performance with the assumption that you will have many of the unified threat management (UTM) features on, not off. View full review »
Neal Tipton
Consultant at MT Pockets Computers
As far as the licensing goes for the small product that we have, the pricing was pretty competitive. It wasn't as simple and as cheap as a SonicWall but for the service we would get it was a good price. View full review »
Cesar Nieves
Technical Services Manager with 501-1,000 employees
Pricing is good. They offer a lot of things, the most important is the support. Every time you upgrade your license, you also get insurance for the equipment. If you have any problem with equipment, they send in new equipment. View full review »
Chingiz Abdukarimov
Senior Network & Security Engineer at a cloud provider with 51-200 employees
Setup cost may be not so low, as you expect, because it depends on different factors, but TCO for 5 years may pleasantly surprise you. View full review »
Owner at a tech services company
Pricing and licensing have to be taken in context with value. Fortinet is usually not the least expensive alternative when considering an upfront investment, but if you take into account the support costs over several years, they are often as cost-effective as the 'cheaper' solutions. View full review »
IT/Operations Assistant at a non-profit with 5,001-10,000 employees
It provides mid-sized company pricing. View full review »
Davide Molteni
Senior Security Consultant with 501-1,000 employees
The licensing model is straightforward, easy to understand and purchase; prices are fairly low compared to other vendors. View full review »
Network and Security Manager at a Consumer Goods with 10,001+ employees
The beauty is the price performance ratio is great with FortiGate. It provides all the features we needed and the price is comparable with others' firewalls. The price is quite competitive with the firewalls with similar features. View full review »
Assistant Manager (Infrastructure) with 1-10 employees
They have very competitive solutions across the entire product line. They also offer very clear licensing and pricing. View full review »
PTL Network Administrator at a non-profit with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is cost-effective, and provides a good value for your money. The pricing, and license renewal, is very reasonable for us. The bottom-line is that it all comes down to the pricing of the solution. View full review »
Adriana Ymeri
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a tech company with 11-50 employees
They are very cheap compared to other vendors. View full review »
Superintendent, Process Automation and Safety at a pharma/biotech company with 5,001-10,000 employees
It is difficult as an end-user to setup continuing license contracts. It is possible to do between emails and their website, but it is practically impossible to find a phone number to call anyone directly. View full review »
Sr. Corporate Marketing Executive at a tech services company
It's a little bit higher than Cyberoam but the security is higher compared to the other vendor. View full review »
Network Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
I do not have personal experience with the pricing of the solution because my boss has been taking care of that aspect of the relationship with the solution. View full review »
Solutions Architect at Focus
Price-wise, it's at a good price point for our market. View full review »
Tech. Manager at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
The price, in comparison to other products is very cheap. View full review »
Deputy Chief Manager at a newspaper with 5,001-10,000 employees
Go for long term pricing negotiated at the time of purchase. View full review »
Pre-sales Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Easy to understand licensing requirements. View full review »
Matthew Titcombe
CEO & Sr. Information Security Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Work through partners for the best pricing. View full review »
IT Management with 11-50 employees
The price of the solution is not expensive. It is affordable. View full review »
Engineering Manager with 1-10 employees
They need to be competitive with other solutions. View full review »
CTO at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
It is an inexpensive solution. View full review »

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