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Vinod Shankar
Consultant
Manager, Enterprise Risk Consulting at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jun 22 2017

What do you think of Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps)?

Introduction:  How many of you remember Cisco MARS? Well, if you don’t, let me remind you that they were one of the earliest SIEM products around that stemmed from the infrastructure monitoring space. MARS was geared more towards monitoring and reviewing network infrastructure including their utilization, performance availability and logs. After a brief run in enterprises that were Cisco heavy, the product died a natural death. People who were involved in the product left Cisco and started AccelOps (Accelerate Operations). As a product, they took the fundamentals of data collection and integrated infrastructure log, event monitoring to the data analytics platform. The result is a promising product called AccelOps. They have since been acquired by Fortinet, marking their foray into the…
Wander Menezes
Real User
Technical Lead at Arcon Labs at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 29 2018

What is most valuable?

AccelOps can handle a lot of data and it's just so important to true monitoring. That is the strong point of AccelOps. The second one is detecting. I can create a lot of rules to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The platform is nice. It is not easy to implement, but once you do so, there is a lot of value from the platform.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I used a solution previously. I switched because I needed evolving technology. I needed to evolve to smart features. The most important criteria when selecting a vendor is price… more»

What other advice do I have?

I advise that you should plan your financial resources and plan the platform. Also, be sure to test the performance ability, as well as scalability.
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Nick Korosi
Real User
Network Engineer at a sports company with 51-200 employees
May 25 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to write my own parsers for the devices that are not supported by Fortinet is the most valuable feature. It’s impossible to find an… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is provides extremely fast and flexible query of logs/events on the network. For example, it’s easy to write a quick query for all the… more»

What needs improvement?

The reporting feature is not very attractive for the upper management and I am not able to perform complex/nested queries. However, it does… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I haven’t looked at the latest offerings or licensing models since Fortinet bought this product. Previously, AccelOps was looking to add other… more»

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you size the solution to the number of devices and servers on the network. Don’t be afraid to add additional workers. Try to avoid using… more»
Muhamad Abdurrohman
Consultant
Senior Technical Consultant at a integrator with 201-500 employees
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps)?

How has it helped my organization?

From CMDB configuration monitoring, it can provide information changes.

What is most valuable?

Analytics. It can provide log information from the device. With log information, I can see if there is a threat

What needs improvement?

In the CMDB configuration monitoring. Example, if there is a configuration on the wrong side of the network or there are changes that result in harm to our IT infrastructure, the solution should immediately fix it.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Yes.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Yes.

How is customer service and technical support?

Very good.

Which solutions did we use previously?

FortiSIEM is better than previous products.

How was the initial setup?

Salvatore
Reseller
Security Team Leader at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Mar 20 2019

What do you think of Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps)?

What is our primary use case?

We are a system integrator and we resell this solution.

How has it helped my organization?

Some of our customers who use this solution have seen improvement in their connection with load balancing on both connections.  

What needs improvement?

Our customers are noticing configuration available in the GUI interface and I think that they should be equal.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Stability and scalability are perfect. 

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup wasn't complex. It took three days to deploy and we required two people for the deployment. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a nine out of ten. The configuration should be equal with the GUI interface. 

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What is Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps)?

FortiSIEM (formerly AccelOps 4) provides an actionable security intelligence platform to monitor security, performance and compliance through a single pane of glass.

Companies around the world use FortiSIEM for the following use cases:

  • Threat management and intelligence that provide situational awareness and anomaly detection
  • Alleviating compliance mandate concerns for PCI, HIPAA and SOX
  • Managing “alert overload”
  • Handling the “too many tools” reporting issue
  • Addressing the MSPs/MSSPs pain of meeting service level agreements
Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps) customers

FortiSIEM has hundreds of customers worldwide in markets including managed services, technology, financial services, healthcare, and government. Customers include Aruba Networks, Compushare, Port of San Diego, Cleveland Indians, Infoblox, Healthways, and Referentia.


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