The most valuables features are the ease of use and deployment. It is easy to back up and easy to transport. This is a flexible solution. Our customers are happy with the performance and capacity. The… more»
What needs improvement?
The price of FortiGate-VM is high and should be more competitive. In the next release, we would like to see full integration with VMware NSX virtualized networks.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
This solution is very expensive. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
I have personal experience with Palo Alto, Check Point, pfSense, and SonicWall.
What other advice do I have?
Our customers for this virtual appliance are very happy with their deployments and I recommend it. This is not a perfect solution but we are not seeking one. Every product has room for improvement. I… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
I have tested virtual appliances from almost every vendor and the only ones that I can recommend are those from Fortinet. Many do not have the maturity or a proper licensing model, whereas others lack… more»