SonicWall TZ Competitors and Alternatives

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Celal Ã?NALP
Real User
Director of Information Technology at KOTTO A.Ş.
Feb 06 2020

What is most valuable?

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»
Ali Asvadi
Real User
President at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
May 27 2018

What do you think of Fortinet FortiGate?

What is our primary use case?

To protect network perimeters.

How has it helped my organization?

Security. The main options feature protection and security against attacks.

What is most valuable?

Reliability and performance, those are key factors.

What needs improvement?

I have only one request and that is to have Fortinet as a market download in Azure. 

For how long have I used the solution?

Less than one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

So far, so good.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I'm an integrator, so I use SonicWall, Sophos, and Fortinet.
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