2018-05-23T10:30:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering FortiClient?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering FortiClient, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Real User

This is a solution that I recommend. While there are some issues that need to be fixed, they are minor. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2019-09-29T07:27:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using the on-premises deployment model. I would recommend the solution. You can use it anytime, anywhere, even from the beach if you wanted to. I'd rate the solution eight out of ten. It's very functional.

2019-09-27T04:38:00Z
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Top 5Real User

I would recommend FortiClient. This is a really good security product in the market. They have good products which they are improving.

2019-09-26T04:12:00Z
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Vendor

When it comes to Fortinet, the users are not a big fan of their current model. Bit by bit, they pull you into to buying the entire security fabric. You have to buy a lot of product, and a lot of licenses, to enable all of the features which will help you to secure your environment. This is unlike other solutions, where you have the ability to buy a particular product and it will do its job from the start to the end. I'm thinking that they are trying to move to the McAfee model, where everything is a separate license that needs to be added. You have to buy a lot of product to get the perfect solution. For me, the suitability of a solution often comes down to the price. Nobody is going to complain about the installation. I will design the solution and it will be the most secure solution, ever. I would rate this solution a four out of ten.

2019-09-26T04:12:00Z
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Real User

I would rate it a nine out of ten. Not a ten because nothing is perfect.

2019-09-24T05:43:00Z
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Real User

It's a good solution. It works fine. It's the right solution if you use Fortinet. If we didn't have Fortinet, we wouldn't use it. I would rate it an eight out of ten.

2019-09-24T05:43:00Z
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I would rate it a seven out of ten. My advice to others would be that they should standardize whatever they are running on their environment. If they are going for FortiClient, especially the 6.2 version, they need to standardize or upgrade their computer to standard specifications. I will also advise them to read the instructions so that they don't have any issues when they deploy FortiClient. They should plan accordingly before deploying FortiClient. Once they are sure about the policies they want to implement, they can proceed and deploy FortiClient. That would save them on deployment time and on troubleshooting if things go wrong. Proper planning is required before the deployment of FortiClient. One of the biggest lessons I learned after a long struggle, was when some of my users were being denied access to a certain website some were marked as malicious and some were not suitable for viewing. My initial thought was that the firewall was the problem and that it was blocking all these users from accessing these websites. But I later realized that it wasn't the firewall blocking them, but FortiClient.

2019-09-02T06:55:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The functionality of the solution is pretty good. I think with every version the solution gets dramatically better. I would rate the solution eight out of ten.

2019-08-20T05:12:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This product is not terrible, but I don't have any basis in which to say that it is good. Because we don't really have any problems with it, I would rate this product a ten out of ten.

2019-05-06T18:25:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would advise someone considering this solution to use as much functionality as possible on the endpoint. I would rate it a seven out of ten. It fills remote access needs. I give it a seven because of the issues we had between IPsec and SSL. I also give it a seven for its cost, which is very low. It was a good product while I had it.

2019-03-12T07:26:00Z
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Real User

It has improved our security posture by having this additional product. Be open to what is out there. This particular solution is good, but there are other solutions out there that may make more sense for what you are trying to achieve.

2019-03-11T07:21:00Z
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Real User

Our most important criteria when selecting a vendor are going to be price and manageability. I would rate this solution as a seven because it worked fine, but things changed.

2018-05-23T10:30:00Z
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