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2018-05-23T10:30:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Fortinet FortiWeb?

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

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

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Top 10Real User

You need to accurately calculate the requirements of your infrastructure before implementing FortiWeb or any other web application firewall. Accuracy is very critical when scaling the product or the model that will be deployed on your infrastructure. I would rate FortiWeb an eight out of ten.

2021-09-15T13:03:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We're using the latest version of the solution. I cannot speak to the exact version number, as I don't have it on hand. We're a company that helps implement this product for clients. At this time, I'd rate the product at an eight out of ten. We've largely been very satisfied with its capabilities. I'd recommend the product to other users and companies.

2021-07-27T15:53:35Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2021-02-18T05:08:33Z
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Top 5Real User

We like the product, but we haven't yet decided to purchase it because we don't have the budget for now. We will express our preferences towards FortiWeb to our top management, and it will be decided by them. We will suggest to them that it is a good product. I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb a nine out of ten.

2020-12-12T16:02:19Z
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Top 5Real User

FortiWeb is a security product that I can recommend. My advice for anybody who is implementing this type of solution is not to simply believe the words of the vendors. Test the product in your environment and then you can select the best one for your needs. A lot of vendors nowadays will tell you that they are the best, but the best thing to do is test each of the products inside your network. The roadmap that the vendor has for this product is good. They have a lot of extra features that they are developing for future releases. They have an amazing R&D team, they know the competition, and they know the market. In my department, we find that it is amazing and are not searching for additional functionality. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2020-11-26T09:29:19Z
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Top 5Real User

I would recommend this solution to others if they can afford it. We plan to continue using this solution. It is a good solution, and the customers are quite happy using it. I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb a nine out of ten.

2020-11-17T13:17:38Z
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Top 5Real User

In summary, this is a good product and I can recommend it for others. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-11-09T11:06:34Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it. I plan to continue with my usage of this solution in the future. It's a good product, but if they could better the stability, it would be great. I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb an eight out of ten.

2020-11-02T06:13:22Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Fortinet FortiWeb is rated as one of the top WAF devices in many of the independent research reports. Our customers find Fortinet FortiWeb much better than other solutions. We plan to continue using this solution if an opportunity is there. It depends on the customer's requirements. If a customer is going for an online e-commerce website, we would always recommend going with Fortinet FortiWeb. I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb an eight out of ten.

2020-10-20T04:19:21Z
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Top 10Real User

We're using the latest version of the solution. Usually, for our security programs, I'm using on-prem. For now, in my experience, the typical Indonesian customer is using on-prem, as they worry about using the cloud, as the data cannot be stored in HR and it's actually often stored in another country. It's my understanding that we'll continue to use the solution for a while to come. Overall, I would recommend the product. On a scale from one to ten, I'd rate it at an eight. If it had a better interface and/or better pricing, I might rate it a bit higher.

2020-10-19T09:33:39Z
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Top 10Consultant

My advice to people would be to evaluate the marketplace against your requirements and choose appropriately. Fortinet does operate at the enterprise level. It is listed on the Australian standard and it does carry Australia's approval for common criteria. So it does address the requirements needed for security for the assessments. Not every product can. On a scale from one to ten (where one is the worst and ten is the best), I would rate this Fortinet solution as a seven-out-of-ten because of user administrative controls, usability, and price.

2020-10-07T07:04:33Z
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Top 5Real User

We are a solution provider and system integrator company. We work for DCC countries. We deal with Fortinet, Meraki, Sophos, Check Point, Barracuda, and Juniper SRX solutions. Fortinet FortiWeb is comparable to Barracuda. We don't have many customers for Fortinet WAF, and we couldn't get that much good feedback. We mostly use Barracuda WAF. We use it even in the cloud environment. Fortinet is fine on the firewall side. We haven't sold many Barracuda firewalls, but for WAF, we mostly use Barracuda. We prefer Barracuda because they provide good training, and they always follow up. Customers also prefer Barracuda or any other WAF service. Customers receive good support from Barracuda. Fortinet WAF is rare. I would recommend this product only based on customer requirements. At the end of the day, how you install, configure, and meet customer requirements are more valuable. I never place a product ahead of a customer. Fortinet WAF might not be suitable for certain customers. Similarly, Barracuda WAF might not be suitable for certain customers. I always get customer requirements and then supply the product according to their requirements. I would rate Fortinet Fortiweb a five out of ten. It is neither good nor bad.

2020-09-17T08:05:58Z
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Top 20Real User

In my opinion, F5 is the best solution in the world, whereas Fortinet FortiWeb would be second. I have heard that Barracuda is a good solution, but I have not worked with it. In my experience, F5 is the better solution. I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb a seven out of ten.

2020-09-16T08:18:35Z
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Top 5Real User

We have been using Fortinet for four years and internally we are using Cisco. We would certainly recommend this product. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-08-19T07:57:24Z
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Top 10Real User

This is a good product and I strongly recommend it, especially for companies in the banking industry. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-06-28T08:50:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

While I have not done comprehensive testing with FortiWeb, I have no complaints so far. My advice for anybody who is considering this product is that if they are not very advanced in terms of technical training, this product is a good choice because it is very simple to implement. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-05-13T09:16:36Z
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Top 20Real User

The type of product you get depends on what you want to protect, how you want to protect it, and how many people will be accessing FortiWeb. What we have now is working fine. I would rate FortiWeb as an eight (out of 10).

2020-05-05T06:08:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Be sure that the security is correctly configured and all the attack patterns are covered. Make sure to do an independent assessment of the security. I would rate it a nine out of ten. We are very satisfied with it. We have an issue when the underlying web protected generates a logout and we want the authentication portal to recognize that the application has been logged out. When the underlying application generates a logout, the portal does not recognize the logout. I would like a way for the FortiWeb portal to easily recognize the portal.

2020-04-19T07:40:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-03-18T06:06:02Z
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Top 10Reseller

In the version of Fortinet FortiWeb that we have, it does not include the scanner. We cannot access every feature. If you have all the popular products, you can use the system perfectly to connect everything. Fortinet can improve the security firebase in support for HTTPS and the CPU with additional configurations. On a scale from 1 to 10, I would rate Fortinet FortiWeb a two.

2019-07-09T05:40:00Z
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Real User

Every external solution acceptable for work will use FortiWeb. We do have three or four FortiWeb solutions now and if there is anything we need to share through the internet, it's going to be through FortiWeb. In terms of advice, I'd say take a good look at the support side of the help documents. There a very good document cycle on the Fortinet website. There's a lot of information. Get to know the solution. I would rate this solution eight out of 10.

2019-07-07T06:35:00Z
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Real User

The interface has been a pain in the past but now with the later version, 2.2, the user behavior analysis has improved. Before when you want to deploy an application, for example, you needed to have a login page and make sure to search for the user behavior and all the interactions. That way, you could generate flexible usage for that application. Now that's automated, so apart from that, there's no huge report or feature that we would like to improve. I would rate this product a ten out of ten.

2019-06-27T06:06:00Z
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Top 10Real User

If you are looking to be partner with Fortinet, you have to buy licenses. Not even VMs are free to partners. Fortiweb in essence, needs to become part of Fortigate. Fortinet is not suitable for SMB customers since you have to deploy several boxes in order to get thing right. Also, speed of deployment is important and that isn't fast with many boxes. On a scale from one to ten, I would rate this product a solid seven. It's a good product.

2019-06-24T12:13:00Z
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Reseller

I would rate it an eleven out of ten.

2019-03-06T07:41:00Z
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Reseller

I would rate it a seven out of ten. A seven and not a ten because of the antivirus issue.

2019-03-06T07:41:00Z
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Top 5Real User

I rate FortiWeb at eight out of 10 because it is good at what it does but I think it could do more, like combining DDoS protection.

2018-05-23T10:30:00Z
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