2017-11-01T06:27:00Z

What is your primary use case for Fortinet FortiGate?


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What is your primary use case for Fortinet FortiGate?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I have deployed FortiGate with multiple organizations such as universities, government institutions, healthcare, and ISP providers. I have worked with FortiGate models 30-500 series and I have deployed the 3200D model for one of the broadband service providers located in India, Namely Sikka Broadband.

2019-10-12T12:51:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

We use this solution for our company firewall.

2019-08-28T09:52:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We use this solution for securing and controlling our company, as well as to improve VPN services.

2019-07-22T07:27:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution for edge protection in SOHO and K-12 environments.

2019-06-12T13:40:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use for this solution is as an SMB boundary firewall, and we now use their Security Fabric.

2019-06-05T14:36:00Z
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Real User

We primarily use this solution for our firewall, Application Control, QoS, IPSec, and SSL VPN.

2019-04-30T12:38:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case for this solution is the provision of services to our customers, the end users.

2019-04-27T00:45:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case for this solution is to protect ourselves against email spam.

2019-04-18T09:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate mainly for web filtering and site-to-site VPN connectivity. We establish filters based on the type of application for filtering purposes.

2019-04-18T09:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case is as a firewall.

2019-04-02T07:02:00Z
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Real User

Fortinet FortiGate has many use cases: firewall, security, and wifi controller. We use the solution for our project's internet gateway.

2019-03-26T08:09:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate 100E for a VPN. We also use the solution for word filtering. These are our primary business requirements.

2019-03-26T08:09:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use this solution as our firewall.

2019-03-26T08:09:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use of Fortinet FortiGate is for a firewall. I use it as the firewall system and protection from spam. I mainly use Fortinet FortiGate for protection and security.

2019-03-14T11:34:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate as the firewall for our networks and as a security device. Fortinet FortiGate is used in our organization for: * making policies * security profiles * identity management * blocking applications on websites * making objects * future groups * user management * network reports * data analytics * other stuff FortiGate is not just a security solution, but also a network solution, because it can do SD-WAN which provides innovation to security.

2019-03-12T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use FortiGate for edge protection by avoiding attacks to the servers of the institution, also, by protecting the LAN network.

2019-03-08T20:45:00Z
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Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate as a firewall. On some particular days, when our network traffic is very busy, we use a separate debit line. We need additional monitoring to know whether our production was cut by peak rates or not.

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

We use Fortinet FortiGate out of fear for malware on the internet, to protect our users from malware. We also use FortiGate to prevent connections to the internet.

2019-03-06T07:41:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use case is for our company firewall. We use it for intrusion prevention and anti-virus.

2019-03-03T11:30:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We are a reseller of Fortinet products. We use FortiGate for Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) support. This is the most important reason that we use Fortinet FortiGate.

2019-03-03T11:18:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

Our primary use case for this solution is to manage bandwidth for our customers. This is done by setting the appropriate firewall rules and policies.

2019-02-26T08:25:00Z
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Top 10Real User

Our primary use case is for checking sites, threat prevention, ransomware, and email check.

2019-02-24T10:18:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is providing cybersecurity applications to internet (IT) clients throughout India.

2019-02-13T08:31:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

Our primary use case of this solution is for intrusion detection and prevention.

2019-02-11T08:11:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I primarily use this product as a firewall protection.

2019-01-14T11:44:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I primarily use this solution for external security of our network.

2019-01-10T08:22:00Z
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Vendor

Needed to get off of EOL Cisco ASA platform and we evaluated Checkpoint, Palo Alto, and FortiGate 1500 and 3000D. We chose FortiGate, FortiAnalyzer, and FortiManager as our solution.

2019-01-02T15:45:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use is for firewall protection.

2018-12-19T09:19:00Z
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Real User

It's a firewall that secures our internal network. I have been using it since 2013, and I find that most of the features are advanced, and very user-friendly.

2018-12-19T09:19:00Z
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Reseller

My primary use is for border protection for connectivity out onto the Internet. This product has performed exceptionally well.

2018-12-12T10:13:00Z
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Top 10Real User

My primary use case for this solution is using it as a key net and as a firewall.

2018-11-15T07:11:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is for our small company. It is basically for users on the LAN-side. So, it is just for browsing mostly.

2018-10-29T15:46:00Z
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Top 5Reseller

My primary use case of this solution is as a data center. It performs very well.

2018-10-21T07:40:00Z
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Real User

The primary use case for this solution is as a firewall protection for our company.

2018-10-08T17:34:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We primarily use this for the Security Fabric feature. It works together with other Fortinet products like FortiWeb and FortiMail, as well as with Amazon products. There is a lot of integration.

2018-10-08T17:34:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I use Fortinet Fortigate. First of all, I use them as perimeter firewall. Secondly, I use it for a data center firewall for internal segmentation.

2018-09-25T09:23:00Z
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Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate as our firewall and Layer 3 switch. Together, they connect all our locations for internal and external access with an MPLS as the primary connection and a backup VPN over a secondary DSL/Cable ISP.

2018-08-21T21:01:00Z
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Real User

We use it for security. It performs okay.

2018-08-21T06:20:00Z
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User

We use it because it is a good device.

2018-08-18T01:30:00Z
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Consultant

It performs well.

2018-08-16T06:52:00Z
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Top 5PopularConsultant

I have deployed several of the following models for customers: 200D, 60E, 60D. This review focuses on the FortiGate 200D.

2018-08-02T20:11:00Z
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Real User

It is performing fine, there is no problem from FortiGate. The firewall engine is very good, Very suitable for picking up Zero-day threats. It has protected us from two or three instances, thanks to this engine.

2018-07-26T06:59:00Z
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Real User

When we looking for a device, we wanted to control incoming and outgoing traffic into our network to protect our organization, like have a barrier before anyone could send something in or anyone could send something out. We also use this for our DHCP.

2018-07-12T09:32:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We have been using the FortiGate antivirus software for a couple of years, as of mid-July. The hardware solutions for the firewall, we have been using for less than a year. We are using FortiGate 80E for a medium-sized office. I am pretty satisfied with it. It has performed well. The primary use is to protect the internet traffic for a medium-sized office, up to fifty users, using a local domain with a not so intensive cloud traffic. Generally, it is just to protect the internet access for all the users in the network. Also, we are using VPN at external locations to the office, which FortiGate supports.

2018-07-05T06:42:00Z
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User

It is a UTM firewall with many features. It has helped me to control users and public multi-servers easily. It also can make the VPN connection free through advanced routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP, PBR). It gives you a seamless, simple integration into a large network.

2018-06-04T15:45:00Z
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Real User

Primary use would be firewalls for the central office as well as all our branch offices. For some branches, we use the wireless feature.

2018-06-03T09:17:00Z
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Real User

To protect network perimeters.

2018-05-16T08:31:00Z
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Real User

I am using it as an IPS, intrusion protection system.

2018-05-10T11:50:00Z
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Real User

The main use is to protect from outside attack, from any side. Because we work with sensitive data, we have to protect our work. We use it mainly for security, not only for content control.

2018-05-10T11:50:00Z
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User

* Security * Monitoring and controlling * VPN * Active Directory integration * Servers * All components related to an enterprise environment.

2018-03-01T09:53:00Z
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User

Firewall/Web Filter management. We have over 30 sites, and it is imperative that one person (myself) can plan, implement, and deploy these devices to our sites and manage them when finished.

2018-02-01T19:39:00Z
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Real User

I use this product on AWS. FortiGate's VM GUI is slightly different than the hardware devices.

2018-01-21T09:30:00Z
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User

The company has integrated the LDAP with the UTM to control user traffic in senses and have a high availability for Active/Passive to assure uptime in case of physical failure. Our company is cloud driven and downtime becomes critical.

2018-01-20T15:45:00Z
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Top 5PopularUser

We used FG-90D as UTM device to protect some users and servers, and also to enable inter-vlan routing with advanced security policies inside our lab zone. We also use FG-500D in transparent mode in front of Cisco ASA for advanced and high performance protection of clients' traffic by applying AV, IPS, AntiSpam, App.Control and DoS-protection profiles.

2017-11-26T17:38:00Z
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User

E-commerce environment, enterprise data center.

2017-11-01T06:27:00Z
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