F5 vs Fortinet

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F5
Based on 73 reviews.
Fortinet
Based on 253 reviews.
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Overview
F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.Fortinet, Inc. is an American multinational corporation founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solution, the FortiGate firewall. Fortinet distributes its systems and subscription-based services using the channel partner sales method via more than 20,000 partners worldwide.
Sample Customers
F5 Traffic Management Operating System: TransUnion
F5 BIG-IP: Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
NGINX Plus: Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
F5 VIPRION: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
NGINX Web Application Firewall: m.a.x IT
F5 Advanced WAF: MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
F5 Silverline Web Application Firewall: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 Silverline DDoS Protection: Sarasota County Schools
F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 Advanced Firewall Manager : City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
Fortinet FortiWeb: Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
FortiADC: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
FortiCache: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiWAN: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiWLC: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
FortiDDoS: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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Software R&D Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
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Media Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Media Company
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Cloud Provider
5%
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