Fortinet vs Symantec

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Fortinet
Based on 138 reviews.
Symantec
Based on 70 reviews.
Overview
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.Symantec Corporation is an American technology company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company produces software for security, storage, backup and availability - and offers professional services to support its software. Netcraft asseses Symantec as the most-used certification authority. Symantec is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 stock-market index.
Sample Customers
Fortinet FortiMail: Magromer Cueros y Pieles S.A.
Fortinet FortiMail Cloud: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiSIEM (AccelOps): FortiSIEM has hundreds of customers worldwide in markets including managed services, technology, financial services, healthcare, and government. Customers include Aruba Networks, Compushare, Port of San Diego, Cleveland Indians, Infoblox, Healthways, and Referentia.
Fortinet FortiSandbox: Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
FortiClient: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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
FortiDDoS: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
FortiAuthenticator: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiToken: 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
Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL]: Global Technology and Material Manufacturer
Blue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management: Jefferies
Symantec Endpoint Protection: Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.
Symantec Norton 360 [EOL]: Swisscom
Symantec Email Security.cloud: Doric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
Symantec VIP: Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Symantec Managed PKI Service: Aviareto, Atea Sverige AB
Blue Coat Incident Response, Analytics, and Forensics: BT, Hostworks, Nine Entertainment Co, Telefonica, Thomson Reuters, Lala, Mackenzie, Nebrija Universidad, Portage Public Schools, Ace, COCC
Symantec Advanced Threat Protection: ECI
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