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Score 8.7 out of 100

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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CloudGuard Dome9

Dome9 can be used to have visibility into cloud assets and security policies across all the virtual networks, regions, and accounts on AWS, Azure and GCP. It also provides continuous enforcement of regulatory compliance standards and security best practices, with the ability to auto-remediate misconfigurations. So Dome9 is well suited for companies using cloud providers that want to take control of their resources.
Oscar Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

Fortinet Fortigate is a robust firewall and security device. Fortinet has devices geared for any situations, and for any sized company...from single computer small businesses to extremely large organizations with thousands of computers. Fortinet Fortigate is reasonably priced and contains the ability to have multiple functions embedded into a single device, making management that much simpler. Its robust feature set is top-notch and is on a level playing field with the largest names in the business, and in my view, because of the cost difference, wins hands down.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Firewall

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.8
Identification Technologies
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.0
Visualization Tools
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.9
Content Inspection
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.9
Policy-based Controls
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.1
Active Directory and LDAP
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.0
Firewall Management Console
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.1
Reporting and Logging
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.3
VPN
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.2
High Availability
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.7
Stateful Inspection
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.4
Proxy Server
CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.0

Pros

CloudGuard Dome9

  • Minimal false positives if configured properly.
  • End to end visibility in real-time.
  • Multi platform monitoring.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

  • My favorite aspect of the Fortigate product is the ease of use. The GUI is very easy to get around. The products rules and configuration are easy to learn and apply. The informational tools are easy to look at and produce results that are intuitive and quick to assess.
  • Another great attribute of the FortiGate product was reasonable pricing for the product and then the ongoing support. Living in the SMB space with tight governmental budgets is a huge factor in all my decisions. When a company like Fortinet comes along and produces good products at very reasonable prices it is good for SMB companies like mine. Many vendors price their products in a fashion that is beyond consideration by SMBs like myself.
  • Support is always a big factor in consideration of any product for our organization. Fortinet support has been extremely good. They have provided an onsite engineer at no cost to help us design, implement and maintain new products when needed. The call support has also been excellent, with quick response times and knowledgeable technicians.
Jeff Winter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CloudGuard Dome9

  • Needs to add features for an on-premise cloud.
  • Cost is a little high.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

  • Fortigate's SSL VPN client isn't available via MSI with an easy options for mass deployment and configuration out of the box. You need to have a Fortinet Developer Network license to create a custom deploy image.
  • Fortinet's after hours support is overseas and is adequate. Not stellar.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 9.9
Based on 4 answers
Fortinet's products have kept improving with new software releases and they continue to deliver great value. Their support is also very good. I believe that as a small enterprise, their products have given us competitive advantage delivering features and functionality that enable us to innovate and do things better. They also continue to be a leader in the markets they serve.
Adrian Cumberbatch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CloudGuard Dome9

CloudGuard Dome9 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Is easy to use, and the standad configuration is well prepared.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

FortiGate 9.6
Based on 6 answers
Ease of configuration, rich feature set and robust monitoring have made this product almost fun to use. I still consult the manual, but the intuitive design of the GUI makes most configuration tasks self explanatory. We deploy several different models, but the management is nearly identical across all of them, making it easy to keep on top of hundreds of devices
Steve Jenovai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We had didn't any hardware failures at our two main office locations and upgraded our units last year after using them for about 5-6 years
Adrian Cumberbatch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Good performance and really good integration. We have integration with Microsoft AD.
Kewyn Medina | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CloudGuard Dome9

CloudGuard Dome9 9.1
Based on 3 answers
Checkpoint support is great. They provide great SLAs and they comply with service times accordingly.
Oscar Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

FortiGate 8.7
Based on 27 answers
We live in Turkey. Fortinet's Turkey office [dealt] constantly with us in our every problem or our experience. In addition, global support teams also supported every ticket we opened in every problem we encountered. They support innovative approaches and evaluate and offer solutions. In this context, they were very supportive of the problems we encountered in previous versions.
Tayfun Toka | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I received it a couple years afters use it and it was just to confirm my knowledge about the tool.
Kewyn Medina | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Make sure that you have the most current version of FortiOS. Make sure all Fortigates are on the same version
Steve Jenovai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CloudGuard Dome9

Most products have their pros and cons but Dome9 does everything Evident.io and Redlock can do and more. Evident was a good tool but merging the two products into one complicated things.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

Fortigate is a lot easier to configure and manage than a Cisco ASA Firewall. Fortinet feels a lot more intuitive and easier to configure than Cisco. Fortinet is a lot more innovative and have easier to use products.
Artur Bittencourt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

CloudGuard Dome9

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FortiGate

FortiGate 9.8
Based on 2 answers
My environments are pretty small (less than 100 users per location) so no issues here.
Adrian Cumberbatch | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CloudGuard Dome9

  • For production environments it is worth the investment.
  • Getting to know how many assets you have helps with cost savings.
Oscar Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiGate

  • (Positive) The network is secured.
  • (Positive) As an analyst, I have to convince C level executives regarding protection from threats, intrusion, and productivity of the network resources. And I am achieving all the segments with ease of access.
  • (Neutral) The unavailability of post-sale service requires improvements. But due to the vast community of users and excellent documentation of the product, hides the lack of post-sale service availability.
Harshil Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CloudGuard Dome9

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

FortiGate

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CloudGuard Dome9
8.7
FortiGate
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.9

Usability

CloudGuard Dome9
8.0
FortiGate
9.6

Reliability and Availability

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
10.0

Performance

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
10.0

Support Rating

CloudGuard Dome9
9.1
FortiGate
8.7

In-Person Training

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
10.0

Implementation Rating

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
8.0

Scalability

CloudGuard Dome9
FortiGate
9.8

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