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Score 8.5 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT is very well suited for companies ready to make the next step away from signature-based antivirus to algorithm/machine-learning solutions. We did many demos of Cylance prior to purchase (along with an in-house stress test) of subjecting virtual machines to zero-day attacks with our current antivirus solutions against Cylance, and we were able to see the results of Cylance blocking all known threats, whereas our current antivirus failed spectacularly
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

FortiClient is really well suited for providing remote employees super quick access to a local network without needing much technical know-how. The virus scanning and web-blocking is also really great at making sure to keep the spam, ads, and other malicious web connections at bay. I have not run into any specific scenario that FortiClient has not been well suited - All of the scenarios in which I have used FortiClient have all functions really well for me.
Evan Jaffe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

CylancePROTECT
8.1
FortiClient
9.0
Anti-Exploit Technology
CylancePROTECT
8.0
FortiClient
9.0
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
CylancePROTECT
8.0
FortiClient
8.8
Centralized Management
CylancePROTECT
8.2
FortiClient
8.9
Hybrid Deployment Support
CylancePROTECT
7.0
FortiClient
9.0
Infection Remediation
CylancePROTECT
8.3
FortiClient
8.8
Vulnerability Management
CylancePROTECT
8.7
FortiClient
9.1
Malware Detection
CylancePROTECT
8.7
FortiClient
9.2

Pros

CylancePROTECT

  • Easily managed from the cloud portal.
  • Doesn't require a connection to the cloud to be totally effective against threats.
  • Very easy to deploy in a domain environment.
  • Very easy to administer.
  • Notification when or if a threat is detected.
  • The client itself is protected from being stopped at the local PC level, a common thing that most threats do is stop the AV service from running.
  • Very easy to track what your top threats have been and mitigate them.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

  • FortiClient is easy to set up and get running on Windows 10.
  • You can set up and connect very quickly and, according to you connection's reliability, it never goes down.
  • It's fast (not much overhead) and doesn't impact the computer's performance even on the system's start-up.
Saira Sandoval | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CylancePROTECT

  • It would be great if there was a way for an administrator to make a file as safe from the end user device when a false positive has occurred (which is rare). At present and administrator has to log into the web console, create an exception and then wait 60-120 seconds for this to be effective on the end user device, still great, but this can be frustrating for users that are urgently trying to use the file.
  • Executive reporting could be better. Just a single page dashboard report that could be included in other monthly reporting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

  • It seems that after a long time of not browsing in the remote folder structure it disconnects.
  • It requires signing in every time, but since I'm not at a remote location everyday, maybe there is a setting I'm missing that allows you to automatically connect every login.
Nick Tanner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's simply been the best product I've used and tested within the past four years.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

FortiClient 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because the software is very simple and easy to use, very efficient, and has a stable connection that allows the user to perform tasks without problems. Also, this software does not need to be configured by IT technicians, since it comes with a very developed and understandable set up guide.
Horacio Carcamo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 10.0
Based on 1 answer
  1. Great product
  2. Great technology
  3. Great people
  4. Great leader (Stuart McClure)
  5. Great Service
I work with hundreds of complex suppliers in healthcare and tech, and this company is more than just an extension of our business.
Shaun van Niekerk, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

FortiClient 8.1
Based on 2 answers
Usability is pretty solid. It is not as easy to manage and adjust if you are not a trained IT professional, which requires smaller companies without IT staff to reply on outsourced IT partners. The user interface is a bit clunky, but you can generally figure out what you need to do, it just takes a little bit of time and effort.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CylancePROTECT

CylancePROTECT 8.0
Based on 4 answers
I have only used CylancePROTECT support one time and they were very fast and responsive with the answers that solved my issue. That is the only reason I gave them a 7 as I have only had one interaction with them.
Brandon Engel | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

FortiClient 9.2
Based on 12 answers
The FortiNet team is fantastic. We've spent a lot of time with them over the years (albeit not often because their products are great) and every technician we get is very attentive and is willing to work with you until the end. We had an issue when trying to roll out an SSO solution, and had some trouble with the new MFA requirements for our VPNs, and they worked with our SSO vendor for as long as it took to get the job done.
Eric Engardio | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CylancePROTECT

Cylance, I believe is the only one that uses the predict and prevent execution of advanced threats and malware at the endpoint. Cylance is by far a superior product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

AnyConnect would disconnect randomly. One of the main reasons for switching was a vulnerability in the client that Cisco had no plans on patching. We would have to constantly address the vulnerability once a quarter after our vulnerability scans.
Charlie Eich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CylancePROTECT

  • We have the piece of mind that our endpoints are protected.
  • We have more time to work on other projects as we don't have to worry about computers being on to have scheduled scans.
  • Our computers CPU and RAM aren't going to be taken up with big process like typical anti-virus programs do.
Andrew Vawdrey | TrustRadius Reviewer

FortiClient

  • AV (as well as every other security product) are generally all negative impact non-ROI. FortiClient is the same. The good thing is that it is less expensive than other similar products and thus less negative.
  • From an administrative standpoint we have also spent very little time on care and feeding of the product so the manpower cost is also less.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CylancePROTECT

General

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

FortiClient

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CylancePROTECT
8.6
FortiClient
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

CylancePROTECT
10.0
FortiClient
9.0

Usability

CylancePROTECT
10.0
FortiClient
8.1

Support Rating

CylancePROTECT
8.0
FortiClient
9.2

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