Fortinet FortiGate Review
June 05, 2019

Fortinet FortiGate Review

Neil Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Fortinet FortiGate

Fortinet Fortigate is a complex solution to assure the security of your network perimeter. It has a very simple interface with sufficient functionality. We like this tool because it is easy to install, easy to administer, has a good price, and good protection. We would say that Fortinet Fortigate is the best in its class because of its high availability, speed, resilience, and the vendor offers very qualitative support.
  • Very easy-to-use interface
  • Good resilience
  • High availability and speed
  • Easy installation
  • More complex configurations must be done via the console
  • Licensing options can be improved
  • We are more secure with Fortinet FortiGate.
  • We have the possibility to administrate servers with VPN and to do daily work with VPN.
  • Monitor and prevent cyber attacks.
We selected Fortinet FortiGate because it was cheaper compared with another similar appliance. Also, FortiGate is very easy to install and administrate. They have very good resilience and provide very good support. There's good traffic inspection and notification. The VPN is easy to administrate and to monitor. The signatures and the software are updated very often.
McAfee NAC (Discontinued), Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliance, Cisco Aironet and Catalyst Access Points
We use Fortinet FortiGate to assure the security of our network. It's a good IDS/IPS with real-time attack information on dashboards. There are daily reports with a lot of intuitive information. It's a good VPN solution for administrators and for users. We've had no incompatibilities or issues working with any of our equipment. Fortinet is a very good appliance with a very good price.

FortiGate Feature Ratings

Identification Technologies
Visualization Tools
Content Inspection
Policy-based Controls
Active Directory and LDAP
Firewall Management Console
Reporting and Logging
High Availability
Stateful Inspection
Proxy Server