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We performed a comparison between Azure DDoS Protection and Fortinet FortiDDoS based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Azure DDoS Protection vs. Fortinet FortiDDoS Report (Updated: November 2022).
655,994 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"This solution is the best option for us because we use a lot of Microsoft products. So, it is easy for us to deploy or integrate any features or products.""The most valuable feature of Azure DDoS Protection is that it performs well.""The most important feature is that the solution continuously monitors traffic by inbuilt rules to identify preconfigured attacks."

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"The solution already has security profiles and it can protect from DDoS attacks and other kinds of attacks.""The customer support is helpful.""We have researched them all, and it's a good solution all around.""The solution is very user-friendly and very easy to use."

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Cons
"The UI needs to be improved.""Sometimes, it is hard for our staff to keep track of changes (in the GUI) between different projects, because there are constant changes. As a result, it is hard to manage, recall, and see all the features because they have been moved from one place to another.""Azure DDoS Protection could improve on the reporting."

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"There aren't really any aspects of the solution we are unhappy with. It's been a positive experience overall.""The web interface could be much better.""The only thing they need to do is to automate it. Today, you must create tools that do not require the use of an expert or anyone with special skills.""The OS could be less buggy."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "You can test it for a certain period of time free of charge. You can have a free account. You can test it to compare its pros and cons with other products that you are testing."
  • "The pricing is quite high. It is a monthly subscription that costs about $2,000 per month, depending on the user sizes."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Azure DDoS Protection is that it performs well.
    Top Answer:You can test it for a certain period of time free of charge. You can have a free account. You can test it to compare its pros and cons with other products that you are testing. We are an educational… more »
    Top Answer:Azure DDoS Protection could improve on the reporting.
    Top Answer:Arbor would be the best bid, apart from Arbor, Palo Alto and Fortinet have good solutions. As this is an ISP, I would prefer Arbor.
    Top Answer:I'm not aware of the exact pricing. I am always looking to the needs of the customer. We usually work with Fortinet, so we will recommend Fortinet firewalls. However, if we need extra features, then… more »
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    Also Known As
    Fortinet DDoS, FortiDDos
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    Overview

    Azure DDoS Protection, combined with application design best practices, provides defense against DDoS attacks.

    To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.

    Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are ever-evolving and use a variety of technologies. To successfully combat these attacks, you need a dynamic, multi-layered security solution. FortiDDoS protects from both known and zero day attacks with very low latency. It’s easy to deploy and manage, and includes comprehensive reporting and analysis tools.

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    Sample Customers
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    Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Insurance Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise65%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business56%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise33%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Azure DDoS Protection vs. Fortinet FortiDDoS
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Azure DDoS Protection vs. Fortinet FortiDDoS and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    655,994 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Azure DDoS Protection is ranked 10th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 3 reviews while Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 12th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 4 reviews. Azure DDoS Protection is rated 8.0, while Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Azure DDoS Protection writes "Continuously monitors traffic through inbuilt rules to identify preconfigured attacks". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "Well suited for small businesses, but the setup is complex". Azure DDoS Protection is most compared with Cloudflare, Arbor DDoS, Akamai Kona Site Defender, AWS Shield and Imperva DDoS, whereas Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, VMware NSX, Arbor DDoS, Radware DefensePro and Cloudflare. See our Azure DDoS Protection vs. Fortinet FortiDDoS report.

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    We monitor all Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.