We performed a comparison between Azure Web Application Firewall and Fortinet FortiWeb based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The most valuable feature is that it allows us to publish our applications behind the firewall."
"It has been a stable product in my experience."
"The solution has good dashboards."
"It's quite a stable product and works well with Microsoft products."
"We have found the most valuable features to be the web application, minimal skills required for management, control through policies, and automation."
"You have the ability to control everything from one single dashboard."
"The solution is easy to configure and deploy."
"The valuable feature of Fortinet FortiWeb vulnerability scanner"
"The most valuable feature of Fortinet FortiWeb is the ease of integration and configuration."
"Technical support is very good."
"The solution has a good sandbox feature."
"Fortinet is a great SD-WAN player when it comes to security capabilities."
"The initial setup is pretty straightforward."
"There is a need to be able to configure the solution more."
"From a reporting perspective, they could do more there."
"Deployment should be simplified so that a non-techie can handle it."
"The management can be improved."
"The support for proxy forwarding could improve."
"The F5 solution has more features than Fortinet FortiWeb, such as multiple load balancing."
"The memory use in each of the appliances is problematic."
"The solution is not very scalable, to scale up would require another deployment with a new appliance and a change to the network."
"In my experience, Fortinet FortiWeb could improve the intelligent features to acknowledge whether any threat or incident that's running happened. Then give us the ability to escalate it to layer 2 or layer 3 in the network operations."
"The support side of things can be improved."
"Most of the deployment is done by our development team because they have some parameters that match the configuration. However, when we initially did the deployment we used a consultant company."
"The documentation for the machine learning could be better."
"When we look at the incident reports in the dashboard, they are available for a maximum duration of 24 hours. They should provide more time for the analysis and increase the duration of the availability of these reports. Currently, it gives the options for 5 minutes, 1 hour, and 24 hours. It would be excellent if there are more options for a longer time period. It may be configurable, but I don't know how to do it."
Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) provides centralized protection of your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities. Web applications are increasingly targeted by malicious attacks that exploit commonly known vulnerabilities. SQL injection and cross-site scripting are among the most common attacks.
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Fortinet FortiWeb is a Web Application Firewall (WAF) that protects your web applications and APIs from attacks targeting known as well as unknown vulnerabilities. As the surface of your web applications evolves with each change of existing features and deployment of new features, your APIs are left exposed. Fortinet FortiWeb provides the board protection capabilities required to protect web applications without sacrificing performance or manageability.
Fortinet FortiWeb is an automatic, advanced multi-layer solution that provides secure protection by discerning irregular behavior and distinguishing between malicious and benign anomalies. In addition, the approach delivers powerful bot mitigation capacities which authorize harmless bots to connect while blocking malicious bot activity securely. Regardless of where an application is hosted, Fortinet FortiWeb will safeguard business applications by providing deployment options, such as virtual machines, hardware appliances, and containers that can be deployed in the data center, cloud environments, or in the cloud-native SaaS solution.
Fortinet FortiWeb Features and Benefits
APIs and web applications have become integral to the rising demand for business-critical applications. Now more than ever, businesses are in need of an automatic firewall that will provide them with security, without sacrificing performance or reliability. Fortinet FortiWeb offers a variety of features and benefits, including:
Reviews from Real Users
Fortinet FortiWeb offers an industry-leading Web Application Firewall, and users are satisfied with it for a number of reasons, including the ability to control everything from the dashboard and the PCI-compliant reports it offers.
Carlos P., director of business and digital transformation at SERNIVEL3, notes, "You have the ability to control everything from one single dashboard."
A director at a tech service company, says, "Banks have to be compliant with PCI and other things, and FortiWeb is absolutely amazing in terms of providing these reports. Otherwise, they will have to spend a lot of time on them."
Azure Web Application Firewall is ranked 14th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 5 reviews while Fortinet FortiWeb is ranked 2nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 29 reviews. Azure Web Application Firewall is rated 8.6, while Fortinet FortiWeb is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Azure Web Application Firewall writes "Easy to understand with good support and an easy initial setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "Good for compliance, load balancing, and high availability". Azure Web Application Firewall is most compared with AWS WAF, Azure Front Door, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Imperva Web Application Firewall and F5 Advanced WAF, whereas Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, Fortinet FortiADC, Fortinet FortiOS, AWS WAF and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway. See our Azure Web Application Firewall vs. Fortinet FortiWeb report.
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