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We performed a comparison between Fortinet FortiDDoS and Radware DefensePro 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 Fortinet FortiDDoS vs. Radware DefensePro Report (Updated: November 2022).
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Pros
"We have researched them all, and it's a good solution all around.""The solution already has security profiles and it can protect from DDoS attacks and other kinds of attacks.""The solution is very user-friendly and very easy to use.""The customer support is helpful."

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"The initial setup is easy.""The product is very effective and performs well on devices.""Its functionality is very good.""This solution is extremely scalable and has the highest level throughput (100G) which complies with Telco deployment.""Technologically simple and effective.""The reporting is very good and provides us with a comprehensive description of where attacks are emanating from.""They have a hybrid model approach if a client wants to go that way.""The important features include automated protection and defense against many attacks, it's important that our networks are protected in the Radware cloud."

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Cons
"The web interface could be much better.""The OS could be less buggy.""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.""There aren't really any aspects of the solution we are unhappy with. It's been a positive experience overall."

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"The solution is a little more pricey than other options on the market.""There needs to be more reporting.""The dashboard could be updated.""They need to increase the limit of devices that we can manage.""This solution may not cover all of the requirements in situations for which I am unfamiliar, and there is always room for improvement.""I would like to see more graphics within the dashboard. Right now, you are required to buy tools in order to have graphical representation for your monitoring.""APSolute Vision needs to be more granular so that it's possible to get real-time information.""We would like to have seven-layer functionality."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The initial cost is over $100,000 for one appliance."
  • "The pricing is based on the amount of network traffic and the number of packets being inspected."
  • "The price varies by use case and there are monthly and annual licensing options. If you deploy on-premise, there is an annual license with the amount dependent on the throughput you need and which features you will be using - i.e. IPS, behavioral, etc."
  • "The NetFlow security could be improved too."
  • "The licensing cost is about $50,000."
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    Questions from the Community
    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
    "Radware Defense Pro"
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    Overview

    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.

    DefensePro provides automated DDoS protection from fast-moving, high-volume, encrypted or very-short-duration threats and is part of Radware’s attack mitigation solution. It defends against IoT-based, Burst, DNS and TLS/SSL attacks to secure organizations against emerging network multivector attacks, ransom DDoS campaigns, IoT botnets, phantom floods, and other types of cyberattacks.

    DefensePro leverages patented behavior-based detection technology enables organizations to accurately detect attacks in real time while minimizing false positives. Attack signatures can be automatically generated to accurately protect from zero-day and unknown attacks.

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    Sample Customers
    Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
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    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Government6%
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    Comms Service Provider45%
    Outsourcing Company9%
    Educational Organization9%
    Computer Software Company9%
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    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Educational Organization6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business56%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise33%
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise53%
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    Small Business55%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise35%
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    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
    Fortinet FortiDDoS vs. Radware DefensePro
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiDDoS vs. Radware DefensePro and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 13th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 4 reviews while Radware DefensePro is ranked 4th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 10 reviews. Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 7.0, while Radware DefensePro is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "Well suited for small businesses, but the setup is complex". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware DefensePro writes "Verbose and descriptive reporting, reliable, and it is easy to scale". Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, VMware NSX, Arbor DDoS, Azure DDoS Protection and Cloudflare, whereas Radware DefensePro is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Cloudflare, Imperva DDoS, Check Point DDoS Protector and Corero. See our Fortinet FortiDDoS vs. Radware DefensePro report.

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