"Everybody is quite happy with the way that the graphical user interface works."
"It has multiple features in one box, which helps to avoid needing a lot of equipment. This is something that makes them unique."
"The best feature of Fortinet FortiManager is its ease of use. It is easy to manage the firewall from Fortinet FortiManager. Additionally, the interface is very good."
"The capability of centralized management is valuable. We can configure all firewall boxes with the same configuration."
"Central management system for Fortinet devices that's simple, scalable, and stable, with a straightforward setup."
"There is something called zero-touch provisioning, where you can add a new device without any configuration. You just add it to FortiManager and then forget about it."
"This solution enables you to centralize the rules and the configuration of all the equipment."
"The initial setup was straightforward."
"A good enterprise-level solution."
"We do not have any issues stability-wise."
"It is a scalable product."
"It's quite a mature solution."
"The solution could improve by having better integration with other solutions other than Fortinet."
"We have some visibility issues with the reporting."
"Setting up FortiManager can be complex because it involves changes from other devices and a lot of configuration."
"This solution needs more experienced technical support staff. There's nothing special about it compared to other vendors."
"The GUI could be updated. It's not as good as it could be and is something the solution should improve in an upcoming release."
"We have experienced a series of minor bugs that necessitated contacted technical support on several occasions."
"The CLI could be enhanced."
"The compatibility with legacy products should be better. It would also be nice if the software could manage other devices from Fortinet and third parties."
"When I open a ticket, usually they respond very late. Some of the people I negotiate with seem undertrained."
"We had some issues with some of the features, some modules are not meeting expectations."
"Right now, we have open tickets and they are not closing as expected."
"The dashboards are not customizable and it's not user-friendly."
Networks are constantly evolving due to threats, organizational growth, or new regulatory/business requirements. Traditional management products focus on mitigating company-wide threats through firewall policies, firmware updates, and keeping content security current. FortiManager offers the features to contain threats as well as providing flexibility to evolve along with your ever-changing network.
Fortinet FortiManager is ranked 2nd in Network Management Applications with 11 reviews while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is ranked 11th in Network Management Applications with 4 reviews. Fortinet FortiManager is rated 8.6, while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiManager writes "Good centralized management that's stable and easy to scale". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Network Node Manager writes "Good stability, quite mature, and capable of having all network devices in a single place". Fortinet FortiManager is most compared with Fortinet FortiGate Cloud, Cisco DNA Center, Fortinet FortiOS, Zabbix and Junos Space Network Director, whereas Micro Focus Network Node Manager is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, IBM Tivoli NetCool, DX Spectrum, Fortinet FortiGate Cloud and Cisco DNA Center. See our Fortinet FortiManager vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager report.
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