User at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5
Good support, simple to manage, and comes with lots of functionalities

What is our primary use case?

It is mainly for the SD-WAN network.

What is most valuable?

It is simple to manage, and there are a lot of functionalities in the same box.

What needs improvement?

At the moment, we are having some problems with IP multicast. 

We would like to have the ability to disable some of the security functionalities. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable. We didn't have any performance issues.

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What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable.

How are customer service and support?

Their support is good.

How was the initial setup?

Its setup is easy.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this product. We are very satisfied with this product. 

I would rate it a nine out of ten.

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Presales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5
Scales well, but the technical support needs to be improved

What is our primary use case?

We are a solution integrator and FortiGate is one of the security products that we implement for our clients.

What needs improvement?

The support is the main thing that needs to be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Fortinet FortiGate for five years.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This product is definitely scalable. Our clients range from small to medium-sized businesses.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support needs to be improved, and I would rate them a six out of ten.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I would recommend.

I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

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Group IT Infrastructure Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
A scalable and stable solution

What is our primary use case?

We are a sister company of Fortinet FortiGate. Our organization has more than 3,000 users.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see improvements with the antivirus and IPS as they are not working properly all the time.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Fortinet FortiGate for twelve years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Fortinet FortiGate is a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

This solution is very scalable.

What other advice do I have?

Prior to choosing Fortinet FortiGate you should make sure you select the right box. Be sure of the capacity and have a capacity plan before installation. I suggest you do a failover and redundant together, compact boxes together.

I would rate this solution an 8 out of 10.

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Sr. System Administration at Grind Master Machines Pvt. Ltd.
Real User
Great support, easy to handle, and stable

What is most valuable?

It is quite easy to handle.

What needs improvement?

Its reporting can be improved. Sometimes, I don't get proper reports.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for the last two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Its stability is quite good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is quite scalable.

How are customer service and support?

Their support is great. I would rate them a five out of five.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, we were using a different solution, and as compared to that solution, it is very easy to handle.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate it a nine out of 10.

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Manager at Readytech
Reseller
Top 20
Straightforward setup, scalable, and good support

What needs improvement?

In an upcoming release, Fortinet FortiGate should add an SD-WAN feature.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Fortinet FortiGate for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of Fortinet FortiGate could improve.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Fortinet FortiGate is a scalable solution.

How are customer service and support?

I am satisfied with the technical support from Fortinet FortiGate.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of Fortinet FortiGate is reasonable.

What other advice do I have?

I am satisfied with the solution.

I rate Fortinet FortiGate an eight out of ten.

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