2021-08-19T07:54:00Z
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
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Would you choose Cisco SD-WAN or Fortinet FortiGate?

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2021-08-23T18:56:34Z
Aug 23, 2021

Fortinet includes SD-WAN with no upcharge in the FortiGate NGFW

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@Diyaspino,​ all three are overpriced.  Depending on what are you looking for, you may look at Fortinet or even check the latest Sophos offering.  There is a number of different postings on SD-WAN in the last few years. Once people learned that SD-WAN is an old VPN with a new user interface, they moved to a new buzzword. 
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FortiGate. Fortinet is in Gartner Leader Magic Quadrant (MQ).  Sophos is in Niche Player Quadrant if I remember right.  You can never go wrong picking a vendor in the Gartner Leader MQ. Show the Gartner MQ to your leadership to get them on board too.
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Hi,  If I look at it only from the point of view of analytics and performance, I lean towards Fortinet, but if I look at it at the service level and with the possibility of being part of an even larger project, this is when I don't see competitors for Fortinet and I mean the component. of after-sales services, the local presence in my country has come from less to more, which makes the difference when choosing a partner to work with.
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