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ESET vs Fortinet

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ESET
Based on 88 reviews.
Fortinet
Based on 985 reviews.
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Overview
ESET is an IT security company headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia that was founded in 1992 by the merger of two private companies. ESET offers anti-virus and firewall products such as ESET NOD32 and competes in the antivirus industry. The company was founded in 1992 when Miroslav Trnka and Peter Pako, authors of antivirus software NOD, partnered up with Rudolf Hrub. They adopted the name of the Egyptian goddess of health, marriage and love as the company name. In 1998 NOD received the VB100 award of Virus Bulletin, which helped the company establish subsidiaries in the USA, Argentina and Singapore, and development facilities in Poland and Czech Republic.
Fortinet, Inc. is an American multinational corporation founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solution, the FortiGate firewall. Fortinet distributes its systems and subscription-based services using the channel partner sales method via more than 20,000 partners worldwide.
Sample Customers
ESET Endpoint Security
ERSTE Group Bank, Miller Solutions, Wesleyan University, The Hospital Center of Luxembourg, Deer Valley USD, SPAR, Industrial Federal Credit Union, Honda, City Hall of Palmela, Hays CISD, Lester B Pearson School Board
ESET Enterprise Inspector
Mitsubishi Motors, Allianz Suisse, Cannon, T-Mobile
ESET LiveGuard Advanced
Mitsubishi Motors, Allianz Suisse, Canon, T-Mobile
ESET Secure Authentication
Mitsubishi Motors, Canon
Fortinet FortiMail
Magromer Cueros y Pieles S.A.
Fortinet FortiMail Cloud
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiSandbox
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
Fortinet FortiAuthenticator
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiToken
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiClient
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiEDR
Financial, Healthcare, Legal, Technology, Enterprise, Manufacturing ... 
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
43%
Computer Software Company
16%
Government
4%
Insurance Company
3%
Comms Service Provider
36%
Computer Software Company
17%
Government
5%
Manufacturing Company
4%
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