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F5 vs Fortinet

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F5
Based on 217 reviews.
Fortinet
Based on 990 reviews.
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Overview
F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.
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
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
NGINX Plus
Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
F5 Advanced WAF
MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
F5 Silverline Managed Services
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM)
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
Fortinet FortiNAC
Isavia, Pepperdine University, Medical University of South Carolina, Columbia University Medical Center, Utah Valley University
Fortinet FortiWeb
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
Fortinet FortiADC
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiDDoS
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
27%
Computer Software Company
18%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
6%
Comms Service Provider
36%
Computer Software Company
17%
Government
5%
Manufacturing Company
4%
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