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Hi, Anyone familiar with Fortinet Aplliance? They claim to be leading vendore providing Firewall, IPS , Intrusion detection, VPN etc. solution in one single unit at low cost. Although our security engineer is pushing for the proiduct but i have many reservation about the integraity and fear of unknown issues that may be presented in rela life scenarios.. I would appreciate your input or share direct/indirect experience with Fortinet products. Thanks
ASKED: July 22, 2005  9:24 AM
UPDATED: August 24, 2005  3:41 AM

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We (certain ISP in israel) are working with fortinet.
I am very happy with this product.It gives our customers what the product promise.We had no integration issues.
The downside of the product is that in the current 2.8 version troubleshooting is hard.They promised they will fix that in 3.0

aner sagi
CISSP

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  • Skp02in
    i had used fortigate-60 firewall from fortinet in my previous organisation with about 70 nodes (end user desktops) and about 5-6 servers, we have no issues (intially couple of them..but sorted out after support)...its a reliable box and very compact...
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  • Larrythethird
    We use the Fortinet 80 here. It works well for what it's designed for. My only question with getting one right now is lawsuit against them claiming infringements on software. I would do a little research first.
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  • Joelsplace
    I have 2 customers with Fortigate 60s. Their support is good and they have been reliable but I have a problem with their support contracts. They were about $300 a year to have all the features enabled but when we went to update them they decided to make all the features seperate and they are more than triple the cost. Neither one of my customers would have bought them knowing that.
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  • Skp02in
    well the patent issue seems true..more info can be found at http://www.trendmicro.com/en/about/news/pr/archive/2005/pr080905.htm
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