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2020-02-02T10:42:08Z

What is your primary use case for Fortinet FortiGate-VM?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using FortiGate-VM for the protection of our internal network and also for VPN services. Right now, there are about 200 end users in our main office and in other business units we have an additional 100-200 end users. We have about five different firewalls, yet almost all of our units are using FortiGate-VM. So, in total, we have about 500-600 users.

2021-12-13T11:43:41Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate-VM as an SD-WAN solution and for security profiles. I do not recall which version we are using.

2021-11-02T18:19:30Z
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Top 20Real User

We're using FortiGate-VM on-prem for our firewalls. The Fortinet component in the cloud is FortiGuard. We get our virus definitions regularly updated from the cloud, but the FortiGate firewalls are all on-prem. While the virtual firewalls are created inside the physical firewall, there is an option for a virtual machine firewall where we'll give you the VHD file, and you can install it to a server. Virtual machines aren't widely used in Brunei because the Brunei government isn't ready for these things yet. They're more confident in hardware, but everything is slowly starting to head in this direction. Others are watching what will happen when people use the apps before they try them.

2021-10-22T18:44:48Z
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Top 5Reseller

Fortinet FortiGate-VM may be installed on Azure or AWS. You can either install it in your data center alongside your virtual applications or put it in the public cloud to secure it.

2021-09-22T16:59:04Z
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Top 20Real User

FortiGate is an Exhibition Firewall that comes with the Antivirus, IPS, and Web Applications

2021-09-03T19:58:15Z
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Top 20Real User

We use Fortinet FortiGate-VM for managing inbound and outbound internet traffic through our environment. Sometimes, we also use it for managing the site's internet outbound and routing. We also use it for IPSec on Azure. We also have an on-premises environment, and we're using it for IPSec on that environment. All the routing happens through it because we're swinging all the traffic on the Azure side through a firewall which is basically the gateway. It acts as the gateway and manages outbound traffic in that environment. We have also set up the SSL VPN for users. We do have FortiGate on-premise, and we set up the SSL VPN connection for users.

2021-08-10T17:31:30Z
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Reseller

I work for a telecommunication company. We are a service provider, and we use it for our internal network and for providing services to our customers.

2021-07-20T19:16:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

You can use the balance of FortiGate for an HTTP server, for example. It's not a total solution like a firewall, however, you have a lot of structure within it for normal firewalls or next-generation firewalls. FortiGate is the firewall for Fortinet.

2021-07-09T18:06:31Z
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Consultant

It's an edge firewall that provides failover and redundancy management with the SD-WAN. We also use it for its traffic shaping capabilities and visibility through a central orchestrator.

2021-07-06T20:49:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

We installed Fortinet FortiGate-VM for security purposes. Our main motivation is for security reasons and improving networking.

2021-06-07T14:07:50Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The version I am using, 6.2.8., is not the latest. It's a somewhat older version and has not yet been upgraded. We have configured our use cases to be those of a banking environment. We have enabled the use of the firewall solution for our 300 branches.

2021-06-03T09:33:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We use it to separate our office environment from our training courses and customer environment. We have on-premise and cloud deployments. We use the on-premise version for the functionality for our local network, and we use the cloud-based solution to provide the same functionality for our cloud-hosted workspaces. We have its latest version.

2021-05-04T14:11:20Z
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Top 5Real User

We work with the government and the customers do not want the VM solution, they prefer appliance solutions.

2021-05-01T15:25:14Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for checking a 250-person defense contracting company with multiple locations.

2021-04-01T09:46:43Z
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Top 20Real User

We primarily set up this solution with our large clients.

2021-02-26T11:47:22Z
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Top 20Real User

Most of the use cases that we have are SD-WAN and perimeter firewall related. Our clients are mostly small to medium-sized businesses. We also have large enterprise clients that range from 1,000 to 8,000 users. We haven't planned to increase the usage, but we are currently using Fortinet FortiGate-VM for perimeter firewalls and SD-WAN for our branch offices.

2021-02-22T13:24:03Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution for the firewall capabilities and security.

2021-02-16T17:34:39Z
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Top 20Real User

This firewall appliance is part of our overall security solution.

2020-12-02T14:51:28Z
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Reseller

In the years that we've been using this product, we've deployed it five or six times. Most of our customers have dedicated firewalls, either physical or virtual format and a few are on a shared platform. We're authorized sellers of the product and I'm the founder and managing director of our company.

2020-08-05T06:59:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We are service providers, and we provide managed services to external customers. The primary use case of this solution is for firewalling, web applications, and proxying. We use all of the UTM (Unified Threat Management) features that come with this product.

2020-08-02T08:16:47Z
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Top 20Real User

The client wants to use the solution for a mix of things, however, I can't recall exactly what they are at this time.

2020-07-22T08:17:31Z
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Top 20Reseller

We primarily provide the solution to our clients. We typically use it in the financial services industry.

2020-07-22T08:17:26Z
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Top 20Real User

We provide Fortinet services to our clients, sometimes on-prem and sometimes on cloud. We are a system integrator which makes us a partner of Fortinet. I am an information technology solutions manager.

2020-07-20T05:36:55Z
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Real User

I use FortiGate-VM for testing.

2020-07-19T08:15:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The solution is mainly used for remote connectivity and endpoint and gateway network security.

2020-07-15T07:11:41Z
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Top 20Reseller

We primarily use the solution simply for its firewall functionality. It's the main reason we use it.

2020-06-15T07:34:11Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution for the security so that our systems will not be penetrated externally.

2020-02-10T07:39:02Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use the solution for LAN connections.

2020-02-06T11:37:16Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use cases are using the solution as a configuring solution or data management. We use it for simple data center segmentation.

2020-02-05T10:15:27Z
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Top 10Real User

I am a design engineer and we are designing a security operation center for data censoring in Turkey. We are using FortiGate to protect more than 3000 end users. More than one gigabyte per second bandwidth is necessary. FortiGate was quite useful for this scenario, but we are just in the planning and analyzing phase. The tender should be in the near future.

2020-02-05T08:05:09Z
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Top 5Real User

We are a solution provider and this is one of the products that we implement for our clients.

2020-02-05T08:05:06Z
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Top 5Real User

We primarily use this solution for the firewall and IPS.

2020-02-03T09:10:18Z
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Top 5Real User

FortiGate-VM is installed in our data centers and is used for site-to-site connections between offices.

2020-02-03T09:10:18Z
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Top 5Real User

We are primarily using the solution on the VPN box as a perimeter firewall. We use it to secure internal networks and a few servers. Our network is solely on Fortigate.

2020-02-02T10:42:08Z
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