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Fortinet vs SolarWinds

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Fortinet
Based on 659 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 214 reviews.
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Overview
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.SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
Fortinet FortiSIEM: FortiSIEM has hundreds of customers worldwide in markets including managed services, technology, financial services, healthcare, and government. Customers include Aruba Networks, Compushare, Port of San Diego, Cleveland Indians, Infoblox, Healthways, and Referentia.
Fortinet FortiAnalyzer: General Directorate of Information Technology
Fortinet FortiManager: Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiGate IPS: Riverside Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Dell SecureWorks, Credit Bank Zagreb
FortiMonitor: SONY, GoDaddy, HCL, ING, ARMOR, billboard
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor: Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds AppOptics: TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
SolarWinds Security Event Manager : NetSuite, EasyStreet, Legacy Texas Bank, and Energy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
Solarwinds Papertrail: Product Hunt
Loggly: Lenovo, Pizza Hut, Care.com, USGA, Citrix, Neustar, Lucidchart, Samsung, Sendgrid, AKQU, Ebates, EA
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server: Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
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Comms Service Provider
34%
Computer Software Company
22%
Government
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Manufacturing Company
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Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
21%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
5%
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