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Fortinet FortiClient

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Fortinet FortiClient

Snapshot

Proactive protection against advanced Endpoint threats.

For

SMB customers looking for a comprehensive Endpoint Protection suite that integrates with a full security stack.

What is Fortinet FortiClient?

FortiClient is Fortinet’s next generation Endpoint Protection platform. It aims to give businesses visibility and control over Endpoint device security. It lets businesses quickly identify vulnerable or compromised Endpoint devices and track systems and and user profiles. Each endpoint has an agent installed which is protected by FortiGate, which can be a virtual or physical appliance. IT management can monitor endpoint devices for threats, set policies and enforce compliance from a management console. It aims to offer businesses of all sizes advanced threat protection against malware threats. Fortinet’s Endpoint Protection is more popular with small to midsized businesses than enterprise users.

Features

  • Gives organisations visibility over the security of endpoint devices with features like risk scores and protection status
  • Integrates well with other Fortinet security products making it a good choice for companies looking for an all-in-one security solution
  • Strong threat protection capabilities with pattern-based malware dection and advanced threat protection with behaviour based analysis
  • Always on VPN protection to ensure remote access is secure and protected
  • Lightweight Endpoint agent with a focus on ease of use
  • Protects against Zero Day threats and Web Based attacks
  • Detects and prevents advanced email threats

Expert Insight

Fortinet’s platform is well liked by customers and offers strong threat protection for Endpoint Devices. The core audience for this platform is small and medium sized businesses, although it does offer some compelling features for Enterprise sized customers. The FortiClient product is not a core focus for Fortinet, but it does offer businesses a good level of threat protection. It protects against viruses and malware, as well as advanced threats with behaviour-based analysis. It offers a good level of threat protection for remote users, with always on VPN protection. The threat detection and response also offer businesses a good level of protection against advanced threats.

The management console is accessible, giving administrators visibility into the whole Endpoint network. This allows them to see individual users in real time, with active directory integration, and centrally manage triggers and controls. This all takes places in a single cloud-based client, with simplified management.

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Profile: Fortinet FortiClient

Category:
Endpoint Protection
Vendor:
Fortinet
Website:
fortinet.com
Founded:
2000
HQ:
North America, South America, Eurpoe, Asia, Australia
Deployment:
Cloud
Suitable For:
SMBs

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