Average Ratings

94 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

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    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
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Vendor Details

  • Fortinet
  • www.fortinet.com
  • United States

About FortiClient

Web filtering, WAN optimization, application firewall, and antivirus/anti-malware functionality for laptops, PCs, and mobile devices.


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FortiClient Features

  • Activity Log
  • Anti Virus
  • Application Security
  • Behavioral Analytics
  • Device Management
  • Encryption
  • Signature Matching
  • Web Threat Management
  • Whitelisting / Blacklisting

FortiClient Reviews Recently Reviewed!


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Stable and reliable VPN Service

Apr 26, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: FortiClient is easy to set up and get running on Windows 10. All you need to know is the IP or DNS from the VPN Server, a username and password. You can set up and connect very quickly and, according to you connection's reliability, it never goes down. It's fast (not much overheaded) and don't impact on computer's performance even on system's start-up.

Cons: I don't know exactly what kind of mechanism it uses to tunnel the network packages but its some technology that are causing troubles on Windows 7 systems. I was using FortiClient in a Windows 7 virtual machine some months ago and it suddenly stopped working now, I guess it was some update that caused it. I have spent many hours trying to get it working with no success. On my Windows 10 Host machine it works, so I'm using on it now as a workaround.

Overall: I use it to access a customer's network and I need to thrust it. And I do. It helps me doing my job and I'm not worried about my data or my customer's network being sniffed, the service seems to be reliable. I connect once a day and the connection lasts all the time. It doesn't route all my traffic to the destination VPN server, instead, only the resources being accessed in their network are transfered by FortiClient.

Always improving, good support, great for schools

Sep 08, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Even if you don't use an EMS server, and just install FortiClient, it's a solid AV with built-in web filter that defaults to at least blocking the worst stuff. It's great for schools in that way, because it means you can install it and have some piece of mind without any more configuration. If you want to get EMS, it gives you even more control; you can basically treat it just like the UTM features on a FortiGate firewall. In fact, you can run it through your FortiGate and just have everyone using the same policy all the time, with no need for extra configuration

We also use it for a handful of VPNs, and it does a great job with our several FortiGates

Cons: The current version (5.6) defaults to installing only the VPN client, so you need to "Customize" the install. This should be right in the workflow, instead of requiring "Advanced" options just to enable AV and UTM. Actually, AV should be enabled by default, and VPN should be optional. Oh yeah, and you *must* install the VPN client, even if you don't intend to use it

Overall: A solid, fairly easy to use AV/UTM client

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Easy to Setup

Jan 28, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I'm a relative beginner when it comes to setting up IT network infrastructure. It's not something I've had any training in, other than watching YouTube videos and reading instructional walk-throughs. With that said, we bought two FortiWalls for some small family owned businesses, and utilizing FortiClient for third-party access to systems, as well as remote access from home, setup was a breeze. Within a few clicks you can setup relatively robust VPN connections, linking 2 or more stores together, plus adding remote access from home or on the road. I believe you can also use FortiClient to establish VPN connections to non-Fortinet firewalls, but I have not tested that.

Cons: I've only run across this issue once, on one client computer, and I'm not sure exactly what was the cause, but after installing FortiClient on a laptop, all internet functions ceased to work. The only way to regain use of the networking hardware, was to uninstall the virtual networking hardware components installed with FortiClient. I have not seen this happen anywhere else, and that laptop had several other virtual networking devices and VPN softwares installed, so I'm assuming there was some conflict or another.

Overall: FortiClient is a quick and nearly effortless way to add VPN access to your FortiNet firewall.

FortiClient review

Mar 19, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I have been using FortiClient for over 6 months for accessing one of my clients' hosted servers, mainly for updating our Application on their server so they can get the up to date features to utilize our BI tool. FortiClient has some many features such as; Endpoint protection with two-factor authentication I can sign on to remotely access the server, Secondly, FortiClient has a file browser window to find for any location of the file, File transfers, chat window and much more. Third, FortiClient offers a system scan of local pc to look for any threats that might hijack the server, but mostly FortiClient shows me possible exploits before infecting file and registries. Lastly, VPN logging provides a detail report of who accessed the server and the information of the user.

Cons: I guess nothing that comes to mind of any negative review in my case using FortiClient.

Overall: One of the main business problems has solved for us in our company using FortiClient is that any time we can rely on the VPN for quick connections and get into the server is assist out client whenever in need. We have solved support tickets much faster after using FortiClient.

Great end point security and VPN

Mar 27, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: You connect it directly to your fortigate firewall for increased security, you can enable the web filter which is very good and the antivirus itself does a great job. You can also establish a direct VPN connection if you have set it up in the fortigate firewall.

Cons: If there is a newer version released you have to re-download the installation file, it will not do it by its own, at least not for us.

Overall: We've been using forticlient in our office for a long time now and never had a virus come through. This adds an extra layer of security to the web browsing as well and they have incorporated extra features which have been very useful.

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Great VPN client with lots of security features

Oct 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: For most Fortigate customers, Forticlient is granted. It is a great VPN client, very stable and with great features (ie. automatic reconnect, AD integration at Fortigate level, ). It also is integrated with the security features (antivirus, firewall, ). I am not sure Forticlient is to be used by non Fortinet customers; but it should bring every IT Manager to look into Fortinet as their firewall solution!

Cons: Finding updates on their website not always intuitive! Lacks a bit of central management (or I did not find out how to do it).

The Fortinet Firewalls work incredibly well however the VPN client needs some attention.

Mar 21, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: When it comes to phishing and malicious URL detection, FortiClient is hands down the software recommended for the job. Basic setup of the firewall is easy and intuitive but you can also take full advantage of the FortiClient's webfilter, antivirus and the application sensor modules. I switched to Fortinet from Cisco and iv'e never been happier.

Cons: Unfortunately i do sometimes have issues with the FortiClient VPN. It's quiet buggy and often requires reboots to reconnect sometimes.

Overall: Keeps malware out and protects my company's network with top endpoint security. Allows easy access to my company's network even out of the office.

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Forticlient protects your organization

Nov 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It allows me to communicate with my work network securely and maintain security standards around the organization.

Cons: It would be pretty difficult for an end user to configure if your organization did not have a way to deploy a preconfigured client.

Overall: Overall the product works well. It provides virus protection a step above built in malware scanners and allows a VPN connection into a work network. I do also find having the software run on my computer takes a few hours off of my battery life on my computer.

FortiClient SSLVPN

Nov 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I was able to implement the free version of FortiClient and detail it to work within our environment. Alternate vendor MFA setup was easy to implement with the client.

Cons: Issue's with authentication lockouts. Still working through the bugs but the sslvpn is working as expected. Licensing can get a bit pricey.

Overall: Since we are running fortigates, the forticlient sslvpn piece provides the single pane of glass management we prefer. Add in MFA and you are running a pretty secure setup.

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FortiClient sofware review

Aug 23, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Integrated suite which included antivirus, firewall and vpn client.

- Oriented to corporate uses.

- Allow to make a backup of the configuration.

- Provide security to the configuration panel using password.

- Antispam and web filter functionalities available.

- Quickly Security threats detection .

Cons: - Antyspam functionality only working with outlook.

Overall: This security suite is very useful and provide a set of tools (antivirus, firewall, vpn client) that working together make us feel great confidence about the security e integrity of the information stored in our devices like PCs, Laptos, USB. Higly recomended.

secure connections

May 31, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I have been using this application for 2 years. there are other sub-companies affiliated with the company I work for and we have to give them support. but we work in different locations. we are even working in different cities. After installing this application as if we were in the same building as the other companies have created a virtual network. The application with this feature was very helpful.

Cons: I cannot comment on the negative because I have not experienced any bad situation during the use and installation of the application.

Antivirus, Web filtering, VPN, Vulnerability Scanner and Application Firewall in a single product!

Aug 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: the Vulnerability Scanner, which can detect outdated applications and other security issues with recommendations for patching or upgrading the affected software.

Cons: nothing, everything seems to work great!

Overall: I have been using FortiClient for a couple of years now, at the beginning for VPN connections and eventually also as an Antivirus. I really like the Vulnerability Scanning module, which can keep you up to date with all vulnerable software.

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We use FortiClient remote access to connect to client VPN and I wish all my clients used it

Jul 16, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It was very easy to setup and start connecting to our client's databases through this VPN. They sent over the connection criteria and we were connected within minutes. Easy to setup, easy to use.

Cons: Nothing I don't like at the moment, no complaints.

Overall: We need to connect to client VPN on a daily basis. After a quick setup we easily connect daily and have not experienced any issues with this VPN since we started using it.

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More secure and more trusted

Nov 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Updates on time.

Easy to secure and monitor the network.

VPN easy to use for the client side.

A well explained report for the analyses.

Notification by sms or email for unwanted behaviours.

Cons: Price.

Support.

Easy to use and install.

Overall: We had VPN problem, and monitoring vpns, now with The FortiClient solution the VPN with second factor authentication was the right secure VPN and monitoring.

Capterra loader

Excelent product, i use daily

Jun 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use, easy to install, connections are secure towards fortigate equipment.

Vulnerability analysis on the client computer helps to keep the pc updated.

Cons: the client version depends on fortigate firmware and fortigate updates only with enterprise with maintenance, limiting the functionality to a support contract

Overall: Support to corporate networks in a safe and effective way

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Top notch vpn client with built in antivirus

May 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Coming from someone who uses forticlient on a daily basis I have to say that its very stable vpn client . you create multiple profiles SSL or IPSEC. It also has a built in antivirus so there is nothing more you need

Cons: Fortinet is one of the insdustry leaders in security and with this client it makes it easy to manage and connect to several vpn fortigates.

Very stable VPN for those using Fortinet devices

Dec 06, 2016
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Amazing VPN product if using Fortinet devices.

Overall: At this point in time, their SSL VPN is top notch and very stable. Great integration with AD too. We do not use the other parts of Forticlient (although we used to be on the iPsec VPN which worked well too). For the "protection" part, we prefer to use separate antivirus products. So not sure I would recommend for anyone NOT using a fortinet device (Fortigate) but then again, everybody should use them! They are great devices!

Changed our security for the better

Feb 12, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: FortiClient brought our organization to the forefront of enterprise security best practices, and we couldn't have been happier with the customer service & support we received during our implementation. The ease of configuring the clients & devices themselves were a welcome change in a usually cumbersome place to install. We couldn't imagine moving our business to any other security solution at this point.

Cons: Nothing--quite honestly, the entire go-live and post go-live experience has been wonderful and seamless.

Overall: Hands down one of the best customer service experiences we've had. The way we were able to incorporate it with our existing solutions made the process extremely easy.

The best VPN client with Fortinet infrastructure

Dec 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease of use is fantastic with Forticlient. It is so easy to use, and even explaining less experienced users how to use it goes well every time. It never fails,

Cons: The design it not super modern, but it really does not take away to much, so don't worry.

Overall: Very happy with the performance and useability of the product. If you have Fortinet, go for it.

This software is an excelent component to complete interactions with fortigates devices

Feb 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: This software is easy to set up and use to connect to Fortgate devices and provide a good security component, like antivirus and web security. It's a very good VPN client and is very stable on MAC and Windows platforms.

Cons: This is a very simple app to protect connections between fortinet devices, so is not easy to say something to add.

New Endpoint Protection from leading Security Company

Jan 23, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Full integration into existing Fortinet echosystem. Security Fabric allows both Firewall and Endpoint to work proactively to protect environment. With many rich features endpoint can be configured to protect and lock down environment.

Cons: Requires training as offers many features. Deployment can be comburson and not cost effective. Pricing is higher than other endpoint.

Overall: Rich high end Security platform. Customize for environment needs and offering full integration with other Fortinet products.

Awesome Software

May 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love the ease of use of FortiClient. It is great when I work from home and connect to the office. I highly recommend this product to everyone.

Cons: There is nothing that I do not like about this software. FortiClient is extremely easy to use and a great product.

Overall: Ease of use and ability to work from home

Forticlient, a VPN that works, most of the time

May 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like this software for the same reason I like any VPN software, it's ability to get me access to an internal network while offsite securely. Forticlient specifically integrates well with our systems as we currently use fortigate solutions.

Cons: What I don't like is that often times my software won't connect to our gateway. It is quite common over the weekend to get at least one call or email saying that someone I support cannot login. The SSL interface usually has to be disabled and reenabled, but since I am not at a computer, I have to have the affected user restart their PC, costing them quite a bit of time.

Good antivirus with a light load

Feb 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: Light application that able to run real-time but with minimal resources. Caught many viruses that was not aware based on ads or clicks

Cons: Annoying when you want to turn off feature because you need the website that was blocked to be unlocked. Safe, but annoying

Keeps us connected and protected across all devices

Apr 26, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Multiple platforms it can be installed on from Windows to Android

Free and easy vulnerability scanner helped bring to light were our MSP was failing on updating our client machines.

If you have a FortiGate then the features go even further than just a stand alone client.

Cons: There is no way to schedule scans with purchasing the EMS package, but it will periodically scan on reboots. Just a minor con.

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Great Endpoint Protection with best VPN client

Jan 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Even inbuilt web filter came across with great categories. It will help me to understand, what are the unsecured web sites and unwanted content web sites. And also it will help to band websites over the lab computer environment. And also VPN client easily configured with the two step verification methods.

Cons: Several times my computer activate sleep mode and after trying to connect VPN client some time can't connect until machine restart.

Overall: Overall good endpoint protector and good VPN client that can easily integrate with two step verification third party tools.

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Forticlient

Sep 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is very easy to install and configure. Connection with firewall is stable.

Cons: Older version looked like it was made last century. They corrected that this year.

Overall: We use it as VPN client for remote access to our company.

A simple but power client

Sep 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It makes VPN access for my clients simple easy to setup and use.

Cons: The program on occasion need a restart to connect to a VPN Server.

Overall: Overall my clients and myself have had good experiences with FortiClient.

VPN VIP

Feb 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: We use this program for VPN access when working remotely and it's so easy!

Cons: Sometimes it cuts off and you have to re-login, but that's fine and honestly a decent security function.

Capterra loader

Super secure and easy VPN solution

Apr 20, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to install, run from the first time and is very secure.

Cons: It can have some better UI or UIX. Is not very intuitive but is not bad at all.

Overall: Our sales staff is outside US, but our local severs are in Florida, they need to connect daily in a secure way, to manage some operations but we needed some firewall. Fortinet was the effective solution. Forticlient is their daily tool.

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Excellent solution

Feb 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Easy installation, complement Fortigate firewall and effective scanning of possible malicious files.

Cons: So far in this part I have nothing to criticize, I have been quite useful.

Overall: I did not know this software, I decided to implement it because we have several Fortinet products in the company where I work and in general we are very happy with the result of this.

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Connecting into our office network with Security in place makes my job that much easier

Mar 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The Security is a main factor for me and then user interface is second. Both are amazing and easy to use. I have an onsite NAS that some staff store files on and getting them to connect to our office using Forticlient lets know that the connection coming inside is secure aswell as going out

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Great and Secure Way to access

May 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: FortiClient allows me to securely access my companies share drive remotely.

Cons: I have not encountered issues accessing FortiClient on my end.

Forticlient

May 23, 2019
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: The connection is made easy and we can make every transaction on our server quickly.

Cons: sometimes it does not work during the connection and does not accept the password. But after a while, it improves.

Overall: We use forticlient vpn when we need to work between institutions. It meets our every need. I would recommend.

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Simple, highly reliable and excellent

May 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I can be confident that its going to work whenever I attempt to connect over SSL VPN. It offers Vulnerability Scans to help client systems stay complient.

Cons: What I like least is that some complex routing needs are not supported which is unusual but might be required.

Very Useful everyday

Nov 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to make the set up and be able to use the software.

Fast connection.

Cons: One of the main issues for me is updating the password constantly.

Overall: Very useful, I use it every day due my work.

I can be connected it to internal softwares from my company anywhere thanks to this software.

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I'm just a user, and it isn't awesome for me.

Dec 17, 2018
3/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

1 / 5
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Pros: It allows me to connect to my company's VPN securely - that in itself is an awesome thing. It has a client for Ubuntu which most vendors ignore, also good. but that's about it .

Cons: I'm referring specifically to the Ubuntu client, I don't know much about others - it has a lot to improve. It doesn't save my settings permanently - what I mean that every few days it gets corrupted somehow - don't know how - and I have to re-input the host, port and username. And it does have a profiles screen, so it was built to save this, but like I said every few days that list gets deleted...

Overall: It enables me to work on sensitive servers and connections from practically anywhere, that is good enough to use it in this market beyond all its shortcomings.

Great software for connecting to your office network

Jun 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: With this software by Fortinet you can connect to your office network using IPSEC or SSL-VPN from wherever you are, once you have it setup on your office's Fortigate appliance. The configuration is relatively easy to do.

Cons: It has this "vulnerability scan" feature that scans your computer periodically, but I am unsure if this actually detects anything that is actually risky. Seems to me it only wastes CPU usage, specially if you already have an antivirus or other security software.

Overall: We are able to connect to our company's network from anywhere, having access to all our systems and services.

This software allows me to connect to my work network without issues

Jul 07, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It is very easy to use, and I can connect remotely to my work's network and access all the files I need, almost as is I was at my office! Very recommeded.

Cons: I don't like that sometimes it launches a scan of my system, supposedly looking for vulnerabilities, but this only makes my PC work a little bit more slowly.

Overall: Forticlient allows me to remotely connect to my work's network seamlessly.

FortiClient is great for endpoint management

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is simple to deploy and if you purchased a FortiGate it is a free feature included with the Firewall. You can deploy the same web, AV, and IPS protections even when the user is not on the Company network.

Cons: The VPN to my knowledge is not invisible to the end user. It requires a user to login and provide credentials but it is a very simple client to manage and use.

Great VPN and Endpoint Security Client

Jul 23, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We mostly use the VPN client but do recommend the full featured client to users for their home computers since it provides great web filtering and traditional AV.

Cons: I was very underwhelmed by the enterprise Forticlient solution. It does not give you the granular control that you may need in certain environments. It also requires heavy integration with other Fortinet products which can be pricey.

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Security tool that is in the background

Apr 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I like that it is something that I only have to deal with on a needs basis. It isn't front of mind and that is great. A security tool should work without having to be cared for on a daily basis. It reminds me when I need to update my password or when I have an update.

Cons: I don't have any cons about this software. I can tell you that it does it's job for me and that's what I need.

It is an excellent tool for VPN client functions

Apr 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have been a user and assistant in the installation and use of Forticlient as an Application Security. Once installed, the software provides maximum connection security: the use of files and the exchange of information is stable and totally reliable.

You can work remotely almost without noticing you are in the VPN! For me it's a great tool

Cons: I have only used the tool in Windows environment and the only problem I have found (and I think it is a bug more related to Windows) is that when I set the user of the domain, in a given computer, this user remains. That's good, if the user doesn't make a mistake when placing his login and password...if it can't take a while to change that information

FortiClient makes the VPN Experience a Breeze! Where security is a must, FortiClient makes it easy.

May 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The Software is really easy to configure, even for a non-IT technician who understands very little about VPNs.

Cons: There have been a few dropped connections over time, which I have not been able to find the source of. .

Overall: The seamless connection to my company's VPN made it a breeze. The two-factor authentication offered was 100 times better than a previous product that we were forced to use at work. FortiClient is really a very neat and tidy solution that could be used for any size business. In a world where data security is of the utmost importance, I would strongly recommend a solution that works as easily as FortiClient.

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May 28, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Secure and works without manual intervention.

Cons: Required to use fortitoken as opposed to third party TOTP device, and no officially supported Linux client.

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Easy, fast and reliable connection through secure VPN to my work environment.

Apr 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: -Easy to install and configure, on click access to less known users.

-Allow different type of VPN (SSL-VPN, IPSec-VPN, etc) using Fortigate configuration tool.

-Two-Factor authentication can also be used to provide an additional layer of security

-The mobile app allows user connect everywhere and every time without issues.

Cons: -Sometimes need a good internet connection to establish the secure connection.

-The annual license it's expensive, when the expiration day arrives some services stop protection. At overall it's one of the best options for end users.

Overall: - Allow high-level users connect to his office environment through a secure connection.

Almost perfect for Windows. Very flawed for Linux.

May 20, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It works really well on Windows, easy to implement and very intuitive to use, with a nice UI.

Cons: It lacks a lot on Linux. UI is very poor and overall performance is bad, dropping connection commonly.

Overall: On Windows, the UI is very nice and it's very easy to setup and use, never had any issues regarding the connection, but comes with an unecessary protection module that should be optional. On Linux, looks like it's abandoned. UI is old and doesn't work very well, dropping the connection sometimes.

I would recommend to a friend. Yes!

Dec 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: When it comes to work from home, this is my go-to route. Forticlient allows me to connect remotely to my desktop, as long as it's up and running.

Cons: Just recently, I encountered an issue. I was sure that I didn't turn off my computer the day before. However, the next day that I tried to work from home, my laptop wouldn't connect. It's seems that the signal could not be established while the computer I was trying to connect is hibernating.

Overall: It has saved me!

Excelent VPN client for mobile device access

Sep 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: simple download from normal method for end users without hand holding, and it simply works.

Cons: Wish it made it more clear to staff that their device was not being supervised by the presence of the software.

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Fortinet Forticlient

Feb 10, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: 10 free licensing with a licensed Fortinet firewall. Works as an extra layer of threat protection on critical systems.

Cons: Doesn't seem to bring much insofar as customization or reporting.