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Fortinet

Vendor Information

Background

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2011 Fortune Global 100.

Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong and seasoned management team with deep experience in networking and security. Fortinet's market position has been validated by widespread recognition by industry analysts, business organizations, and media.

Fortinet's flagship FortiGate security appliances deliver ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Our broad product line of complementary solutions goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise - from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. 

Fortinet generated $615m revenue and 15% year-over-year growth in 2013. The company is solidly profitable with more than $843M in cash, and is cash flow positive.

Products

 

FortiADC by Fortinet

The FortiADC line of hardware and virtual Application Delivery Controllers provide unmatched Server Load Balancing performance whether you need to scale an application across a few servers in a single data center or serve multiple applications to millions of users around the globe. With included SSL Offloading, HTTP Compression, Global Server Load Balancing, Firewall and Link Load Balancing, they offer the performance, features and security you need at a single-all inclusive price. Advanced models include 10-GE SFP+ ports, hardware-based SSL ASICs, dedicated management channels and dual power supplies to meet the demands of datacenter environments with L4 throughput up to 50 Gbps. Highlights -L4 throughput from 2.7 Gbps to 50 Gbps. -Delivers 99.999% application uptime with intelligent server load balancing. -Intuitive L7 policy-based routing to dynamically rewrite content to support complex applications and server configurations. -Hardware and software-based SSL offloading reduces the performance impact on your server infrastructure. -Multiple failover options for high availability ensures your applications continue to perform even if there is a hardware failure. -An intuitive GUI and full CLI that’s easy to use and manage with set up time taking less than an hour for most server environments. -Included Global Server Load Balancing distributes traffic across multiple geographical locations for disaster recovery. -Link Load Balancing distributes traffic over multiple ISPs to increase resilience and reduce the need for costly bandwidth upgrades.

 

FortiMail by Fortinet

FortiMail is a complete Email Security platform from Fortinet for any size organization. It provides a single solution to protect against inbound attacks, as well as outbound threats and data loss, with a wide range of security capabilities. These capabilities include: antispam, antiphishing, antimalware, data leakage prevention, identity based encryption (IBE), message archiving and antiblacklisting.

FortiMail’s inbound filtering engine, blocks spam and malware before it can clog your network and affect users. Its outbound inspection technology (including 3G mobile traffic) reduces the loss of sensitive information and prevents other anti-spam gateways to blacklist your users.

Highlights

Highly effective email security - a robust, bi-directional, highly accurate antispam and antimalware solution, including integration with FortiSandbox to detect the most sophisticated targeted attacks. FortiMail has won 20 consecutive VBSpam Platinum awards for recognition of some of the highest catch rates and lowest false positive rates in the industry and the antimalware engine utilized in FortiMail has over 27 VB100 awards.

Protection for sensitive information and compliance - integrated DLP and email encryption, including customizable and predefined dictionaries and Identity Based Encryption (IBE) alongside our support for TLS and SMIME, plus archiving of email messages.

Reputation Protection - Sophisticated inspection technology throttles and blocks inbound and outbound SPAM and malware, ensuring your domain mail server is not compromised or blacklisted and email communications remain efficient and clean-flowing.

Highest Performance - The unique architecture of FortiMail provides real time inspection and blocking to stop email threats with as little resource impact as possible, often at the connection level. The architecture also removes the need for mail queuing if the destination mail server is available, delivering message protection for over 28 Million messages per hour in a single appliance.

Unparalleled Performance - The unique architecture of FortiMail provides real time inspection and blocking to stop email threats with as little resource impact as possible, often at the connection level. The architecture also removes the need for mail queuing if the destination mail server is available, which enables significant performance improvement over competing solutions. FortiMail has been proven to meet the requirements many of the world’s largest carriers and is the highest performing messaging security solution in the industry, delivering message protection for over 28 Million messages per hour in a single appliance.

Unparalleled Deployment Flexibility - cloud or on premises deployment, gateway, inline and server modes, plus physical and virtual appliance form factors ensures seamless fit with all environments from medium business all the way through the largest carrier and service providers.

 

FortiGate High Performance Firewall Platform by Fortinet

Whether you need to deploy a High Performance Data Center Firewall, an Enterprise Next Generation Firewall or a smaller UTM device for your Distributed Enterprise site or small business, there is a FortiGate physical or virtual appliance to fit your unique Network Security requirements.

We combine the FortiOS™ Operating System with custom FortiASIC™ processors and the latest-generation CPUs to provide advanced protection from sophisticated, highly targeted attacks, without becoming a network bottleneck. 

  • FortiOS enables you to choose from a broad range of world-class security capabilities and configuration options, anything from pure a High Performance Firewall-only to fully loaded UTM device.
  • FortiCarrier provides enhanced FortiOS security features specifically designed for 4G LTE Carrier and ISP Networks
  • FortiASIC processors deliver extremely High Performance , Ultra-low latency and unmatched scalability.

Fortinet’s Network Security Platforms can serve many different roles in your enterprise network:

  • High Performance Firewalls for Data Centers
  • NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) for Campus Perimeters
  • UTM (Unified Threat Management) for Distributed Offices

Highlights

  • The industry’s fastest firewall appliance- 160Gbps throughput and multiple 40G, QSFP ports- and firewall chassis with 520 Gbps throughput.
  • NSS Labs “Recommended” Next Generation Firewalls with five times more next- generation threat protection performance, more security.
  • High switch port density and Power over Ethernet (PoE ) support on smaller UTM appliance delivers secure wired and wireless access and connectivity .
  • Cloud-Ready – Multi-tenant/ Virtual Domain support, Support for VMware and all major hypervisors, APIs for rapid orchestration, fast integration with 3rd party ecosystems.

 

 

FortiGate/FortiWiFi®-60D Series by Fortinet

The FortiGate/FortiWiFi-60, 80 and 90 series are compact, all-in-one Network Security Appliances that deliver Fortinet’s Connected UTM solution. Ideal for remote locations, customer premise equipment (CPE) and retail or healthcare networks, the FortiGate/FortiWiFi-60, 80 and 90 series appliances offer the network security, connectivity and performance you need.

With Connected UTM you get a single device that integrates comprehensive enterprise-grade protection with a broad range of Wired and Wireless connectivity options. It enables you to deploy a high-performance, highly secure remote infrastructure with one appliance that’s easy to set up and centrally manage.

  • Comprehensive network security, including Application Control, IPS, Advanced Antimalware, Web Filtering, VPN and WAN Optimization
  • Simple per-device pricing eliminates the need to count users or license additional modules.
  • Firewall throughput up to 3.5 Gbps prevents your network security from being your network bottleneck
  • Optional Power over Ethernet (PoE) support enables you to connect Wireless Access Point, 3G4G Extenders, VoIP Handsets and IP Cameras to your network security platform and away from power supplies.

Connected UTM optimizes your complex network and makes it easier for your IT staff to improve your security, simplify your infrastructure, and lower your TCO.

 

FortiGate 100 Series by Fortinet

The FortiGate-100 series of all-in-one Network Security Appliances deliver Fortinet’s Connected UTM solution in a range of appliances to match your unique requirements. With Connected UTM you get a single device that integrates comprehensive enterprise-grade security protection with a broad range of wired and wireless connectivity options.

Connected UTM optimizes your complex network and makes it easier for your IT staff to improve your security, simplify your infrastructure, and lower your TCO. The FortiGate-100 series offers you a wide range of choices:

  • Extremely high port density supports your growing network, with up to 42 1-gigabit Ethernet interfaces on the FortiGate-140D models.
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) Support allows you to connect Wireless Access Point, 3G4G Extenders, VoIP Handsets and IP Cameras to your network security platform and away from power supplies.
  • The FortiGate Rugged-100C is an industrially hardened security appliance for harsh electrical and environmental conditions, including high levels of electrical and radio-frequency interference and wide ambient temperature ranges.

With simple per-device pricing, you can deploy a high-performance, highly secure remote infrastructure with one appliance that’s easy to set up and centrally manage.