Fortinet is a leading provider of Unified Threat
Management (UTM) network security solutions for enterprise
and service provider environments. Fortinet's FortiGate
product line and FortiGuard security subscription services
provide an array of integrated network security functions
including antivirus, firewall, virtual private networking,
intrusion prevention (IPS), web filtering, antispam and
traffic optimization. From the FortiGate-50 series for small
businesses and branch offices to the FortiGate-5000 series
for large enterprises and services providers, all FortiGate
appliances include a proprietary technology platform, which
includes the proprietary FortiASIC processor specifically
designed for accelerating certain security functions. Also
part of the FortiGate technology platform is FortiOS, a
proprietary operating system that provides the foundation
for all security functions. Other enterprise-class
attributes of the FortiGate series include high availability
and automatic failover capabilities, which prevent hardware
failures from impacting business uptime, For service, system
virtualization capabilities enable the administrator to
deliver managed security to multiple end-customers from one
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Fortinet's FortiGuard security subscription services extend
the value of the initial investment in Fortinet by providing
customers with dynamic updates to our antivirus, intrusion
prevention, web filtering and antispam functionality. These
updates are a result of security intelligence gathered and
developed by Fortinet's dedicated Global Threat Research Team.
To compliment the FortiGate product line, Fortinet also
offers FortiManager appliances, which enable customers to manage
all Fortinet products from a centralized console. For
centralized analysis and reporting, Fortinet offers
FortiAnalyzer appliances for forensics, archiving and graphical
For complete email security that includes content archiving
and the highest levels of antispam and antivirus capabilities,
Fortinet offers FortiMail specialized email security appliances.
For endpoint security, Fortinet provides FortiClient software, a
product that provides unified endpoint security for desktops,
laptops and mobile devices.
The below diagram illustrates how our Fortinet products may
be deployed in a large, distributed network environment.
Industry Recognition - Fortinet has won over 80 awards in
the network security industry since its inception and recently
won Security Product of the Year and Best Integrated Security
Solution from SC Magazine.
Industry Market Leadership - Fortinet leads the rapidly
growing UTM market space, recognized by International Data
Corporation (IDC). Fortinet was recently recognized as the No. 2
fastest growing Silicon Valley company in Deloitte's Technology
Fast 50 program and this is an independent testament to the
company's success in the market. In addition, Fortinet was
recently positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the leaders quadrant of
the "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewall Magic
Quadrant 2H07" report.
Industry Certified - Fortinet solutions have received a
great amount of industry certifications including: FIPS 140-2,
Common Criteria EAL4+ and multiple ICSA Labs Certifications
including SSL-TLS (VPN), IPSec, Network IPS, Antivirus, and
Firewall. The FortiGate product portfolio is one of the few UTM
systems certified by the independent NSS test labs for UTM.
|Our patented FortiGate innovations include Fortinet's
FortiASIC™ hardware acceleration, and FortiOS™ multi-layered
security operating system that provides a broad suite of
security functions designed to defend against content and
network level threats.
|FortiASIC - FortiASIC is a component of FortiGate's
unique hardware technology. FortiASIC is a family of purpose
built, high-performance network and content processors that work
with a general-purpose processor to accelerate compute-intensive
network and content level security functions and to provide the
performance required to deliver high-performance UTM
capabilities for enterprise and service provider environments.
|FortiOS - FortiOS is a security-hardened, purpose-built
operating system that comprehensively provides a suite of
security functions - content inspection firewall, IPSec VPN, SSL-VPN,
IPS, antivirus, antispyware, antimalware, Web filtering,
antispam and application control (instant messaging, peer-to-peer)
as well as integrated bandwidth shaping.
FortiOS is tightly integrated with FortiManager and
FortiAnalyzer centralized management solutions to provide
command and control, reporting and analysis of network traffic
and threats. Ongoing updates from the FortiGuard Network ensure
that security subscription services are always up to date and
providing a complete and effective solution to the latest
content and network level threats.
FortiGuard Security Services - The FortiGuard Security
Subscription Services provide comprehensive UTM security
solutions including antivirus/antispyware/antimalware, intrusion
prevention, Web filtering and antispam capabilities to enable
protection against current and network level threats. FortiGuard
services are continuously updated by Fortinet's own 24x7 Global
Threat Research Team, possessing in-depth expertise in all
security disciplines. The Fortinet Global Threat Research Team
enables Fortinet to deliver a combination of comprehensive
network and content level security knowledge of new and emerging
The FortiGuard Distribution Network has data centers around
the world in secure, high availability locations that
automatically deliver updates to FortiGate, FortiMail and
FortiClient products. The FortiGuard Distribution Network
ensures that Fortinet FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient
products are constantly updated to provide the highest level of
detection and protection for both current and emerging content
and network level threats.
FortiCare Services - The Fortinet FortiCare Support
Service provides global support for FortiGate, FortiManager,
FortiAnalyzer, FortiMail, and FortiClient products.
Fortinet offers a complete suite of customer care services
- Technical Assistance Center (TAC) - Provides flexible 24x7
or 8x5 support options for system and product updates.
- Technical Account Management - A designated Technical
Account Manager (TAM) acts as the single point of contact and
customer advocate within Fortinet, focused on facilitating
communication, driving product quality and ensuring customer
implementations are satisfactorily delivered.
- Professional Services (PS) - Fortinet professional
services consultants are hired on a daily basis according to a
predefined schedule and a statement of work to effectively
complete a Fortinet product implementation.
- PriorityFirst Service (PFS) - Enhances the Service Level
Agreement (SLA) of the standard FortiCare service contract.
This premium SLA increases initial reactivity to reported
problems to jump-start the resolution process, increase the
reporting frequency to increase communications, and shortens
the mean time to resolution for reported problems.
Customer satisfaction and responsiveness is Fortinet's number
one priority. With FortiCare services, customers can rest
assured that their Fortinet security products are performing
optimally and protecting their corporate asses with the best
security technology at the best possible price.
|How To Buy - Contact a
Fortinet partner for more information on evaluating and
purchasing Fortinet solutions.