IT Security

The New Generation of Secure Gateways

Fortinet’s FortiGate is the new generation of secure gateways that enable enterprises and service providers of all sizes to obtain the highest levels of security and application level control over networked traffic. Built from the ground up by Fortinet, FortiGate systems start with a purpose-built hardware platform for unmatched performance. And by consolidating critical security technology and services into a truly integrated system, FortiGate delivers more effective security, notable cost savings, and a smaller environmental footprint.

Integrated Application & Network Protection

Protecting networks from modern threats requires visibility from the network layer of the traffic all the way through the application layer. This requires comprehensive protocol awareness and security content coverage that includes protection against a broad array of threats, including:

  • Malware
  • Intrusion attempts
  • Denial of service attacks
  • Unauthorized access
  • and more…

The FortiGate secure gateway controls communications and protects networked assets from vulnerabilities and malicious security threats. This is accomplished through the complete integration of technologies which are normally found in separate products.

Control Communications

  • Firewall
  • Web Filtering
  • Application Control / Traffic Optimization
  • Layer 2/3 routing

Protect Networked Assets

  • Antivirus / Antispyware / Antimalware
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Antispam

The result is a new generation of secure gateways that enable efficient control over network communications and comprehensive protection for mission-critical applications

Custom ASIC Processors for Unmatched Performance

The FortiASIC processor 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 general-purpose processors to accelerate network and application level security functions. The FortiASIC also provides the acceleration required to deliver high-performance multi-threat security capabilities for enterprise and service provider environments.

With FortiASIC acceleration, multiple FortiGate secure gateways are enabled with support for 10-Gigabit Ethernet communications—enabling and protecting high-speed core and data center networks.

Consolidated Security Platform

Consolidation via Fortinet’s FortiGate multi-threat security platform reduces the capital and operational expenses of purchasing, managing and maintaining a multitude of different solutions and provides a scalable, flexible path for future adoption of additional security functions without the need to purchase additional hardware. This enables reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and preservation of your security investment.

Deployment of Fortinet’s consolidated network security platform means fewer devices in your data center – translating into a more efficient use of hardware, ventilation and power consumption and an overall smaller carbon footprint. There’s also the energy reduction across the entire life cycle: more efficient manufacturing and less hardware to recycle at end of life.

A Full Portfolio of Complementary Solutions

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 reporting functions.

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.