Fortinet is a global leader and innovator in Network Security. Its mission is to deliver the most innovative, highest performing network security platform to secure and simplify your IT infrastructure. Fortinet is a provider of network security appliances and security subscription services for carriers, data centers, enterprises, distributed offices and MSSPs. Because of constant innovation of its custom ASICs, hardware systems, network software, management capabilities and security research, Fortinet has a large, rapidly growing and highly satisfied customer base, including the majority of the Fortune Global 100, and it continues to set the pace in the Network Security market. Its market position and solution effectiveness has been widely validated by industry analysts, independent testing labs, business organizations, and the media worldwide. The broad Fortinet product line of complementary solutions goes beyond Network Security to help secure the extended enterprise. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices around the world and was founded in 2000.
Fortinet Platform Advantage
Fortinet's flagship Network Security platform, FortiGate, consists of physical and virtual appliances that provide a broad array of security and networking functions, including firewall, VPN, antimalware, intrusion prevention, application control, Web filtering, antispam, DLP, WAN acceleration, and WLAN control. FortiGate appliances, are based on a common proprietary technology platform: FortiGuard – Fortinet's large global threat research team discovers new threats and delivers protective services 24x365 across a rich array of consolidated security technologies. By developing and delivering all threat research and protection services inhouse, Fortinet provides you with the fastest and most integrated response to threats. FortiGuard protection is independently validated as highly effective versus today’s advanced threats.
Fortinet's custom designed ASICs accelerate processing of security and networking functions, to radically boost performance and scalability and provide you with the fastest network security appliance performance available today. This allows you to stay ahead of rapidly growing bandwidth requirements, and prevents your security solution from becoming a choke point in your network.
Fortinet's proprietary operating system provides the foundation for and integration of all security and networking functions. This allows IT managers to deliver consistent and coordinated policies across all security devices, creating a faster and more robust response to threats with a far lower administrative burden. Flexible licensing of FortiOS features gives you the flexibility to deploy what you need, where you need it leading to a simpler, easier to maintain infrastructure as well.
By integrating and accelerating multiple proprietary security and networking functions with purposebuilt FortiASIC and FortiOS,
delivering dynamic proprietary security service updates via FortiGuard, all managed through a simple comprehensive management console, Fortinet’s network security platform delivers broad protection against dynamic security threats while reducing the operational burden, response time, and costs associated with managing multiple point products.
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