Fortinet

fortinet_logo Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 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 complimentary solutions goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications.

 

The Fortinet Advantage

Escalating Threat LandscapeFortinet’s flagship FortiGate® security platforms offer a powerful blend of ASIC-accelerated performance, integrated multi-threat response, and constantly-updated, in-depth threat intelligence. Employing innovative technologies for networking, security and content analysis, Fortinet systems integrate the industry’s broadest suite of security technologies, including firewall, VPN, antivirus, intrusion prevention (IPS), application control, Web filtering, antispam, wireless controller, and WAN acceleration, all of which can be deployed individually to complement legacy solutions or combined for a comprehensive threat management solution. The company complements these solutions with an array of management, analysis, e-mail, database and end-point security products.

Fortinet’s Purpose-built Architecture Delivers Very High Throughput with Exceptionally Low LatencyA key differentiator, Fortinet’s custom-built FortiASIC content and network processors enable FortiGate systems to detect and eliminate even complex, blended threats in real time without degrading network performance, while an extensive set of complementary management, analysis, database and endpoint protection solutions increases deployment flexibility, assists in compliance with industry and government regulations, and reduces the operational costs of security management.

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Market Leadership Across the Board


IDC Worldwide UTM Market ShareFortinet is the worldwide leading provider of UTM appliances, with a commanding 17% share of the UTM appliance market for Q2 2011, as determined by IDC®. IDC forecasts that the UTM market will grow from $1.8 billion in 2009 to $3.2 billion in 2014, representing a compounded annual growth rate of 12.38%. Based on IDC data, the UTM market is the fastest growing segment within the network security market. Fortinet has demonstrated consistent growth, outpacing firewall, IPS, and other security markets. To date, Fortinet has shipped more than 750,000 appliances to more than 100,000 customers worldwide, including:
  • 61 of the Global 100
  • 8 of the top 10 Fortune companies in Americas
  • 9 of the top 10 Fortune companies in EMEA
  • 9 of the top 10 Fortune companies in APAC
  • 7 of the top 10 Fortune telecommunications companies
  • 9 of the top 10 Fortune banking companies
  • 7 of the top 10 Fortune defense/aerospace companies

Company Recognitions Include:

  • Worldwide Leader in UTM (IDC; Frost & Sullivan)
  • "One of Top 5 Network Security Appliance Vendors WW (IDC)"
  • Ranked Tier 1 Enterprise Security Vendor (Current Analysis)
  • Leader in Gartner UTM Magic Quadrant
  • Ranked "Top Player" in Email Security Appliance Quadrant
  • ISO 9001:2000 Certified for Quality Management Systems standard
  • Voted one of Best Places to Work in Silicon Valley

Global Presence

Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with customer support, development and sales facilities throughout the world. Fortinet sells its system and subscription service products through a network of channel partners worldwide.
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