Fortinet is a global leader and innovator in Network Security. Our mission is to deliver the most innovative, highest performing network security platform to secure and simplify your IT infrastructure. We are a provider of network security appliances and security subscription services for carriers, data centers, enterprises, distributed offices and MSSPs. Because of constant innovation of our custom ASICs, hardware systems, network software, management capabilities and security research, we have a large, rapidly growing and highly satisfied customer base, including the majority of the Fortune Global 100, and we continue to set the pace in the Network Security market. Our market position and solution effectiveness has been widely validated by industry analysts, independent testing labs, business organizations, and the media worldwide. Our broad 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. 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 flagship Network Security platform, FortiGate, consists of physical and virtual appliances that provide a broad array of security and networking functions, including firewall, VPN, anti-malware, intrusion prevention, application control, Web filtering, anti-spam, DLP, WAN acceleration, and WLAN control. FortiGate appliances, from the FortiGate 30D and 90D for small businesses all the way up to the FortiGate 3000 and 5000 series for large enterprises, data centers, and service providers, are based on a common proprietary technology platform:
By integrating and accelerating multiple proprietary security and networking functions with purpose-built 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.
Fortinet offers a broad set of complementary solutions that allow customers to further secure and simply their networks, including:
Fortinet IPO: Nov 2009
FY2013 Revenue: $615M
$911m cash and no debt
Q2-2014 Revenue: $184M
3rd Largest Network Security Appliance Vendor
175+ patents issued
145+ patents pending
200+ awards, including:
Security Product of the Year
Best Integrated Security Appliance
Best IPS solution
Top Mid-market Solution
5 ICSA security certifications
NSS recommended (FW, NGFW, IPS, ATP)
ISO 9001 certified
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