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Carrier Grade Chassis Solution - FortiGate 5000 Series

Fortinet Announces Breakthrough 1Tbps Firewall Throughput!
The world’s fastest firewall now features over 1Tbps performance in a datacenter ready form factor. Find out more in our recent announcement about new 5000 series chassis and blades.

The FortiGate-5000 Series Chassis Platforms are highly-flexible AdvancedTCA™ (ATCA)-Compliant Chassis Solution that protects large, complex networks, including multi-tenant cloud-based security-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service environments and scalable high capacity security gateway . They offer maximum performance, reliability, and scalability for your high-speed service provider, data center, large enterprise or telecommunications carrier networks and are ideal for virtual infrastructures as they can control up to 3,000 virtual domains.

FortiGate-5000 Series Chassis Next Generation Firewall Appliances support two, six, or fourteen Security Blades that allow you to scale security and customize your unique environment.

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FortiGate-5000 Series Networking Blades distribute your high-speed network traffic to multiple FortiGate-5000 Security Blades, enabling wire-speed firewall performance at 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10-GbE), GbE, and 10/100 link speeds. Traffic routing and load-balancing services accelerate and optimize security functions, while allowing network protection to scale effortlessly with your growth plans.

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FortiGate-5000 Series Security Blades provide Consolidated Network Security functions and Virtualized systems that secure different type of large scale environments. Powered by FortiOS and can be extended with FortiCarrier feature set for comprehensive network and security protection.

Product Name
Firewall Throughput 1518 BytesFirewall Throughput 512 BytesFirewall Throughput 64 BytesFirewall Max Concurrent SessionFirewall New Sessions per secondIPS ThroughputIPSec Throughput 512 Byte PacketAntivirus Throughput (Proxy)Total Network InterfacesTotal Storage Capacity
40 Gbps40Gbps40Gbps20 Million170K7.8 Gbps17 Gbps2 Gbps8 x 10GbE SFP+ Fabric Channel ports, 2 x 10GbE SFP+ and 1 x 10/100/1000 Base Channel ports64 GB SSD
40 Gbps40 Gbps10 Gbps10 M235 K9.4 Gbps22 Gbps2.0 Gbps4 x 10-GbE SFP ports, 2 10/100/1000 management ports64 GB (MLC Nand flash)
40 Gbps40 Gbps40 Gbps11 M150 K5 Gbps17 Gbps2 Gbps8 x 10-GbE SFP+64 GB SSD
40 Gbps40 Gbps 40 Gbps29.5 M210K9.8 Gbps17 Gbps3 Gbps2x 10G FortiASIC-accelerated, 2x 1G Management128 GB (MLC NAND Flash)
80 Gbps80 Gbps 45 Gbps23 Million565,00018 Gbps25 Gbps5.6 Gbps2x10G and 2x40G FortiASIC accelerated ports, 2x 10/100/1000 MGMT200 GB

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