Configure FortiGate and FortiClient (v5.0.2) IPSec VPN for Secure Remote Access to Work Network
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FortiGate virtual appliances allow you to mitigate blind spots by implementing critical security controls within your virtual infrastructure. They also allow you to rapidly provision security infrastructure whenever and wherever it is needed. FortiGate virtual appliances feature all of the security and networking services common to traditional hardware-based FortiGate appliances. With the addition of virtual appliances from Fortinet, you can deploy a mix of hardware and virtual appliances, operating together and managed from a common centralized management platform.
|Firewall Throughput 1518 Bytes||1.0 Gbps||1.6 Gbps||2.0 Gbps||4.0 Gbps*||500 Mbps|
|Firewall Throughput 512 Bytes||1.0 Gbps||1.6 Gbps||2.0 Gbps||4.0 Gbps*||500 Mbps|
|Firewall Max Concurrent Session||1.0 M||2.5 M||3.5 M||8.0 M||500 K|
|Firewall New Sessions per second||20 K||25 K||75 K||100 K||10 K|
|IPS Throughput||600 Mbps||600 Mbps||800 Mbps||1.0 Gbps||400 Mbps|
|IPSec Throughput 512 Byte Packet||125 Mbps||150 Mbps||175 Mbps||200 Mbps||100 Mbps|
|Antivirus Throughput (Proxy)||200 Mbps||350 Mbps||500 Mbps||600 Mbps||100 Mbps|
|Total Network Interfaces||10 x virtual nics||10 x virtual nics||10 x virtual nics||10 x virtual nics||10 x virtual nics|
|Total Storage Capacity||(Up to) 2 TB||(Up to) 2 TB|
We went from spending roughly $31,000 a year in support costs for two network security functionalities to $4,000 a year for five functionalities that are proving to work better. For an organization with a tight IT budget, I don't know how it gets better than that.