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Frost & Sullivan - Global Cyber Threat Analysis and Reporting Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan awards Fortinet for excellence in cyber threat reporting for the depth of its research. Fortinet seamlessly fuses the results of its research and product development, and receives high marks for its ethical reporting of vulnerabilities.

2014
Frost & Sullivan – Global Managed Security Service Provider Market Leadership Award

In Frost & Sullivan’s recent ranking of over 60 network security platforms, the FortiGate line scored the highest possible ranking among MSSPs, placing Fortinet as the leading vendor.

2014
Enterprise Strategy Group- Lab Validation of FortiGate NGFW

With analysts estimating that 70% of new enterprise edge deployments in 2014 will be next generation firewalls (NGFWs), it’s no wonder that there are so many vendors claiming to offer one.

2014
Current Analysis – Fortinet Wins the Race to Deliver a 1 Tbps Data Center Firewall

Research firm Current Analysis provides in this analyst report a quick assessment on the impact of the new chassis-based FortiGate 5144C data center firewall and consolidated security solution, the first and only firewall on the market with 1 Tbps throughput and high-speed 40 and 100 GbE interfaces.

2014
Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant Report for Unified Threat Management (UTM)

Fortinet is once again a leader in the Gartner Unified Threat Management (UTM) Magic Quadrant for 2014. Download the complimentary report, and find out why Gartner continues to recognize Fortinet as a leader.

2014
Understanding and Mitigating Business Risk of Social Media in the Workplace

This research report from Chris Rodriguez, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan to help you understand the risks associated with social media in the workplace and how UTM technology can mitigate these risks.

2014
Security Leaders Must Address Threats From Rising SSL Traffic

A Recent Gartner report outlining both the importance of and approach to SSL traffic inspection- a key requirement of Next Generation Firewalls

2014
Unified Threat Management: Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Network Security

In this IDC Analyst Connection, Charles Kolodgy, Research Vice President of IDC's Security Products group responds to questions regarding Unified Threat Management and the benefit of having an integrated approach to network security.

2013
Infonetics Report: High End Firewall Strategies
2013
Current Analysis Report: Fortinet Raises Its Own Bar by Delivering the World’s Fastest Firewall – Again

This report includes an Event Rating, Competitive Impact, Competitive Positives, Competitive Concerns and Analytical Summary.

2013
Fortinet - Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Network Security Vendor of the Year

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific selects Fortinet as “Security Vendor of the Year.” Download the report to see why Fortinet beat out all other competitors to win this award.

2013
Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant Report for Unified Threat Management

For the 5th consecutive year, Fortinet is a leader in Gartner's Unified Threat Management (UTM) Magic Quadrant.

2013
Excerpt from VBSpam Comparative Review May 2013

FortiMail Email Security platform recently received recognition from independent testing house VBSpam. Only those products that combine a spam catch rate of 99.50% or higher with a lack of false positives earn the VBSpam+ award.

2013
IDC Vendor Spotlight: Fortifying Data Security Defenses with Advanced Intelligence Services

Traditional security solutions such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and host-based antivirus are no longer adequate to protect against the escalation and growing sophistication of cybercrime and advanced threats.

2013
Enterprise Firewall Market Penetration Leadership Award

This analyst report provides “best practices” research and insight of the Enterprise Firewall market. In it, Frost & Sullivan present their analysis for awarding Fortinet with the Market Penetration Leadership Award for Enterprise Firewalls.

2013
Global UTM Market Frost & Sullivan Analysis

Download the following research from Frost & Sullivan and see why Fortinet continues to maintain a dominate lead in this competitive market.

2012
Learn why Fortinet's FortiGate® Next Generation Firewall solution earned “Champion” and “Best Overall Value” awards from the Info-Tech Research Group

Download Info-Tech Research Group’s 2012 “Vendor Landscape: Next Generation Firewalls” report to learn more about Info-Tech’s analysis of the NGFW market and its evaluation of FortiGate NGFW capabilities.

2012
Gartner's 2012 Magic Quadrant Report For Unified Threat Management

UTM appliances are used by midsize businesses to meet required network security levels for Internet connectivity. For smaller businesses, those requirements are often driven by regulatory demands (such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards), rather than any detailed security/risk analysis.

2012
Frost & Sullivan - The Fortinet Experience: from VFS Global Perspective

VFS selected Fortinet as its preferred security vendor and started deploying their security products.

2011
Frost & Sullivan - The Fortinet Experience: from American Axle & Manufacturing Perspective

Before the deployment of Fortinet’s security devices, AAM was using network security products from other vendors. However, the add-on features such as content filtering, antivirus could not meet this customer’s needs and requirements in protecting its network against multiple threats.

2011
Frost & Sullivan Virtual Security Products Report

For the Product Line Strategy Award, the following criteria were used to benchmark Fortinet’s performance against key competitors: Breadth of Product Line, Size of Addressable Customer Base, Impact on Customer Value, Impact on Market Share and Breadth of Applications/Markets Served.

2011
FortiGate-3950B Performance Validation Report With BreakingPoint Systems

Throughput, or a firewall’s ability to inspect network traffic without dropping packets or degrading the user experience, is one of the most important metrics to consider when selecting an enterprise-class firewall. The FortiGate-3950B from Fortinet delivers 120 Gbps of firewall throughput for packets of any size, ensuring fast network performance and accurate policy enforcement for large corporations and service providers.

2011