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Wireless LAN (WLAN)

Wi-Fi Security Without Compromises

Enterprises world-wide are cutting the cord and BYOD is here to stay. The economic and productivity advantages of wireless LANs have made Wi-Fi mission critical to many businesses. But as the device landscape shifts from corporate-owned to employee-owned, and network usage centers on the Internet and cloud services, wireless security requirements have evolved to encompass application and content security. Fortinet is uniquely prepared.

Manage Wireless LAN and Security as One

Unlike other vendors which require additional security appliances to fully protect the wireless LAN from cyber-threats, security is at the heart of Fortinet’s WLAN solutions. With integrated support for guest access, virus scanning, intrusion protection and everything in-between, Fortinet eliminates the complexity and risk of managing multiple point security products.

Get Superior Visibility and Control of Applications and Websites

With signatures for thousands of applications FortiGate offers unrivalled control over application priority and bandwidth management, transcending the limitations of broad Wi-Fi priority classes. You can block, throttle or prioritize any application to ensure the best possible experience for users. Built-in web filtering lets you block access to known harmful websites that may contain phishing/pharming attacks or malware, or any other site you specify, enabling you to protect devices, control access to age-appropriate or objectionable content.

Enforce Strong Authentication and Identity-based Policies

Fortinet provides the full range of enterprise authentication types and supports authentication against RADIUS, LDAP and Active Directory as standard. Identity-aware policies let you control users or client devices based on unique business requirements, or compliance needs such as PCI DSS or HIPAA.


  • Zero-touch provisioning of APs with automatic channel optimization
  • No hidden licenses for advanced WLAN features
  • Integrated WIDS, Rogue AP, IPS, Antivirus, Web Filtering and Application Control
  • Powerful guest access management with captive portal and social login
  • Continuous protection from new and emerging threats delivered through FortiGuard
  • Sophisticated Presence Analytics for hospitality and retail deployments

Wi-Fi with Complete Threat Protection

Do you have a large campus, or distributed offices? Do you prefer controller-based or cloud-based management? With Fortinet you don’t need to make trade-offs between controller- and cloud-managed Wi-Fi at the expense of complete threat protection.

Fortinet Secure WLAN solutions offer the industry’s most comprehensive wireless security, regardless the size of your business, your network topology and choice of controller or cloud-based Wi-Fi management.

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Secured by FortiGuard - The Driving Power Behind Fortinet's Robust Security

FortiGuard Labs delivers global, real-time synergistic protection 24x365 against new and emerging threats. Woven into the full range of Fortinet products, these proactive updates keeps your security solution one step ahead.

For additional information visit the FortiGuard page, ongoing research can be found in the FortiGuard Lab Center.

FortiPlanner Planning Utility

Download the FortiPlanner WLAN Planning Tool to assess and plan your secure Wi-Fi deployment designed specifically for your network.

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As mobile services get more sophisticated with the offer of a wide array of multimedia content such as movies and games, our networks get more exposed to viruses and other harmful attacks. Fortinet's carrier-class security platforms provide us with the high performance and scalability we need in terms of quantity of messages we can filter. Also, Fortinet's model of a per-system licensing was very attractive and allowed us to realize a ROI in only five months compared to the cost of our previous solution, which was based on a per-seat license.

Sandra Strandberg
Solution Manager for the Messaging Platform
3 Scandinavia